Vice President Mike Pence Welcomes the Efforts of Representatives and Senators to Object to Electoral College Votes

 

In a statement Saturday, Vice President Mike Pence issued a statement through his Chief of Staff Marc Short that he welcomes the actions of some members of the House and Senate, who say they will object to the final certification of the Electoral College vote on Wednesday.

Vice President Pence shares the concerns of millions of Americans about voter fraud and irregularities in the last election,” Short said, according to a tweet by The Epoch Times’ Alex Salvi.

He added, “The Vice President welcomes the efforts of members of the House and Senate to use the authority they have under the law to raise objections and bring forward evidence before the Congress and the American people on January 6th.”

The move comes as news of as many as 140 Representatives and 12 Senators broke Friday and Saturday.

Breitbart News reported that among those in the House who have announced they will object to the Electoral College votes are:

Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas), Rep. Andy Biggs (R-Ariz.), Rep.-elect Lauren Boebert (R-Co.), Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Al.), Rep. Ted Budd (R-N.C.), Rep.-elect Jerry Carl (R-Al.), Rep.-elect Madison Cawthorn (R-N.C.), Rep.-elect Andrew Clyde (R-Georgia), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), Rep.-elect Bob Good (R-Va.), Rep. Lance Gooden (R-Texas), Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Az.), Rep. Mark Green (R-Tenn.), Rep.-elect Yvette Herrell (R-N.M.), Rep. Jody Hice (R-Georgia), Rep.-elect Ronny Jackson (R-Texas), Rep.-elect Barry Moore (R-Al.), Rep. Ralph Norman (R-S.C.) , Rep.-elect Burgess Owens (R-Utah), Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia), Rep. Jeff Van Drew (R-N.J.), Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), Rep. Randy Weber (R-Texas), Rep. Clay Higgins (R-La.), Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.), and Rep.-elect Diana Harshbarger (R-Tenn.)

Additionally, eight out of nine Republican lawmakers from Pennsylvania have announced their intentions to challenge the electoral results in a joint statement on Thursday: Reps. Mike Kelly, Dan Meuser, Glenn Thompson, Scott Perry, Lloyd Smucker, Guy Reschenthaler, John Joyce and Fred Keller.

As for the Senate, The Tennessee Star and the Star News Network reported the Senators and Senators-elect include:

The incumbent senators who will dispute the Electoral College results are:

Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX)
Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI)
Senator John Kennedy (R-LA)
Senator Mike Braun, (R-IN)
Senator Steve Daines (R-MT)
Senator James Lankford (R-OK)

The senators-elect are:

Bill Hagerty (R-TN)
Cynthia Lummis (R-WY)
Tommy Tuberville (R-AL)
Roger Marshall (R-KS)

 

 

 

 

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6 Thoughts to “Vice President Mike Pence Welcomes the Efforts of Representatives and Senators to Object to Electoral College Votes”

  1. john dean

    Pence is no doubt scheming with others behind the scenes. Neither the President nor patriots should trust him. He has likely worked against Trump since day 1, bringing in disloyal swamp creatures to the administration.

  2. Rod Hackenflasch

    i’d bet that after being terrified that he had to consider the evidence supporting bogus electoral votes, his lawyers advised him that all he had to do is what Chief Justice John “Yellowstreak” Roberts did – simply ignore the evidence, count the bogus votes to keep Democrats, the media, and the Deep State off his back.

  3. Julie

    I believe that Pence doesn’t want this to come down to him and prefers that there be others involved in the outcome. I am glad to see that both of our senators have stepped up, but keep in mind that Trump has not played his hand yet. The swamp wanted him to concede so they could get rid of him, even if it meant for years of socialist policies under Biden. I think Trump’s plan has been to get the electors to vote on the 6th then during the rally reveal the fraud that occurred that no one wanted to investigate and said never occurred. Objecting to the electors would look like a good move to me too if I were a member of congress. Trump has been very successful while in office despite almost everyone working against him. He has shone a light on the workings of the Washington establishment and everything that is wrong with how our government works. I am looking forward to his efforts in his next term including cleaning house of the socialists and communists that are likely in the DOJ and FBI.
    BTW, the stands for the Biden inaugural parade have been taken down. I am sure the MSM will say it is due to an abundance of caution due to COVID.

  4. Orangepaws

    This list confirms what I have guessed in recent times. There are about 3 dozen patriots in the House and a dozen in the Senate and they all have an R after their names. There are no Democrat patriots. Never was so much to be done by so few.

  5. Viti

    Sorry, but I am sceptical, and will hold my judgement until it actually happens. One thing I do know is I am done sending campaign donations.
    I am tired of the emails from the fund raisers calling me friend and insinuating guilt on my part. Then McConnell doing a 180 degree action that looks like capitulation to pure self interest. I hope for a new political party because I am done with all rinos period. They are Arlen Specter’s to me. The democrats are on borrowed time, Their hubberous is their down fall.

  6. Cp

    I am so sick of the Republican Party that I will no longer accept the “hold your nose” strategy at election time. I will risk another option. If it fails, so be it. We take it to the streets. Now is the time for a Constitutional Conservative movement in this country, with new leaders and a party that the tens of millions of us can support. But, seems like there’s no leadership. Fixing the Republican Party is a chump’s game. Don’t fall for it.

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