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jan 6

jan 6 | trump

Preventing another Jan. 6

Trump and his supporters caused chaos throughout the certification of the 2020 election in Congress, pushing slates of โ€œfake electors,โ€ pressuring then-Vice President Mike Pence to toss out the votes from legitimate electors, and even after the counting of electoral votes was interrupted by insurrectionists, pro-Trump Republicans in both chambers voted to object to the results. When it was over, there was a sense that the holes in our election certification process needed to be plugged.