Partisan DOJ Intensifies Probe of GOP Electors in Georgia

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Federal investigators have stepped up their investigation into a slate of alternate GOP electors in Georgia who were selected for the 2020 presidential election. Partisan hack Merrick Garland is leading the charge.

The Justice Department has sought records from Brad Carver, an attorney and Republican activist who was among the 16 alternate electors, according to several people with knowledge of the investigation.

The Washington Post reported the activity is part of a broader probe involving electors in several states.

Carver and several other members of the slate didn’t immediately respond or declined to comment.

The FBI is intensifying its investigation into the Georgia electors a day after the House committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.

The 16 Republicans who filled out the slate are a cross-section of influential leaders. They include Georgia GOP Chair David Shafer and state Sen. Burt Jones, a Trump-backed candidate who won the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor.

“PHONY” AND “FAKE”

The media is referring to the electors as “phony” and “fake”. They also define the effort as an illegal “scheme” to overturn the election.

The Washington Post reported in December 2020 that technically, alternative electors can meet and cast their own votes, as electors are picked for each candidate before the election is held. If their votes are then submitted to Congress, it must consider them.

Then, if both chambers of Congress vote individually to accept Biden’s electors, the dispute is considered as being resolved. If the chambers do not agree and each chamber identifies a different slate of electors, a tiebreaker using a certificate of ascertainment from a state comes into play.

PRESERVING LEGAL OPTIONS

The purpose of alternate electors is to preserve legal options.

The RNC helped Donald Trump’s team gather “contingent electors in case any of the legal challenges that were ongoing changed the result of any of the states.”

In the aftermath of the 2020 race, Mr. Trump’s campaign challenged the results in several swing states. They alleged that the vote-by-mail laws passed during the coronavirus pandemic had resulted in impropriety.

As part of the challenge, the campaign assembled slates of alternative electors in seven states where the results were in dispute in case a late court challenge reversed the outcome in Mr. Trump’s favor.

The J6 hacks claim they had nefarious intent – a thought crime.

ARTICLE II

Constitutional attorney Mark Levin reports Article II of the Constitution declares the legislature is the final word on the selection of electors.

Democrats wanted to essentially do the same thing in 2016.

 

 


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Sam-I-Am
Sam-I-Am
5 days ago

AG Garland reminds me of the little snot-nosed turd kid in school that tattled on everyone to gain favor with the teacher. I bet he was such a turd as a kid that even his imaginary friends would not play with him.

Tim Kuehl
Tim Kuehl
6 days ago

Article II, Section 1, Clause 2:
Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress: but no Senator or Representative, or Person holding an Office of Trust or Profit under the United States, shall be appointed an Elector.
This means the electors who were selected by the Georgia legislature and other state legislatures around the country after the 2020 election were the only true Constitutional electors. And when governors of those states tried to block legislatures of selecting electors they were violating the Constitution. And when the US Congress did not recognize these electors they were violating the Constitution. Lesson to be learned here, the Constitution authorizes the states’ legislatures to select electors, not by vote of the people.

njlamer
njlamer
6 days ago

They break the law and investigate us. Tine to remove these treasonous criminals from the land for good..

Ronald Harms
Ronald Harms
6 days ago

DOJ . . justice? LMBO

PanamaPat
PanamaPat
6 days ago

More evidence the DOJ and FBI are political units of the criminal syndicate that masquerades as the Democratic Party. Impeach Garland in January and if the Senate does not convict then slash the DOJ’s budget by 95%.