Despite insurrection attempt, Biden’s electoral victory is certified

The insurrection at the United States Capitol was one of the darkest moments in American history for some.

Progressive Populist Editor Jim Cullen discussed the event, the major players who actively encouraged it and what it means heading into the Biden presidency on America’s Work Force Union Podcast.

Insurrection at the Capitol

Cullen began by noting that some Republicans are now distancing themselves from President Trump after the events of Jan 6. He believes they are trying to save face for themselves and their party, which has been tarnished by Trump.

Although the attempt was largely unsuccessful, Cullen said it has been brewing for years, starting with former President, Richard Nixon.

After the Fairness Doctrine was abolished, right-wing media took off and began painting the other side as evil traitors, inspiring many peoples beliefs today.

Although Cullen said the attempt was not entirely successful, it also will not stop Joe Biden from being inaugurated on Jan. 20. Congress reconvened and certified the electoral votes, essentially ensuring Biden’s electoral victory.

He condemned President Trump, who actively encouraged the insurrection according to many. Before and on Jan 6. the president encouraged his supporters to come to the Capitol to fight against the certification.

Cullen believes the Republican Party needs to rebuild and leave this large stain in the past.


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