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In a move that has some on the right scratching their heads – and others calling for his head, the Republican Senate Majority Leader has declared the election over, assigning victory to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, and indicated he will not support any congressional contest of state electors when those votes are to be certified in Congress.

On Tuesday, US Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), unilaterally and perhaps inappropriately ceded the election to Democrat presidential hopeful Joe Biden. McConnell has neither the authority nor the position to cede a presidential election.

McConnell took to the Senate floor in an official capacity and issued the decree, “The Electoral College has spoken.” He did so before congratulating “President-elect” Joe Biden and “Vice President-elect” Kamala Harris. Read more…