Mitch McConnell warned Senate Republicans on a Tuesday call not to join colleagues in the House in challenging the Electoral College votes because the last-ditch effort to overturn the election results would split the party and ultimately fail. The Senate majority leader pleaded with the caucus, according to Politico, to not object when Congress moves to certify the election for Joe Biden on January 6. He said it would be a ‘terrible vote’ for Republicans because they would have to slash the attempt down, which would end up making them look anti-Trump. The Republican majority leader made the warning in private shortly after using a speech to the Senate to say that Biden was the winner and would be sworn in on January 20. The two men spoke just after it, Biden told reporters. McConnell’s comment to his party comes as Alabama Representative Mo Brooks is plowing forward with his promise to formally challenge the Electoral College outcome in the House. Georgia Representative-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene, known for subscribing to some QAnon conspiracies, has said she will join Brooks in his effort to overturn the results. The duo, however, would need at least one senator to jump on board with… Read full this story
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