U.S. Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Montross) was one of 126 Congressmen and 17 state attorneys general who filed Amicus Curiae briefs last week in support of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s failed suit asking the U.S. Supreme Court to declare four other states’ elections unconstitutional and prevent them from appointing electors in the presidential election.
The Texas suit charged the states of Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, and Wisconsin with violating the Fourteenth Amendment by modifying their election laws and carrying out the election “in violation of basic voter integrity statutes.”
The brief of support filed by Wittman and other Republican Congressmen claimed that “unconstitutional irregularities” in the election “cast doubt upon its outcome and the integrity of the American system of elections.” It charged that “the usurpation of legislative power” in each of the states “produced unconstitutional ballots” and it asked that the U.S. Supreme Court “render judgment upon the unc...
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