Trump Meets Michigan Leaders in Bid to Subvert Election
Trump summoned a delegation of Republican lawmakers from Michigan in an apparent extension of his efforts to convince judges and lawmakers in the state to set aside Biden's 154,000-vote margin of victory and grant him the state's electors.
- Published 20 November 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to leverage the power of the Oval Office on Friday in an extraordinary attempt to block President-elect Joe Biden’s victory as criticism mounted that his futile efforts to subvert the results of the 2020 election could do long-lasting damage to democratic traditions. Trump summoned a delegation of Republican lawmakers from Michigan, including the state’s Senate majority leader and House speaker, in an apparent extension of his efforts to…