Unfortunately, the House will seat the 140 GOP representatives pledged to object to the election certification. 17 days left.
Earlier, I filmed new Congresswoman @mtgreenee.
She is wearing a mask that says “Trump Won.”
(Photos of playback from my videocamera.) pic.twitter.com/YaWs3eXQCz
— Ford Fischer (@FordFischer) January 3, 2021
CNN's Tapper Shreds GOP's Attempts to Object to Election Certification: 'Bloodless Coup' https://t.co/C8S01LK6m6
— Mediaite (@Mediaite) January 3, 2021
President Trump has once again demanded that the Supreme Court invalidate millions of votes in four states, nullifying the election and keeping him in power illegitimately.
Indeed, Trump was unintentionally explicit on this point: He predicted that Joe Biden’s presidency will be corrupt, and commanded the court to overturn the election results on that basis, in the process making this command with no legitimate legal or constitutional basis at all.
Incredibly, even now, some are *still* handwaving away the GOP effort to overturn the election as merely "performative."
— Greg Sargent (@ThePlumLineGS) January 3, 2021
Opening Day 117th Congress:
— CSPAN (@cspan) January 3, 2021
Prolly should have voted to impeach the guy who was extorting a foreign country for stupid campaign dirt, then. https://t.co/cNncyr19qS
— emptywheel (@emptywheel) January 3, 2021
Asked about President Trump's claim coronavirus deaths are exaggerated, Dr. Fauci says, "The deaths are real deaths….Go to the hospitals. See what the health care workers are dealing with…That's real. That's not fake." https://t.co/l8wLZq7Xmy
— Kaitlan Collins (@kaitlancollins) January 3, 2021
This is of course complete horseshit. Just as with the PPE disaster back in March/April, Trump's federal response has been to let every individual state fend for themselves without funding or guidance.
In other words, there is no federal response. https://t.co/UwtSeofWR9
— Patrick S. Tomlinson (@stealthygeek) January 3, 2021
When the CDC estimates 13,000 deaths on someone else’s watch versus when it counts more than 300,000 on your own. pic.twitter.com/DJdWHPlVmw
— Philip Bump (@pbump) January 3, 2021
For 32 consecutive days, the number of people hospitalized with coronavirus has exceeded 100,000.
— Vicky Ward (@VickyPJWard) January 3, 2021
I think that's what he'll make Vanks do
— Portia McGonagal (@PortiaMcGonagal) January 3, 2021
— Oliver Willis (@owillis) January 3, 2021
'Yeltsin sought and won Washington’s support for the final bloody assault, in which tanks set fire to a Parliament filled with civilians. The would-be putschists of 1991 never did that.'https://t.co/KHTHwRBxMl
— Paria sans portefeuille (@PariaSans) January 3, 2021
Because we need some truth today:
— WIRED (@WIRED) January 3, 2021