While President Trump’s legal challenges to the 2020 election have had a fairly poor success record thus far, the Commander in Chief is far from giving up the ghost.
Trump has repeatedly insisted that the election itself was stolen from him, via widespread voter fraud and the possible compromising of voting systems in several of the nation’s most important swing states. His legal team, which includes former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani and attorney Jenna Ellis, have haven’t had much luck getting their cases heard by state and local judges.
That’s why the President is now shooting for the moon.
President Trump’s campaign team on Sunday filed an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court asking it to reverse several cases by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to change the state’s mail ballot law before and after the 2020 presidential election.
The president’s campaign alleged in a statement that the Pennsylvania State Supreme Court’s changing of the law was a violation of Article II of the U.S. Constitution and Bush v. Gore.
The petition cites a “related Pennsylvania case” where Justice Samuel Alito and two other justices observed the constitutionality of the state court’s decision to extend the statutory deadline for receipt of mail ballots from 8 p.m. on Election Day to 5 p.m. three days later.
The campaign team said the constitutionality of the court’s decision had “national importance” and may violate the U.S. Constitution.
The Supreme Court has already declined to intervene in the election once, and so there is no telling what sort of response this attempt will receive.
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