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Kansas GOP Sen. Moran says he'll vote to certify Biden's win

Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran
Posted at 7:51 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-05 20:51:31-05

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansas Sen. Jerry Moran said he will vote to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the Electoral College.

Moran's announcement Tuesday means he is breaking with President Donald Trump and others in the GOP trying to overturn the result.

Moran's stance ahead of a joint session of Congress on Wednesday that is expected to confirm the Democratic president-elect’s victory in November also puts Moran at odds with all of the other Republicans in Kansas’ congressional delegation.

Trump's unfounded claims of voter fraud have been rejected roundly by courts and election officials. Moran said “in every instance the the judgments were clear” that the evidence wasn’t sufficient to change the results.