My statement following the Joint Session of Congress that certified the Electoral College votes:
It started as a normal day for him, covering the joint session of congress as Electoral College votes were counted. Things quickly became abnormal.
President-elect JoeBiden’s victory was confirmed early Thursday morning in a joint session of Congress. Biden won 306 Electoral College votes, 36 more than needed to become president. He will be sworn in January 20. Sen. Kamala Harris will also be sworn in as vice president.
Smoke appears to rise from the steps of the Capitol building as pro-Trump supporters and protesters stormed Capitol Hill amid a joint session of Congress to certify the Electoral College in Pres.-elect Joe Biden's favor.
While Trump pressures Mike Pence to intervene in Wednesday's Electoral College count, 20 years ago Al Gore presided over a joint session of Congress that certified the Electoral College vote, which showed that he lost to George W. Bush
WEDNESDAY: Joint Session of Congress for Counting of Electoral College Ballots - LIVE at 1pm ET on C-SPAN
🚨 SCOOP: U.S. lawmakers are receiving urgent security instructions in advance of potential violence in Washington tied to Wednesday’s joint session of Congress to count Electoral College votes, a person familiar tells @HouseInSession @business