Trump reverses opinion of electoral college

Protesters demonstrate against President-elect Donald Trump outside Independence Hall November 13, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photograph:( Getty )

WION New Delhi Nov 16, 2016, 03.23 AM (IST)

Donald Trump in 2012 stated on Twitter that the electoral college was a "disaster for democracy", but his opinion has reversed itself ever since being elected the next US president despite losing the popular vote.

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On Tuesday, Trump said that the electoral college was "actually genius".

Trump appeared sensitive against the charge that his presidency isn't a reflection of the will of the American populace, and defended himself for winning the presidency even though more Americans voted for Hillary Clinton

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(WION)