Porter: Trump Is ‘Being Ridiculous’ To Say Votes Can’t Be Counted After Election Day | The Last Word

Porter: Trump Is ‘Being Ridiculous’ To Say Votes Can’t Be Counted After Election Day | The Last Word 1

 

Rep. Katie Porter, who wasn’t declared the winner in her race for nine days after the 2018 election, joins Lawrence O’Donnell to discuss the importance of giving states time to count all mail-in ballots: “We don’t want anybody who casts a valid ballot to lose that vote simply because the United States Postal Service doesn’t deliver the mail.” Aired on 10/28/2020.
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Porter: Trump Is ‘Being Ridiculous’ To Say Votes Can’t Be Counted After Election Day | The Last Word

56 Comments on "Porter: Trump Is ‘Being Ridiculous’ To Say Votes Can’t Be Counted After Election Day | The Last Word"

  1. They’ll be counted but the election will end November 3rd, so hurry up folks the deadline is fast approaching and the winner will be announced

    • It’s not who you vote for…its who counts the votes.

    • @TheDay Cometh At least quote Joseph Stalin

    • @TheDay Cometh At least quote Joseph Stalin

    • The media and democrats need to stop this don’t believe the polls lie! The polls was correct for the general election and the Republicans stole 3 blue states to create the election miracle in history. Now we knpw that since bush and now Hillary. Too big to rig and too real to steal is the last motto for a dying country before it becomes a trump 💩 hole dictatorship.

  2. madboyreadynow28 | October 29, 2020 at 1:06 AM | Reply

    The Constitution gives until December 14th to have all votes counted. Why is the media not speaking about this?

    • Los Critics Supreme | October 29, 2020 at 5:31 AM | Reply
    • @TheDay Cometh
      But it’s Trump (who is a Republican in case you didn’t know) who is saying the vote count should stop on Nov. 3rd. How would it help the Democrats to “hide” the fact the Constitution provides for vote counts to continue to Dec. 14th? That makes no sense whatsoever. Or do you just spew idiotic rhetorical statements reflexively without thinking them through?

    • @Justin Myers
      The Constitution provides for the actual counting of the ballots to continue up to Dec. 14th. It sometimes takes a while to count all those ballots.

    • madboyreadynow28 | October 29, 2020 at 10:36 AM | Reply

      @SS Its the Plan of the American people to remove Donald Trump before he destroys our country, our democracy. You should be on board with this plan. If your to stupid not to see you will.

    • madboyreadynow28 | October 29, 2020 at 10:38 AM | Reply

      @jwd0808 Clearly I was not talking about when ballots should be delivered. I said the Constitution gives until December 14th to make sure all votes are counted and for some reason the media is on board with Trumps plans to stop on election day.

  3. Miss Mary Mary | October 29, 2020 at 1:10 AM | Reply

    Katie Porter is a Queen!!

  4. NO-ORWELLIAN Dystopia | October 29, 2020 at 1:10 AM | Reply

    For that exact reason the RepubliCON’s authoritarians have made sure to stock up the federal courts with as much
    CON-SERVATIVES Right-wingers Judges as possible.

    • Stop projecting, your party is the violent one with Antifa and BLM, and the communists democrats have the media doing their dirty work. Your party is the party of hate and dictatorship! I am sure you cannot wait to speak mandarin soon.

    • @Gigi Ivy
      Get real Gigi, First of all the default ideology of America is Anti Fascist. We fought a world war to stamp out those vermin. They carry the plague of war, disease, starvation, and death with them. You should probably learn Russian though, just in case tRump needs companionship while in jail.

    • Yup…were going to win no matter what!!!!

    • lima leaf frog | October 29, 2020 at 4:35 AM | Reply

      @Gigi Ivy …disinformation troll

    • Unqualified and/or corrupt judges can, and have been, impeached. I’m channeling Carnac the Magnificent.

  5. All you can do is cast your vote and let’s just see where the chip’s fall Nov 4th 🇺🇸🇺🇸
    Stop the childish bickering and threats of civil war nonsence and just VOTE.

    • So true 💯💯💯. The USA needs a large tax on guns. That would fix a lot of this gun problems.

    • Only in 3rd world 💩 hole countries do you need to wish elections aren’t stolen. Trump has turned the usa into a 💩 hole country.

    • No, that is NOT all you can do, because Trump and Co are engaged in voter suppression all over the country. The Michigan (Republican) Supreme Court just upheld that it’s okay for armed militia to “guard” polling places in Michigan. It doesn’t take a genius to see it is voter intimidation plain and simple. What we can do is make a lot of noise and point to these obvious tactics by the GOP to try and steal an election. If you don’t care enough about your vote, then by all means pretend none of this corruption is happening, but this could very well be the last election we ever have if Trump wins.

  6. I love Katie Porter she is super intelligent and owns the big CEO`s in Congress..

  7. Tessmage Tessera | October 29, 2020 at 1:14 AM | Reply

    *Winners don’t need to cheat — LOSERS do.*

  8. Amanda Billings | October 29, 2020 at 1:19 AM | Reply

    Can Mr goofy get any goofier…Yes.

  9. Absolutely ridiculous.. and don’t pay attention to the trolls on this thread. Lmao

  10. Suzanne Harris | October 29, 2020 at 1:55 AM | Reply

    Katie Porter – tellin’ it as always. Back to Congress for you! 👣
    💘❤💓💔💕💙💚💛💜💖💗💟

  11. Lilly Fitzgerald | October 29, 2020 at 1:59 AM | Reply

    Yes, but what have you done about it. Talking about it alone doesn’t stop mail suppression – action does. I notice De Joy is still in his job!!

  12. Kudos Katie ❤️🇦🇺❤️👍

  13. According to federal election law, states have up to 38 days after the election to count all of the ballots. Some states count the mail in ballots has they received them, others start counting them a week before the election and the rest, which are only a few, start counting the ballots on election day. A new president does not have to be announced on election night but up to 38 days after the election.

  14. Every banana republic needs UN observers to monitor elections.

    • Republicans don’t realize that by stealing elections and destroying democracy as most Americans know what they are doing will only destroy America.

    • The Republican’s bought us that status when the SON of a President had his DADDY’s SCOTUS STOP the counting of the votes when he was winning in a state THAT HIS BROTHER WAS THE GOVERNOR OF

    • UN monitors from China Iran and Russia? All democrat allies of course.

    • @Doug M I say count the votes, it’s the law. Every vote counts

    • Ginger Nightmare | October 29, 2020 at 3:14 PM | Reply

      The UN is very busy at the Mexican side of the border trying to help migrant children.

  15. Many countries infected earlier U.S as: Vietnam, South Korea, Australia… But they had infection and death very short. Why? Cause Pre… Had done nothing

  16. A leader, and a majority party… of a supposedly “democratic” country… that wants to neither wait for more people to vote, nor wants to gather in more votes to accurately find out the will of the people…????

    Mind boggling.

    • its better if trump is president when his debts come due, he is getting desperate and it will only get worse, nobody bought the hunter BS, now all that evidence just disappeared, lmao, he will have some new conspiracy by the weekend.

  17. Four years in, and he still hasn’t taken the time to learn how government works, and how the law works. Where’s his “Law and order” now?

    • Trump only pulls out his law and order crapola when he’s falsely accusing VP Biden of wanting to defund the police.

  18. What a woman… Katie has the integrity to be heard… just absolutely amazing… speaker of the house amazing!!!!

  19. THIS WONDERFUL LADY IS A BREATH OF FRESH AIR, WE WILL SEE HE HOPEFULLY IN THE FUTURE. SHE IS THE FUTURE OF AMERICA GOING FORWARD. GOD BLESS AMERICA.

  20. And on midnight of Election Day when it’s shown Biden is ahead…”But we have to wait for all the late votes!”, Donny will say.

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