Dec 5, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Majority of GOP won't say who won election

Supporters of President Trump during an election hearing before the Michigan House Oversight Committee, in Lansing on Wednesday.
Supporters of President Trump during an election hearing before the Michigan House Oversight Committee, in Lansing on Wednesday. Photo: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images

The Washington Post surveyed all 249 Republicans in the House and Senate on Thursday and Friday:

By the numbers: Only 27 would acknowledge Joe Biden is president-elect.

222 — 88% of Republicans in Congress — wouldn't say.

  • Reps. Paul Gosar (Ariz.) and Mo Brooks (Ala.) say President Trump won.

Spoiler alert: California on Friday certified its electors, officially giving Biden the Electoral College majority.

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