Clinton leads Trump by over two million in popular vote

The former secretary of state’s advantage had crossed the one-million mark by November 15 and ballooned to 1.5 million by Sunday. That would only fuel all the protests going on around the country. Protests have been largely peaceful, though police have made arrests at some protests.

In Seattle, protest and vigils have been held daily during the week following election night. Seattle Public Schools estimated 5,000 students participated in the walk out.

It states: “The Foreign Emoluments Clause in Article I, section 9, provides that no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under [the United States] shall, without the Consent of Congress, accept of [sic] any present, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State”.

Meanwhile, the Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus in a memo asserted that the electoral victory of its candidate Donald Trump was truly a national victory.

Just as important is Trump’s direct rejection of the white nationalists who have supported him and hope to capitalize on his presidency to promote their racist, anti-Semitic agenda.

Meeting last week with The New York Times, Trump said he would be open-minded about the multinational Paris agreement on climate change.

He said, “I’d like to turn it around”. Now it’s time for America to bind the wounds of division; have to get together.

It is the second time this century that a Democrat has won the popular vote but lost the presidential election.

By Nov. 15, the Democratic nominee’s advantage had crossed the 1-million mark and ballooned to 1.5 million by Sunday.

Ironically, those waving that sign who are in the country illegally are more correct than they may realize – neither Trump nor Clinton could be their president. What could they do given that “white, non-college” people are “not who we are as Americans?”

But is there any reason to believe this would work?

“Trump plans to limit deportations: The Trump administration is going to proceed slowly and carefully with the deportation of undocumented workers”. Trump said he would study the issue and hinted that if, after study, he was to moderate his views, his voice would be influential with climate skeptics. “Well, I think there is some connectivity”, Trump said Tuesday.

Mr. Trump received 87 percent of Clay County’s vote.

To be honest, I don’t fully understand this resentment. A group of computer scientists and election lawyers have gone to the Clinton campaign with claims that voting may have been compromised in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania. I can’t help that, but I don’t care. She stated that “these groundbreaking victories are a bright spot of this election season”.

And yet, with vote continuing to be counted in California, Clinton has now expanded her popular-vote lead to more than 2 million (64.4 million to 62.3 million), the widest gap in raw vote in the history of the handful of times when the popular vote went the opposite direction as the Electoral College.

Asian Americans still face significant barriers at the polls. Voters there are not subject to the same influences as those who live in swing states.

Clinton's Popular-Vote Lead Is Now Over 2 Million, But Don't Expect Big Changes

 

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