EP. 31-Reguarly Given

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In episode 31, Weston talks with two experts on the Electoral Count Act about how this arcane legislation came to be, how it gave rise to confusion and misinterpretation about Congress’ role in the 2020 presidential election, and why Congress must update it now. “In the aftermath of that conflict, Congress for a number of years wanted to figure out some way to resolve these sorts of conflicts without letting the risk go all the way up to Inauguration Day, where the risk is that two different presidential candidates could have two different inaugurations,” said Matthew Seligman, special counsel with the Campaign Legal Center.

Listen to the full podcast here.