Senators propose changes to electors law after Capitol riot


I'm Mike Gracia reporting senators proposed changes to the elector's law after the capitol riot a bipartisan group of senators have reached agreement on proposed changes to the electoral count act of 1887 The package is made up of two separate proposals one that clarifies how states submit electors and spells out that the vice president presides over the joint session of Congress in a solely ministerial capacity The other proposal would bolster security for state and local election officials The bill also specifies procedures around presidential transitions to ensure the peaceful transfer of power Both Senate majority leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell have indicated support for the bipartisan group Votes are not likely before the fall Mike Gracia Washington

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