Business group of 200 chief executives, including Cigna, Stanley and Raytheon CEOs, urges Congress to certify Biden as the next president

The Business Roundtable, a group of corporate chief executives, has added its voice to rising opposition among businesses to efforts by some Republicans in Congress to overturn the presidential election.

The group of chief executives of more 200 companies, including a half-dozen Connecticut companies such as Cigna Corp. and Stanley Black & Decker Inc., said the “peaceful transition of power is a hallmark of our democracy and should proceed unimpeded.”

“With claims of electoral fraud having been fully considered and rejected by federal and state courts and state government officials, the integrity of the 2020 presidential election is not in