Politics

An analysis of Pro-Trump congressional districts

In spite of the now clear threat posed by continued disinformation about the legality of the 2020 election, a majority of House Republicans affirmed their overriding loyalty to President Trump and his political movement by objecting to the certification of electoral college votes from the swing states of Arizona and Pennsylvania. Even though their claims of widespread voter fraud were found to be entirely unsubstantiated by independent fact-checkers and rejected by nearly every elected official and court to which they addressed their complaints, they were unmoved in insisting on the merit of President Trump’s claims.

These representatives chose to persist…

Jacob Whiton

Current MPP student at Georgetown’s McCourt school. Former research analyst at Brookings Metro. Interested in political and economic geography.

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