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Ron Johnson embroiled in controversy over staff handing Pence fake electors list

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Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said Rep. Mike Kelly's office gave him an "alternate" slate of electors from Michigan and Wisconsin that his chief of staff tried to deliver to Vice President Mike Pence's office on January 6, 2021. Kelly's press secretary, Matt Knoedler, flatly denied Johnson's claims in a statement to Insider.
Ron Johnson embroiled in controversy over staff handing Pence fake electors list
9 days ago·Washington, United States

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The Washington Post

Sen. Ron Johnson under fire over fake-electors disclosure at hearing

Text messages indicate the Wisconsin senator's staff tried to send a list of fake electors to the vice president hours before Congress met to certify the 2020 election results.

10 days ago·Washington, United States
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CBS News

Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson on defensive after staff texts revealed in Jan. 6 hearings

His campaign for a third term in the United States Senate was already a steep climb, but Ron Johnson now has to answer to voters' concerns about his office's being implicated in the January 6 Capitol Assault investigation.

10 days ago·New York, United States
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The Hill

Ron Johnson embroiled in controversy over staff handing Pence fake electors list

Conservative Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), who faces a tough re-election race this year, finds himself embroiled in new controversy after the House Jan. 6 Select Committee revealed Tuesday that his st…

9 days ago·Washington, United States
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Business Insider

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson says the fake electors he tried to give Pence on January 6 came from GOP Rep. Mike Kelly

Johnson made the remarks in a radio interview Thursday. He's insisted since Tuesday that his attempt to hand off the fake electors is a "non-story."

9 days ago·United States
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‘Fake electors’ plot the latest in Sen. Ron Johnson’s many controversies - The Global Herald

CNN published this video item, entitled "‘Fake electors’ plot the latest in Sen. Ron Johnson’s many controversies" - below is their description.

10 days ago
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The New York Sun

Senator Johnson Facing Heat Over Fake Elector Disclosure

A spokeswoman for Senator Johnson confirmed he had wanted to hand-deliver the slate of fake electors to Vice President Pence.

10 days ago·New York, United States
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