The Koch network a massive right of center political organization is encouraging Congress to certify the election results in favor of Joe Biden.
The move comes as many of the group’s conservative beneficiaries are urging Congress to challenge the results.
According to CNBC:
The political advocacy organization backed by the billionaire Charles Koch is encouraging Congress to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s Electoral College victory.
“Joe Biden is the president-elect, and we support the process and certification of his election,” Lo Isidro, a spokesman for the Koch backed Americans for Prosperity, said in a statement.
“Our top priority is building broad support around policies to end the pandemic and put Americans on a path to recover stronger while working against – and providing better alternatives to – destructive policies sold on empty promises that we know won’t work.”
The statement comes as other business-friendly organizations, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Business Roundtable, pushed back against a group of GOP senators and House members who say they plan to object to the Electoral College results.
Koch himself has publically congratulated Biden on his victory.
Reports from the Center for Responsive Politics show that AFP Action, the group’s super PAC heavily supported Steve Daines of Montana, David Perdue of Georgia, and Roger Marshal from Kentucky this election cycle. All of whom support some form of a fight against congressional certification.