Trump’s ‘elite strike drive group’ of unhealthy lawyering loses 5 extra Pennsylvania circumstances

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Whereas he was dropping there, his “elite strike force team” of very unhealthy attorneys and conspiracy theorists was attempting to enchantment a federal case to the U.S. Third Circuit with a submitting that one appellate lawyer said “ascended the Mount Rushmore of banana-pants.” Election legislation knowledgeable Rick Hasen details the bonkers in a thread, beginning with the truth that the group was 19 minutes late in submitting. It actually goes downhill from there, together with the truth that they’re asking the appeals courtroom to do issues an appeals courtroom does not do—like grant short-term restraining orders. It is only a mess, however the final intent is to by some means get the appeals courtroom to stop the certification of Pennsylvania’s vote—throw out the entire 6.8 million Pennsylvania votes in order that the Republican legislature can choose Trump electors.

Pennsylvania counties, in the meantime, are certifying their election results. The unfastened deadline for certification was finish of the enterprise day Monday, however 4 counties missed the deadline delaying the ultimate certification. There isn’t a onerous authorized deadline for that set by state legislation for the presidential election, however the federal “secure harbor” deadline for certification of the presidential election is Dec. 8, when the state’s 20 electors might be named. The electoral school meets and makes the election official on Dec. 14. Oh, and Biden has nonetheless received there by greater than 81,000 votes.

Out of 43 post-election cases in six states, there are actually 11 lively and Trump has misplaced 35 occasions.