During impeachment proceedings on January 13, Representative Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) claimed that Democrats objected to more states in the joint session certifying President Donald Trump's victory in 2016 than Republicans did during the certification of President-elect Joe Biden's 2020 win.
The student petition followed Cole's decision to vote against the certification of Joe Biden's Electoral College win.
Ohio Representative Jim Jordan said Tuesday that President-elect Joe Biden won the election because of "how the process works."
"Our country is more important than the politics of the moment," the former president said Wednesday.
"Time to fight for our freedom," wrote attorney Lin Wood on Parler Wednesday, encouraging protesters at the U.S. Capitol. "Pledge your lives, your fortunes, & your sacred honor."
The severity of the victim's injuries was not immediately known.
There has been extensive debate as to the scope of Pence's role during the joint session to certify the results of the Electoral College. Trump has made several remarks implying that Pence can overturn the results of the election that Biden won.
Democrats and independents were more likely to say that Congress should accept the state's electoral tallies.
During the Tuesday airing of his podcast, Jay Sekulow Live, the attorney said, "some have speculated that the vice president could simply say 'I'm not gonna accept these electors,' that he has the authority to do that under the Constitution."
The Electoral College affirmed Joe Biden's win over President Donald Trump last month in a 306-232 vote.
Andrei Kozyrev said he was worried at the challenge to Biden's victory, telling Newsweek: "Democracy is easy to lose but hard to regain."
"I think it is likely that all or nearly all of the Democrats will vote against us," Texas GOP Senator Ted Cruz said Tuesday about the GOP's planned challenges to Wednesday's Congressional Electoral College certification.
Senator Charles Grassley (R-Iowa) claimed he will preside over the joint session to certify the Electoral College results, causing confusion as to whether Vice President Mike Pence will attend.
Cotton warned that Dems may deny future GOP president-elects who don't win the popular vote from taking office if Senate Republicans undermine the process during Wednesday's joint session vote.
The group ShutDownDC said it held a vigil at Hawley's home in protest at his Electoral College challenge.
The Missouri senator told the network that his challenge of the Electoral College results was simply due to the concerns his constituents had raised about the election.
"Let me be clear," Senator Josh Hawley tweeted on Monday. "My family & I will not be intimidated by leftwing violence"
"Be sure to wear your guns for all to see when you are in DC," wrote Parler user Neil on Monday about planned demonstrations against the Electoral College vote confirmation.
"The American people deserve a platform in Congress, permitted under the Constitution, to have election issues presented so that they can be addressed," Senator Kelly Loeffler said in a Monday statement.
"Essentially, you're the arsonist here. President Trump is the arsonist and you've started the fire… you didn't have the guts to tell the truth that this election was fair," 'Meet the Press' host Chuck Todd told Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson.
"We will be incognito and we will spread across downtown DC in smaller teams," said Proud Boys chairman Enrique Tarrio.
Regardless of whether Perdue wins or loses his runoff on Tuesday, he cannot vote in the Electoral College count session in which at least 11 Republican senators said they would oppose Biden's victory.
"I intend to vigorously defend our form of government by opposing this effort to disenfranchise millions of voters," GOP Senator Pat Toomey said Saturday.
Ex-national security adviser tweeted in response to President Trump's attacks of top Republicans ahead of the certification of the Electoral College results.
"Purporting falsehoods is dangerously irresponsible," Illinois Republican Congressman Adam Kinzinger said Thursday, "and it's just plain wrong."
Deputy Assistant Attorney General John V. Coghlan wrote Friday that Representative Louie Gohmert's lawsuit against Vice President Mike Pence had "sued the wrong defendant."
There has been a mixed reaction in Hawley's home state over his plan to reject the election win of President-elect Joe Biden.
The Missouri Republican will challenge the votes of the Electoral College in Congress on January 6.
"The Democratic party is now the democracy party and the GOP is now the Trump dictatorship party," former Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer tweeted.
"I do NOT trust VP Mike Pence," posted Lin Wood on conservative social media platform Parler. "He is wolf in sheep's clothing.