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Republican Congressmen Object to States Not Following ‘Constitutional Requirements for Selecting Electors’

  • Republican members of both the House and Senate objected that some states had not followed the Constitution in selecting their electors while the counting of Electoral College votes for the president.
  • Rep. Paul Gosar (R.-Ariz.) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R.-Texas) objected to counting them which led to a two-hour debate on the issue.
  • The House and Senate than broke from their joint session to conduct this debate.
  • Article II of the Constitution says : “Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors, equal to the whole Number of Senators and Representatives to which the State may be entitled in the Congress.”
  • Scalise said ,”It exclusively gives that ability to the legislatures.” and later added, “The legislatures, in public view, not behind closed doors, not smoke-filled rooms, not bullying someone who might give you a better ruling. Let’s get back to rule of law and follow the Constitution.”



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