Barring what would be a shocking split from expectation, Congress was set to confirm Donald Trump as the next president of the United States on Friday. Congress was scheduled to formally count electoral votes from the presidential election Friday. After the Electoral College cast their votes, Trump, the Republican candidate, ended up with 304 electoral votes, outpacing the 227 earned by the Democratic nominee, Hillary Clinton.
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— Rep. Ed Perlmutter (@RepPerlmutter) January 5, 2017