GOP Sen. Cramer: Decision To Certify Electoral College Votes A Matter Of Conscience & Constitution

GOP Sen. Cramer: Decision To Certify Electoral College Votes A Matter Of Conscience & Constitution 1

 

Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) discusses the "brutal" decision-making process around tomorrow's Electoral College vote certification. He says he won't object to the Electoral College votes because, in his view on the Constitution, "there is no role for the Congress to object to the electors." Aired on 01/05/2021.
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GOP Sen. Cramer: Decision To Certify Electoral College Votes A Matter Of Conscience & Constitution

94 Comments on "GOP Sen. Cramer: Decision To Certify Electoral College Votes A Matter Of Conscience & Constitution"

  1. Nobody who takes part in seditious acts should be allowed to hold any elected office.

  2. Meanwhile Ted Cruz is endorsing the man who called his wife fat and ugly..😆

  3. I’m surprised that Senator Cramer’s decision didn’t come easily to him. The correct decision is a no-brainer for people of conventional intelligence. tRump LOST! Game, Set, Match. Enough said!!

  4. Johnny English | January 5, 2021 at 12:40 PM | Reply

    ‘Trump 2020’ is not a slogan. It’s an expiration date.

  5. Reuel Rasheedaa | January 5, 2021 at 12:42 PM | Reply

    Sooo has your conscious not been working for the past 4 years oooorrr??

  6. AllNiteLemonade | January 5, 2021 at 12:43 PM | Reply

    Melania to her divorce lawyers: *Stand Back And Stand By*

  7. The decision doesn’t come easy? Give me a break, the decision is a no brainer.

    • @WiseCentaur Which he is now failing to do

    • Seth Thompson | January 5, 2021 at 5:46 PM | Reply

      He has two responsibilities that are in conflict: representing the will of his constituents and performing his Constitutional duties. That makes the decision hard because he should care what the people of his state want. Instead of attacking a reasonable person who chose the Constitution over their voters, you should ask how we got so polarized that this conflict even exists.

    • @Seth Thompson Trump and Biden both are totally owned and controlled by the same handlers.

    • Most of them put party over country. So, accepting a loss ‘doesn’t come easy.’

    • @Tupac Shakur That’s why were in this mess. The Democrats never accepted 2016.

  8. wow he finally found a line he wouldn’t cross for political expedience, I didn’t think he had it in him

  9. anyone else BOTHERED by the fact that they want to go after a SPECIFIC county that is predominately MINORITY votes

    • @Jeremy Backup yep and now its time for a new party…because the republican party of trump is a disgrace

    • Because every eligible American should be allowed to vote…they’re made to pay taxes (unless top 1%)

    • I’m bothered that they targeted my county and tried to take my vote away. And not only that, and the predominantly minority votes, Trump tried to take votes away from the elderly, sick, and disabled confined to home, care facilities, and hospice.

    • @Marci LK I know and its unconstitutional! Ones skin pigmentation says more about the judgemental pigs then the person wearing the skin…what one says, does their character is who they are

    • @Susan We should all be mindful of what we say and how that reflects our own character. There is a quote in my religion that says it well:

      “O COMPANION OF MY THRONE! Hear no evil, and see no evil, abase not thyself, neither sigh and weep. Speak no evil, that thou mayest not hear it spoken unto thee, and magnify not the faults of others that thine own faults may not appear great; and wish not the abasement of anyone, that thine own abasement be not exposed. Live then the days of thy life, that are less than a fleeting moment, with thy mind stainless, thy heart unsullied, thy thoughts pure, and thy nature sanctified, so that, free and content, thou mayest put away this mortal frame, and repair unto the mystic paradise and abide in the eternal kingdom for evermore.”
      Baha’u’llah

  10. You’re no hero Cramer: you’re not even doing the minimum requirements of your job. If you had, Trump wouldn’t have even been on the ballot.

  11. I DO NOT TRUST ANY ONE THAT LIES AFTER CLAIMING HIS FAITH IN GOD!

  12. Who would have thought that a Senator announcing that he will be doing his job would be headline news!

  13. 60'smusc kathy | January 5, 2021 at 12:52 PM | Reply

    Constitution works, when leaders follow it.

  14. It’s not a conscience. It’s a duty for your country and the constitution of the United of America

    • A lack of conscience is what allows some to fail to live up to their obligations, and break their oaths.

    • @ftbuddy and just do their job

    • @Cee Koutsos very true

    • The Le the right thing would have been to look at the very extensive evidence… but he doesn’t want to go there because he could just be trying to cover it up and let it slide asap…..and may not want to discuss anything that might help shine the light on what took place in the night of the elections…not doing so shows a bias against trump……

    • Why emotional? You took an oath to uphold the Constitution!! Your emotions shouldn’t be involved!!

  15. Its just political grandstanding .Pelosi shouldn’t even seat them.

    • @Seth Thompson dude maybe you do wasnt freaking talking about senate. Where in what i said i was talking about the senate and yes she chould off not sat them as house speaker.Article 1, Section 5 of the Constitution which “gives each chamber of Congress the ultimate authority to decide their membership.”

    • @Seth Thompson and its a dual session off congress so maybe you should do your own research….

    • Seth Thompson | January 5, 2021 at 6:06 PM | Reply

      @Karl Todd Also, section 3 of the 14th Amendment strictly prohibits those who engage in insurrection or rebellion from being elected representatives. This was clearly designed to make it so that those who engaged in war against the United States would not be elected. If it meant resisting politically instead of actual war, it means that a party could refuse to seat literally anyone of the other party. If you’re in favor of that, then I’d say that’s pretty Trumpian.

    • Courtney Scott | January 5, 2021 at 6:23 PM | Reply

      @WiseCentaur Exactly!!!!

    • the clubhouse | January 5, 2021 at 6:30 PM | Reply

      @WiseCentaur All of the cases haven’t been brought up yet, and not all the judges were appointed by the potus. If you can’t see the evidence you are far from greek god status and need to change your name to “headupmyass”.

  16. he is a big waste of time he needs to go his money got him elected

  17. Marc F. Nielssen | January 5, 2021 at 1:08 PM | Reply

    Where is Giuliani?
    Tucking in his shirt while lying down?

  18. Lisa Woodhouse | January 5, 2021 at 1:10 PM | Reply

    Without the rabbit holes of deception propagated by right-wing media even all their cheating wouldn’t get these overpaid shill’s into power.

  19. Ferry Seegers | January 5, 2021 at 1:12 PM | Reply

    so what he’s actually saying: “My colleagues objecting don’t have a conscious and are trying to screw the constitution and the democracy”

    • Yes, and yet he’ll stick with his colleagues on every other decision. Hilarious.

    • Well that’s what is happening

    • @Tim Yes. Policy matters, moron. But don’t worry, we’re going to primary him.

      And your owners objected to certification in 2001, 2005, 2017 – yet you BLINDLY follow them and regurgitate their talking points like a good, low-information bootlick.

  20. Markus Osthoff | January 5, 2021 at 2:32 PM | Reply

    It is mindboggling that there are STILL so MANY GOP Sens that are going with that LUNATIC

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