U.S. District Judge
Powell, who seeks to decertify Biden’s victory in the state, has produced scant evidence. Dominion has denied all claims made by Powell and other Trump allies concerning the election.
Biden’s victory in Georgia was certified on Nov. 20 following a hand recount confirmed the results. A machine recount requested by Trump’s campaign is underway.
On Monday, the state Democratic Party sought to intervene in the case, filing a proposed motion to dismiss the suit. The party accused Powell of trying to overturn the will of voters and pushing “debunked conspiracy theories, wild speculation, and unsupported allegations of procedural improprieties recycled from other unsuccessful lawsuits.”
Kemp and Raffensperger, both Republicans, said at a Sunday hearing that the inspections sought in Cobb, Gwinnett, and Cherokee counties posed serious security and intellectual property risks, according to the Sunday ruling. The judge, a
Batten set a hearing on the matter for Friday at 10 a.m.
Though Trump has continued to promote it, Powell’s conspiracy theory was widely panned, including on the right, after she detailed it during a Nov. 19 press conference alongside
(Updates with Democrats’ proposed motion to dismiss, adds background)
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