Bipartisan electors calling for briefing

By: News Staff

news@abc6.com

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Rhode Island elector is joining other members of the Electoral College demanding to be briefed on Russia’s possible ties to the U.S. election.

Clay Pell requested access to the classified information after CIA reports claim Russia interfered to give Donald Trump the presidency.

Pell says this is not about changing the elector’s minds before they vote, but about getting the truth.

“The notion that people would not want to do that really shows how unusual and how dangerous this really is.”

This is coming after Congressman Cicilline and a Connecticut congressman suggested the Electoral College consider whether to block Trump’s election.

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