This GOP Senator Said He Would Challenge Election Results on Jan 6

Sen. Josh Hawley said he would file objections to presidential election results on Jan 6 to stand up for the '74 million Americans who feel disenfranchised' » Subscribe to NowThis: http://go.nowth.is/News_Subscribe » Sign up for our newsletter KnowThis to get the biggest stories of the day delivered straight to your inbox: https://go.nowth.is/KnowThis In US news and current events today, GOP Senator Josh Hawley commits to challenging election results. Congress will meet in a joint session on January 6 to count and certify Electoral College ballots. At that session, objections to states’ certifications can be made but only are heard when signed by a member of the House & the Senate. So far, a number of Trump supporting reps have said they would file objections to overturn results. Sen. Josh Hawley is the first senator to say he would also object. It is unclear which or how many states’ results Hawley will object to, though he has criticized Pennsylvania specifically in a statement. His decision has been widely criticized, even by Senate Republicans. After an objection is heard, both chambers of Congress debate and then vote on it. Sen. Mitch McConnell reportedly urged senators not to force such a situation. Hawley has parroted Pres. Trump’s unfounded claims of widespread voter fraud. There has been no evidence of widespread voter fraud. 90+ federal & state judges have ruled against Trump & his allies’ attempts to overturn election results.The objections to certification are likely to fail given the Dem majority in the House & significant pushback in the Senate. For more U.S. politics and 2020 election news, subscribe to NowThis News. #Election #Politics #Senate #Trump #News #NowThis Connect with NowThis » Like us on Facebook: http://go.nowth.is/News_Facebook » Tweet us on Twitter: http://go.nowth.is/News_Twitter » Follow us on Instagram: http://go.nowth.is/News_Instagram » Find us on Snapchat Discover: http://go.nowth.is/News_Snapchat NowThis is your premier news outlet providing you with all the videos you need to stay up to date on all the latest in trending news. From entertainment to politics, to viral videos and breaking news stories, we’re delivering all you need to know straight to your social feeds. We live where you live. http://www.youtube.com/nowthisnews @nowthisnews This video "This GOP Senator Said He Would Challenge Election Results on Jan 6", first appeared on https://nowthisnews.com/.