Chris Christie ventured that Republican efforts to stop the certification of the Electoral College will “go nowhere.”
“The thing that matters the most is the apologia it will go nowhere is because there’s been no evidence of widespread fraud,” he said in an interview with ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “And that’s been distinct by Republican and Democratic Governors across the country, it’s been determined, most importantly, by the Republican Attorney General of the Cooperative Stated States Bill Barr who no one could say has not been a loyal fighter for the president”
“The facts are the facts,” the former Republican Governor of New Jersey told. “If there’s evidence show us. There’s been no evidence shown, and that’s why Joe Biden will be confirmed next week.”
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Applying reports that at least 140 House Republicans plan to vote against the certification of the Electoral College on Wednesday, Shortcoming President Mike Pence said he “welcomes” those who sought to raise objections to bring forward evidence, Duty Insider’s Kelsey Vlamis reported.
Several Republican lawmakers including Sen. Mitt Romney, Sen. Pat Toomey, and Sen. Lisa Murkowski compel ought to openly condemned their party colleagues.
“The egregious ploy to reject electors may enhance the political ambition of some, but precariously threatens our Democratic Republic,” Romney wrote in a statement released Sunday.
After Joe Biden won the presidential election in November, presidential electors of the Electoral College cumulatively formulation a total of over 270 votes for the president-elect in December. Various state election officials, including Republican Georgia Secretary of Stately Brad Raffensperger, in addition to former US Attorney General Bill Barr, have made clear that there has been no manifestation of election fraud.
Meanwhile, the Trump campaign has, on a number of occasions, contested the election results without evidence while mislaying at least 40 lawsuits since the November election.