Republican state lawmakers from Michigan met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday and said afterwards that they were not “made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan.”
The White House meeting came as Trump’s lawyers are calling for state legislatures, including Michigan’s, to name Trump electors in states won by President-elect Joe Biden.
“The entire election, frankly, in all the swing states should be overturned, and the legislatures should make sure that the electors are selected for Trump,” campaign lawyer Sidney Powell told Fox Business on Thursday.
In a joint statement issued after their approximately two-hour visit to the White House, state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield said they accepted the president’s invitation “as we would accept an invitation from any sitting president if asked to meet,” but said their position that the voters are the ones who pick the state’s electors was unchanged.
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