Trump appeals Pennsylvania vote case seeking to block Biden

The Trump campaign’s appeal of his devastating loss in federal court in Pennsylvania recalls the words “president” and butcher grammar.

The appeal filed on Monday also does not ask the appeals court to reverse its defeat or temporarily block the authentication of Pennsylvania votes, which occur later in the day.

Instead, the US Circuit Court of Appeals’ appeal to the 3rd Circuit effectively overcame a so-far-off legal attempt to invalidate enough votes in Pennsylvania to overturn a projected victory for President-Elect Joe Biden. Asks for the over.

The campaign wants the appeals court to allow it to pursue a second amended lawsuit, which the lower court judge effectively barred from doing with its ruler Saturday.

This appeal appears as a long shot as the case on which he is based. But it may accelerate what the Trump campaign says it plans to hear of the case by the US Supreme Court.

The file was effectively fired a day after President Donald Trump’s two prominent campaign attorneys, Rudy Giuliani and Jenna Ellis, fired the third team member, Sydney Powell, after which he made bizarre claims suggesting that the Republican governor of Georgia And the secretaries were part of the state. A conspiracy was hatched for Biden to rig the election there.

Giuliani and Ellis said, “Sydney Powell is practicing law on her own. She is not a member of the Trump Legal Team. She is not even an advocate for the president in her personal capacity.” Being part of the campaign legal team.

Giuliani made a court appearance last week in the district court in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, USA, where he argued Trump was a victim of fake votes. He also said that the campaign lawsuit that tried to block the certification of votes in the state was not an allegation of fraud.

Giuliani stated that a claim in the original lawsuit was mistakenly dropped by other attorneys, adding that it would be added back to the amended lawsuit.

On Saturday, the judge in that case, Matthew Brann, rejected Giuliani’s argument in a sharper verdict, comparing Trump’s campaign allegations to “Frankenstein’s monster.”

Republican Bron appointed by President Barack Obama said the campaign gave him “legal arguments without allegations of merit and speculation, unexamined in the operative complaint and unsupported by the evidence.”

In its appeal of Bran’s decision filed on Monday, the campaign refers to Trump as “President Donald J. Trump” rather than “President Donald J. Trump”, as would normally be the case in a legal case.

That clear slip alleges that Democratic officials in Pennsylvania “engaged in a deliberate plan to count defective mail ballots that they knew would favor Joseph Biden over President Donald J. Trump.”

Nowhere in the filing, campaign advocates underscore the importance of their claim while lowering grammar rules: “This action is of nationwide importance because of the consequences of flawed election procedures on the election for the President of the United States in the Commonwealth. Turn the election in favor of any candidate. “

Appeals typically ask appellate judges to overturn the decision of the lower court or, at the very least, request a so-called moratorium that would prevent the verdict from going into effect.

In this case, Bran’s decision would allow Pennsylvania counties to certify their election results by Monday’s deadline. Those results are scheduled to confirm the victory of Biden, the former Democratic vice president in the state.

But the Trump campaign does not tell the 3 circuits to stay with Bran’s ruling, or may even overturn it.

Instead, the campaign asked the appeals court to consider the second amendment to their original lawsuit in the case, which makes additional allegations about voting procedures in the state.

“The plaintiff believes that the second amended complaint removes any deficiencies related to the District Court, [among others things], Standing, equal protection, and remedy because its allegations are so different than those “campaign’s first amended complaint, which Bran dismissed.

The appeal states that the campaign is not awaiting any claim that Brann’s decision was wrongly decided, and that when asked to do so, the appellate court should not make any brief to make such a claim Offered to provide in.

The Trump campaign and its allies have lost more than 30 state and federal court cases around the country or in an attempt to invalidate enough ballots, in enough places, to effectively overturn Biden’s projected victory at the Electoral College. Federal court cases nationwide have been withdrawn as part.

Saturday’s loss in Pennsylvania and the withdrawal two days before a federal lawsuit in Michigan made the effort even more successful than it already was.

Biden is currently projected to win 306 electoral votes, which the White House requires more than 36 to win.

In another pending lengthy case involving Pennsylvania Republicans, Rep. Mike Kelly filed a complaint in the Commonwealth Court seeking to prevent certain types of mail-in ballots from appearing in the state’s final tally.

The plaintiffs try to block the certification of the election in the state, claiming that ballots signed last year under the “unconstitutional” law purportedly by the Pennsylvania government. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, cannot be counted.

Law 77 expanded access for Pennsylvania voters to use mail-in ballots without any excuse.

After the lawsuit was filed, observers quickly pointed out that Act 77 passed the GOP-controlled Pennsylvania State Legislature in 2019 with overwhelming support.

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Letterman told Pennsylvania radio station KDKA, “It’s kind of like Mary when there is no time left on the clock.”

“They are actively suing a Republican bill that would abolish Republican control over our entire state,” Democrat Fettman said.

On Sunday, Trump’s former aide, the New Jersey government, Chris Christie, called the campaign’s legal team a “national embarrassment”, with lawyers saying they had failed to present evidence of widespread fraud, claiming that Trump had then Denied election from.

Christie is one of a growing number of Republicans who say Trump should win the election.

But the President has refused to do so.

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