• GOP Sen. Ron Johnson says the fake electors he tried to give Pence on January 6 came from GOP Rep. Mike Kelly

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Rep. Mike Kelly walks up the House steps to the Capitol for the final votes before the two-week recess on Friday, Sept. 27, 2019. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images
    Johnson says the alternate electors he tried to give to Pence on January 6 came from Rep. Mike Kelly's office.
    Johnson has repeatedly denied direct involvement with the alternate selector scheme.
    "We found out now this came from Pennsylvania Congressman Mike Kelly's office," Johnson said on a radio show.
    Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin said on Thursday that Republican Rep. Mike Kelly's office gave him an...
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  • New GOP Rep. Mayra Flores once said Trump 'should've locked Hillary Clinton in jail' and claimed the Capitol riot 'was caused by infiltrators'

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    Republican Rep. Mayra Flores of Texas is sworn in by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on June 21, 2022. AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe
    Newly-elected GOP Rep. Mayra Flores once called for Trump to jail Hillary Clinton.
    She also said the Jan. 6 attack "surely was caused by infiltrators," suggesting antifa was behind it.
    Flores has also shared posts appearing to promote the QAnon conspiracy theory.
    Republican Rep. Mayra Flores of Texas, who was sworn in as a member of Congress on Tuesday, once called for the jailing of Hillary Clinton and spread baseless claims about both the 2020 presidential...
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