ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jan 05, 2021
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(Washington: Jonathan Karl) The pressure from President Trump on Vice President Mike Pence for actions against the Electoral College formal vote count tomorrow featured; Trump tweet on the vice president's power's to reject electors quoted; details given of the Republican plan to reject Biden's electors. [Last night at Georgia rally, TRUMP - hopes the vice president comes through.] [Trump attorney Jay SEKULOW@- says the Constitution does not have that in mind.] [Jan. 4, PENCE - backs Trump.] [In phone call with the Georgia Republican secretary of state Brad Raffensperger. TRUMP - says he just needs 11,000 votes.] [Senator Kevin CRAMER@- opposes rejecting the electors.] Statements from Senator Tim Scott & President-elect Joe Biden noted. [Voice of BIDEN - says decent Republicans will step up.] Reports that Pence will defy Trump & follow the rules discussed.
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