After Capitol Violence, Kelly Loeffler Changes Course on Electoral College Challenge

After Capitol Violence, Kelly Loeffler Changes Course on Electoral College Challenge


Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA), who was defeated by Democrat Raphael Warnock in a runoff election on Tuesday, backtracked on a previous plan and stated she would not object to the Electoral College Vote due to the violence that took place at the U.S. Capitol today.

After the events unfolded and the Capitol was overrun by demonstrators, Loeffler said she could not “in good conscience” object.

“When I arrived in Washington this morning, I fully intended to object to the certification of the electoral votes,” Loeffler said as Congress reconvened. “However, the events that have transpired today have forced me to reconsider and I cannot now, in good conscience, object.”

LOEFFLER: “When I arrived in Washington this morning, I fully intended to object to the certification of the electoral votes. However, the events that have transpired today have forced me to reconsider and I cannot now, in good conscience, object.”

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