GOP Sen. Ron Johnson draws Pennsylvania congressman, Wisconsin lawyer into fake Trump electors plot

Sen Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) told reporters last week he "had no hand" in an effort to deliver illegitimate "alternate" Electoral College ballots to former Mike President Mike Pence on Jan. 6, 2021. Now he says he coordinated the attempted delivery with a Wisconsin attorney and was given the fake electors by Rep. Mike Kelly's (R-Pa.) office, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports. Kelly's spokesman called Johnson's allegation "patently false."

Former President Donald Trump's campaign, the House Jan. 6 committee has detailed, wanted Pence to use the fake Trump electors to halt or at least delay certifying President Biden's electoral victory and eventually hand the election to Trump.

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