Sen. Thad Cochran's campaign responded via email to the election runoff challenge filed today in Jones County. It is:
The Cochran campaign's attorneys, Butler Snow Law Firm, released the following statement in response to the latest developments in Chris McDaniel's election challenge:
"After many weeks of posturing and press conferences, and political stunts, we have finally reached the point where this matter will be settled by the courts. As we said last week, we look forward to holding the McDaniel campaign to the burden of proof that the law requires and defending the votes of the majority of Mississippians who elected Sen. Cochran as the Republican nominee."
Phil Abernathy and Mark Garriga of Butler Snow are coordinating the Cochran campaign's response to the threatened election challenge.