Donald Trump lost another court challenge in Pennsylvania

Donald Trump refused to drop his allegations of fraud in the November 3 election

Washington:

The Supreme Court of the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on Saturday dismissed another legal challenge to the election by supporters of President Donald Trump, reducing his already impossible chances of overturning the results.

A Republican lawsuit has sought to invalidate the battlefield mail-in ballot that President-elect Joe Biden won by nearly 81,000 votes – or allow all votes to be rejected and the legislature of the State to decide the winner for.

The court rejected both claims in a unanimous verdict, calling the other an “extraordinary proposition” that the court boycotted more than 6.9 million Liberals who voted in the general election. “

The lawsuit argued that allowing universal postal voting under Pennsylvania law of 2019 is unconstitutional.

The judges said their challenge to the law on November 21 was filed too late, more than a year after its entry into force and that the election result “was becoming increasingly clear”.

Pennsylvania officially certified Biden’s victory on November 24. The lawsuit also sought to stop certification.

Saturday’s decision follows a long line of similar rulings, including a decision the day before in which a federal appeals court flatly rejected Trump’s claim that the election was unfair and called the victory Biden in Pennsylvania. stopped.

Trump has vowed to continue his legal battle and tweet bizarre conspiracy theories, despite his repeated court defeats, dismissing his allegations of fraud in the November 3 election.

On Thursday, he said for the first time that he would leave the White House if Biden officially confirmed the winner on December 14 by the Electoral College.

But on Friday, he tweeted that “Biden can only enter the White House as president if he can prove that his ridiculous ‘80,000,000 votes’ were not received fraudulently or illegally.”

Biden, who was sworn in on Jan.20, garnered 306 votes to Trump’s 232 in the Electoral College.

The presidential election said the US vote “will not hold” for efforts to achieve the result.

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