President Trump Responds to Electoral College Certification

President Trump Responds to Electoral College Certification

( – After months of anticipation, Congress certified the Electoral College ballots in the early morning hours of January 7, 2021. It took more than 14 hours for Congress to conclude the certification process due largely to challenges lodged against the Electoral College ballots in Arizona and Pennsylvania.

Neither challenge garnered enough votes to pass in the House of Representatives or the Senate. At about 3:30 a.m., Vice President Mike Pence (R) announced the final vote tally of 306 ballots for Joe Biden (D) and 232 for President Donald Trump (R).

Shortly afterward, White House deputy chief of staff Dan Scavino (R) posted a statement from the president on his Twitter account.

The president promised an orderly transition of power on January 20, although he “totally” disagreed with the election results. He went on to point out the certification of the election may mark the end of the greatest first term of any president in history, but it’s only the beginning of the battle to “Make America Great Again!”

Although the Electoral College certification is now complete, it’s worth noting that several court cases regarding election irregularities are still ongoing in the courts, including the US Supreme Court.

We will keep you posted as the courts hand down their rulings in those actions.

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