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More Republicans Reject Effort to Disrupt Biden’s Certification

  • Trump praises Cruz, others pushing back against his loss
  • Protests expected in Washington on Jan. 6 as Congress meets
Senator Ted Cruz

Senator Ted Cruz

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More Republicans criticized efforts by members of their own party to oppose certification of Donald Trump’s election loss in this week’s joint session of Congress, a plan the president has greeted with enthusiasm.

Representative Liz Cheney, third-ranked Republican in the House, wrote in a memo to colleagues that a “dangerous precedent” was at hand as lawmakers bid “to steal states’ explicit constitutional responsibility for choosing the President and bestowing it instead on Congress.”