GOP effort at Jan. 6 revisionism off to rough start

February 7, 2022 ☼ gopjan6lies

Source: The Washington Post (Link)

For days, Republicans intent upon accusing the Jan. 6 committee of targeting “ordinary” citizens who engaged in “legitimate political discourse” have focused on a supposed case-in-point: an older woman whom the committee subpoenaed after she signed up to be an alternate elector for Donald Trump.

The reality is far less “ordinary” or simple.

The woman in fact appears to be a top GOP official from Michigan — at least according to new comments from Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) — who led an effort to submit fake electors for the state. It’s both something that could rise to the level of criminal activity, according to some experts, and at the very least would seem relevant to a probe of just how coordinated and organized the effort to overturn the 2020 election was.

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