As usual, Trump lied. He had claimed that the Electoral College vote would allow him to accept the results of an election he lost, but he turned to Twitter to claim Biden lost while he, and only he, won.
In a clear-cut election that outgoing president Donald Trump refuses to accept, electors in states cast their ballots across the nation in the next step of bringing a difficult period to a close.
The loser in this year’s presidential election predicted “my Supreme Court” would give him a win that voters rejected. The court, remembering that it serves the law and the people, not him, called his vanity attempts a fantasy and didn’t even accept it for consideration.
In a terse unsigned statement, the high court told Trump’s fall guy to his latest string of failures that his lawsuit “has not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the manner in which another State conducts its elections.” It was the second quick dismissal of Trump’s last-chance “Hail Mary” attempts to overturn the will of the voters who rejected him.
The defeated president may have appointed three of the court’s new justices but they turned to the law to say his attempt to overturn results in Pennsylvania was nothing but a sham.
Funny thing about the law. Even a president who routinely ignores it can’t use it when the voters make the call.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett will face senators’ questions over her approach to health care, legal precedent and even the presidential election during a
Democrats sound the alarm bells but some legal experts say the Affordable Care Act faces little danger.
The headlong rush to confirm what could be the last court appointment by Donald Trump faces a tough election-year fight.