Donald Trump on Thursday accelerated his efforts to interfere in the nation’s electoral process, taking the extraordinary step of reaching out directly to Republican state legislators from Michigan.

Iran Press/America: US President Donald Trump has invited them to the White House on Friday for discussions as the state prepares to certify President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. the winner there.

For Trump and his Republican allies, Michigan has become the prime target in their campaign to subvert the will of voters backing  Biden in the recent election.

US president tries to prevent the certification of results that would formalize his loss to Biden, several advisers said.

Joe Biden, whose transition has been hindered by  Trump’s attempt to cling to power, on Thursday delivered his most forceful condemnation yet of the president’s refusal to acknowledge his loss, saying  Trump would be remembered as “one of the most irresponsible presidents in American history.”

President-elect Joe Biden also won the popular vote by nearly three percentage points, and, with more than 74 million votes, broke the voting record set by Barack Obama in 2012.


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