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After a day of chaos at U.S. Capitol, Congress rejects Ted Cruz-led effort to dispute election results

Hours after pro-Trump protesters swarmed the U.S. Capitol, the House and Senate returned to resume certification of the Electoral College votes for president. Early this morning, they certified the results for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.

Pro-Trump rioters clashed with Capitol police during a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 6, 2021.

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Politics 2020 elections John Cornyn Ted Cruz U.S. House of Representatives