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Utah AG Sean Reyes quarantines after meeting with Trump administration

Sean Reyes
Posted at 5:57 PM, Dec 14, 2020

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes is currently in quarantine after being exposed to someone who had tested positive for COVID-19 while in Washington, D.C.

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Reyes was in the nation's capital last week to meet with members of the Trump administration who were hoping a lawsuit would block votes in swing states that went for President-elect Joe Biden.

Reyes supported the lawsuit, only to see it fail to reach the Supreme Court when justices said Texas, whose attorney general filed the lawsuit, does not have the right to sue other states for the way they conduct their elections.

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The attorney general was scheduled to be with the Utah Board of Electors Monday to cast their ballots for President Trump. However, Reyes being in quarantine would not allow that to happen, and the electoral votes were cast without him.