Donald Trump’s problems have started to pile up after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court rejected the Republicans’ plea.
On Saturday night, the court discarded a lawsuit from Mike Kelly- a Republican politician. Other Republicans helped Kelly in filing the lawsuit in favor of Donald Trump. The decision came following the Republicans’ attempt to refute the absentee ballot and occlude the certification of votes in recent weeks.
This dismissal just added up to the persistent loss of Donald Trump and his party members in court. Trump and his supporters have tried to strike the voting systems after the triumph of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States. Their legal proceedings have failed pretty much consistently.
The Pennsylvania court was like-minded on acting against Kelly and his fellow companions. The court firmly declined to block the vote certification on Saturday. During the proceedings, five out of seven judges held the opinion that the case was filed far too late. This lawsuit was filed after almost a year after the absentee voting proceedings were initiated in the state. Also, millions of Pennsylvanias have already voted a few weeks prior to this.
The court presented its majority opinion stating that it is not admissible for the petitioners to complain after they ceased to present a prompt claim. It pronounced that the Republicans could not realign or re-engineer their accusations and go for another trial.
The lower courts in the state expressed that the lawsuit, which was registered weeks after Election day, could obstruct counties from certifying votes. It should be noted that the preceding move is no more relevant. The Pennsylvania counties had already substantiated their vote counts and confirmed Joe Biden as the victor of the state by about 80,000 votes margin.
Apart from this failure, the Republican party has suffered big blows making an effort to nullify votes, which would have been advantageous to Trump. Earlier this month, a federal Pennsylvanian judge almost inflicted an obliterating knock to Trump’s maneuver to rescind Biden’s presidential success. The jurist turned down a closely watched lawsuit that would have discredited millions of Pennsylvanian votes. That case was the last and only major case which would have blocked enough votes to work in Trump’s favor. If that worked, Trump would have got a key state in his hands.
Matthew Brann called Donald Trump’s maneuver case “Frankenstein’s monster” because of its abysmally stitched together legal theories. Brann is a Judge of the US District Court in the middle district of Pennsylvania.
Another big blow to Trump’s efforts was seen when a federal appeals court went against the Republicans’ complaints. On Friday, a judge commissioned by Trump wrote an extremely critical or devastating opinion on Trump’s maneuver. According to the jurist, the campaign’s lawsuit lacked genuine proof and its allegations in Pennsylvania had no merit.
The court’s judgment also denied Trump’s and Republicans’ transit to revoke or overrule Pennsylvania’s certification of votes. It called the proposal unprecedented and breathtaking relief where no deception had been claimed.