Vice-President Mike Pence closes joint session of Congress to count electoral votes, formalizing President-elect Biden’s win

Let’s Not Forget…

The aim of this week’s insurrection at the Capitol wasn’t just to have a big riot.

Eric J Scholl
4 min readJan 9, 2021

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It was to disrupt a joint session of Congress as it was happening, called as necessitated by the Constitution to count the Electoral College votes, which had been already certified by all 50 states.

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Eric J Scholl

Peabody award winning journalist. Streaming media pioneer. Played @ CBGB back in the day. Editor-In-Chief "The Chaos Report" www.thechaosreport.com