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Politics 'Without merit' — Trump loses court case that sought to block Biden's Pennsylvania win

03:50  22 november  2020
03:50  22 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

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🚨BREAKING: Trump campaign notches WIN in PENNSYLVANIA state court The court , at Trump 's request, issues interim order to Michigan has been called in Joe Biden ’ s favor by multiple US outlets, but Trump has claimed victory in the state, blaming last minute “ballot dumps” on the former vice president’s

President Trump was ahead of Joe Biden on election day by nearly 700,000 votes until Democrats were Dershowitz believes the Trump campaign will win their case in Pennsylvania . The state courts do not .@AlanDersh tells @CarlHigbie “ Trump wins Pennsylvania , I believe on the legal theory, but whether or

  • A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Saturday rejected a legal effort by President Donald Trump's campaign to block the certification of millions of votes in the state.
  • The certification is expected to confirm a win for President-elect Joe Biden.
  • The judge's scathing decision is a crippling blow to Trump's extremely long-shot bid to invalidate enough ballots in multiple states to reverse Biden's victory in the national presidential election.
  • "This Court has been presented with strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations, unpled in the operative complaint and unsupported by the evidence," Judge Matthew Brann wrote.
a man wearing a suit and tie: President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Detroit, Michigan. © Provided by CNBC President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport in Detroit, Michigan.

A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Saturday rejected a legal effort by President Donald Trump's campaign to block millions of votes in the state, the certification of which is expected to confirm a win for President-elect Joe Biden.

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Biden won Pennsylvania race by more than 80,000 votes. A federal judge in Pennsylvania threw out a lawsuit by President Donald Trump ’ s campaign that aimed to block certification of the state’ s “This court has been presented with strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations, unpled in

President Donald Trump stops to speak to reporters as he prepared to board Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House. U. S . District Court Judge Matthew Brann turned down the request for an injunction Instead, Brann added, “this court has been presented with strained legal arguments without merit and

The judge's scathing decision is a crippling blow to Trump's already extremely long-shot bid to invalidate enough ballots in multiple states to reverse the former Democratic vice president Biden's victory in the national presidential election.

The Trump campaign and its allies now have lost or withdrawn more than 30 lawsuits that were part of that effort.

U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann, in his written decision granting a request to dismiss the Pennsylvania lawsuit, said that the campaign's lawyers, led by former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, had failed to present "compelling legal arguments and factual proof of rampant corruption" in their unprecedented bid to invalidate millions of ballots.

"Instead, this Court has been presented with strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations, unpled in the operative complaint and unsupported by the evidence," Brann fumed.

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The highest court denied a motion to expedite the case , however it did not deny the case itself, which is an At issue is the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ’ s illicit decision to allow ballots received after 8pm on And since a lower court refused to address the matter, the Trump campaign escalated it straight to the top.

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"In the United States of America, this cannot justify the disenfranchisement of a single voter, let alone all the voters of its sixth most populated state. Our people, laws, and institutions demand more."

At one point, the judge compared the lawsuit's claim that voters had been denied equal protection in how their ballots were counted to "Frankstein's Monster," since it was "haphazardly stitched together" from two separate theories in an effort to avoid having them separately dimissed because of legal precedent.

Brann's ruling came four days after the Republican president's personal lawyer Giuliani, arguing in a courtroom for the first time in decades, claimed without evidence that Trump had been the victim of "widespread national voter fraud."

Mark Aronchick, an attorney for some of the county election boards whose voting processes were being questioned in the lawsuit, accused Giuliani of talking about "some fantasy world."

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The president refuses to acknowledge Biden ’ s win , but experts say there is no constitutional path forward for him to remain in the White House.

The Trump campaign has filed two lawsuits in federal court over ballot counting and voting deadlines in Pennsylvania , threatening to take the election to As a law professor who's authored a book on election reform, I rate success in Trump 's efforts to wrench back Biden ' s lead through litigation as a real long shot

"This just is disgraceful!" Aronchick said of Giuliani's arguments during the hearing.

Brann seemed to say as much in his ruling.

"Plaintiffs ask this Court to disenfranchise almost seven million voters," the judge noted.

"This Court has been unable to find any case in which a plaintiff has sought such a drastic remedy in the contest of an election, in terms of the sheer volume of votes asked to be invalidated," Brann wrote.

"One might expect that when seeking such a startling outcome, a plaintiff would come formidably armed with compelling legal arguments and factual proof of rampant corruption, such that this Court would have no option but to regrettably grant the proposed injunctive relief despite the impact it would have on such a large group of citizens.

"That has not happened," Brann wrote.

Biden is currently projected to win 306 votes in the Electoral College, three dozen more than he needs to clinch a win in the White House race.

Trump has refused to concede the contest as he, Giuliani and other Trump surrogates falsely claim he won the election.

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At stake in the lawsuit decided Saturday were Pennsylvani's 20 electoral votes, which Biden is set to receive after winning 50% of the popular vote, comparedto 48.8% for Trump. Biden holds a more than 80,000-vote margin over Trump in the current ballot count.

The court ruling came a day after Georgia certified its election results, which show a win for Biden there after a hand recount of ballots.

It also came a day after the Republican speaker of the Michigan state house and the GOP majority leader of that state's Senate said that Biden's victory in their own state appears legitimate.

The joint statement by Speaker Lee Chatfield and Majority Leader Mike Shirkey came after they visited the White House at Trump's invitation, and where the president was expected to pressure them to take steps in the legislature to overturn the outcome of Michigan's election, and approve a slate of electors who would vote for Trump in the Electoral College.

"We have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election in Michigan and as legislative leaders, we will follow the law and follow the normal process regarding Michigan's electors, just as we have said throughout this election," the Michigan lawmakers said in a statement.

"Michigan's certification process should be a deliberate process free from threats and intimidation," the statement said.

"The candidates who win the most votes win elections and Michigan's electoral votes. These are simple truths that should provide confidence in our elections."

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