White House chief of staff Mark Meadows announced on Monday that President Trump met with members of Congress to discuss an effort to “fight back” against “mounting evidence of voter fraud” that allegedly took place in the November election.
Meadows announced the news as Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, told Newsmax the Trump legal team’s plan of action in yet another long-odds bid to challenge the results of the presidential contest by seeking evidence of widespread fraud in voting machines to support the claims in court.
“Several members of Congress just finished a meeting in the Oval Office with President @realDonaldTrump, preparing to fight back against mounting evidence of voter fraud. Stay tuned,” Meadows said in a Monday evening tweet.
The statement alludes to a last-ditch effort by House Republicans to get Congress to reject Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory when the new session of Congress meets to certify the Electoral College vote on Jan. 6.
From Washington Examiner:
Even though Alabama’s incoming GOP Sen. Tommy Tuberville has alluded to support of the effort to object to the results in several battleground states, giving Republicans at least one required representative in each chamber to force deliberation on the matter, it remains a Hail Mary strategy, with Democrats retaining a narrow majority in the House and, in the Republican-controlled Senate, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell discouraging fellow GOP senators from joining Trump’s efforts to overturn Biden’s win.
Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene shared a short video on Twitter walking out of the White House meeting, which she called a “planning session.” The tweet also boasted of a “rapidly rowing” group of Republicans in the House and Senate supporting their cause.