Half of U.S. House GOP, including five from Missouri, back lawsuit claiming election ‘irregularities’

By: - December 11, 2020 7:00 am

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Among those who signed the letter are five of Missouri six Republican congressional members — Sam Graves, Vicky Hartzler, Blaine Leutkemeyer, Jason Smith and Ann Wagner.

Only Rep. Billy Long is not listed among the signatories, but his social media feed makes it clear that he believes Donald Trump was victorious in the 2020 presidential election.

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Ariana Figueroa
Ariana Figueroa

Ariana Figueroa covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom, a network of state-based nonprofit news outlets that includes The Missouri Independent. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance. Before joining States Newsroom, Ariana covered public health and chemical policy on Capitol Hill for E&E News. As a Florida native, she's worked for the Miami Herald and her hometown paper, the Tampa Bay Times. Her work has also appeared in the Chicago Tribune and NPR. She is a graduate of the University of Florida.