representative Adam kinzingerAdam Daniel Kinzinger The Hill 12:30 PM Report – Featured By Facebook – Manchin On Board With Spending Deal Pro-impeachment Republicans Outsmart GOP Rivals In Second Quarter Fundraiser McCarthy, GOP Faces A Sticky Dance January 6 PLUS committee (R-Ill.) Said on Wednesday he believed up to 100 Republicans could challenge the Electoral College’s results when Congress meets to count the votes on Jan.6.
In an interview with “The rampart podcast,Kinzinger told host Charlie Sykes he believes “more than 100” GOP lawmakers could challenge the November 3 election results.
“I hope I am wrong,” he added.
Kinzinger said he spoke with a lawmaker from a Republican-leaning district who was concerned about his re-election if he did not voice his opposition to the electoral votes.
“It’s like the Texas briefing, right? They knew it was going nowhere, but it was much easier to just sign your name and be done with it than to defend it. “said the representative for Illinois.
Earlier this month, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (right) filed a lawsuit aimed at preventing presidential voters in four battlefield states from voting for President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenGraham says he would ‘leave town’ to stop .5T spending plan Afghan Ambassador, diplomats withdrawn from Islamabad Biden seeks to prove his skeptics wrong MORE. More than 100 Republicans in the House have signed an amicus brief in support of the unsuccessful trial.
“I am just above the undermining of democracy and the frankly enormous damage that results from it,” Kinzinger said in Wednesday’s interview.
Kinzinger, who was elected to Congress in 2010, has become one of the few Republicans in Congress to repeatedly criticize President TrumpDonald TrumpTrollers confronts LeBron James over new Space Jam movie Graham says he would ‘leave town’ to stop 0.5T spending plan Controversy equals money for Greene, Gaetz MOREunsubstantiated allegations of widespread electoral fraud.
Wednesday, the senator Josh hawleyJoshua (Josh) David Hawley Graham and Hawley call on judicial committee to hold US-Mexico border hearing Biden ICE candidate pledges to respect agreements with local law enforcement Secretary of the Navy candidate pledges to be “exclusively focused on the Chinese threat” MORE (R-Mo.) said he would oppose congressional count the vote of the Electoral College on January 6. On the same day, Representative Jefferson Van Drew (RN.J.) said he do not vote to certify the results of the 2020 presidential election next Wednesday.
Kinzinger on CNN earlier this week criticized attempts to overturn the election results.
“We have to follow the Constitution, and I’m sorry if the result is not what you wanted,” he said.