He says he wants to get rid of the Electoral College….
He says the winner for President should be the winner of the POPULAR VOTE?
Didn’t Hillary Clinton BEAT Trump by almost 3 MILLION votes in 2016?
I mean, according to Trump’s wish ?
He would have LOST…..
Why did he say the above?
President Donald Trump on Thursday voiced support for doing away with the Electoral College for presidential elections in favor of a popular vote because the latter would be “much easier to win.”
The president’s support for a popular-vote presidential election came as an aside during a free-wheeling Thursday morning interview with “Fox & Friends,” the Fox News morning show he is known to watch and where he receives almost unflinchingly positive coverage. Trump made the remark amid a larger point about public figures who publicly support him in turn benefitting from a boost of popularity from Trump supporters.
“Remember we won the election. And we won it easily. You know, a lot of people say ‘oh, it was close.’ And by the way, they also like to always talk about Electoral College. Well it’s an election based on the electoral college. I would rather have a popular election, but it’s a totally different campaign,” Trump said. “It’s as though you’re running – if you’re a runner, you’re practicing for the 100-yard dash as opposed to the one-mile.”….