The New Paper

December 11, 2020

Over 100 House Republicans join Texas-led election lawsuit

Over 100 House Republicans signed a brief supporting a Texas-led Supreme Court lawsuit that seeks to invalidate presidential election results in Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin. The lawsuit (which has also been supported by President Trump and 17 state attorneys general) alleges that the state’s elections suffered from “unconstitutional irregularities.” The four states criticized the lawsuit as “meritless” and asked the Supreme Court to reject it in a court filing yesterday.

More context: The ongoing developments come ahead of the Electoral College vote on Monday, which will formally determine the winner of the election. Here’s a full timeline of the Electoral College process from the National Archives.
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