ELECTION 2020

Utah Governor Condemns Attorney General Joining Texas Suit

Dec 10, 2020, 3:33 PM | Updated: 8:17 pm

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah’s Republican governor and governor-elect have condemned the attorney general’s decision to join a Texas lawsuit to invalidate the presidential race results in four battleground states that President Donald Trump lost.

Gov. Gary Herbert and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox, who will be taking the governor’s seat in January, said Thursday that Attorney General Sean Reyes did not consult them before signing onto the amicus brief.

Herbert called the lawsuit a “waste of our taxpayers’ dollars.”

The lawsuit aims to invalidate 62 Electoral College votes for President-Elect Joe Biden from Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.

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