The electoral College vote on December 14th failed to settle America’s general election, and much attention will be paid to what happens in the Congressional Joint Session on January 6th. Many Republican members of Congress have expressed support for Trump‘s legal team’s challenge to electoral fraud, and some are willing or not ruling out challenging the electoral College vote in a joint session.
Representative Mo Brooks of Alabama, the first to say he would challenge Biden on Capitol Hill, said again on Wednesday that he would not give up his fight against electoral fraud and expressed optimism that he would challenge the Electoral College vote on Capitol Hill on Jan. 6.
He told Newsmax TV that Biden’s credentials as the next president will eventually be challenged.
“Any two people who raise an objection, a representative and a senator, can force a vote in the House or the Senate,” he said of the strategy.
Several senators have not ruled out challenging the electoral College results
Senator Jo-Hawley of Missouri told CBS News that the election does not end until January 6, when lawmakers can challenge the electoral College results.
Senator Rick Scott of Florida told Newsmax TV that Senate Republicans will continue to focus on electoral fraud until Congress counts the votes in the Electoral College on January 6. Asked if he would join the House in opposing the electoral College vote, Scott, a member of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, said, “We’ll see.”
On Wednesday, the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee is holding a hearing to examine “irregularities” in the 2020 presidential election.
After appearing at a Senate hearing and hearing information about electoral fraud, Senator Rand Paul hinted that he might be willing to challenge the electoral College results.
“Fraud has occurred, elections have been stolen in many ways, and the only way to solve this is to enforce it in the future,” said Paul.
When asked the media Holly object with the result of the presidential election, he did not refuse, and said “I was the research done in the past. In 2004 and 2016, after the election, the Democrats in the house of representatives and the senate have proposed the attention. This is indeed the constitution and laws to senators and congressmen only discussion platform, let them have the chance to make concerns on the election.”
“So I’m reading about what happened in the past. We have a hearing in the United States Senate today on the election. So we’ll see.” Holly said.
Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler also said she would not rule out a challenge.
Scott: Keep hearing about fraud
“I think that is a big day today. I think (senator) Ron Johnson (Ron Johnson) work very well. He held the important hearing today. We listened to the (former federal general counsel) Ken Starr (Ken Starr), and then we heard from some personal (trump lawyer testimony), these individuals provide us with the () of the two states, Wisconsin and Nevada information.” Senator Scott said.
“I think we’re all in the same boat,” Scott said. “What we’re doing is we’re trying to get as much information as possible. We’re going to continue to watch what’s going on. We’re going to continue to listen to information about election fraud.”
He also notes that at first the Democrats said there was no electoral fraud. Now they say there is not enough electoral fraud.
Mr. Scott himself endured a lengthy legal process before defeating His Democratic opponent, Bill Nelson, for his Senate seat two years ago.
“(the senate minority leader) Charles Schumer (Chuck Schumer) after I win the election with 54000 votes, sent the lawyer said,” I really don’t care how many votes is. We will see you in court. “, “Scott said,” I have one thousand lawyers, I had two recount. Because of the irregularities, we had to remove the two head election. Election night after 95000 illegal votes. Therefore, we must find out the truth. We have to what had happened. We want to make sure that all after the election and election is fair.”
Brooks: Many of my colleagues and I are happy to challenge this in the House of Representatives
“Many of my colleagues and I are delighted to be challenging [the Electoral College vote] in the House on January 6,” Ms Brooks said.
“The question is whether senators are willing to stand up and fight for their country,” he said. He added: “I’m very optimistic that there will be one or more senators willing to take the challenge… we’ll see how it works.”
In the House, two elected members, Barry Moore and Marjorie Taylor, said they would support Brooks in challenging the electoral College vote.
At a news conference at The Capitol Hill Club in Washington on Tuesday, The Stop The Steal coalition called on Republican lawmakers to challenge The certification of The Electoral College vote in a joint session of Congress on January 6, especially in swing states that have been hit by allegations of electoral fraud. The coalition says seven MPS have so far responded to the initiative.
On Wednesday, Ms. Brooks again dismissed warnings from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell not to challenge the election results on Capitol Hill.
“We can fight for our republic or we can quit,” Brooks said. “But I’m not part of the quit team.”
“If you fight, you have a chance of success.” “If elections can be stolen, there will be no Republic in the United States,” he said.
While Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged Biden’s election, neither Kevin McCarthy, the Top Republican in the House, nor Steve Scalise, the top Republican in the House, acknowledged Biden’s election.
President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday morning, retweeting a Daily Mail article that said Trump Allies were accusing Mitch McConnell of congratulating Biden. “Mitch, 75 million votes, a record for a sitting president. [You] gave up too soon. Republicans must finally learn to fight. Trump said.