Mitt Romney and other GOP senators say they will oppose an effort by their colleagues to challenge the election results
- Republican Sens. Mitt Romney, Pat Toomey, and Lisa Murkowski have said they will oppose an effort by their colleagues to challenge the election results.
- Sen. Ted Cruz is among a group of GOP senators that said they will oppose the certification of Electoral College votes on Wednesday during a joint session of Congress that is usually procedural.
- The effort could delay the certification of the results, but it will not change the results of the vote in any US state.
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