Meadows: Over 100 House Members Plan to Object to Electoral Votes
“We’re now at well over 100 House members and a dozen Senators ready to stand up for election integrity and object to certification. It’s time to fight back,” Meadows wrote in a tweet late Saturday.
According to an Epoch Times tally, 45 representatives have publicly committed to objecting during the joint session. Eleven senators announced earlier Saturday they would object, joining Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.).
“The forgotten men and women are speaking out and Washington D.C. is waking up,” Meadows wrote in another tweet.“The forgotten men and women are speaking out and Washington D.C. is waking up,” Meadows wrote in another tweet.
The final number of members of Congress who will object keeps rising, but the exact number who have committed so far isn’t clear.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas), who tried suing Vice President Mike Pence over the vice president’s power during the joint session, claimed late last week that 141 Republican House members have announced plans to object.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.), who opposes President Donald Trump, said during a podcast that he believes upwards of 100 members will end up objecting.
Rep. Brian Babin (R-Texas) said Saturday that he was on a call with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), Trump, and “TONS of Jan. 6 election objectors.”
“This is a pivotal moment. Those who aren’t with us are against us – history will be unforgiving,” he added, using a hashtag for “Stop the Steal.”
After Hawley’s Dec. 30 announcement—he was the first senator to commit to objecting—two groups of representatives joined the effort.
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