Clinton: Electoral College ‘Needs to be Eliminated’

Washington Free Beacon | 9/13/2017 | Charles Fain Lehman
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BY: Charles Fain Lehman

Losing presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in an interview released Wednesday that she believes it is time to eliminate the Electoral College.

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Clinton appeared in an extended interview with CNN host Anderson Cooper, who brought up the Electoral College as an institution. In 2016, Clinton infamously won the popular vote, but lost the Electoral College to President Donald Trump 304 votes to 227.

"In the book, you make no attempt to hide your displeasure about the Electoral College. You say on page 386, ‘the godforsaken Electoral College.' You mention winning the popular vote, obviously, multiple times in the book," Cooper noted.

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"Do you think the Electoral College should be abolished?" he asked.

"I said that in 2000 after what happened in the 2000 election with Al Gore," Clinton said.

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Gore lost the 2000 election to President George W. Bush in spite of winning...
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