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After congressman Paul Gosar raised an objection to Arizona’s electoral votes and confirmed the objection was co-signed by senator Ted Cruz, Republicans offered Gosar a standing ovation in the chamber.

Republicans applaud Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) after he objects to counting the electoral votes for Arizona, which will go to Joe Biden and Kamala Harris https://t.co/wTKxzqAo9U pic.twitter.com/eFHCAs2PhZ

Congressional Republicans have raised their first objection to the certification of Joe Biden’s victory in the presidential race.

After senator Amy Klobuchar announced Arizona’s 11 electoral votes would go to Biden and Kamala Harris, Paul Gosar, a Republican congressman from Arizona, raised an objection.

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