The long and winding road of the 2020 election will soon come to an end…one way or another.
President Trump was bested by Joe Biden during the contest, according to election officials and the Associated Press, who called the affair in Biden’s favor back on November 7th. Since that time, the Commander in Chief and his team have been working to expose what they allege to be “widespread voter fraud” that was responsible for his loss.
In court, they’ve been less than successful. In fact, the results that Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis have been garnering are abysmal by most standards, thanks to local, state, and even Supreme Court judges who are unwilling to hear these cases.
President Trump’s last chance for reelection, (barring a military coup and installing himself as a dictator), will come on January 6th when Congress certifies the electoral college results.
Now it appears as though he’s getting some high-powered backing in that forthcoming effort.
Sen. Josh Hawley on Wednesday pledged to challenge President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in Pennsylvania and possibly other states on Jan. 6, when Congress is set to certify the results of the 2020 election.
The Missouri Republican’s announcement guarantees that both chambers will be forced to debate the results of at least one state and vote on whether to accept Biden’s victory, a process that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had urged Republicans to avoid, despite pressure from President Donald Trump, who is urging Republicans to overturn the democratic results.
The chances of success for this unprecedented path to victory are not great, however.
Though Hawley’s challenge will have no bearing on the ultimate outcome of the election — numerous GOP senators have accepted Biden as president-elect — it will delay the certification of Biden’s victory and force every member of the House and Senate on the record affirming Biden’s win.
President Trump has been using Twitter to urge supporters to rally in the nation’s capital on January 6th as well, which could bring heavy drama to The Beltway in a little over a week.
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