President Trump’s legal team filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to consider its challenge to an earlier decision of the Wisconsin Supreme Court to dismiss its allegations of using absentee ballots during the 2020 presidential election. .
After the Wisconsin Supreme Court rejected a Trump campaign lawsuit aimed at overturning the state’s election results by a 4 to 3 vote, Trump campaign lawyer Rudy Giuliani filed the Certiorari writ. petition. The President’s legal team asked the Supreme Court to conduct a quick review of the matter before Congress met on January 6 to verify the voting results of the Electoral College.
Royal campaign lawyer of the Wisconsin Supreme Court
“Unfortunately, the Wisconsin Supreme Court refused to deal with the merits of our claims in their 4-3 ruling. This̵
The Wisconsin Supreme Court rejected the Trump campaign lawsuit. A few hours ago on December 14, President-elect Biden accepted 10 electoral votes from the country. Trump’s lawyers tried to invalidate more than 221,000 votes in Milwaukee and Dane County, both of which are strongholds of the Democratic Party. Biden won the Wisconsin vote with approximately 20,600 votes.
The court ruled that three of the four claims contained in Trump’s lawsuit were raised too late in the election process to be considered. The fourth claim was determined to be unfounded.
The Trump campaign said that the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision effectively “violated Article 2 of the U.S. Constitution and Wisconsin state law, allowing more than 50,000 illegal absentee votes.”
The petition mentions several instances of alleged misconduct in the Trump campaign, including more than 28,000 votes, these people “did not abuse the state’s indefinite status restriction to provide identification” and there were approximately 6,000 absentee votes. The ballot, although there is allegedly no required information on the envelope.
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Trump’s legal team filed a separate petition to the Supreme Court on December 20 on allegations of fraud using mail voting in Pennsylvania. The Supreme Court has not yet indicated whether it will promptly accept this challenge as required. Through the election.
Although the Biden team has made progress in the transition process, the president continues to challenge the results of elections in multiple states. Biden was originally scheduled to be unveiled on January 20.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.