Republicans defy leadership and sign up for Trump’s Electoral College challenge Number of representatives sign letter calling for hearings on election fraud Trump meets with Republican lawmakers in last bid to block Biden's winHaving failed to prove electoral fraud in 50 lawsuits, as well as having two cases thrown out by the Supreme Court, Donald Trump is making one last-ditch attempt to overturn the election results in Congress. Trump, House lawmakers plot futile effort to block Biden win - The Boston GlobePresident Trump hosted several House Republican lawmakers at the White House on Monday to discuss an ultimately futile effort to block Congress from affirming President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November election. Trump, lawmakers plot futile effort to block US Congress affirming Biden winWhite House meeting highlights US president's refusal to accept the reality of his loss and his willingness to entertain undemocratic efforts to overturn the will of voters House Republican urges GOP lawmakers to join effort to stop 'illegitimate' Biden winRep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) on Monday called on fellow House Republicans to sign on to his effort to challenge the certification of the Electoral College's votes on Jan. Sen.-elect Tommy Tuberville suggests he might challenge Electoral College count; other GOP senators mumThe dischord comes weeks before au00a0joint session of Congressu00a0convenes Jan. 6 to count votes castu00a0by the Electoral College. Growing number of GOP lawmakers back Electoral College challengeA growing number of House Republicans say they will challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election when Congress meets to certify the Electoral College results on Jan. 6. Trump campaign releases video repeating lie about election fraud and urging supporters to call lawmakers before Jan. 6 vote tabulation in Congress - The Boston GlobeThe ad makes no reference to Biden receiving more than 81 million votes against Trump or convincingly winning the electoral college vote.