Lawmakers who voted against Biden are denounced back home

Lawmakers Who Voted Against Biden Get Blasted Back Home

In this image from video, Rep. Madison Cawthorn, R-N.C., speaks as the House debates the objection to confirm the Electoral College vote from Pennsylvania, at the U.S. Capitol early Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.

Republican members of Congress who voted against certifying Joe Biden’s presidential victory, even after a mob broke into the Capitol, are getting blasted by critics in their home districts.

Protesters, newspaper editorial boards and local-level Democrats are demanding that they resign or be ousted by their congressional colleagues.

The House and Senate can remove members with a two-thirds vote or censure or reprimand with a majority. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic leaders have been quiet about whether lawmakers who backed the untrue claims of voter fraud that led to the riot should be punished.