John E. James and his attorney Charlie Spies called for an investigation stating that the election at Wayne County, Michigan was rigged.
Moreover, John E. James, via a tweet, claimed that millions of people had been disenfranchised. He further stated that he would accept the results when the investigation process was over.
During a press conference at Goodison Cider Mill in Rochester on November 5, 2020, U.S. Senator Gary Peters said that the allegations made by Trump's campaign were baseless.