With the Electoral School formally formalizing Joe Biden’s victory this week, the dregs of MAGA world appear to be pinning their hopes on a far-fetched scheme to get Congress to overturn election.
MSNBC’s Ari Melber shattered these hopes on Tuesday and advised them that this effort will share the identical destiny as Trump’s courtroom challenges: It’s going to go nowhere.
“This last-ditch effort just isn’t going anyplace,” Melber mentioned. “Simply as we advised you concerning the Supreme Courtroom ending these different challenges, this explicit dramatic problem has a really clear precedent for going nowhere.”
Ari Melber explains why the last-ditch effort to get Congress to overturn the election will fail, identical to each different Trump effort to this point. pic.twitter.com/heDocAZHUX
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We don’t know what is going to occur when Mike Pence does the honors this cycle, however I can let you know one thing that’s clear. It’s the next. This final ditch effort just isn’t going anyplace. Every consultant would want a senator to co-sponsor step one, which is simply the objection to the outcomes. However even when that had been to occur, to get anyplace you’d need to have majorities – bipartisan majorities – agree in each homes of Congress. Now, that’s simply not going to occur which implies all the pieces you see main as much as it is a prelude to drama not altering the outcomes. Now, 150 years in the past we are able to notice, throughout reconstruction was the final time any bid like this got here shut however the two leaders controlling Congress right this moment, Pelosi and McConnell have publicly acknowledged Trump misplaced and there’s no indicators they’re going to create widespread trigger to turnover the need of the voters. So if you end up discussing this over the vacations with anybody, you will be assured that simply as we advised you concerning the Supreme Courtroom ending these different challenges, this explicit dramatic problem has a really clear precedent for going nowhere.
Trump is shedding time and again
Over the previous few weeks, numerous recounts and authorized challenges failed to offer Donald Trump the victory that voters denied him. Time and again, he misplaced the election.
Given how afraid he’s of being seen as a loser within the eyes of historical past, it’s stunning that Trump would pursue a path that repeatedly confirms his historic and humiliating loss – many times.
Due to his determined efforts to overturn an election he didn’t win, Donald Trump will probably be remembered as a fair greater loser than if he had simply conceded gracefully over a month in the past.
Sean Colarossi presently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Reasonably priced Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents receive medical health insurance protection.