Senator to bring Ken Starr to testify at hearing on 2020 elections

Senator to bring Ken Starr to testify at hearing on 2020 elections
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Sen. Ron Johnson, the chairman of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, has invited former independent counsel Ken Starr and attorneys in key battleground states to testify at a controversial hearing next week where he plans to probe the 2020 election that President-elect Joe Biden won.

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