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Long Island Rep. Zeldin Joins Texas Lawsuit Attempting To Overturn Election

Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin of New York
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Republican Congressman Lee Zeldin of New York

U.S. Representative Lee Zeldin is one of two Republican members of Congress from New York who have joined in supporting a lawsuit brought by Texas officials seeking to overturn President-elect Joe Biden's victory in the presidential election.

Zeldin is from eastern Long Island and is heading into his fourth term in Congress. He was on Trump’s legal defense team during his impeachment hearings earlier this year.

The Long Island congressman was joined in signing onto the amicus brief by New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik, as well as dozens of other congressional Republicans from around the country.

A native Long Islander, J.D. is WSHU's managing editor. He also hosts the climate podcast Higher Ground. J.D. reports for public radio stations across the Northeast, is a journalism educator and proud SPJ member.