President Donald Trump during his first full interview in court on Sunday accepted the path of his disappearance to overturn the results of the 2020 election as President-Elect lost to Joe Biden earlier this month.
In Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures”, Trump said, “Well, the problem is that it’s hard to get into the Supreme Court,” with host Maria Bartiromo asking her when she expected her challenges, to be fair.
Trump said, “I have found the Supreme Court advocate, lawyers, who want to argue in this case if it gets there. They said, ‘It is very difficult to raise the case there.” “Can you imagine, Donald Trump, the President of the United States, filing a case, and I might not find a case.”
Trump said his cases, which legal experts have described as far-fetched, should be sent to the High Court, but did not anticipate that it would.
“It seems that if you can’t be heard by the Supreme Court, you lose. Do you believe you will win it?” Bartiromo asked at one point.
“We should be heard by the Supreme Court. Some should be able to rise from there, otherwise, what is the Supreme Court?” Trump said. Asked if he still had a path to victory, Trump said he hoped.
Trump refused, though NBC News and every other major outlet have called the race for Biden. Biden is projected to win 306 electoral college votes, which is required to win 270.
The president’s assessment on Sunday was more downcast than his legal team’s public statements, suggesting that if he is not making a concession, he is close to accepting his losses.
On Thursday, Trump said for the first time that he would leave the White House if the Electoral College votes for the Democrats. Voters will cast their votes on 15 December. Trump did not say on Sunday when he could face his challenges.
The president and his campaign pressured courts across the country to delay the certification of election results, arguing that the contest was marred by widespread fraud.
Those lawsuits have been dismissed by almost every judge for their review. According to the NBC News tally, more than two dozen cases filed by Republican interests challenging the voting and counting processes have been rejected, dismissed or withdrawn.
Several cases have been filed in Pennsylvania, a state that Biden flipped. On Friday, a Philadelphia-based federal appeals court dismissed a Trump campaign challenge in a scathing opinion that “claims have no merit.”
The president’s legal adviser Jenna Ellis later made a statement on Twitter that she called herself and another member of the president’s legal team, Rudy Giuliani, “On Scotts!” Pledged to go.
The president spent the bulk of Sunday’s interview, which lasted about 45 minutes, claiming that the 2020 election was a fraud.
Four of the nine justices of the Supreme Court to hear a case receive a majority of votes, and to issue a judgment.
Three judges in court were appointed to the bench by Trump, although justices do not always rule in favor of the president who appointed him. Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, who appointed Trump, have held sides against the president in the past.
Prior to the election, Trump predicted that the race would eventually be decided by the Supreme Court, and pushed Justice Amy Connie Barrett to confirm the bench prematurely. Democrats pressured Barrett to distance himself from any controversy related to the race, although he refused to do so himself.
The Supreme Court weighed in on the presidential election contested in the 2000 Bush election, although race results were much closer that year.
While Trump has yet to be formally accepted, his administration began providing Biden with transition resources last week by law.