Thursday, December 16, 2004

Conyers "prepared" to contest Ohio Electoral Vote

December 15, 2004 | 11:07 p.m. ET
Conyers "prepared" to contest Ohio Electoral Vote (Keith Olbermann)
NEW YORK - The ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee told us tonight on Countdown that he and others in Congress are considering formally challenging the slate of electors who cast Ohio’s votes, when those votes are opened and counted before a joint session of Congress on January 6th.
“We’re prepared to do that,” Conyers said. “And we understand the law as well as you.” After the on-air interview ended, the Michigan representative added that he and his colleagues had not yet decided whether or not to take the extraordinary constitutional step, and he had not sought the support of a Senator who would have to co-sign the challenge....