Congress Will Give Full Debate Time to Electoral College Objections

Fairfax, Va. – Americans for Limited Government President Rick Manning issued the following statement about the Jan. 6 Electoral College Vote Certification:

“I am pleased that Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will treat objections to the recognition of electors with the seriousness and sobriety that they deserve. This means that Congress will spend two hours debating the objection of each state whose slate of electors are formally objected. If Republicans challenge the vote in all seven states whose election results are in dispute — Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin — the vote count could easily go into Thursday.

This is not about partisanship. It is about preventing a campaign which relied upon massive fraud on election day and after to be rewarded with the presidency of the United States.

Sen. Ted Cruz’s proposal that the Senate set up an election fraud commission to evaluate the facts is a common-sense approach if Congress truly wants to make certain that they get it right. If the Senate Majority Leader and the House Speaker fail to provide the legally allotted two hours of discussion for each state’s electors that are objected to, they will be rubber-stamping fraud and doing violence to Congress’ unique role and their final stop gap against an unlawfully won election.”

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