Skip to comments.Rep. Nancy Mace: "Congress MUST count the electors they’ve been sent ... "
Posted on 01/07/2021 12:26:42 AM PST by RandFan
Over the course of the last several days, I’ve heard from countless people in the Lowcountry regarding the vote to certify the #ElectoralCollege. Like many of you, I’m gravely concerned about allegations of voter fraud in multiple states & believe this MUST be investigated. (1/7)
I understand the anger over the election results. I supported President Trump's re-election and believe he should've won. However, Congress has NO authority to overturn an election by rejecting states’ electors. Doing so violates our oath to the #Constitution. (2/7)
When it comes to our elections, whether it be for Congress or President, the #Constitution is clear: The states rule. Outside of the powers given to Congress by the 15th, 19th, and 26th Amendments, the states are firmly in the driver’s seat. (3/7)
State legislatures can audit their votes, investigate claims of criminality, and even appoint a whole new slate of electors to the #ElectoralCollege and ask Congress to count their votes rather than the votes of the original slate. (4/7)
But without action from the states, the #Constitution makes clear Congress MUST count the electors they’ve been sent. It cannot count electors that do not exist, and it can’t simply ignore the electors or their votes. (5/7)
If it could ignore the #ElectoralCollege, Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats could have claimed Russia rigged the 2016 election, without hard evidence, and use that as an excuse to put Hillary Clinton in the White House. (6/7)
The #Constitution isn’t worth the paper it’s written on if Members of Congress don’t respect it, and so much of what’s wrong in our country is because our leaders stopped respecting it long ago. I promised to change that, and that’s exactly what I’m going to do. (7/7)
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This one is interesting because Mace was a State Rep before being elected to Congress...
It’s not ok to count fraud no matter what they say.
This is just another cop out from another backstabber
I’m not an expert on the EC or the process.. I’d love to hear from Freepers who are sympathetic to her view (there are some I’ve seen in other threads but not a lot!).
The Dems control the House so I don’t know what can be done..
I don’t think she is a backstabber, knowingly or intentionally. A few of them are saying this.
These fraudsters have a pretty narrow view of what ,in the Constitution, they are bound to protect.
They certainly have dropped the ball in protecting the 1st, 2nd, 5th and 12th amendments.
“If it could ignore the #ElectoralCollege, Joe Biden and Congressional Democrats could have claimed Russia rigged the 2016 election, without hard evidence, and use that as an excuse to put Hillary Clinton in the White House. (6/7)”
What a stupid woman.
So, if she’s so adamant about her oath to defend the Constitution (and I laud her sentiment), then she has no choice but to reject any electoral votes that were determined in contradiction to the Constitution.
I know there are a number of these snakes who actually know this, and simply don’t care, but I have to believe this lady appears to simply be ignorant on the issue. The worst of the worst was Pence claiming that Congress’s role in this is merely “ceremonial”, and that they have no authority to correct or at least send back non-compliant slates of electors.
Ceremonial!? Does Pence actually believe that the Founders just threw some things into the Constitution for fun, without intending that those clauses actually mean anything or grant Congress any actual authority? He’s either a supreme fool, or is as corrupt as the dems. I have no idea which.
There are no “ceremonial” clauses in the Constitution. Why does he think it carves out the unique role for Congress of receiving and counting the electoral votes?
They’re gonna do just that and in a few months we will have a ratchet whore POTUS!
Congress must allow fraudulent states to disnefranchise other stages electors and steal federal elections
Abdicators, and cheater enablers
Further china is involved in orchestrating the cheat, another foreign power tampered and colluded with democrats in this country,
Its a national security and national defense issue
Therefore a federal government issue
this is just Swamp rationalization.
they are happy with the result so they pretend not to see the fraud, or they say there is nothing we can do.
They would be all over this if it was one of their assh@le Swamp cronies, defeated by fraud.
Divers weights, unjust measures. Just like Democrats.
As Mark Levin said, to paraphrase; “Why would the Founders specify that Congress shall count the elector’s votes if they had no role in verifying the Constitutionality of the votes? They could have specified that any homeless guy with a calculator could count the vote if all they had in mind was someone to total it up.”
2016 had fabricated evidence and it would have failed under scrutiny, which is why they hid sources and hid who creagd the phony reports
2020 we have tons of hard evidence, eyewitness afidavits, video of people haulingmout votes with no pol watchers present and running them through the systems, expert data testimony, a guy showed how insecure the sysems were by hacking into it during a government meeting on the subject, pallets of fraudulent georgia ballots discovered and photographed, we have hundreds of thousands of incorrectly printed and therefore invalid california ballots
He is completely full of shiite
Sorry Nancy, but the text of the US Constitution says this:
“Each State shall appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct, a Number of Electors..”
The states in question did not LEGALLY “appoint, in such Manner as the Legislature thereof may direct” their electors.
It’s that simple.
Which explains why no one challenged the 2016 election legally nor asked for recounts or audits. The Dems knew that the only ones caught in fraud would be them, then as now.
The Pubbies make lame excuses pretending they don't know how our government works. I'm not buying!
90% of Freepers agree with you. =
The problem is a lot of who I regard as the good guys in Congress are taking this view. We’re talking staunch conservatives among the best in the House or Senate.
I hope we don’t throw the baby out with the bathwater here.
States sent alternative electors for a reason.
The never Trumper’s just handed to the communist.
America is now under the most severe it has it has ever seen
IMO they broke the social contract between the government and the people.
People are saying "Biden is not my president!" I'm saying "this government is not my government." In fact I don't consider it a government at all at this point. They destroyed their own legitimacy to be one.
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