The President was officially elected in December by the so-called Electoral College, whose members cast their votes in every state based on the winner there, and which must be approved by a joint meeting of both houses of Congress, the federal legislature. This vote will take place next Wednesday.
If both a senator and a member object to a state vote, the House and Senate must have a separate debate and vote on whether the objection is upheld.
Incumbent President Donald Trump alleges widespread fraud, and in fact won the presidential election. As a result, he challenged the presidential election results in court in several places, but was unable to legally change them. Election officials in the states to which he objected claimed that there was no electoral fraud, and the federal justice minister stated that there was no evidence of fraud that could materially alter the outcome. Vote.
However, Cruz and other Republican senators suggest that Congress urgently set up an electoral commission of inquiry to review election results in the “contested” states within ten days, and depending on the commission’s results, the states decide local law reviewers. Whether the local electoral votes.
Republican senators state that they are not prepared to contribute to confirming the election results until a prompt investigation is completeBecause, from their point of view, electoral votes from the respective countries will not be considered duly cast and legally approved until this is done. These two provisions are the legal requirement for the Federal Congress to approve the election result.
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