Watters: Dems Who Call for Abolishing Electoral College Look 'Extremely Weak'

O'Rourke's campaign says he'll visit every county in New Hampshire this week

Elizabeth Warren kicked things off at a CNN town hall Monday night when the MA senator drew enthusiastic applause by saying: "Every vote matters, and the way we can make that happen is that we can have national voting, and that means get rid of the Electoral College".

Trump rejected the suggestions Tuesday, saying Democrats were seeking to return the court to a liberal lean after it shifted to the right with the president placing conservative nominees Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh on the bench.

Pete Buttigieg, a likely Democratic candidate and 37-year-old progressive mayor of South Bend, Indiana, proposed an identical plan in New Hampshire a week before O'Rourke.

More and more Democrats, including some 2020 presidential candidates, are floating radical ideas like abolishing the Electoral College and expanding the Supreme Court beyond nine justices. Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 2.9 million votes, but she lost the all-important Electoral College vote, 304-227. But rather than pass a constitutional amendment, these legislatures are joining the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, a group of states that pledge to give their electoral votes to the victor of the national popular vote. The brilliance of the Electoral College is that you must go to many States to win. However, the compact will only take effect when it has at least 270 electoral votes-enough to win the presidency-and now, thanks to Colorado, it's well on its way with 181.

Still, with legislative sessions winding down, there are no other states expected to join this year.

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For starters, the company claimed that its 5G speeds mean it is capable of downloading a 15 minute video in one second. The company may have shown a demo of the device on stage at the event, but it will go on sale in May later this year.

At a CNN town hall Monday night Sen.

"We need to make sure that every vote counts", Warren said.

O'Rourke, who made the remarks in response to a question from a student at Plymouth State University, refused to signal support for the bill and instead deflected to saying that he trusts "women to make their own decisions about their own bodies".

"I think one of the distinctions is I have a background of having been a leader, and I think that the voters are going to decide who will be the next commander and chief, the President of the Untied States, based on experience of leading", said Harris.

That led to criticism of the institution at the time from some Republicans, notably, Trump himself.

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