JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – News4Jax has asked Republicans in Florida to react to the President’s voter fraud allegations in the race against former Vice President Joe Biden.
News4Jax reached out to Governor Ron DeSantis through his office on Friday night. DeSantis, a Trump ally, regularly campaigned in Florida with the president.
News4Jax hasn’t received his comment yet, but we spoke with one of President Trump̵7;s major supporters in our region, State Representative Jason Fischer.
“There is a process. I have faith in America to make our electoral system right, ”said Fischer.
Fischer represents Jacksonville’s Mandarin area and he is a big supporter of Trump who often shows up at rallies.
Fischer on Friday addressed statements from Trump, who said there was widespread election fraud, a claim that the News4JAX Trust Index rated it “untrue”.
Fischer says there are reasons to worry and call for patience.
“Count every legal vote, yes, I don’t want a legitimate vote that has been dropped not counted, but I also don’t want any potentially unlawful votes to count,” Fischer said. . “And so just go through the process, making sure that having integrity and using words doesn’t escalate and make it worse.”
Republican Rep. Ted Yoho backed the president and he said by phone Friday that reports of not showing Republicans the ballots as they were processed in various states generated make an argument that it is fraud and it seems superficial.
“If the ballots are counted in such a way that they are supposed we can accept the results,” Yoho said.
Republican John Rutherford was not present, according to the staff.
Republican Rep. Michael Waltz released a statement.
“All legal votes should be counted. That amount must be transparent to ALL observers, ”he said.
News4Jax has contacted both US Senators from Florida, both Republicans.
“Our election confidence is as important as the outcome,” Rubio tweeted. “Preserving it requires not letting the outcome be determined by either the media or the candidate. It is clear that a clear tally of all votes that are legally elected and allows courts to decide claims of anomaly or fraud on the basis of evidence. “
Sen. Rick Scott also defends the right to run if there is evidence.
“The @realDonaldTrump chairman is absolutely right to demand transparency and to investigate all complete anomalies,” said Scott.
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