Whereas he was dropping there, his “elite strike force team” of very unhealthy attorneys and conspiracy theorists was making an attempt to enchantment a federal case to the U.S. Third Circuit with a submitting that one appellate lawyer said “ascended the Mount Rushmore of banana-pants.” Election regulation knowledgeable Rick Hasen details the bonkers in a thread, beginning with the truth that the workforce was 19 minutes late in submitting. It actually goes downhill from there, together with the truth that they’re asking the appeals court docket to do issues an appeals court docket would not do—like grant short-term restraining orders. It is only a mess, however the final intent is to one way or the other get the appeals court docket to forestall the certification of Pennsylvania’s vote—throw out all the 6.8 million Pennsylvania votes in order that the Republican legislature can choose Trump electors.
Pennsylvania counties, in the meantime, are certifying their election results. The unfastened deadline for certification was finish of the enterprise day Monday, however 4 counties missed the deadline delaying the ultimate certification. There is no such thing as a arduous authorized deadline for that set by state regulation for the presidential election, however the federal “protected harbor” deadline for certification of the presidential election is Dec. 8, when the state’s 20 electors will probably be named. The electoral faculty meets and makes the election official on Dec. 14. Oh, and Biden has nonetheless gained there by greater than 81,000 votes.
Out of 43 post-election cases in six states, there are actually 11 lively and Trump has misplaced 35 instances.