RNC Head Testifies Trump Pushed Her On Fake Electors

CNN reports:

The head of the Republican Party testified to the House select committee that former President Donald Trump called her as part of an effort to use fake electors to support him. The new detail links Trump directly to efforts to put forward rogue, alternate slates of electors in states that he lost, even though his top lawyers in the White House and the campaign knew the approach wasn’t legally sound.

“Essentially, he turned the call over to Mr. [John] Eastman, who then proceeded to talk about the importance of the RNC helping the campaign gather these contingent electors,” Ronna Romney McDaniel, the Republican National Committee chairwoman, said in her taped deposition. “My understanding is the campaign did take the lead, and we just were helping them in that role.”

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