The spokeswoman for House Pelosi told her Democratic counterparts in a letter that they had to prepare for Congress in order to decide on the election.
About Fox News, Pelosi said:
"We have to get that majority of delegations or stop the Republicans," Pelosi said in a letter to colleagues on Sunday. “Because we cannot leave anything to chance, House Majority PAC is doing everything possible to attract more delegations to Democrats. It is sad that we have to plan like this, but it is what we have to do to make sure the elections are not stolen. "
She added, "That is why it is so important that we support House Majority PAC now. We have great candidates in these key districts and they have built strong campaigns, but we need to make sure they win. Put simply, this strategy for Protecting our democracy and voting for Joe Biden will require all efforts and resources. "
If the election were decided by Congress, the Congress delegations would vote on it. Republicans currently lead in delegations 26-22.
The chances that this election will actually be decided by Congress are very slim. It hasn't happened since 1876, and with Joe Biden having a steady lead both nationally and in swing states, the most likely outcome, if the current situation lasts through election day, is an outright Biden win, but Pelosi is right Prepare Democrats for all possibilities, including the decision of Congress on who will be the next president.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor and Senior Correspondent of the White House and Congress for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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