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Republican Lawmakers Want the U.S. Supreme Court to Overturn Election

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Editor’s Note: Breaking News: Update: The Supreme Court on Friday rejected a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory, ending a desperate attempt to get legal issues rejected by state and federal judges before the nation’s highest court.

Republican Lawmakers in Michigan Ask for Justice

Republican Michigan members (four in total) comprised of the congressional delegation and 15 Republican state lawmakers gave their support on Thursday to back an unprecedented effort by the Attorney General Ken Paxton. The goal was to ask the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate the results of the November 3rd election in Michigan.

Republicans Members in Michigan Want Action Through a Lawsuit

Joining more than 100 Republican members of the U.S. House, members of Michigan’s congressional delegation came on board in signing a legal brief given to the Supreme Court by a Thursday afternoon deadline. Moreover, this took place while state lawmakers were asking to participate in the case as parties in the lawsuit.

Several Republican Lawmakers have signed the Brief

Moreover, leading the congressional effort are U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson, they gained the support of well-known Republican lawmakers, also include House Republican Whip Rep. Steve Scalise and Rep. Jim Jordan. Rep. Mo Brooks, they have pledged to challenge the Electoral College results, also signed the brief.

The U.S. Supreme Court is Not on Board Yet

However, it is not indicated yet whether the court will take up the case. Therefore, it seeks to block the seating of Democratic electors in several battleground states. In addition, they include Michigan which is still based on unproven allegations of wrongdoing.

U.S. Reps. Jack Bergman, Bill Huizenga, John Moolenaar , Tim Walberg signed the brief asking the court to stop other states from allowing their presidential electors to cast their state’s Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden on Monday. 

“There’s a lot of us who believe that violated the state law and was not handled properly. The people of Michigan ought to have their day in court,” Huizenga said. 

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