President Trump’s electoral vote total, 306 — actually, it was 304, as two Texas electors didn’t vote for him — is not as historically high as he thought: In the 58 presidential elections, Trump’s electoral college percentage ranks as only the 46th best. But what president had the LARGEST percentage of electoral votes?
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The appointment of Alabama state Attorney General Luther Strange to fill the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions is what prompted last week’s strange trivia question: Who was the last member of the Cabinet to have a strange middle name?
The answer: Robert Strange McNamara. He was the secretary of defense during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations.
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