Prime Minister of Israel Benjamin Netanyahu Congratulates President Elect Donald Trump on his Victory
This is a profound historical moment as Donald Trump has been chosen as the President Elect. Not only has all of America been watching, but also much of the world. More specifically, Israel. Prime Minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu wasted no time sending his warmest regards and congratulations to President Elect Trump.
As Prime Minister Netanyahu congratulated President Elect Trump, he also continued with these affirming words, “You are a great friend of Israel. Over the years, you’ve expressed your support consistently, and I deeply appreciate it.” As exciting as these words are, the Prime Minister continues to share, “I’m confident that the two of us, working closely together, will bring the great alliance between our two countries to even greater heights.”
This is such an important moment in the history of America and it is exceptionally noteworthy to have the Prime Minister sharing his congratulations as well. Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we continue to pray for our leadership during this time of transition. Hear the full statements from the Prime Minister, and so much more. Also, shared in this segment: Israel, relationships, elections, and prayer. Greg shared in this segment.
The Transition of Power has begun for President Elect Donald Trump and the Ensuing Process to come
As the celebratory balloons filled with excitement have now hit the floor, it is important to remember that a critical transition of power is now underway. Yes, the votes have been tallied, and President Elect Trump has been chosen, but there is still a season of time for the current President to finish his term and the new President to enter his office. The new President Elect excitingly responded to his victory but there are many new responsibilities that the new President must take on.
Some may not be fully aware of the days ahead, but President Elect Trump has not fully assumed the Presidency yet. As Prager University explains, understanding The Electoral College helps to know that there is more to endure before the actual Inauguration Day in January of 2017. “The President and Vice President of the United States are not chosen by a nationwide vote of the American people. Rather, they are chosen by 538 electors. This process is spelled out in the United States Constitution.” The importance of this process is so that voting is not limited to a simple majority.
As many Americans watched the Presidential Election take place earlier this week, there was a constant reminder that a candidate had to receive 270 electoral votes to win the Presidency. Every state had a certain number of votes based on the number of representatives from the House of Representative and the 2 Senators from each state. There was a total of 538 votes up for grabs. At the end of this year’s election Donald Trump had won 306, while Hillary Clinton had won 232. This secured Donald Trump’s victory to be President Elect. The process is not quite finished. Now that the American people have voted, it is now time for part 2. As Prager University explains, “Part two of the election is held in December, and it is this December election among the state’s 538 Electors, not the November election, which officially determines the identity of the next president. At least 270 votes are needed to win.”
Thank God for the process that our founding father so intricately labored over and spelled out in the Constitution. Because they understood the tyrannical ruler ship of a king, which was fresh in their minds, and the dangers of a mere majority, the urgency of this process could not be understated.
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