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Response to bluestarone (Original post)

Thu Dec 31, 2020, 06:07 PM

3. Me, too - what am I missing?! Why is objection now different from previous times?

I distinctly remember Al GORE presiding in 2000 and Rep. WATERS pleading with him at his (bench?) and him sending her on her way without even looking at her.

Does it have to do with a *SENATOR* doing the objecting? Why does today's Repuke senator throw everything into votes in separate houses? Why wouldn't PENCE overruling the objections be applicable today?


WATCH: Joe Biden Overruled Democratic Objections to Electoral College Certification for President-Elect Trump in 2017

... it is instructive to look back at the same Congressional procedure from four years ago. Turns out that many House Democrats also objected to the certification of then-President-elect Donald Trump, but were quickly overruled and sometimes mocked by none other than then-Vice President Biden, who was presiding over the process. ....

... The 2017 certification vote was a raucous occasion as it was interrupted multiple times, not just by Congressional objections but also by protesters. CNN reported that Biden was interrupted 11 times by objections, all of whom were presented by House Democrats who cited what they saw to be an unfair election due to either Russian interference or voter suppression. ....

“It is over,” Biden told the congresswoman.

Rep. Barbara Lee of California, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, and Arizona’s Rep. Raul Grijalva objected, to which a visibly agitated Biden replied “There is no debate. There is no debate. There is no debate.” ....


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