We’re at an inflection point in GOP efforts to cast doubt on the clear results of the November election. On Monday, the Board of State Canvassers meets at 1 p.m. to certify the results of the election. But it’s unclear whether it will do so.
“It’s dangerous for a person who’s clean and wants to stay clean to take a meeting with someone who is willing to cross that line and ask you not to stay clean anymore.” – Richard Primus, University of Michigan Law School.
Late last week, top Republican state lawmakers including state House Speaker Lee Chatfield (R-Levering) and state Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey (R-Clarklake) met with the president at the White House. It’s not clear exactly what they talked about, but it stands to reason that the subject of disregarding the will of voters and delivering the state’s Electoral College votes to Trump