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Trump Posts Letter From Pennsylvania Senate Encouraging Electoral College Certification Delay

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President Trump on Wednesday shared a letter from Republican members of the Pennsylvania Senate asking U. S. Senate leaders to delay certification of the Electoral College’s 2020 election results.

“Members, we ask for more time given the fact that the U. S. Supreme Court is to hear Trump v. Boockvar in the coming days,” the letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy reads.

In the letter, the Pennsylvania senators accuse State Secretary Kathy Boockvar of “allowing for a proliferation of unsecured drop boxes in key Democratic areas” and “encouraging some counties” on the day before Nov. 3 to “notify party and candidate representatives of mail-in voters whose ballots contained disqualifying defects and allowing them to ‘cure’ those defects.”

Among the signers were President Pro Tempore Jake Corman, Republican Majority Leader Kim Ward, and state Sens. Judy Ward and Kristin Phillips-Hill.

Lawmakers also argue in the letter that mail-in ballots were counted three days after officials received the… (Read more)

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