Over 50 Dem electors now demanding intelligence briefing

Greg Nash

More than 50 Democratic voters in the Electoral College are now asking for an intelligence briefing from Director of National Intelligence James Clapper over reports of Russian meddling in the election, according to a report in Politico.

Fifty-four of 232 Democratic electors have now signed a letter asking for a briefing before the Electoral College votes Dec. 19.

“Separate from Mr. Trump’s own denials of Russian involvement in the election, the confirmed communication between Trump’s aides and those associated with the Russian election interference activity raise serious concerns that must be addressed before we cast our votes,” the letter reads.

{mosads}While electors from Colorado, Massachusetts and New York have signed it, Politico notes it does not include former President Bill Clinton or Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.). Both are electors for the state of New York.

Christine Pelosi, daughter of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), was among the original 10 electors to introduce the letter.

The Electoral College will vote on Monday.

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