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

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).


Tuberville, Tommy

A conservative Christian and die-hard Trump loyalist, Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) has served in the U.S. Senate since 2021 as the junior senator from Alabama.


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