Skip to comments.Trump lawsuits unlikely to impact outcome of U.S. election, but might slow defeat [Barf]
Posted on 11/05/2020 1:10:01 PM PST by Jyotishi
WILMINGTON, Del, Nov 5 (Reuters) -- President Donald Trump called in his lawyers to shore up his dimminbg re-election prospects, but legal experts said the flurry of lawsuits had little chance of changing the outcome but might cast doubt on the process.
As Trump's paths to victory narrowed, his campaign on Thursday was ramping up legal challenges and filed its latest case in Nevada.
On Wednesday, the campaign sued in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia and asked to join a pending case at the U.S. Supreme Court.
Experts said the litigation serves to drag out the vote count and postpone major media from declaring Biden the victor, which would have dire political implications for Trump.
"The current legal maneuvering is mainly a way for the Trump campaign to try to extend the ball game in the long-shot hope that some serious anomaly will emerge," said Robert Yablon, a professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Law School. "As of now, we haven't seen any indication of systematic irregularities in the vote count."
Trump campaign manager Bill Stepien said in a statement Wednesday the lawsuits were aimed at ensuring legal votes were counted.
The lawsuits are meritless," said Bob Bauer, who is part of Biden's legal team. "Theyre intended to give the Trump campaign the opportunity to argue the vote count should stop. It is not going to stop."
Ultimately, for the lawsuits to have an impact, the race would have to hang on the outcome of one or two states separated by a few thousand votes, according to experts.
In Michigan and Pennsylvania, Trump asked courts to temporarily halt the vote counts because the campaign's observers were allegedly denied access to the counting process.
At the Supreme Court, the campaign is seeking to invalidate mail-in votes in Pennsylvania that are postmarked by
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So dumping 3AM “ballots” 100k+ to zero, will pass judicial scrutiny?
The Republicans are going to have to play the ballot-harvesting game better than the Democrats - otherwise they will never win another presidential election. Lawsuits after the fact aren’t going to do it.
Has the SCOTUS ever invalidated votes, demanded recounts or stopped counting?
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Trump has already fought off two coup attempts- the Mueller investigation and the phony impeachment. I like his chances to go 3-0.
That’s your answer?
No we fight because it’s now getting very close to a fascist state where votes don’t matter.
Trying to match treachery with more treachery sounds like a real good recipe for the future of a country.
Many need to stop being cowards and willing to fight
So why not load up a truck with Trump ballots and deliver them to the counting centers? We can play this game too...better.
Thats fine. Just have the Republicans in the House certify Donald Trump as the winner. Since that is done by state delegation and the Republicans have a majority of the US Representatives for 28 states, that means he will win.
We can Re-vote this time with safeguards and transparency. You decide Supreme Court.
Good idea ! Would be funny in addition !
Fancy that and imagine SSocialib-demontard faces .....
There are people who don’t want there names on here that are forming militias.
But you stay home and sip your tea
To Prof Yablon: Are you suffering from a crainial-rectal inversion?
There have ALREADY BEEN substantial anomalies. PLENTY OF THEM!
You got mail...
Yeah, next time will do it.
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