The campaign of Republican Senate candidate John James and the Republican National Committee have teamed up to form a legal fund as the Army veteran opposes the victory of Democratic U.S. Sen. Gary Peters in Michigan.

James, who announced last week he wanted Wayne County officials to investigate the results of the election, lost to Peters 49.8% to 48.3% with all precincts reporting. 

The James campaign argued that the Farmington Hills businessman was well ahead before supposedly questionable votes put Peters up in Wayne County and secured the Bloomfield Township Democrat’s win. Wayne County, which includes Detroit, traditionally publishes its results later than other jurisdictions around the state.

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