Washington – Today Rep. Mike Thompson (CA-05) released the following statement after Congress certified the 2020 Electoral College vote and again cemented Joe Biden as President-elect and Kamala Harris as Vice President-elect.
“Congress has done its Constitutional duty and certified the results of the Electoral College from the 2020 Presidential Election. On January 20, Joe Biden will be the President and Kamala Harris will be the Vice President. We must ensure the peaceful transfer of power.”
Thompson and other Members of Congress were sheltered in place at the U.S. Capitol for several hours on January 6, following a security breach that allowed rioters into the building. In the evening hours, Congress resumed consideration of the certification and concluded its Constitutional duty.
Congressman Mike Thompson is proud to represent California’s 5th Congressional District, which includes all or part of Contra Costa, Lake, Napa, Solano and Sonoma Counties. He is a senior member of the House Committee on Ways and Means where he chairs the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures. Rep. Thompson is Chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. He is also Co-Chair of the bipartisan, bicameral Congressional Wine Caucus and a member of the fiscally-conservative Blue Dog Coalition.
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