Wednesday, December 14, 2016

40 Electors Demand Russian Interference Briefing Before They Vote

At Zero Hedge by Tyler Durden  -- 

Update: Forty members (up from 29 earlier) of the Electoral College on Tuesday signed a letter demanding an intelligence briefing on Russian interference in the election ahead of their Dec. 19 vote.

As The Hill reports, ten electors originally signed the letter when it was published Monday, and 30 more have since added their names.

The open letter led by--Christine Pelosi, the daughter of House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (Calif.) — urged Director of National Intelligence James Clapper to give a detailed briefing on President-elect Donald Trump's ties to Russia.

“We further require a briefing on all investigative findings, as these matters directly impact the core factors in our deliberations of whether Mr. Trump is fit to serve as President of the United States,” the letter read.

The Clinton campaign applauded the effort Monday, saying it had repeatedly warned about Russian interference aimed at swaying the election in Trump’s favor.


Forty members Names (up from 29 earlier) of the Electoral College:

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