Senate GOP leaders sounding like Biden allies on Electoral College challenge


No wonder Tillis and Burr are so quiet about Wednesday’s action:


[…]More than two dozen House Republicans have said they will try to challenge results, and a dozen GOP senators will join them — even though Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has urged senators to stay away from this. […]

Senate Republican leaders have not been able to keep their party unified through this process, but they expect to have the votes to confirm Biden’s win, despite as many as a dozen Republican defections. Sen. John Thune (S.D.), the No. 2 Senate Republican,said last month that any challenges are “going down like a shot dog.”Republican senators such as Mitt Romney of Utah and Ben Sasse of Nebraska have characterized their colleagues’ challenges to certified election results as dangerous.[…]


Richard Burr is retiring.  He won’t face the voters again.  So, there’s no pressure on him to do the right thing.  Tillis just slipped by another weak opponent — again with less than 50 percent.  He’s safe from voter scrutiny for another six years,  (Of course, voting for an election audit will likely interfere with Thommy’s cash-whoring.  And the man CAN’T have that.)