In a letter Monday, the Republican-led Council of Supervisors of Maricopa County condemned the GOP’s state senate audit of the county’s 2020 election results as “fictitious.”
In a letter to GOP senators announcing that the board will end any cooperation with GOP state senators, the board accused U.S. senators of allowing Arizona to become a “laughing stock” as they pursue discredited , false allegations of election fraud by former President TrumpDonald Trump Franklin Graham says Trump’s return will be a “very difficult thing” A man suspected of missing his wife accused of voting for Trump Stefanik: Cheney “looks back” MORE.
“You shoot ballots in violation of the laws the Senate helped pass, and you send these images to unidentified places and people. You’ve repeatedly lost control of your Twitter account, which has tweeted things that seem like petulent child attitudes – no serious statements of a serious audit, “the board wrote.
“I will not respond to more requests from this false process. Finish your audit and be prepared to defend what you find in court, “President Jack Sellers (R) added at Monday’s board meeting, according to The Washington Post.
The bubble letter, issued Monday by Marikopa County Supervisory Board, is just the latest case in which local GP officials reject the former president’s undisputed allegations about the 2020 election, as did Georgian Secretary of State Brad Rafensperger (R) last year. amid Trump’s efforts to undo the results from that country.
Many Republican elected officials at the national level, on the other hand, maintain their belief that irregularities or outright fraud occurred during the 2020 election or refuse to state their position clearly in the months following the January 6 Capitol uprising. in the United States, during which hundreds of Trump supporters stormed the building in hopes of halting certification of the 2020 election results, after which many Republican lawmakers voted in favor of some of the same objections.
Trump himself has supported efforts to undo his defeat. He recently told a crowd at his Florida resort of Mar-a-Lago that if the Arizona audit revealed fraud, other states would do the same.
“Let’s see what they find. “I wouldn’t be surprised if they found thousands and thousands and thousands of votes,” Trump said earlier this month.
“Then we’ll watch Pennsylvania, and you’ll watch Georgia, then you’ll watch Michigan and Wisconsin, and you’ll watch New Hampshire,” he added.