Trump and lawmakers meet at 16 ET, says the source, who is familiar with the plans.
Shirkey has also not responded to emails from CNN, and his phone mailbox was also full.
Certification is usually a formality, but Trump is trying to block or delay the process in key states as part of a lengthy attempt to overthrow his electoral defeat through the Electoral College. Trump̵
It’s not clear what Trump’s message to Michigan GOP lawmakers will be. Both Shirkey and Chatfield have said they will respect their state’s popular vote and not deviate from the process of how voters in Michigan are elected. Biden currently has 154,187 votes ahead of Trump in the state of Great Lakes.
On September 24, the Shirkey Senate led to the adoption of a resolution assuring that voters would vote for the candidate with the most votes as certified by election officials.
“The Michigan Senate is committed to selecting voters for the Electoral College who will be faithful to vote for the candidate who has the most votes for president of Michigan, as certified by Michigan election officials,” the resolution reads.
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CNN’s Jeremy Herb, Kevin Liptak and Sam Fossum contributed to this report.