A coalition of 23 Tennessee state legislators led by Rep. Bruce Griffey have sent a letter to Sen. Marsha Blackburn and other GOP representatives and senators, urging them to join Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) to challenge the Electoral College votes on Jan. 6.
Hawley and about 40 House GOP lawmakers have announced they would object to the electoral results during the Jan. 6 joint session of Congress due to alleged voting fraud and irregularities.
Rep. Mo Brooks (R.Ala.) initiated the effort to challenge Democratic candidate Joe Biden’s electoral win in disputed states. Over a hundred Republican House members now intend to join him.
“By now you are aware of The Honorable Mo Brooks’ letter. Brooks called for a thorough investigation into the extensive voter fraud, illegal voting, and election theft reported in the weeks subsequent to the November 3rd election,” the letter read.
The letter cited “numerous instance of outright voter fraud in four states: Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, and Wisconsin,” including invalid ballots, voting machine irregularities, ineligible voters.
“Yet very few of these irregularities have been investigated in a professional manner by anyone in law enforcement or in a position to do anything about it,” the letter continued.
“Our nation’s judiciary has sadly shown cowardice and refused to listen to the many claims of impropriety, and as such, has not availed itself of the opportunity to judge the evidence of the numerous such cases on their merits,” it stated.
The legislators then called on Blackburn to stand with Brooks, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Hawley and President Trump “as they fight to defend our republic with a full Congressional investigation and vote on electors presented before the Joint Session on January 6th, 2021.”
“Tennessee, your nation, and your President deserve to have the evidence of widespread fraud and irregularities heard on January 6th. We look forward to your prompt action on these matters that are critical to America’s continued existence as a republic,” they concluded.
Other than Hawley, Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.), and Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) raised the possibility of challenging the Electoral College.
President Trump’s adviser, Jason Miller, told Newsmax earlier this week that the team will present more evidence on Jan. 6 during the joint session of Congress.
“These are the specific types of evidence we want to present to the American people on the national stage and not allow local politicians to sweep it under the rug,” Miller said.
President Trump on Friday suggested on Twitter that “massive amounts of evidence” of election fraud will be presented on Jan. 6. “We won, BIG!” he added.
Massive amounts of evidence will be presented on the 6th. We won, BIG! https://t.co/ymncRrNR5t
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) January 1, 2021