Contention predicted for electoral college vote count at joint session


The National Task Force on Elections Crises said it is more contentious than usual also because President Donald Trump tweeted inaccurate information that said Vice President Mike Pence "has the power to reject election results". The task force explained that constitutionally, the Vice-President's role in the joint session is purely ceremonial and that he is in charge of opening the physical votes which will result in a Joe Biden victory. "Right," Campaign Legal Center president Trevor Potter said. "The person who seems to be challenging the result and trying to change it is only the President here I think."

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