Nine Republicans joined Democrats in votes for the bill. All of them are leaving Congress at the end of this year.
The issue is both partisan and limiting on what the government can or cannot do when it comes to presidential elections.
Congress has two bills to consider: A more expansive one proposed by the White House and one with partisan limits from the Senate.
Democrats hope to make changes to tighten the law on finalize voter counts.
The disgraced former president’s “Big Lie” claim that he, not Biden, won the 2020 election showed the vulnerabilities of the current system.
While his role as Trump’s loyal vice president comes to an end, will he stand up and do the right thing? Good question. We will know the answer on Wednesday.
A federal judge, appointed by outgoing president Donald Trump, ruled against an effort by some Republicans to give Pence unwarranted power to shift the outcome of the election but the division within Republicans continues to affect the party.
“A suit to establish that the Vice President has discretion over the count, filed against the Vice President, is a walking legal contradiction,” the Justice Department argues.
Howley will play the useless foil of Trump’s last-chance attempt to overturn the will of voters from the Nov. 3 election, a final stunt of a dying presidency.
In a rare break from one of Trump’s lies and fantasies, the Senate Majority Leader says backing a long-shot stunt to try and overturn the decision of the Electoral College is an attempt to subvert the voters and American democracy.