On Tuesday, Trump campaign lawyer Jenna Ellis claimed that Arizona lawmakers will be holding a hearing to discuss flaws in the 2020 election.
.@JennaEllisEsq tells @charliekirk11: “Three state legislatures—in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Arizona—have now sai… https://t.co/UKnPQKXQyk— Arizona Republican Party (@Arizona Republican Party)1606253390.0
There was just one problem, according to local Phoenix reporter Brahm Resnik: No such hearing exists.
AZ politics friends: When did "Arizona Legislature" say it will hold hearings to get to the bottom of "this" - what… https://t.co/g5wZZsutPe— Brahm Resnik (@Brahm Resnik)1606254290.0
... And now this from the Trump campaign. But nothing on AZ Legislature calendar for Monday. I'm sure it's totally… https://t.co/TZt4tjvxlG— Brahm Resnik (@Brahm Resnik)1606255546.0
UPDATE Arizona House spox says no election hearing Monday in their chamber: 'Speaker Bowers has not authorized any… https://t.co/GHPgpHOxIE— Brahm Resnik (@Brahm Resnik)1606257079.0
UPDATE 2 Senate spox echoes House: "The (Senate) President has not authorized a Senate hearing on this issue." SO… https://t.co/yYIcQxaHPN— Brahm Resnik (@Brahm Resnik)1606257960.0
HOWEVER If by "Arizona Legislature" the Trump campaign & @AZGOP mean the Airport Marriott or the No-Tell Motel, the… https://t.co/0xzw8s2hQb— Brahm Resnik (@Brahm Resnik)1606258266.0
Arizona is one of five states that flipped its vote from Trump in 2016 to Joe Biden in 2020.