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Jan. 6 panel: GOP Sen. Johnson sought to hand-deliver fake electors to Pence

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Sen. Ron Johnson wanted to hand then-Vice President Mike Pence an official-looking document falsely affirming former President Donald Trump won in Wisconsin and Michigan. The document, signed by 10 Wisconsin Republicans, was filled out on the same day the Democratic slate of Wisconsin electors met in the same building to deliver the state's 10 electoral votes to President-elect Joe Biden. Official-looking certificates were submitted by Republicans claiming to be electors in six other states.
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8 days ago·Washington, United States

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The Independent

Ron Johnson aide reached out to Pence to offer alternate Electoral College votes

False electors were part of bid to overturn election

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USA Today

Sen. Ron Johnson wanted to hand-deliver fake electors' votes to Mike Pence on Jan. 6, texts reveal

The exchange offers a new glimpse into the Wisconsin Republican senator's involvement in the run-up to the certification of the 2020 election.

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CNN

Texts between aides reveal role Sen. Ron Johnson played in pushing 'fake' Trump electors | CNN Politics

The House select committee on Tuesday unveiled new information showing the role that Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson played in pushing "fake" electors for then-President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021.

7 days ago·Atlanta, United States
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Associated Press News

Wisconsin's Johnson under heat for fake elector revelation

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An aide for U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson told former Vice President Mike Pence’s staff that the Republican from Wisconsin wanted to hand-deliver to Pence fake elector votes from his state and neighboring Michigan, text messages revealed at Tuesday's meeting of the House select committee investigating the Jan.

8 days ago·United States
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KRDO

Texts between aides reveal role Sen. Ron Johnson played in pushing 'fake' Trump electors - KRDO

By Jeremy Herb, CNN The House select committee on Tuesday unveiled new information showing the role that Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson played in pushing “fake” electors for then-President Donald Trump on January 6, 2021. A Johnson aide texted a staffer for then-Vice President Mike Pence that the Wisconsin Republican wanted to hand-deliver “fake” electors

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Washington Examiner

Ron Johnson staffer wanted to deliver 'alternate' electors to Pence on Jan. 6, texts show

A staffer for Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) sought to have delivered a slate of "alternate" electors to then-Vice President Mike Pence that would swing the results of the 2020 election in favor of President Donald Trump, according to text messages revealed by the Jan. 6 committee.

8 days ago·Washington, United States
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