Politics, Pennsylvania, Supreme Court, 2020 Election

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Trump campaign, rebuffed by district judge, says taking Pennsylvania mail-in ballots case to Supreme Court

Trump campaign, rebuffed by district judge, says taking Pennsylvania mail-in ballots case to Supreme Court

11/22/2020 7:31:00 AM

Trump campaign, rebuffed by district judge, says taking Pennsylvania mail-in ballots case to Supreme Court

In a scathing opinion, District Judge Matthew W. Brann on Saturday said the Trump campaign submitted 'strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations.'

said that the ruling helps their strategy to get the case"expeditiously" to the Supreme Court.District Judge Matthew W. Brann on Saturday night granted the state's request to dismiss the lawsuit alleging that GOP voters were illegally handicapped because counties in the state allowed voters to amend errors on mail-in ballots. In a scathing 37-page opinion, Brann wrote that the Trump campaign attempted to throw out a large number of votes using"strained legal arguments without merit and speculative accusations."

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In response, Giuliani welcomed the decision, saying it will"help us in our strategy to get expeditiously to the U.S. Supreme Court."President Donald Trump speaks to the press in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on November 20, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Tasos Katopodis/GettyNewsweek subscription offers >"Although we fully disagree with this opinion, we're thankful to the Obama-appointed judge for making this anticipated decision quickly, rather than simply trying to run out the clock," Giuliani wrote in a campaign statement."There is so much evidence that in Pennsylvania, Democrats eliminated our opportunity to present 50 witnesses and other evidence that election officials blatantly ignored Pennsylvania's law denying independent review."

The Trump campaign indicated that their next step will be to seek an expedited appeal to the Third Circuit."We are disappointed we did not at least get the opportunity to present our evidence at a hearing," Giuliani said."We hope that the Third Circuit will be as gracious as Judge Brann in deciding our appeal one way or the other as expeditiously as possible."

"This is another case that appears to be moving quickly to the United States Supreme Court."Brann's ruling has freed election officials to certify President-electJoe Biden Read more: Newsweek »

Golf the only course I flunked in college. Go figure. Bet you wish you could go back in time Donald Trump doesn’t work that way though next stop Rikers island where Bubba is awaiting your arrival he and his crew can’t wait to hang out with you literally This is his plan. He does not need the cases to succeed, he needs one of the 30 cases he submits to have ANY reason to go to the SC where Trump thinks they are going to give him the win.

It has to get past the clerks. That rat bastard. PA violated constitutional laws. The Supreme Court isn’t going to hear this case from what it sounds like. arrest Joe I thought the case was dismissed because it has no merit you can’t take it any further because you didn’t have a case to start off with? Lol!!!! Poor Donnie. Kicking and screaming conspiracy theories. Sounds like he might have a little dementia.!realDonaldTrump

The SCOUS want deal with it, you’re screwed trump LOL 😆 sure would be nice if he understood how the SC works.