Congress can act now to prevent the next January 6

Source: Niskanen Center
by David Dagan

“The latest round of harrowing testimony before the Jan. 6 select committee should remind lawmakers just how little they, or our country, can afford to let Donald Trump — or anyone else — spuriously contest another presidential election. Now Congress has a critical window of opportunity to do something about it. This week, a bipartisan group of senators unveiled legislation to reform the Electoral Count Act: the pitted, rusty-nailed, dark-cornered passage where schemers lie in wait for election winners seeking to reach the White House. As they mull over the new blueprint for counting presidential votes this weekend, here are some factors that lawmakers weary of the relentless Washington heat might consider …” (07/22/22)