Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee advised “Fox & Friends” on Wednesday that he needs that each one elected officers, together with Democrats, “would demand a full accounting for how the ballots were tabulated” within the 2020 election, saying that “Democrats have the most to gain.”
“If they [Democrats] truly believe this election was absolutely done with integrity, then they ought to be the ones standing up and insisting that there be a full audit,” Huckabee defined.
Huckabee made the feedback reacting to the greater than 100 House Republicans, together with Reps. Jim Jordan, Mo Brooks and Elise Stefanik, who’re anticipated to object to at the least one state throughout the Jan. 6 certification of the presidential election outcomes, Fox News has realized.
“I think too many of our politicians take the easy way out. They don’t want to rock the boat. They don’t want to be controversial, but they were elected to make tough decisions and a tough decision would be to call for a full accounting and absolute transparency,” Huckabee stated on Wednesday, the identical day that Republican lawmakers will object to the election outcomes throughout the joint session.
It is unclear, at this level, which states, and what number of, the Republican lawmakers will object, however two House Republican officers advised Fox News on Sunday, that the greater than 100 GOP House members plan to object Wednesday to the election ends in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Wisconsin.
The group of Republicans stated in a press release over the weekend that they’re “outraged at the significant abuses in our election system resulting from the reckless adoption of mail-in ballots and the lack of safeguards maintained to guarantee that only legitimate votes are cast and counted,” and added that it’s “shameful” that Congress has solely held one listening to on election integrity since Nov. 3.
Huckabee pressured on Wednesday that thousands and thousands of individuals “are not real certain about how this thing went down,” saying that “that’s not a good thing for the country” and “it’s not good for Joe Biden.”
“He should demand that we have an absolute top-to-bottom audit,” Huckabee added.
The group of Senate Republicans led by Cruz will object to the certification of presidential election results in at the least one state on Wednesday, with a supply telling Fox News that it isn’t a query of “if” the senators will object, however one among “which” states, and “how many.”
Huckabee stated that he thinks “the unreasonable half is that the press has pretended that there isn’t a proof” of election fraud.
He pointed to a Washington Post article, which stated “President Trump has refused to concede the election while alleging widespread voter fraud, without evidence…”
“That’s simply a lie. There is evidence and that’s what hasn’t been looked at,” Huckabee stated.
Fox News’ Brooke Singman contributed to this report.