BREAKING: Pence “welcomes the efforts of members of the House and Senate” to raise objections January 6th

Moments ago, Vice President Pence’s Chief of Staff Marc Short issued the following statement on the plan of GOP Senators and House members to object to the electoral college vote results.

“Vice President Pence shares the concerns of millions of Americans about voter fraud and irregularities in the last election,” Short said.

“The Vice President welcomes the efforts of members of the House and Senate to use the authority they have under the law to raise objections and bring forward evidence before the Congress and the American people on January 6,” he added.

The following GOP Senators have stated their intention to object:

Senator Josh Hawley
Senator Ted Cruz
Senator Ron Johnson
Senator James Lankford
Senator Steve Daines
Senator John Kennedy
Senator Marsha Blackburn
Senator Mike Braun
Senator Cynthia Lummis
Senator Roger Marshall
Senator Bill Hagerty
Senator Tommy Tuberville