Bloomberg Law
Nov. 19, 2020, 6:00 PM

Trump Pennsylvania Suit Now Suggests Legislature Pick Winner (3)

Erik Larson
Erik Larson
Bloomberg News

President Donald Trump’s campaign revised a pivotal Pennsylvania lawsuit seeking to block certification of the state’s election results, adding a proposal that the Republican-controlled state legislature choose the winner instead of voters.

“This court should enter an order, declaration, and/or injunction that the results of the 2020 presidential general election are defective and providing for the Pennsylvania General Assembly to choose Pennsylvania’s electors,” the campaign said in the 86-page amended complaint it filed Wednesday evening.

Trump and many of his allies have previously raised the possibility of GOP lawmakers ignoring election results based on unsubstantiated fraud claims and directly ...

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