Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a private call with GOP lawmakers in the upper chamber Thursday morning said his vote on Jan. 6 to certify Joe Biden’s election victory will be “the most consequential I have ever cast,” according to two sources who spoke with Axios.
McConnell also said the vote is “a vote of conscience.”
The sources who spoke with Axios were on the call. They said the Kentucky senator also asked what Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., planned to do on Jan. 6 when he contests the results of the election.
“The context was McConnell saying we’re being asked to overturn the results after a guy (Trump) didn’t get as many electoral votes and lost by 7 million popular votes,” the source said.
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