Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi has confirmed that Trump’s insurrectionists aren’t going to be allowed to win this present day, and President-elect Joe Biden’s election can be licensed. Tonight. “Immediately a shameful assault was made on our democracy,” she wrote to colleagues. “It was anointed on the highest degree of presidency,” however “can’t, nevertheless, deter us from our accountability to validate the election of Joe Biden.”
She stated in session with Home Management, “the Pentagon, the Justice Division and the Vice President” the Congress will proceed tonight with the certification of the vote as quickly because the Capitol is cleared to be used. “We all the time knew this accountability would take us into the night time. The night time should be lengthy however we’re longing for a shorter agenda, however our objective can be completed.” That “shorter agenda” is probably going the issue under discussion in assembly of the Senate, the place the insurrectionist senators are doubtless beneath excessive stress to elevate their objections to state certifications. The Senate is predicted to resume at 8:00 PM ET.