Hold on to your butts, folks: Things are going to get interesting on January 6th.
President Donald Trump is running out of ways to remain in office after January 20th, having nearly exhausted his legal options via Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis. At this point, he can either attempt a military coup, (which seems unlikely given the Pentagon’s stance on such things), or he can pray for an unprecedented occurrence in Congress on January 6th.
That last idea there might just be getting some legs this week, despite the improbability of success.
U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO) said Wednesday that he will join several House Republicans in objecting to the 2020 Electoral College vote when the results are presented to Congress on January 6.
In a news release, Hawley said he will object “to highlight the failure of some states, including notably Pennsylvania, to follow their own election laws as well as the unprecedented interference of Big Tech monopolies in the election.”
The release said Hawley will “call for Congress to launch a full investigation of potential fraud and election irregularities and enact election integrity measures.”
In a segment airing on Saturday, U.S. Rep.-elect Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) told The Kyle Olson Show that her colleagues will object to electors from six states.
The idea of a Congressional uprising on January 6th has been a popular within the MAGA wing of the GOP, but Constitutional experts aren’t sure that there’s any real chance of such a maneuver resulting in Donald Trump’s removal from office.