On Wednesday, the top Republicans on the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees demanded that the Democrats who chair those committees “immediately” launch congressional investigations into “errors and misconduct” surrounding the 2020 presidential election, calling for them to hold hearings “immediately.”
“We urge you to immediately convene hearings to examine the integrity of the 2020 election amid troubling reports of irregularities and improprieties,” Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Oversight Committee Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) wrote in a letter to Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Carolyn Maloney (D-N.Y.).
Jordan and Comer argued that since Nadler and Maloney help lead “a political party that spent four years baselessly calling into question the legitimacy of the 2016 election with debunked allegations of Russian collusion, you owe it to all Americans to fully examine allegations of actual election errors and misconduct.”
The Republicans cited a report they issued in September, in which they detailed “how Democrats across the country were pushing last-minute changes to state election laws and procedures. We warned that these dangerous initiatives would increase the risk of election-related crimes and errors, undermine the integrity of the electoral process, and cause lingering uncertainty about the results of the election for several days or weeks after Election Day. Democrats ignored this report, but many of our predictions have unfortunately come true.” Read more…