The Electoral College, the Constitution, and Trump’s Conflicts of Interest

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Yesterday the Brookings Institution issued an analysis of an obscure constitutional provision that should concern every American. The paper, by Norman Eisen, Richard Painter and Laurence Tribe, demonstrates persuasively that when the 538 presidential electors meet on Monday to cast their votes for president, electing Donald Trump as almost everyone expects, they will be electing a president whose tangled and mysterious web of business dealings ''violate both the spirit and the letter of [a] critical piece of the U.S.

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