Earlier today, President Trump sent a letter to Texas Governor Gregg Abbott asking for a “full forensic audit of 2020 election” of the red state:
This afternoon, Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs announced the red state that Donald Trump won in 2020 will be conducting a full forensic audit of the November 2020 election.
MSN – The Texas Secretary of State has announced on Thursday, September 23 it will conduct a full and comprehensive forensic audit of any election and has already begun the process in Texas’ two largest Democrat counties and two largest Republican counties—Dallas, Harris, Tarrant, and Collin—for the 2020 election.
In a statement sent to CBS 11, it said in part: Under existing Texas laws, the Secretary of State has the authority to conduct a full and comprehensive forensic audit. We anticipate the Legislature will provide funds for this purpose.
Former President Donald Trump has backed House Bill 16(PDF) that calls for a “review of the results of the 2020 general election.”