By David Caplan, ABC News:
Filmmaker and author Michael Moore has made an offer to Republican members of the Electoral College: If an elector does not vote for Donald Trump — which would constitute a violation of their pledge — and their state is one that imposes a fine for such a violation, Moore will pay it.
In an open letter Sunday addressed to Republican electors on his Facebook page, Moore wrote, “Some states have made it ‘illegal’ for you to vote any other way than for Trump. If you don’t vote for him, your state will fine you … So here’s my offer to you: I obviously can’t and won’t give you money to vote tomorrow, but if you do vote your conscience and you are punished for it, I will personally step up pay your fine which is my legal right to do.”
Moore pleads with GOP electors in his open letter to go rogue, writing, “I am writing you not as a card-carrying Democrat (I’m not) who voted for Hillary (I did), but simply because I am an American who, like you, deeply loves this country and its people …
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