President Donald Trump on Wednesday lashed out at Vice President Mike Pence after Pence said there was no way for him to single-handedly block certification of the Electoral College votes that will hand the presidency to Democrat Joe Biden.
Prior to Wednesday’s joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College vote, Pence issued a statement saying he did not have the power to do what Trump wanted.
“It is my considered judgment that my oath to support and defend the Constitution constrains me from claiming unilateral authority to determine which electoral votes should be counted and which should not,” Pence said.
“As presiding officer, I will ensure that any objections that are sponsored by both a Representative and a Senator are given proper consideration, and that all facts supporting those objections are brought before the Congress and the American people,” he continued.
“I do not believe that the Founders