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Old 03-11-2020, 03:09 PM
DChord568 is offline
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Originally Posted by AK84 View Post
It depends on whether there are sufficient Republicans to support him.
In the US a person does not become President-elect on election night. Or when the electoral college votes. They become it when the result is certified by Congress.

If the election is disputed enough, even with an ostensible Biden/Sanders win, do you guys really think (lets say there is a Republican majority in Congress) that the 'Pubs will not support Trump.

They refuse to certify Biden and instead force it to the House? Voting in state delegations? You think they aren't capable of that. Refuse the returns from enough states to prevent a 270.
The naive part of me would like to think the reaction by Republicans would be similar to the guys with the furry hats in this scene from The Wizard of Oz:

But I'm sure that's too much to hope for.