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Congress officially declares Donald Trump president
The Telegraph ^ | 06 January 2017 | George Fuller

Posted on 01/07/2017 2:57:58 AM PST by Candor7

Congress certified Donald Trump's presidential victory over the objections of a handful of House Democrats.

All 538 electors met in their respective state capitals in December to cast their votes. The vote count made it official. Vice-president Joe Biden presided over the count in his role as president of the Senate.

Trump finished with 304 electoral votes and Democrat Hillary Clinton got 227. There were seven protest votes for other candidates. It takes 270 Electoral College votes to win the presidency.

(Excerpt) Read more at telegraph.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 115th; biden; djt45; protest; trump; trumptransition; trumpwinsagain
Video of Congressional Motion and Vote at linked article.

Loser protestors ejected by Sgt. at Arms

1 posted on 01/07/2017 2:57:58 AM PST by Candor7
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To: Candor7

It’s about time. Fun to watch Slo Joe do his slapdowns of other libtards.


2 posted on 01/07/2017 2:59:57 AM PST by Paladin2 (No spellcheck. It's too much work to undo the auto wrong word substitution on mobile devices.)
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To: Paladin2

We win. The MSM buries the final nail in the leftist coffin.

Love it!


3 posted on 01/07/2017 3:13:28 AM PST by Candor7 ( Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7

Comprehensive video link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w-5l7MR_4sc


4 posted on 01/07/2017 3:28:00 AM PST by Candor7 ( Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Fred Nerks

The left goes down kicking and screaming, not broadcast on the MSM TV networks.

Well worth the watch:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9uiAex46pVw

THE LEFT OFFICIALLY BITES THE DUST!


5 posted on 01/07/2017 3:36:17 AM PST by Candor7 ( Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7

I just loved the part where Biden had to tell them to sit down and shut up. Classic.


6 posted on 01/07/2017 3:56:27 AM PST by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it, but ready to go again)
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To: eartick

Me too. Loved it... the left gets its own right from one of it’s lead whackos. Congressional procedure is so like that.The Founders knew what they were doing.


7 posted on 01/07/2017 3:59:28 AM PST by Candor7 ( Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Paladin2
It’s about time. Fun to watch Slo Joe do his slapdowns of other libtards.

Yep - "Stop being stupid - believe me, I know it doesn't help"....

8 posted on 01/07/2017 4:45:24 AM PST by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: eartick

“I just loved the part where Biden had to tell them to sit down and shut up. Classic.”

Though his act of “maturity” is directed towards a possibly 2020 POTUS run. Democrats don’t mind old guys and many likely believe he would have beaten Trump.


9 posted on 01/07/2017 5:09:35 AM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: Candor7
Now that it is official, the inauguration should be done as if it were a civil wedding ceremony...not a big outdoor party. Think security. I don't want some nut job with a Barrett M107 taking a shot at the swearing in platform from a mile away.

We just had an ex-military guy go ballistic at an airport after he lost his marbles. Why give anyone the opportunity?

10 posted on 01/07/2017 5:14:01 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (The future doesn't belong to the fainthearted. It belongs to the brave. - - Ronaldus Magnus Reagan)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

Maybe now the leftist idiots will believe “It’s Over” and that they lost. Trump is driving the bus.


11 posted on 01/07/2017 5:30:28 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Candor7

Dear Cando,

re; “Congressional procedure is so like that.The Founders knew what they were doing.”

It is NOT ‘Congressional procedure’, it is U.S.C. Title Code.

Since the Electoral College is a Constitutional Article, the ‘procedures’ are called out in the U.S.C. title Code, as LAW.

Therefore, each of the “objections” raised, were in violation of Code, when NOT having been signed by BOTH a sitting Representative AND a sitting Senator, and were ILLEGAL by U.S. Law. They were criminal actions.


12 posted on 01/07/2017 5:36:36 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: BlueStateRightist

NO one could have beaten Trump, and no one will in 2020. And had Trump not entered and won the Republican primary, no one would have beaten Hillary either.


13 posted on 01/07/2017 5:37:28 AM PST by FrdmLvr ("A is A. A thing is what it is." Ayn Rand)
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To: Candor7

the objections were racially motivated by professional negresses

The entire American black population was disrespected by the professional blacks in the congress.


14 posted on 01/07/2017 5:46:47 AM PST by bert (K.E.; N.P.; GOPc;WASP .... Macroagression melts snowflakes)
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To: Candor7

Loser demonstrators and DEMS shined the light on their anti-Constitutional mindset during the time-honored changing of the guard. How disgraceful!


15 posted on 01/07/2017 5:51:21 AM PST by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm 33:12)
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To: Terry L Smith

They were not criminal actions but they were out of order.


16 posted on 01/07/2017 5:54:31 AM PST by frogjerk (We are conservatives. Not libertarians, not "fiscal conservatives", not moderates)
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To: Candor7

Would someone, please, explain why the left keeps whining about Trump not being legitimate. I’m simply not getting it. What’s not legitimate?


17 posted on 01/07/2017 6:13:27 AM PST by bgill (From the CDC site, "We don't know how people are infected with Ebola")
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To: Candor7
Sorry, but I just can't get enough of this photo. It is iconic of the wrecked Hillary campaign and it gives me great joy every time I see it.


18 posted on 01/07/2017 6:18:28 AM PST by SamAdams76
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To: Terry L Smith

Thank you for the code edification. I am all for arresting the a$$hats and putting them in the cooler.


19 posted on 01/07/2017 6:37:10 AM PST by Candor7 ( Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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To: Candor7

Good Ole Sheila Jackson Lee, embarrassing Texas once again!!! LOL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sGX0mV7q5-M


20 posted on 01/07/2017 6:46:49 AM PST by buffyt (Looking Forward To January 20, 2017!!!!! On To A Great America! M A G A !)
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To: BlueStateRightist

Can some wise technician turn that moment into a meme?


21 posted on 01/07/2017 6:48:19 AM PST by Mercat (Men never do evil so fully and cheerfully as when they do it out of conscience.” (Blaise Pascal))
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To: SamAdams76

Did you see the crying woman to Michelle’s right with the heavy purple eyeshadow? At Michele’s “final” speech. I was hoping for trails of purple down her cheeks but didn’t see it. So fun. Anyone want to bet on how many of the dems on the inauguration platform will be wearing purple?


22 posted on 01/07/2017 6:51:32 AM PST by Mercat (Men never do evil so fully and cheerfully as when they do it out of conscience.” (Blaise Pascal))
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To: bgill

“What’s not legitimate?”

The Electoral College. The Left wants a pure democracy, where 50%+1 get to rule over the 50%-1. They will ride this horse for the foreseeable future.


23 posted on 01/07/2017 6:52:24 AM PST by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory.)
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To: bert
“The entire American black population was disrespected by the professional blacks in the congress.”

How can you say that when it was the “American black population” who put these trashy negreses in office? Indeed, the “American black population” continues to disrespect this country by their choices for leadership. When they start routinely electing adults like Dr. Ben Carson and Col. Alan West, they can be considered to be useful citizens, but not until they do.

24 posted on 01/07/2017 7:08:04 AM PST by vette6387
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To: SamAdams76

Looks like "Pat" has lost quite a bit of weight since the '90s . . . though I figured "her/him" for a Bernie supporter.


25 posted on 01/07/2017 7:17:59 AM PST by Oratam
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To: FrdmLvr

“NO one could have beaten Trump, and no one will in 2020. And had Trump not entered and won the Republican primary, no one would have beaten Hillary either.”

It’s not a matter of what would have happened had another Democrat run. I’m speaking to what the leftists BELIEVE would have happened. They know Clinton was an awful candidate, and believe Biden would have been better. I think they are right, and Biden would have stood a better chance of winning.


26 posted on 01/07/2017 7:40:26 AM PST by BlueStateRightist (Government is best which governs least.)
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To: Candor7

Amid all the heckling and interruptions from the black bitch Jackson-lee, Biden did a class job. He told one heckler to shut up “it’s over”. 


28 posted on 01/07/2017 8:01:31 AM PST by fision
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To: Candor7

As we Packer Fans say (and hope to say tomorrow) “That’s the DAGGER!”


29 posted on 01/07/2017 8:03:05 AM PST by Shady (We WON the Battle, Now let's WIN THE WAR!!!!)
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To: Candor7

President Trump!!
My, that has a nice ring to it.
TWB


30 posted on 01/07/2017 8:04:07 AM PST by TWhiteBear
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To: Candor7

Watching Lee & Waters was like a remake of Dumb & Dumber except the original characters seemed much smarter.


31 posted on 01/07/2017 9:40:26 AM PST by Hillbilly sage
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To: Candor7

One nail in the coffin after another...M.A.G.A.!


32 posted on 01/07/2017 1:22:06 PM PST by Fred Nerks (fair dinkum)
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To: Candor7

Hope it hurt them just enough so that they’ll be screaming “police brutality” for the next 20 years, and wondering why everyone’s laughing.


33 posted on 01/07/2017 3:00:27 PM PST by Eleutheria5 (“If you are not prepared to use force to defend civilization, then be prepared to accept barbarism.)
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To: Candor7

I watched this earlier - Idiot Dem Representatives, objecting, but with no Senator’s signature. Usually, replied to the question regarding said signature with: Not YET.

One of them waved the written objection and asked if there wasn’t some brave Senator who would have the courage to sign it. I guess the Dems who might have considered signing may be up for election in a Red State.


34 posted on 01/07/2017 3:06:38 PM PST by greeneyes
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To: Terry L Smith

Are you sure?
I thought the House members were entitled to raise the objections. When they raise the objection, it is an invitation to the sitting Senators to support the objection.
They did not.

The VP had to slap them down if not supported by a Senator.


35 posted on 01/07/2017 7:17:12 PM PST by scrabblehack
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To: SamAdams76

#TheWeepsistance


36 posted on 01/07/2017 8:37:23 PM PST by kiryandil (Will Hillary's BrownShirt Media thugs demand that The Deplorables all wear six-pointed Orange Stars?)
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To: SamAdams76

Awww... Ain’t that purdy?


37 posted on 01/08/2017 9:12:17 AM PST by Monkey Face (I'm not so sure about an inner child, but I have an inner idiot that surfaces every now and then.)
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To: frogjerk

Dear frogjerk,

When an objection, according to U.S. title code, MUST be in writing, MUST be signed by BOTH a U.S. Representative AND a U.S. Senator, was forwarded to the floor by these jackal Demoncrats, WITHOUT meeting the legal statute, as orally recited by Joe Biden, more than once, yes, it was illegal, and the act was done knowing so, by the perpetrating parties.


38 posted on 01/08/2017 11:28:42 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: scrabblehack

Dear scrabbleshack,

The objection, to meet the U.S. Title code statute, had to be in writing, and with both signatures, BEFORE being brought to the floor.


39 posted on 01/08/2017 11:30:25 AM PST by Terry L Smith
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To: bk1000
The Left wants a pure democracy, where 50%+1 get to rule over the 50%-1. They will ride this horse for the foreseeable future.

Because they assume that they will always be the ruling majority.

Safe assumption for them, since they can manufacture any votes needed to cover a shortfall. They do it all the time where they already rule.

Note well: If everybody "believes" that 50%+1 can do anything they want without limits (pure democracy), then you don't actually need 50%+1 of the people to vote your way — just make sure that everybody thinks that they did.

40 posted on 01/09/2017 11:02:49 AM PST by thulldud
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To: Candor7

Just watched the whole thing. It is worth watching.

I never thought I’d say this, but here goes:

Kudos to Joe Biden.

I mean, he was only doing his constitutional duty... but he did do it. And he did it efficiently and well.


41 posted on 01/09/2017 11:40:14 AM PST by samtheman (I voted for Trump without Russian help.)
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To: samtheman

Plugs did his constitutional duty. I got a kick out of Ryan’s gleeful monkey shines in the back ground!


42 posted on 01/09/2017 6:09:13 PM PST by Candor7 ( Obama fascism article:(http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/05/barack_obama_the_quintessentia_1.html)
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