President is trying, and failing, to steal the 2020 presidential election won by Democratic rival by pressuring state and local officials in states Biden won to override the will of the people, block the certification of their state’s election results and name Trump the winner.
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In 2016, the Electoral College allowed Trump to win the presidency in spite of losing the popular vote by nearly 3 million votes. Now Trump is attempting to use the system for a scheme to overturn his loss in the electoral vote and attack the bedrock of American democracy, the peaceful transfer of power.
The 2020 presidential election is not remotely close in the national