New York Times says Rep. Scott Perry played significant role in President Trump contesting election – WGAL Susquehanna Valley Pa.

The New York Times is reporting Susquehanna Valley congressman Scott Perry played a significant role in persuading then-President Donald Trump to contest the results of the 2020 election. The NYT cites an unnamed source who told its reporters, Rep. Perry introduced President Trump to former U.S. Justice Department Official Jeffery Clark, who was sympathetic to Trump’s claims that the election was stolen.The source also claimed that Perry and Clark planned to have the Justice Department send a letter to Georgia to investigate the possibility of voter fraud in states’ election results. The report goes on to state, acting Attorney General Jeffery Rosen refused to send that letter. Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro has reacted to the article on Twitter saying: “Representative Perry ought to familiarize himself with Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of our Constitution. There must be consequences for this conduct.”A fellow Pennsylvanian in the state house, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta has released a statement calling on Perry to resign saying, “Scott Perry, this is not your first time being a national embarrassment but make it your last – resign.”On Sunday, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement on the PA Dems. website. “Scott Perry has disgraced South Central Pennsylvania, failed his country, and betrayed the trust of anyone who cares about our democracy. He is a stain on our Congress and must resign immediately.””If he fails to do so, Leader McCarthy must remove him from his committee assignments, and the NRCC and PA GOP must formally refuse to spend on his behalf.” WGAL News 8 has reached out to Rep. Perry’s office for comment and has not heard back.

The New York Times is reporting Susquehanna Valley congressman Scott Perry played a significant role in persuading then-President Donald Trump to contest the results of the 2020 election.

The NYT cites an unnamed source who told its reporters, Rep. Perry introduced President Trump to former U.S. Justice Department Official Jeffery Clark, who was sympathetic to Trump’s claims that the election was stolen.

The source also claimed that Perry and Clark planned to have the Justice Department send a letter to Georgia to investigate the possibility of voter fraud in states’ election results.

The report goes on to state, acting Attorney General Jeffery Rosen refused to send that letter.

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro has reacted to the article on Twitter saying: “Representative Perry ought to familiarize himself with Section 3 of the 14th Amendment of our Constitution. There must be consequences for this conduct.”

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A fellow Pennsylvanian in the state house, Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta has released a statement calling on Perry to resign saying, “Scott Perry, this is not your first time being a national embarrassment but make it your last – resign.”

On Sunday, the Pennsylvania Democratic Party Chairwoman Nancy Patton Mills released the following statement on the PA Dems. website.

“Scott Perry has disgraced South Central Pennsylvania, failed his country, and betrayed the trust of anyone who cares about our democracy. He is a stain on our Congress and must resign immediately.”

“If he fails to do so, Leader McCarthy must remove him from his committee assignments, and the NRCC and PA GOP must formally refuse to spend on his behalf.”

WGAL News 8 has reached out to Rep. Perry’s office for comment and has not heard back.