Nessel slams Michigan Republicans over baseless election claims: 'Put up or shut up'

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Attorney General Dana Nessel.

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel lashed out at Michigan Republicans on Thursday for continuing to give voice to conspiracy theorists who are undermining the state’s democratic system by spewing baseless allegations of election fraud.

“At long last, put up or shut up,” Nessel tweeted.

Nessel’s string of scalding tweets comes a day after the Republican-controlled House Oversight Committee held a hearing in which President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani was given the floor to level what she described as “baseless, debunked attacks on our elections.”

During the hearing, witnesses trashed Detroit with unfounded, delusional claims of election misdeeds.

“You have embarrassed our state and defamed Michigan’s most populous city,” Nessel tweeted.

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Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling is an award-winning investigative journalist who operated Motor City Muckraker, an online news site devoted to exposing abuses of power and holding public officials accountable. Neavling also hosted Muckraker Report on 910AM from September 2017 to July 2018. Before launching Motor City Muckraker,...
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