House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Andy Biggs, R-AZ, slammed Attorney General William Barr on Monday’s episode of “The Sara Carter Show” for suggesting there was no widespread voter fraud in the 2020 election while showing no evidence of an investigation into claims of such fraud.
Barr told the Associated Press earlier this month that the Justice Department was conducting an investigation, but claimed that “to date, we have not seen fraud on a scale that could have effected a different outcome in the election.”
The Freedom Caucus last week wrote a letter to Barr asking him for evidence of his investigation, but Biggs says that evidence hasn’t yet been provided.
“If you didn’t investigate, then you wouldn’t know if there’s fraud or not,” Biggs told Carter of Barr. “But I’m disgusted. He’s named Durham, to be special counsel, ostensibly, so he can keep investigating in a Biden era.”
In his home state of Arizona, Biggs says the proper way to restore election integrity is to conduct an audit of the 2020 election. That will need to be directed by either Governor Doug Ducey, who will need the support of the state legislature, or the board of supervisors, Biggs noted.
“All’s the governor has to do is either bring legislature in and they can vote to have an audit, or the board of supervisors can order an audit, or the governor could issue an executive order and what would an audit do a forensic audit? He would either say that what the governor has been saying is right, that we had a wonderful election, there was no fraud, every legal ballot was counted and no illegal ballots were counted,” Biggs explaned.
“That’s what it would show he’d be a hero for that. Or he would say look, you know, we did find some a systemic problem. We did find enough balance to bring this into question and, and then you could pursue the remedy. He’d be a hero for that. You can’t lose. So why won’t he do it?”
Biggs also emphasized that despite hundreds of affidavits, many state leaders have gone on the “defensive” to prevent any such investigations.