Trump's tweets appear to contradict Michigan legislators' statements on voter fraud

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Michigan Republican legislators Mike Shirkey and Lee Chatfield met with President Trump on Friday, Nov. 20
President Donald Trump's tweets about voter fraud following a Friday meeting with two Michigan Republican leaders seem to contradict their joint statement.

House Speaker Lee Chatfield, R-Levering, and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey, R-Clarklake, were invited to meet with Trump at the White House.

They did so and, following the meeting, issued a statement later Friday that suggested a significant part of the meeting was focused on getting more federal funds targeted at Michigan for coronavirus aid.

Related: Michigan legislative leaders after meeting with Trump: 'we will follow the law'

They went on to say that "We have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan and as legislative leaders, we will follow the law and follow the normal…
John Tunison | jtunison@mlive.com
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