The Vice President of the United States, Mike pence, announced to lawmakers that he will not oppose the certification of the Democratic election victory Joe biden, as requested by the outgoing president, Donald trump.
In a letter sent to the congressmen before the beginning of today’s session in the Capitol to certify the electoral votes of the past elections, Pence, who chairs the meeting, clarified that he cannot revoke the election results.
In a series of tweets and later before his followers who were demonstrating in front of the Capitol, Trump tried to convince Pence to reject the confirmation of the victory of Biden in the certification of Electoral College in Congress.
“It is my thoughtful judgment that my oath to support and defend the Constitution prevents me from claiming unilateral authority to determine which electoral votes should be counted and which ones should not,” he wrote. Pence to the congressmen.
For its part, Trump, who lost the November elections to the Democrat Joe bidenBut he does not want to admit his defeat and insists without proof that there was a fraud, he reiterated in his requests to Pence that he does not know the laws and the results.
“Mike pence it has not had the courage to do what it should have done to protect our country and the Constitution, given that the states have not had the option to certify with the corrected facts and not the fraudulent and imprecise ones that they were previously asked to certify. The US demands the truth, “he said. Trump on Twitter as soon as the letter was known.
“The states want the votes to be corrected, which they know are based on irregularities and fraud, in addition to a corrupt process that did not receive legislative support. All Mike Pence has to do is send (the Electoral College votes) back to the states and we WILL WIN. Go for it, Mike! It’s time for extreme bravery! ”Trump tweeted this morning before the Capitol certification began.
Moments after the session began, Republicans loyal to Trump presented allegations to Arizona’s electoral votes, stopping the count to debate the matter.
In his speech to his followers, Trump, assured that he will “never” concede defeat against Biden, after which, his followers confronted the Capitol Police and entered the Legislative building.
“We will never concede, we will never concede,” he had said. Trump to the thousands of supporters gathered outside the White House for the “Save America” march, which ended on Capitol Hill.