Pence sued by group of GOP Legislators in effort to overturn Biden’s Victory

Rep. Louis Gohmert is leading a group of GOP legislators suing Vice President Mike Pence in an effort to prevent him from confirming Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 presidential election.

The suit read “This civil action seeks an expedited declaratory judgment finding that the elector dispute resolution provisions in Section 15 of the Electoral Count Act, 3 U.S.C. §§ 5 and 15, are unconstitutional because these provisions violate the Electors Clause and the Twelfth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.”

According to Newsmax “Arizona Republican Party Chair Kelli Ward among almost a dozen additional plaintiffs” and the suit claims “any action that declares Biden the winner of the election will be fraudulent.”

Pence is set to preside over the Congressional meeting to confirm electoral votes January 6th.

Edward Foley, who teaches law at the Ohio State University does not like the lawsuit’s chances.

He told TheHill “the idea that the Vice President has sole authority to determine whether or not to count electoral votes submitted by a state, or which of competing submissions to count, is inconsistent with a proper understanding of the Constitution.”