Trump Campaign Files Supreme Court Challenge to Pennsylvania Election Results

President Donald Trump’s campaign team filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse cases by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court that changed mail-in ballot laws.

The campaign’s case (pdf) is attempting to reverse three cases decided by the state’s Supreme Court that “illegally changed” the mail-in ballot laws “immediately before and after the 2020 presidential election.” The lawyers contended that the Supreme Court’s decisions are in violation of Article II of the Constitution and the 2000 Bush v. Gore ruling.

The lawsuit is seeking “all appropriate remedies,” which includes the vacating of electors that were committed to Joe Biden and allowing the Pennsylvania Legislature to call up their own electors. While the Electoral College voted on Dec. 14, the Republican Party in Pennsylvania said its own electors cast votes for Trump and Vice President Mike Pence in a bid to preserve legal challenges in the state. Read more…

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