On Tuesday evening, President Donald Trump took to Twitter to praise Michigan after a pair of Republican canvassers in Wayne County voted to block the certification of election results in Detroit — something that could potentially have complicated the process of confirming President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the state.
Wow! Michigan just refused to certify the election results! Having courage is a beautiful thing. The USA stands proud!— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1605665468.0
However, minutes before Trump's tweet, the Wayne County Board of Canvassers had voted to reverse this decision and certify Detroit votes — pending an audit from the Michigan secretary of state to correct minor clerical errors in the precinct-level results.
BREAKING: The Wayne County Board of Canvassers has just unanimously voted to certify the results of the election &… https://t.co/o18ih8oK84— Adam Brewster (@Adam Brewster) 1605665262.0
Flip Michigan back to TRUMP. Detroit, not surprisingly, has tremendous problems! https://t.co/RHhuoSMICg— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump) 1605665922.0