Judge Denies Trump Request to Invalidate Biden’s Georgia Win (4)
By Erik Larson
Jan. 5, 2021, 11:09 PM
President Donald Trump failed again to invalidate his Georgia election loss and allow the state’s Republican-led legislature to declare him the winner -- his latest courtroom defeat in a quixotic effort to remain in office despite losing the Nov. 3 contest.
U.S. District Judge Mark H. Cohen in Atlanta on Tuesday denied Trump’s motion to “de-certify” Joe Biden’s victory in Georgia, saying the president was requesting “an extraordinary and unprecedented remedy” that would disenfranchise millions of people who lawfully cast their ballots two months ago.
“To interfere with the result of an election that has already concluded and has ...