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Trump: Electoral College ‘Far Better for the U.S.A.’ Than Popular Vote

President Donald Trump has now weighed in on an issue being raised in the Democratic presidential primary race: whether to get rid of the electoral college.

Senator Elizabeth Warren called for ending it in a CNN town hall Monday night, Mayor Pete Buttegieg recently said it “needs to go,” and Beto O’Rourke sees “a lot of wisdom” in the idea.

Trump had this to say about the electoral college in 2012: it’s “a disaster for a democracy.”

But his opinion has changed and tonight he tweeted that the electoral college is “far better for the U.S.A.”

Trump talked positively about the electoral college after he won in 2016:

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