U.S. President Donald Trump speaks throughout a news conference at the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Nov. 20,2020 (Image: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA/Bloomberg through Getty Images)
We may have just seen completion of the world’s lamest coup attempt.
Secret Republican officials in Michigan and Georgia explained Friday evening that they wouldn’t attempt to step in to reverse their states’ election outcomes, dealing a blow to President Trump’s hopes and needs that they reverse President-elect Joe Biden’s wins in their states.
The greatest minute originated from Michigan’s GOP legal leaders, who after being summoned to Washington, D.C. to consult with Trump provided a joint statement declaring that they ‘d seen no proof that electoral fraud had actually given Biden his nearly 150,000- vote win in their state and promised to follow the law in not attempting to appoint electors for Trump.
” We have not yet been warned of any info that would change the result of the election in Michigan and as legislative leaders, we will follow the law and follow the typical process regarding Michigan’s electors, just as we have said throughout this election,” Michigan Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey and House Speaker Lee Chatfield stated in a joint declaration after meeting Trump at the White Home.
That joint statement came just about an hour after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp– a Republican and close Trump ally– qu