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  • US President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to put pressure on Vice President Mike Pence to reject the Electoral College results when they're tallied in Congress on Wednesday.

  • Trump, on Twitter Tuesday falsely claimed that quote.

  • The vice president has the power to reject fraudulently chosen electors.

  • At a rally the night before in Dalton, Georgia, where he campaigned for Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Leffler in the state's runoff elections, Trump continued his efforts to get Pence toe overturn President elect Joe Biden's victory.

  • I hope that our great vice president, our great vice president, comes through for us.

  • He's a great guy course.

  • If he doesn't come through, I won't like him quite as much.

  • Trump's false claims that a vice president has the power to influence the Electoral College results would certainly have been news to former Vice President Al Gore, who in 2000 and one presided over the certification of his own defeat to George W.

  • Bush.

  • George W.

  • Bush of the State of Texas has received for president of the United States 271 votes.

  • Al Gore of the state of Tennessee has received 266 votes But the vice president, a loyal lieutenant during Trump's often chaotic presidency, has no plans to interfere.

  • Ah, former White House official with regular contact with Pence's team told Reuters.

  • Pence plans to make clear in his statements that he backs the president but will stick to the constraints of his role.

  • Trump has also continued to assert, without evidence that has lost in November was the result of widespread voter fraud.

  • Ah claim that reviews by state and federal election officials, multiple courts and the U.

  • S Department of Justice have rejected.

  • But nearly a dozen Republican senators, including senators Ted Cruz, Ron Johnson, Marsha Blackburn, Josh Holly and Tommy Tuberville have recently said that they would challenge Biden's victory on Wednesday, joining over 100 Republican House members.

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday continued to put pressure on Vice President Mike Pence to reject the Electoral College results when they're tallied in Congress on Wednesday.

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