Some Republican Senators Walk Back Objections To Election Results

Posted on AllSides January 7th, 2021
From The Left
elections, 2020 election results, GOP Senators

Heading into Wednesday's Electoral College counting process, 14 Republican senators had said they planned to object to at least one state's results.

But that number dwindled after a mob overtook the U.S. Capitol building Wednesday afternoon, stoked by President Trump and his continued falsehoods about the election's legitimacy.

Many Republican lawmakers had based their reasons for objecting on the same sorts of conspiracy theories that election experts say led to the violence.

And specific focus is being paid to Republican senators, as objections to a state's results during the counting...

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