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Newly sworn-in Brooklyn and Staten Island Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis stated Monday that she plans to face with different Republicans their efforts to evaluation election outcomes for fraud and overturn Joe Biden’s victory within the 2020 presidential race.
During a Monday look on Kevin McCullough Radio, the Bay Ridge consultant defined that she was in the identical camp as a dozen or so different Republicans, led by Senator Ted Cruz, who on Wednesday will hunt down fraudulent votes and challenge the outcomes to attain a second time period for President Donald Trump, as first reported by SILive.com.
“It may not be enough votes to overturn the election, it may be. It may be 10 votes, it could be 10,000 votes or 100,000 votes. What this is about is the integrity of the system ensuring that every vote that’s counted is a legal one, and we need to ensure that those votes that are not counted,” Malliotakis stated. “That’s what this really is about more than anything. So, you know, I don’t see a situation in which I don’t object to at least some of these states, but I’m going to be thoughtful and mindful and listen to the entire debate on Wednesday.”
According to Malliotakis, the town’s solely Republican congressional consultant, COVID-19 would be the largest wrongdoer in her social gathering’s claims that mass voter fraud modified the route of the election, with governors adjusting election procedures whereas the pandemic nonetheless raged throughout the nation.
“Whether there’s enough widespread fraud to change the election to have a different outcome is, is really irrelevant in the overall view of this, we really want to get down to is what occurred here,” Malliotakis added. “There were states that changed their laws via governor executive orders and that would be unconstitutional. There are a lot of concerns about, you know, all the different types of ways ballots were harvested and collected with the changing rules for the accommodation of the virus. And so there’s, there’s a lot of questions and I think it just needs to be a transparent discussion.”
Likening the presidential election to a soccer sport, the southern Brooklyn congresswoman stated it was value a “replay.”
President-elect Joe Biden defeated Trump within the Nov. 7 election. Biden secured greater than 81 million votes throughout the nation, whereas Trump received 74 million votes. In the electoral faculty, Biden received a majority of votes over the outgoing president, gaining 306 electoral votes to Trump’s 232, and all 50 states licensed that end result in the course of the Dec. 14 assembly of the Electoral College.
Trump, his marketing campaign and his most ardent supporters on Capitol Hill, nonetheless, refuse to acknowledge Biden as president-elect. In the weeks for the reason that election was referred to as for the previous vp, the Trump marketing campaign launched into a spree of greater than 60 court docket challenges, all however one among which have been defeated — together with by some Trump-appointed federal judges.
The circumstances have been largely based mostly on conspiracy theories and false voting fraud claims parroted by Trump and his followers — however all of which didn’t have any substantial proof, or meet any authorized muster.
Despite the challenges of Malliotakis and others, none of them are anticipated to vary the ultimate end result. Biden will take workplace as president at midday on Jan. 20, 2021 — when Trump’s time period in workplace expires, per the Constitution of the United States.
This story first appeared on AMNY.com.