Sen. Tom Cotton Says He Will Not Oppose Counting of Electoral College Votes

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From Epoch Times:
Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) announced late Sunday that he would not join efforts to challenge the electoral college vote during the joint session on Jan. 6. The Arkansas senator said although he shares concerns about election irregularities in the 2020 general election, he believes that Congress would be exceeding its own power if it tried to overturn the Election College results and set “unwise” precedents. “Congress would take away the power to choose the president from the people, which would essentially end presidential elections and place that power in the hands of whichever party controls Congress,” Cotton said in a statement. He added attempts to challenge the votes would imperil the Electoral College and give Democrats more reasons to achieve their goal of eliminating the system, which had helped Republicans win the presidency in 2000 and 2016. Cotton also argued that overturning Electoral College results could also see Democrats push for the …
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