Chris Christie: Electoral College Challenge Will Go 'Nowhere' Without Evidence of Voter Fraud


Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is confident President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in on Jan. 20 despite Republican efforts to object to his Electoral College win.

ABC’s Martha Raddatz noted Republican senators are being joined by at least 140 Republicans in the House who will challenge the certification of Biden’s electoral votes.

She mentioned Vice President Mike Pence’s approval of the effort.

Raddatz asked Christie why they are moving forward even though they know it will go nowhere in a Democrat controlled House.

“The thing that matters the most is the reason it will go nowhere is because there’s been no evidence of widespread fraud and that’s been determined by Republican and Democrat governors across the country,” Christie said during his appearance on “This Week.”

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He added, “It’s been determined, most importantly, by the Republican attorney general of the United States, Bill Barr, who no one can say has not been a loyal fighter for the president and so the facts are the facts and that’s what I’ve been saying since election night. If there’s evidence show us. There’s been no evidence shown and that’s why Joe Biden will be confirmed next week.”

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Other Republicans have chosen not to object to the certification of the electoral results.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) called efforts by President Donald Trump and other Republicans to overturn the election a “grifting scam,” as IJR previously reported.

He also criticized Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) for becoming the first senator to challenge the results.

“Internal monologue: ‘I want to be President so I decided to try to get POTUS tweet saying I’m great even though I know this isn’t going anywhere,'” Kinzinger wrote on Twitter on Wednesday.

He continued, “‘But hey… I’ll blame someone else when it fails.'”

Outgoing Rep. Denver Riggleman (R-Va.) argued Republicans who back Trump in his efforts to challenge the election results are using it as a way to advance their careers in politics, as IJR previously reported.

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“Politically for them, it might be great for their base, for their fundraising,” he said, “But, nationally, it’s horrific.”

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