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48. Read the following to get the best answers to the electoral college.
Sun Jun 28, 2020, 08:22 PM
Jun 2020

"Library of Congress Congressional Research Service Memorandum Overview of Electoral College Procedure and the Role of Congress November 17, 2000" and "Taegan Goddard's Electoral Vote Map How Are Electors Chosen" A quick thing, the electors are chosen by the party which receives the most popular votes in the state. They are chosen in different ways, but the party that gets the popular vote picks them. Taegan breaks it down by states. The winner must get a majority of all electors which will happen unless some third party wins enough states to keep anyone from getting a majority. Since that won't happen, don't worry about it. Also in the Constitution, the president's term ends at noon on January 20, so if trump loses but won't leave the WH, he is no longer the president, and the Secret Service will escort him out of the building. Also, he will not have any power. He will not have the backing of Congress, The Supreme Court, the Secret Service, or the military. Some people think he will find a way to stay. He will not and there will not be a Civil War. I have in my favorite pages the two documents. Is there a way a can post them? I am computer illiterate.

Forced out perhaps with pardon deals to just go away. nt Cognitive_Resonance Jun 2020 #1
I keep saying Nixon redux-- there will come a point where he will have no friends in the Senate. TreasonousBastard Jun 2020 #2
So far they are still sticking with him though nt doc03 Jun 2020 #5
So far, and Nixon had a looming impeachment. TreasonousBastard Jun 2020 #9
if the supreme court sides with congress to see his financial records samsingh Jun 2020 #3
Could be. elleng Jun 2020 #8
I don't think republicans care how he made his money. They think he is a financial wizard. 33taw Jun 2020 #18
the records will show who paid him samsingh Jun 2020 #30
Are they announcing any more rulings before September? Renew Deal Jun 2020 #69
i think the remaining ones are coming up this week. samsingh Jun 2020 #70
I think he will quit. SoonerPride Jun 2020 #4
His ego won't let him... Thomas Hurt Jun 2020 #6
Let's play along and guess who would be his replacement. Funtatlaguy Jun 2020 #7
A friend of mine thinks Mitt Romney will try and save the party. nt doc03 Jun 2020 #10
They hate him too much. Likelier to be somebody like Cotton... First Speaker Jun 2020 #17
Chris Christie SoonerPride Jun 2020 #24
Yes, Cotton shanti Jun 2020 #74
That is the sort of thing I dread anamnua Jun 2020 #31
I agree. The never Trumpers would flock right back to Kasich. Funtatlaguy Jun 2020 #36
I think they are wrong. RDANGELO Jun 2020 #11
Hey that would work for me, suicide that is nt doc03 Jun 2020 #14
That may be one reason Biden is being cautious. Hoyt Jun 2020 #12
Here is what I can promise you and I will bet anyone $1000 on it as well. Eliot Rosewater Jun 2020 #13
I agree they will have to drag him out of the Whitehouse if he loses.. nt doc03 Jun 2020 #16
and We the People will be happy to do it! elleng Jun 2020 #27
Carville said there would be people on the TR that would gladly do an extraction demtenjeep Jun 2020 #39
12th Amendment please explain that one nt doc03 Jun 2020 #29
Read the following to get the best answers to the electoral college. marie999 Jun 2020 #48
I expect him to run, lose, and declare victory on election night. StevieM Jun 2020 #38
Pretty sure he will just do what he usually does... DURHAM D Jun 2020 #15
I say no way. Even if he banks on Pence giving him a pardon. What about the possible NY charges? tulipsandroses Jun 2020 #19
Somehow hard to imagine him giving Scar and Carville the 'last word' on this, elleng Jun 2020 #20
I give it 50/50. You're right in that he hates losing, but there are other factors at play. tinrobot Jun 2020 #21
BLOTUS' egomania, narcissistic arrogance & Cha Jun 2020 #22
If hard evidence on Russia comes forward... C_U_L8R Jun 2020 #23
I agree Bev54 Jun 2020 #25
I'm thinking a fake stroke or heart attack Darwin2019 Jun 2020 #26
I dream of a stroke so badly that the only thing working are his eyes and what's left of his mind demtenjeep Jun 2020 #40
Plenty of poor sick people in jail... Dan Jun 2020 #66
As I've been saying... Alacritous Crier Jun 2020 #28
nah qazplm135 Jun 2020 #32
If Putin wants him out, he is out. delisen Jun 2020 #33
Pressure winetourdriver01 Jun 2020 #34
If the courts rule that his taxes are open to the public, Baitball Blogger Jun 2020 #35
Other than he makes nowhere near what he claims, what do you think Hoyt Jun 2020 #41
Bookmarking! I want to see how all these guesses play out. CaliforniaPeggy Jun 2020 #37
Ditto! elleng Jun 2020 #42
Trump is in a no-win scenario VMA131Marine Jun 2020 #43
excellent analysis Skittles Jun 2020 #46
+1000 smirkymonkey Jun 2020 #57
Well interesting, Dan Jun 2020 #67
I also think he'll drop out. ElementaryPenguin Jun 2020 #44
He will resign before the election so Pence can pardon him for anything he did while President. vsrazdem Jun 2020 #45
GOP operatives are for the first time raising the possibility that @realDonaldTrump could drop out elleng Jun 2020 #47
And this is why I've been retweeting about every disparaging hashtag on Twitter about Trump. backscatter712 Jun 2020 #72
Whoever took "over" BGBD Jun 2020 #49
Only Faux pas Jun 2020 #50
Another possibility is he kicks Pence off puts on Nikki Haley and promises to grantcart Jun 2020 #51
No way would she do it. She got early enough not to be too tarnished by him. GulfCoast66 Jun 2020 #61
That would be the only obstacle grantcart Jun 2020 #73
TOTALLY Disagree Raine Jun 2020 #52
Well, he can't quit to spend more time with his family. bluedigger Jun 2020 #53
trump won't quit. He's incapable of doing something that decent and sane. Paladin Jun 2020 #54
I have no idea what trump will do, but I am loving reading all your guesses. FM123 Jun 2020 #55
He was down in 2016 until Comey struck DenverJared Jun 2020 #56
It's plausible. WhiskeyWulf Jun 2020 #58
He will stay in the race Andy823 Jun 2020 #59
the party forces him out, puts Pence in, and we remain royally fucked. Alex4Martinez Jun 2020 #60
Deplorables would freak out. they worship him. they don't want mainstream mucifer Jun 2020 #62
I really do think the Donald will walk away from this just before or just after November. Alex4Martinez Jun 2020 #64
It would destroy the Republican Party for 4 years. GulfCoast66 Jun 2020 #63
Trump will run. His want for power will do it. sakabatou Jun 2020 #65
NO, they aren't brooklynite Jun 2020 #68
Trump's a true coward - I can see him bailing. backscatter712 Jun 2020 #71
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