California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff revealed over the weekend that he would “favor doing away with the Electoral College system.”
During an appearance on “Real Time with Bill Maher,” Schiff made a slew of controversial comments about the election and Electoral College.
“I think we’re better off focusing on discrete amendments to the Constitution to overturn Citizens United and make sure that we can have elections untampered or uninfluenced by excessive expenditures and dark money,” Schiff said.
He added, “And I would favor doing away with the Electoral College system.”
Schiff said that he supports a rewrite of the U.S. Constitution and amendments that would abolish the Electoral College, but he claimed that today’s Republican Party would likely hijack the process.
The California Democratic congressman said he would prefer to use “discrete amendments” to the Constitution that would overturn controversial money-in-politics Supreme Court rulings like Citizens