Bloomberg Law
Nov. 22, 2020, 1:59 PM

Trump Campaign Loses Pennsylvania Suit Called ‘Monster’ By Judge

Erik Larson
Erik Larson
Bloomberg News

A federal judge in Pennsylvania threw out a lawsuit by President Donald Trump’s campaign that aimed to block certification of the state’s election results unless it invalidated tens of thousands of mail-in ballots, rejecting the “startling” request due to a lack of evidence.

The state’s motion to dismiss the suit was granted Saturday by U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann in Williamsport, freeing election officials to certify President-elect Joe Biden’s projected victory as soon as Monday. Major media outlets have declared Biden the winner of Pennsylvania and its 20 electoral votes with a lead of more than 80,000 votes. ...

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