Published On: Mon, Nov 14th, 2016

Eric Holder calls for an end to the electoral college, ‘Let’s do it’ furthering the attack on the US Constitution

Former Attorney General Eric Holder called for an end to the electoral college voting system on Friday, during an interview with liberal host Bill Maher on his show “Real Time.”

“I’m in the process now of writing an article that says there’s a simple solution to it and we have to just abolish the electoral college,” Holder said, responding to the division and outcries after Hillary Clinton won the popular vote due to excessive support in New York and California, but lost the election to Donald Trump.

He acknowledged such a move would require a constitutional amendment, which Maher quipped would mean “some heavy lifting.”

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“But so all right, it involves heavy lifting, let’s lift heavy, let’s do it,” Holder replied. Check out the video below.

A popular vote would turn America from being a Representative Republic to a Democracy where the masses rule and a national vote would create new challenges against voter fraud, regional candidates and difficult recounts.

According to the National Conference on State Legislatures, the Electoral College “was established by Article II, Section 1, Clause 2 of the U.S. Constitution and modified by the 12th and 23rd Amendments. The Electoral College consists of a total of 538 members, one for each U.S. senator and representative, and three additional electors representing the District of Columbia.”

The NCSL adds: “Each state has a number of electoral votes equal to the combined total of its congressional delegation, and each state legislature is free to determine the method it will use to select its own electors.”

The New York Times’ electoral map saysTrump has 290 electoral votes to 228 for Clinton with Michigan listed as up for grabs with its 16 additional electoral votes, but Trump won.

The New York Times lists these popular vote totals for each candidate:

Clinton: 60,839,497
Trump: 60,265,847

Hatred of the electoral college is common among leftist elites, especially in New York and California due to the strength it gives to tiny states (like Montana, Wyoming) and the ceiling of influence by “mega-states.”

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- Catherine "Kaye" Wonderhouse, a proud descendant of the Wunderhaus family is the Colorado Correspondent who will add more coverage, interviews and reports from this midwest area.

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