Cruz defended President Donald Trump’s claim that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent and volunteered to argue Texas’ failed lawsuit challenging election results in four battleground states before the Supreme Court.
Calls for Cruz to resign mounted in the week since rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol after Cruz called on his colleagues to object to certifying the Electoral College vote.
He said an emergency audit of the election was necessary to restore public confidence in the electoral process, though there has been no evidence of widespread voter fraud.
Cruz defends President Trump’s claim that the 2020 presidential election is fraudulent and volunteers to argue for the failure of a Texas lawsuit that challenges the results of the four fierce battle states in the Supreme Court did.
The rebellion marks the moment of calculation for Republicans
A riot raided the US Capitol after Cruz called on colleagues to oppose proving the Electoral College’s vote, raising calls for Cruz to resign in a week.
He said there was no evidence of widespread fraudulent voting, but an urgent election audit was needed to restore public confidence in the election process.
Senator John Cornyn will attend Biden’s inauguration.