Porter Wright Morris & Arthur (Porter Wright Morris & Arthur), the law firm that led the Trump campaign to express doubts about the results of the Pennsylvania presidential election, suddenly filed on behalf of President Trump a few days ago Withdrew from the federal lawsuit.
The law firm stated in a federal court document: “The plaintiff and Porter White have reached a mutual agreement. If Porter White withdraws, the plaintiff will receive the best service.”
Prior to the company’s withdrawal, an article in the New York Times on Monday described the company’s internal tensions during the campaign for Mr. Trump in Pennsylvania. Some employees said they were worried that the company was being used to weaken the integrity of the election process. Throughout the summer, a Porter Wright lawyer resigned in protest.
On Monday, the law firm filed a lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the Central District of Pennsylvania on behalf of the Trump campaign. The lawsuit, which is pending, is alleged to have been a statewide presidential election, and its President-elect Biden won more than 50,000 votes as a “violation.”
The Democratic National Committee has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit.
Prior to this, Porter Wright had filed many other lawsuits in Pennsylvania courts, challenging various aspects of the state’s voting process. It is unclear whether the company will continue to campaign for Trump in these cases. Representatives of Porter Wright did not immediately respond to requests for comment on Friday.
On Wednesday, Porter Wright issued a statement stating his “long history of electoral law work, during which we represent the Democratic, Republican, and independence movements and issues.”
The statement said: “Sometimes, this requires us to take up controversial cases.” “We hope to be criticized in this situation, and we confirm that everyone has the right to express concerns and differences.”
Alan Feuer contributed the report.