Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) demanded an apology from his opponent Evan McMullin (I) during a debate on Monday night after McMullin accused him of trying to subvert the election on January 6.
McMullin said that Lee was a traitor to the Constitution for texting Trump officials about the election, but Lee pointed out that he voted to certify the election results after none of the "rumors" circulating could be confirmed.
“You know that’s not true. You, sir, owe me an apology," Lee said to McMullin after the comments.
Matt Whitlock, a former staffer for the late Sen. Orrin Hatch (R), said McMullin's comments were "pathetic."
"@EvanMcMullin is such a deeply unserious candidate who pushed conspiracy theories about Russia stealing the 2016 election for the last 6 years,” Whitlock tweeted.
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