The Republican leaders of the Michigan State Senate and House said they have seen no evidence to overturn Preisdent-elect Joe Biden’s win and to declare President Donald Trump the winner of their state after meeting with the president at the White House on Friday.
Trump invited both Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and Michigan House Speaker Lee Chatfield to the White House earlier this week, with many suspecting he would ask them to use the Republican-held legislature to secure him the state’s electoral votes. Biden won the state by more than 150,000 votes, according to the Associated Press.
The pair released identical statements later Friday evening, saying they requested further COVID-19 funding for their state. While the pair acknowledged Trump’s claims of voter fraud and said authorities should act upon any evidence, they indicated the scant evidence the Trump campaign has so far ... (Read more)
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