"I think that's the genius of the Electoral College". Moreover, the Constitution does not require electors to vote in favor of the victor of the electoral vote.
Trump won Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, and MI remains too close to call, more than two weeks after Election Day.
She has received 64,227,373 votes to Trump's 62,212,752 million, according to the Cook Political Report's latest tally, which was compiled from official sources.
According to a participant who took detailed notes, Trump started by assailing the press's coverage of his campaign as unfair, pointing especially to CNN and NBC.
The deadline to file for a vote recount is between Friday and next Wednesday for the three states. The results will remain unofficial until they are reviewed and approved by the Board of State Canvassers on November 28.
President Madison, who is now referred to as the "Father of the Constitution", owned slaves in Virginia, a State that had the highest population of the existing 13 States if slaves who accounted for 40% of its population are included in the count.
As of now, no. Is this still true? Trump himself got into the act, as usual via Twitter, denouncing the cast of Hamilton for sending a message from the stage to Vice President-elect Mike Pence and snarling at a parody of himself on Saturday Night Live. A fear about losing many of our precious freedoms, health care becoming a government-run disaster, a weakened military, a degradation of the rule of law, the racial division, the corruption, millions of unborn children who will be never born and the loss of moral decency in our culture.
The group believes it found evidence that vote totals in the three states-Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin-might have been affected by a cyberattack, saying the Democratic nominee received 7 percent fewer votes in counties that relied on electronic-voting machines instead of paper ballots or scanners, NY magazine reported.More news: What’s going wrong for Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers?
Skepticism is the correct posture to take in response to claims like this.
Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have not solidified their votes.
Retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California proposed doing just this with new legislation, but it is unlikely to go anywhere in the GOP-controlled Congress or for that matter in majority GOP-controlled legislatures and governorships.
In terms of national security, Trump promised to ask the Department of Defense to develop a plan to protect American infrastructure "from cyberattacks and all other forms of attacks". The DOJ investigates individual incidents of voter intimidation, disenfranchisement, or suppression.
But setting aside the case for vote auditing as a general safeguard, there are important reasons to resist indulging in baseless speculation about election outcomes. They have until December 19, when electors gather in statehouses across the nation to formally record their votes for president.
When asked where he stood on that climate change issue - which in the past he dismissed as a hoax - and last December's USA -led Paris emissions-reduction accord, the president-elect did not hesitate for a second: "I'm looking at it very closely". They let Trump skate on literally everything.
In theory, they could. By winning the state's 16 Electoral College votes, Trump's total increased to 306. Moreover, nearly every modern election has had one faithless elector. It is expected that Electors, chosen by their parties, will vote for their party's nominee. Florida, where I vote, was in play, so the 29 electors I voted for mattered. But for moderate Republicans and Democratic business leaders, like a Bill Gates, who can gain his ear and respect, and who have made big investments in clean energy, Trump may be - may be- persuadable on some key issues. Both electors eventually walked these threats back.
The underlying idea is that a mass defection of electors could provide the impetus for a wave of changes to the Electoral College.
The Clinton campaign had contacted the Coast Guard last week for permission to do a two-minute fireworks show over the Hudson River when the election results went final, as early as 9:30 p.m. Tuesday night.