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BREAKING: Democrats Introduce Bill To Eliminate Electoral College

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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 02:56 PM
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ByRyan Saavedra
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Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN) introduced two bills on Thursday, one to eliminate the electoral college and the other to prohibit presidents from pardoning themselves or their family members.

A press release from Cohen's office stated that the "senior member of the House Judiciary Committee, introduced two Constitutional Amendments today on the opening day of the new Congress. The first would eliminate the Electoral College and provide for the direct election of the President and Vice President of the United States. The second would limit the presidential pardon power by prohibiting presidents from pardoning themselves, members of their families, members of their administrations and their campaign staff."
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"Presidents should not pardon themselves, their families, their administration or campaign staff," Cohen continued. "This constitutional amendment would expressly prohibit this and any future president, from abusing the pardon power."

Cohen wasn't the only Democrat that took action aimed at President Donald Trump on Thursday, as Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) introduced "articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, filing them as his first order of business in the new, Democrat-controlled House of Representatives."

Democrats have long sought a way around the electoral college, which prevents the U.S. from being controlled by major population centers which are Democrat strongholds.
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www.dailywire.com...

cohen.house.gov...

Here we have it, the first thing Democrats want to do as they have taken control of the House of Representatives is to abolish the Electoral College.

The Electoral College is part of the check and balances to try to stop "a dictatorship of the majority." That is exactly what democrats like Cohen want. By abolishing the Electoral College the only votes that will matter are votes in California, New York, Florida, etc. The majority of these votes are "democrat." Not only will the votes of people on most other states will not matter, but if democrats were ever to pass this sort of draconian laws, all other states will have to abide by the voting laws and regulations of major states like California.

Most people don't understand that almost every state has different laws on voting, giving them sovereignty over their own elections. What democrats want is to centralize the vote, and only the popular vote will decide the POTUS and Vice-President of the U.S.

The Founding Fathers feared such a tyranny by the majority which is the reason why they included the Electoral Vote.

The second amendment that democrats introduced will take away the power of the POTUS to grant pardons.

What we have seen with the Mueller witch hunt is that democrat allies were given immunity by the corrupt Mueller team, meanwhile they have gone after anyone affiliated in any way with POTUS Trump. In this manner the corrupt democrats will be the only ones able to give "immunity," exactly as Mueller did, only to those who are allied with democrats, or will work with them to further the agenda of democrats.

In short, both of these bills are nothing more than yet more attempts by democrats to have all the power.



edit on 4-1-2019 by ElectricUniverse because: correct comment.




posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:01 PM
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Isn't the EC part of the COTUS? If so, I think that would need an amendment to actually get rid of it, not a House bill.

**EDIT**

My bad, I see in the quote they think they can pass an amendment through.
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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:01 PM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse


Why are you even concerned with this? Neither has any chance of becoming a new amendment to the Constitution.



posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:02 PM
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a reply to: ketsuko

They are introducing with this bill two Constitutional amendments.


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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:04 PM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

No. They know they don't.

All of this we're about to see in the House is about setting up their platform in 2020.

They'll pass their laundry list and then point to it and blame the mean Old Republicans for why you don't have all the free stuff, etc.


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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:05 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: ElectricUniverse


Why are you even concerned with this? Neither has any chance of becoming a new amendment to the Constitution.


Why are you not concerned with this? Knowing how democrats were able to get away with granting pardons to democrat allies, and those who worked with them to try to go after the POTUS on "political grounds," and knowing that this sentiment to "abolish the EC has been publicly shared by many democrats including Hillary Clinton, Pelosi, Schumer, etc, it should be a concern for all Americans, including democrats.



posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:06 PM
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originally posted by: ElectricUniverse
Why are you not concerned with this?


Because I just said it has zero chance of becoming an amendment.

I try to worry about reality, not fantasy.



posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:07 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: ElectricUniverse


Why are you even concerned with this? Neither has any chance of becoming a new amendment to the Constitution.


It's posturing for 2020, they know it's not gonna fly.



posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:07 PM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

"A dictatorship of the majority"

LOL.



posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:07 PM
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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:10 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
a reply to: ElectricUniverse


Why are you even concerned with this? Neither has any chance of becoming a new amendment to the Constitution.


Let's hope. PLEASE, let's hope people haven't become THAT unhinged and idiotic. 😳


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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:10 PM
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One day in...and the Dem controlled House is already reaching new heights in 'Bats#it Crazy'!


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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:11 PM
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originally posted by: chr0naut
a reply to: ElectricUniverse

"A dictatorship of the majority"

LOL.



You laugh, but certain minority groups would disagree with you.

In some countries, you get tossed off of rooftops (or stoned) for being in a minority. The majority thinks that's fine though. The problem with the idea of majority rule is that people who think it's awesome can't ever conceive of what it might be like to not be in that majority and forever compelled to go along against their needs and inclinations.
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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:11 PM
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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus

originally posted by: ElectricUniverse
Why are you not concerned with this?


Because I just said it has zero chance of becoming an amendment.

I try to worry about reality, not fantasy.


As if democrats hadn't blackmailed people like Gen. Flynn, and the weasel of Michael Cohen to submit/kowtow to the democrat agenda?

Democrats could pass this in the House, and then blackmail the senate and the POTUS with impeachment if he does not agree with this. I wouldn't put it out of their way. Democrats have shown for the last 3 elections at least that they will resort to using any dirty tactic for them to win.

Besides, globalists like Soros, the UN, etc, want this to happen.



posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:11 PM
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originally posted by: IAMTAT
One day in...and the Dem controlled House is already reaching new heights in 'Bats#it Crazy'!


They gotta throw the constituents who voted them in a bone.

They're doing so in typical political manner, all talk and nothing of tangible substance to follow.

Give it a week, they'll all stop showing up to "work".


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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:12 PM
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originally posted by: chr0naut
a reply to: ElectricUniverse

"A dictatorship of the majority"

LOL.



Yes a dictatorship of the majority. Only the most ignorant of people would laugh at something like this.


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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:13 PM
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originally posted by: chr0naut
a reply to: ElectricUniverse

"A dictatorship of the majority"

LOL.



Yes... it's called being a Democracy.

Which we most certainly are not... in fact the founding fathers stated many times that becoming a Democracy was what they feared the most.

History is fun!




posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:13 PM
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a reply to: ElectricUniverse

Calm down there Alex, if you're so confident about it I'll find you the odds to bet on it so you can at least become rich if it happens.

Ever seen someone not smiling on a four wheeler with a six pack and a few guns strapped to it? We won't be able to wipe that s### eating grin off of your face.
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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:14 PM
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originally posted by: KansasGirl
Let's hope. PLEASE, let's hope people haven't become THAT unhinged and idiotic. 😳


They would need a super majority in both Houses for this to happen which they are not even remotely close to at this time. People worry about this because they don't actually understand how the Constitution functions.


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posted on Jan, 4 2019 @ 03:14 PM
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This is the opening salvo of the 2020 elections. It's meant to secure their base and they know for a fact they could never get an Amendment through.

I expect a lot of what is happening right now is about 2020. No time for them to do their work, they are too busy campaigning.







 
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