Matt Gaetz announces plans to challenge electoral college votes in January

Republican Congressman Matt Gaetz announced on Saturday that he plans to challenge electoral college votes during the counting procedure of the joint session of Congress on Jan 6, Epoch Times reports.

“On January 6, I’m joining with the fighters in the Congress and we are going to object to electors from states that didn’t run clean elections,” Gaetz proclaimed at Turning Point USA’s Student Action Summit.

Objections to the electoral college vote during the joint session can be put forward by one Congressman and Senator, which will then be debated independently by the two chambers. The objection can be accepted with a majority vote from both chambers. Read more…

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