Amid Russia Allegations, Electoral College Votes Today
It’s not just a formality. In all 50 states, electors will gather at noon local time to certify Donald Trump’s presidential win. But with increased talk of the role Russian hacks played in elevating the mogul to the Oval Office, Republican electors face serious pressure to pick someone else. The chance of that happening is considered infinitesimal, but further efforts to undermine the legitimacy of the administration are likely to follow. Trump’s team remains publicly skeptical that Russia helped him, but both parties are now pushing for a full investigation.