Rep. Matt Gaetz Says He Will Challenge Electoral College Votes on Jan. 6

Rep. Matt Gaetz Says He Will Challenge Electoral College Votes on Jan. 6. By Janita Kan.

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) said on Dec. 19 that he plans to challenge electoral votes when they are counted during a joint session of Congress on Jan. 6. …

Republicans in Congress are considering whether to join the effort to challenge the 2020 general election results. Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) initiated the push when he announced his intention to object to the electoral votes come January, while several other Republican lawmakers from both chambers have remained open to participating in the effort. …

Gaetz, during his speech at the summit, said that moments before the event he had spoken to Tuberville, who told him that he plans on joining the effort.

“I had a chance to speak to coach Tuberville just moments ago, and he says we are done running plays from the establishment’s losing playbook and it’s time to fight,” Gaetz said.

hat-tip Kat H.