Arizona Senate Republicans to hold hearing on elections

Arizona Senate Republicans to hold hearing on elections
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Arizona Republicans will hold a Senate hearing next week over unfounded claims of election irregularities as the GOP and President TrumpDonald TrumpHarry Reid reacts to Boehner book excerpt: 'We didn't mince words' Man arrested for allegedly threatening to stab undercover Asian officer in NYC Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech MORE try to subvert the results of the election in several battleground states.

The Arizona Senate Judiciary Committee will hold the hearing Monday “to address the concerns over election irregularities,” the Arizona GOP announced in a press release Friday.

Arizona is one of several states where Republicans are filing lawsuits looking to overturn Trump’s loss to President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden eyes bigger US role in global vaccination efforts Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech Kemp: Pulling All-Star game out of Atlanta will hurt business owners of color MORE. Biden beat Trump by nearly 10,500 votes in the state, making him the first Democratic presidential nominee to win Arizona since Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson Clinton Boehner on Clinton impeachment: 'I regret that I didn't fight against it' 'Matt Gaetz wants to date your child' billboard appears in Florida The strategy Biden needs to pass his infrastructure plan MORE in 1996.


The lawsuits in the Grand Canyon State have been shot down, and Arizona certified its election results last month.

Trump won Arizona in 2016, and his campaign was adamant that the president would be victorious there again even after tallies showed him trailing. Sen. Martha McSallyMartha Elizabeth McSallyArizona state senator announces bid for Kirkpatrick's seat Democratic Arizona Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick says she won't seek reelection Senate GOP faces retirement brain drain MORE (R) was also unseated by now-Sen. Mark KellyMark KellyThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden assails 'epidemic' of gun violence amid SC, Texas shootings Democrats see opportunity as states push new voting rules Democratic county official joins race for Pennsylvania Senate seat MORE (D). 

Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D) has been adamant that there was no widespread fraud or irregularities that cost Trump the state, and the president’s lawyers have bene unable to present any firm evidence that his defeat there was due to foul play. Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich (R) also declined to join a lawsuit led by Texas seeking to overturn the election results in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin even though a dozen other state attorneys general have signed onto the suit, which the U.S. Supreme Court has since shot down.

Trump has torn into Gov. Doug DuceyDoug DuceyMore GOP-led states risk corporate backlash like Georgia's Sen. Mark Kelly helps administer vaccines in Arizona Here's who's eligible for COVID-19 vaccines in each state MORE (R), an erstwhile ally, saying he and Georgia Gov. Brian KempBrian Kemp Kemp: Pulling All-Star game out of Atlanta will hurt business owners of color Ready or not, the era of corporate political responsibility is upon us Solving the 'primary problem' will repair our government and elections MORE (R) “fight harder against us than do the Radical Left Dems. If they were with us, we would have already won both Arizona and Georgia.”