For a full day, GOP activists repeat election claims that courts have already rejected. Republican lawmakers who hosted the hearing say they have a duty to investigate. Democrats say the hearing wasted time with ‘unsubstantiated cries of fraud.’
President Trump’s legal strategy to thwart the Michigan election hinges on a claim that GOP challengers and poll workers were outnumbered and therefore votes they didn’t check shouldn’t count. It’s an argument that not only would disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of voters, but is dangerous to democracy, foes say.