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Will There Be a Trump Presidential Library? Don’t Count On It.

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here Where could Trump put his? Sometimes universities help provide homes for local presidents, like the University of Texas, which provided 30 acres on its Austin campus for LBJ. But it’s hard to imagine either of Trump’s colleges, Fordham or Penn,......

Marriott to cut off donations to Republicans who opposed Electoral College count after riot

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Joseph Choi The Marriott hotel chain will be suspending donations to the GOP senators who objected to certifying President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenKim says North Korean efforts will focus on bringing US ‘to their knees’ Amazon suspends Parler from web......

Here Are the Five GOP Congressmen From Ohio Who Objected to Electoral Count in Effort to Overturn Democratic Presidential Vote Result

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click to enlarge Five Republican members of Congress from Ohio voted Wednesday evening to reject an Electoral College certification, an action taken hours after a right-wing mob stormed the U.S. Capitol building in a violent show of support for overturning the presidential election results. Those objecting were U.S. Reps. Jim......

Congress completes Electoral College vote count after day of chaos at Capitol

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live Protesters swarmed the Capitol on the day Congress completed counting the votes that added up to President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory. Nancy Cordes reports. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link......

Key Republican senators withdraw objections to Electoral College count after Capitol siege

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Several of the dozen-plus Republican senators who had planned objections to the Electoral College votes reversed course on Wednesday after Trump supporters stormed the Capitol, delaying the counting of the votes affirming President-elect Joe Biden’s victory. The Senate was hearing......

Congress Reconvenes After Coup, to Count Electoral College Votes

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U.S. Senators and Representatives will not let the violent coup attempt derail them their Constitutional duty .. they’re back in session to complete the process of certifying the Electoral College votes. We’re live streaming from the joint session of Congress which was cut short earlier on Wednesday when the mob......

Capitol deemed secure, hours after a mob stormed building and halted Congress’s electoral count.

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And later on Wednesday evening, former President George W. Bush was also among the high-profile Republicans who sharply condemned what he called “mayhem” and a “violent assault on the Capitol.” “This is how election results are disputed in a banana republic — not our democratic republic,” he said in a......

DC protests and Electoral College vote count: Live updates

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The headquarters for the Republican National Committee were cleared Wednesday after a suspicious device was found nearby, committee communications director Michael Ahrens told CNN. The headquarters are just a few blocks from the US Capitol. The evacuation happened roughly......

How to watch Congress count Electoral College votes

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Congress meets Wednesday to count the votes of the Electoral College and ratify President-elect Joe Biden’s win. You can follow along here at detroitnews.com or at CSPAN.org. Cable networks such as Fox News, CNN and MSNBC are planning on providing coverage.......

Watch Live: Trump rallies supporters ahead of joint session of Congress to count electoral votes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Trump addresses supporters Wednesday at a rally near the White House as Congress prepares to convene in a joint session to count the electoral votes, the final step before President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated January 20. After repeated failed......

How to watch Congress count the Electoral College votes

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here The counting of the Electoral College votes by Congress is usually a fairly brief and dry affair that results in the formal declaration of the winner of the presidential election. This year, though, the process is expected to take......

Attorney says census count to determine congressional seats won’t be done until February

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Justine Coleman An attorney in President TrumpDonald TrumpCotton breaks with conservative colleagues who will oppose electoral vote count Trump to give Nunes Medal of Freedom: reports Hogan says lawmakers’ ‘scheme’ to overturn election results ‘makes a mockery of our......

Cotton breaks with conservative colleagues who will oppose electoral vote count

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Alexander Bolton Sen. Tom CottonTom Bryant CottonFive GOP contenders — other than Trump — for 2024 Congress overrides Trump veto for the first time Hawley jams GOP with Electoral College fight MORE (R-Ark.), a possible contender for the GOP......

Congressional leaders unveil rules governing Electoral College count

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Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here The procedures, if adopted, require Pence to introduce all papers “purporting” to be electoral votes. He is to read them alphabetically by state and offer lawmakers a chance to issue any objections along the way. These longstanding procedures permit as......

Federal judge throws out Gohmert lawsuit asking Pence to interfere in Electoral College count

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Judge Jeremy Kernodle of the Eastern District of Texas said on Friday that Gohmert and the others lacked standing to sue. In a filing late Friday, Gohmert and other plaintiffs filed a notice of appeal to the Fifth Circuit......

Romney: McConnell said electoral vote count will be

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the upcoming electoral vote certification “the most consequential vote” on a call with senators this week, according to Senator Mitt Romney, who was on the call. Congress will convene on January 6 to count each......

Pence asks judge to reject Gohmert lawsuit asking the VP to interfere in the Electoral College count

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Pence argues that the legal issues raised by Gohmert, along with a slate of Arizona Republicans, should be addressed to the House and Senate (if they should be raised at all). Gohmert’s lawsuit is a last-gasp attempt by Republicans......

NJ Democrat-turned-Republican to object to Electoral College count

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Dominick Mastrangelo “I won’t be voting to certify the electors,” Van Drew said during an interview with The Press of Atlantic City. “It’s what I’ve talked about all along. There has been … a disrespect of millions of Americans......

How does Congress count electoral votes, and can results be challenged?

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is set to be reaffirmed early next month, when the new Congress convenes in a joint session to count each state’s Electoral College votes.  Required by the Constitution, the event typically occurs with little fanfare.......

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