Election Certification–U.S. Senate

The 2020 presidential election certification took place in a joint session of Congress on Jan. 6, 2021. The certification is normally a ceremonial counting of ballots submitted by the Electoral College. However, this certification was marred by numerous baseless allegations of voter fraud, unconstitutional procedures by Republican members of Congress, and a riot inside the Capitol building.


Lee, Mike

About  Mike Lee (R-Utah) has served in the U.S. Senate since 2011 and is running for reelection in 2022 with Trump’s endorsement. Facing a fierce challenge from independent candidate Evan McMullin, Lee reached out to Utah’s other sitting senator, Mitt Romney (R-Utah), via Fox News just a month before Election Day to beg for his … Read more


Mullin, Markwayne

About  Mark Wayne (“Markwayne”) Mullin (R-Okla.) has represented Oklahoma’s 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives since 2013. In 2022, he ran for a special Senate seat (to replace retiring Sen. Jim Inhofe) with Trump’s endorsement and won in the deep red state. Mullin previously managed his family business, Mullin West—which includes a … Read more


Perdue, David

About  David Perdue (R-Ga.) served in the U.S. Senate from 2015–21, and in 2022, with Trump’s endorsement, he made an unsuccessful bid to run for governor of Georgia but lost the GOP primary in a landslide to incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp (R).  As a senator, Perdue was accused of corruption for his stock trading activity … Read more


U.S. Senate

About The 117th session of Congress was first convened on Jan. 3, 2021, just days before two Democratic Senate candidates, Jon Osoff (D-Ga.) and Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), won runoff elections in Georgia. That gave Democrats the slimmest majority in the Senate, with 50 Republicans, 48 Democrats and two independents who caucus with the Democrats, along … Read more