Pence Clarifies His Role in Today’s Proceedings

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Brock Benson | Civil Patriot

In his first official statement related to the electoral vote, Mike Pence has made it clear that he’s not going to unilaterally reject the electoral votes. In doing so, he has defied President Trump.

Pence stated that he believes he is constrained by the Constitution from rejecting the votes and that his role in today’s proceedings is primarily ceremonial. Here is his official statement, which was presented ahead of the certification process:

The debate ensues, with many Republicans objecting to the certification process and Democrats carrying on about how this was the most legitimate election in the history of America. It should prove to be an interesting day.

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