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Politics Trump Campaign Wants Giuliani to Argue Pennsylvania Appeal

18:50  25 november  2020
18:50  25 november  2020 Source:   bloomberg.com

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The Trump campaign has been granted an expedited review by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals concerning an election fraud case that was This is the appeal that President Trump tweeted about the other day after noting that Judge Matthew W. Brann “would not even allow us to present our case

President Donald Trump plans to travel to Pennsylvania on Wednesday for a meeting of state Republican lawmakers examining accusations of election impropriety Giuliani has pledged to appeal . Still, Trump has publicly struggled to accept his election loss, only this week agreeing to give

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump’s campaign is asking to have Rudy Giuliani argue the appeal in its federal lawsuit seeking to undo Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the state.

Rudy Giuliani wearing a suit and tie standing in front of a crowd: Rudy Giuliani arrives to a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 19. © Bloomberg Rudy Giuliani arrives to a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 19.

The Trump campaign on Wednesday asked the the U.S. Court of Appeals in Philadelphia to schedule a hearing and permit Giuliani to present arguments. The former New York mayor and onetime federal prosecutor made his first court appearance in nearly three decades to argue the case before a trial judge at a Nov. 17 hearing, in which he occasionally displayed rusty legal knowledge and made wild claims of a vast voter-fraud conspiracy.

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Trump campaign says pennsylvania , arizona, michigan to hold public hearings on election, states push back. Giuliani is expected to actively participate. The Pennsylvania Senate GOP website says that "[t]he hearing will feature former New York City Mayor

Giuliani personally argued against Pennsylvania ’s motion to dismiss before Brann on Tuesday. Brann ruled both that the Trump campaign lacked standing to sue and that it had not raised a valid equal-protection claim, since Pennsylvania counties were not prohibited under state law from letting

U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, issued a stinging dismissal of the case on Saturday.

Giuliani doubled down on his conspiracy claims in an off-the-rails Thursday press conference alongside Trump lawyer Jenna Ellis and Sidney Powell, whom the campaign disowned on Sunday. As he was speaking, what appeared to be streaks of hair dye ran down the sides of Giuliani’s face, a moment that quickly became an internet meme.

A number of Trump allies called for the president to concede following the press conference, with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie calling the campaign legal team a “national embarrassment” on Sunday. Giuliani and Trump were planning to appear together on Wednesday in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, for a meeting with Republican state legislators to discuss voter-fraud allegations, but the trip was abruptly canceled beforehand.

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The Trump campaign hoped that this order would pave the way for these ballots to be discounted Pennsylvania Republicans filed an emergency request in state court on Monday seeking to block The Trump campaign spun the court’s ruling as a win in disguise. Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis

Trump 's Gettysburg address: President is expected to join Rudy Giuliani in historic Pennsylvania town for a hearing at a hotel on allegations the Democrats stole The Trump campaign on Monday said it had set up two more of the hearings in Arizona and Michigan. Trump was also said to be considering

The campaign has asked the federal appeals court in Philadelphia for an emergency injunction blocking the “the effects” of certification while it seeks to revive the lawsuit. In a filing on Tuesday asking the court to deny the motion, Pennsylvania officials, who certified Biden’s victory on Tuesday, were quick to point out that it’s unclear what the relief the campaign is seeking even means.

Read More: Pennsylvania Blasts Trump Bid to ‘Sow Chaos’ in Ballot Suit

(Updates with cancellation of Gettysburg trip)

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Will Rudy Giuliani be disbarred? Probably not for Trump's election lawsuits, experts say. .
President Donald Trump's personal lawyer still faces the risk of losing his law license because of his work in Ukraine, according to legal experts.Rep. Bill Pascrell, a New Jersey Democrat, filed letters with the state bars of Arizona, Michigan, New York, Nevada, and Pennsylvania, seeking the disbarment of Giuliani and 22 other lawyers working for the Trump campaign.

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