Sitting Congressman Says U.S. Constitution Is ‘An Accident Waiting To Happen’

Sitting Congressman Says U.S. Constitution Is ‘An Accident Waiting To Happen’


Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) took issue on Friday with the constitutionally-mandated manner in which presidents are elected, calling the Electoral College “an accident waiting to happen.”

Raskin, who was a constitutional law professor prior to his time in Congress, told MSNBC host Chris Hayes that the system as a whole was “vulnerable” and that the Electoral College had allowed room for “strategic bad faith actors” like former President Donald Trump.

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Former Constitutional law professor and sitting congressman has a problem with the constitutional manner in which presidents are elected: “The Electoral College is *an accident waiting to happen* and we have to deal with that at some point in American history.” pic.twitter.com/pF5scFAuiU

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