President Obama cast doubt on the continued need for the Electoral College on Friday, seizing on a popular Democratic argument that has emerged since Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by millions of ballots but lost the Electoral College handily.
“The Electoral College is a vestige. It’s a carry-over from an earlier vision of how our federal government was going to work,” Obama said during his final press conference of the year.
“There are some structures in our political system as envisioned by the founders that sometimes are going to disadvantage Democrats,” he added.
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