Democrats, Biden camp blast Michigan state lawmakers for Trump meeting | TheHill

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Two top lawmakers in the Michigan state legislature faced backlash on Friday as they traveled to...
the White House for a meeting with President Trump Donald John TrumpRomney on Trump election tactics: 'Difficult to imagine a worse, more undemocratic action' by president New York expands Trump tax fraud investigations to include writeoffs: report Biden promises federal government will pay for National Guard coronavirus work: 'That should be paid for' MORE, who has aggressively sought to undermine the presidential election results in the state.

State Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey was met with jeers and chants of "certify the results" upon landing at Reagan National Airport in Washington.

.@SenMikeShirkey just arrived at Reagan Airport and was immediately surrounded by protestors chanting "Certify the results!" Shirkey and other Michigan GOP lawmakers are expected to meet with @realDonaldTrump today. pic.twitter.com/t9A9dXKtWO — Kyle Stewart (@KyleAlexStewart) November 20, 2020

Shirkey and state House Speaker Lee Chatfield are expected to meet with Trump later Friday afternoon, though they have been mum about what specifically they will discuss.

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Michigan Democrats and a top adviser to the Biden campaign ridiculed the meeting itself as inappropriate and part of a broader effort to subvert the will of the voters.

"This goes beyond partisan politics, and it's an attempt to subvert our democracy and…
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