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Van Hollen: Objections to Electoral College Result Amount to Cheap Grandstanding

January 4th, 2021 by WCBC Radio

Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen blasted fellow senators who plan to to object to the Electoral College results on Wednesday when Congress meets to officially certify President-elect Joe Biden’s win over President Donald Trump. Senator Josh Hawley, a Missouri Republican, is among those who say they will object, setting the stage for what most believe will be a doomed but dramatic congressional fight to overturn Biden's win. While some Republicans have suggested they may join Hawley’s effort, Democrats – including Van Hollen — are dismissing it as nonsensical political grandstanding…