The illegitimate presidential electors in seven states that Donald Trump lost were part of a bigger governmental scheme, headed by Trump ally and former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani. sources now say. The states were Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

The fraudulent documents from the seven states were sent to the National Archives before they were ultimately rejected. State GOP leaders signed the document in Michigan and the Arizona document used the Arizona state seal. Each document was similar in wording, spacing and font. Now sources claim that the Trump team had a hand in coordinating the process.

A source testified that Giuliani took part in at least one phone call with state GOP leaders about the scheme.

When Giuliani was subpoenaed to speak with the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack earlier this week, the letter stated specifically that they wanted to know about his part in influencing state legislatures to overturn their election results. Giuliani publicly urged Michigan to do so in December 2020.

In a last-minute action, Pennsylvania and New Mexico added a caveat, saying they were electors-in-waiting, in case Trump’s legal issues advanced. The other five states claimed to be the rightful electors, representing 59 electoral votes.

The office of Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro (D) found that the fake document could not be classified as forgery.

“These ‘fake ballots’ included a conditional clause that they were only to be used if a court overturned the results in Pennsylvania, which did not happen,” the statement said. “Though their rhetoric and policy were intentionally misleading and purposefully damaging to our democracy, based on our initial review, our office does not believe this meets the legal standards for forgery.”

No one has been charged with any crimes in connection to the fraudulent documents.

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