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Current and former top Montana elected officials reacted sharply last week to the mob violence at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 that temporarily disrupted Congress’ count of the Electoral College vote certifying Joseph Biden’s election as president. Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester, former Republican Gov. Marc Racicot, former Democratic U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, former […]
Biden presidency confirmed. Montana Sen. Steve Daines backtracked and did not object. Montana Rep. Matt Rosendale did.
Montana political leaders are condemning pro-Trump protesters who have stormed the U.S. Capitol building, forcing Congress to delay its joint session Wednesday to certify the Electoral College’s vote confirming Joe Biden as the winner of November’s presidential election.
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The two Republican members of Montana’s congressional delegation didn’t answer questions Tuesday about their stated intent to object to the results of tomorrow’s Electoral College vote count, and about increasingly radical attempts by President Donald Trump in recent days to overturn the results of the election he lost to Joe Biden.
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