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Monday, 12 December 2016 16:08

10 Electoral College Members Are Demanding Info on Russia's Hack Before They Vote

Written by  Complex

For months now, it's been understood that Russia interfered with the United States' election. The CIA says the "consensus view" is that Russia's goal was "to help Trump get elected." President Obama has ordered a "full review" of election-related hacking.

And Senators from both parties have called for a thorough, bipartisan investigation as well. In fact, the only person who doesn't seem too worried about Russia's interference is Trump himself. Now, a bipartisan group of Electoral College members wants more information on Russia's interference in our election before they formally cast their votes on Dec. 19, 2016.

In an "Open Letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper," ten members of the Electoral College—one Republican and nine Democrats—note that "a core purpose" of the Electoral College is to prevent a "desire in foreign powers to gain an improper ascendant in our councils," as Alexander Hamilton put it in Federalist Paper #68. Because officials have "high confidence" that Russia interfered with the election, the group is demanding more information:

"The Electors require to know from the intelligence community whether there are ongoing investigations into ties between Donald Trump, his campaign or associates, and Russian government interference in the election, the scope of those investigations, how far those investigations may have reached, and who was involved in those investigations.

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I recomend that any member of the electorial college that changes their vote be deported to another country with no democracy like our forefathers established. They might feel different about changeing their Presidential vote that they are required to make. They should also loose their Citizsn status in America.

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