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Trump Summons 50 House Republicans To Discuss Overturn Of Election

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President Donald Trump held a rare Saturday night conference call to address his goal of overturning his election loss to P{residetn-elect Joe Biden, Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks said.

Brooks said that 50 lawmakers including Rep. Jim Jordan, of Ohio, were on the call with the President. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows was also on the call, according to Brooks.

“Our fight for honest & accurate elections gains momentum!” Brooks tweeted.

But the effort also has caused a divide within the Republican Party, with several GOP senators condemning the move Saturday.

Utah Senator Mitt Romney blasted his GOP colleagues, calling their plan to reject the Electoral College results an “egregious ploy.”

“The congressional power to reject electors is reserved for the most extreme and unusual circumstances. These are far from it. More Americans participated in this election than ever before, and they made their choice,” Romney added.

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., also condemned the move by defending the integrity of his state’s voting accountability, saying Trump’s loss was “explained by the decline in suburban support.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell previously urged GOP senators to accept that Trump lost.

The Supreme Court has refused two Trump campaign-led lawsuits, and more than 50 cases have been dismissed from lower courts across the country.

But Brooks dismissed this argument insisting that his aim to reverse Trump’s election loss is growing.