Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamMcConnell, Graham warns the GOP Senate majority on the line in Georgia Graham: Biden ‘deserves a Cabinet’ if he wins Graham: Senate could confirm Trump judge by 2021 MORE (RS.C.) said he will investigate “all credible allegations of irregular voting and misconduct ” after receiving an affidavit from a Pennsylvania post office worker accusing officials of devising a plan to reverse the mail ballots.
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In a press release, Graham said he had received an affidavit from Trump’s campaign provided by Richard Hopkins, a postal worker from Erie, Pa.
In affidavit, Hopkins allges that Erie Postmaster Robert Weisenbach said worker, he “dated the postmarks on the ballots to make it seem as though the ballots were collected by 3 November 2020 despite the fact that they were collected. on November 4th and possibly later ”.
The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that the State of Keystone can count mail ballots received as late as this Friday, as long as they are postmarked on November 3, Vote.
In response, Graham wrote in his statement that “it is imperative to investigate all credible allegations of election irregularities and misconduct to ensure the integrity of the 2020 election”.
“Presidential elections are still going on in many states, and as Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, all credible allegations of election irregularities and misconduct will be is taken seriously, ”he continued. “I will not allow credible allegations of irregular voting or misconduct to be brushed under the carpet.”
Top Republican lawmaker added that he would “call on the Justice Department to investigate these claims.”
“I will also contact the Superintendent of Post, asking him to review these allegations, those that may follow and help secure Mr. Hopkins’ testimony,” Graham continued.
“Every American should want our electoral processes to work properly and with the recent masses of mail ballots that will require oversight,” Graham added. “The election results are not determined by the media but by the exact number of votes, certified.”
This comment from Graham repeated Trump’s statement after Saturday’s election results, in which he claimed that news The network helped Biden “fake” to be the winner.
NBC, CNN, ABC and The Associated Press all called the race for Biden just before 11:30 a.m. on Saturday after a tense tally of votes left the country waiting for the results for days after Tuesday’s vote. Fox News called the race for Biden shortly after, after announcing he was the winner in Pennsylvania and Nevada.
Predictions come seconds after the Pennsylvania lead Biden rose to more than 30,000 votes after Philadelphia reported 3,000 votes. Biden won 85% of that total, and more votes from the city are expected to be counted by the end of today.
AP shortly after declaring that Biden won Nevada with 20,000 votes by midday Saturday.
Trump’s election campaign on Thursday announced it was filing a lawsuit in Nevada to stop counting votes, claiming there was evidence that non-residents voted in the election.