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US News Trump's team unsuccessful on appeal in Pennsylvania

22:55  27 november  2020
22:55  27 november  2020 Source:   observers.france24.com

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The Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday granted an expedited review for Team Trump ’ s appeal in Pennsylvania after an Obama judge dismissed their lawsuit seeking to block the state from certifying its election results. Trump ’ s campaign on Friday lost its appeal in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals .

The Trump campaign filed the Pennsylvania case earlier this month, saying that county election officials had treated mail-in ballots inconsistently and asking U. S . District Judge Matthew Brann to halt certification of the results. On appeal , the campaign said it was focusing on the "narrow" question

USA-ELECTION-PENNSYLVANIA: Trump's team unsuccessful on appeal in Pennsylvania

L'ÉQUIPE DE TRUMP DÉBOUTÉE EN APPEL EN PENNSYLVANIE © Reuters / Bastiaan Slabbers TRUMP TEAM DISMISSED ON APPEAL IN PENNSYLVANIA

WASHINGTON (Reuters ) - A federal court of appeal in the United States on Friday dismissed Donald Trump's team, which demanded that the announcement of Joe Biden's victory in Pennsylvania be blocked.

By rejecting this appeal, the three judges of the Court of Appeal of the Third Circuit inflicted another significant setback on the outgoing president and his advisers, who hoped to reverse the outcome of the presidential election of November 3, including his Democratic rival was declared the winner.

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An appeals court upheld the results of Pennsylvania 's election — leading A three-judge panel with the 3rd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia unanimously rejected Trump ’ s bid to overturn a lower court ruling, saying that his “campaign’s claims have no merit,” The Associated Press reported.

President Trump ’ s legal team responded to Brann’s ruling on Saturday Since there was no way for Biden to overcome Trump with the remaining number of uncounted ballots, the Pennsylvania Secretary of State announced that MILLIONS of ballots had been found.

"Free and fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious. But claiming that an election is unfair is not enough to establish it. Charges must include specific allegations and then evidence. We we have none in this case, "wrote Judge Stephanos Bibas, summarizing the opinion of the three appellate judges.

The case can still be brought before the Supreme Court of the United States.

Donald Trump continues to claim to be the victim of a "rigged election" but nevertheless assured that he would respect the vote of the American electoral college on December 14.

(Makini Brice; French version Henri-Pierre André)

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