A group of nine Republican senators led by Ted Cruz (R-TX) late Wednesday is calling on Senate Judiciary Committee Chair Dick Durbin (D-IL) to open an investigation into the “cover-up” into Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s growing nursing home death scandal and wants to start scheduling hearings right away.
Cruz Will Attend Biden Inauguration
Both Texas Republican Senators — Ted Cruz and John Cornyn will both attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Wednesday.
McConnell Recognizes Biden As President-Elect: ‘The Electoral College Has Spoken’
"So today I want to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden. The president-elect is no stranger to the Senate," McConnell said.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) officially acknowledged Joe Biden as the president-elect for the first time since the Nov. 3 election Tuesday, becoming the highest-ranking Republican in congratulating the Democrat just a day after the Electoral College formally made the election results official.
Republicans Dismiss Trump’s Suggestion to Delay November Election
Republicans close to the President are overwhelming rejecting President Trump’s suggestion to delay the November election due to concerns of mail-in voting will lead to widespread voter fraud, saying the election will proceed as planned.