In one other blatant try and overturn the election and set up Donald Trump within the White Home for 4 extra years, Republicans are looking for to throw out votes from Wisconsin’s Democratic counties.
A GOP lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that there have been “unlawful” votes forged in Dane, Menominee and Milwaukee counties – locations overwhelmingly received by Joe Biden – and that the one resolution is to throw them out.
“[T]he correct treatment for this constitutional violation as utilized to presidential-election outcomes is to exclude presidential-election outcomes from these counties for the Presidential Elector certification below 3 U.S.C. § 6 for this state,” the grievance reads.
If these counties are tossed within the trash, the state would seemingly fall into Trump’s column – which, after all, is the GOP’s objective.
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) November 12, 2020
It’s price nothing that even when Republicans have been profitable in stealing Wisconsin, it nonetheless wouldn’t give Trump sufficient electoral votes to win the general election. They’d nonetheless want to determine how one can steal a few different states that Biden flipped, like Pennsylvania and Arizona.
For the GOP, that’s the draw back of dropping the election so decisively to Joe Biden.
GOP lawsuits are rising extra laughable by the day
It’s been practically every week since Joe Biden was declared the winner of the presidential election, and Donald Trump and his defenders are nonetheless refusing to just accept the clear defeat.
Not solely are they refusing to acknowledge the loss, however their makes an attempt to overturn the election have gotten extra brazen and laughable by the day.
As election lawyer Marc Elias noted on Thursday, the brand new Republican request in Wisconsin is “baseless” and can seemingly get tossed atop the rising pile of courtroom losses the GOP has suffered in latest weeks.
Sean Colarossi at the moment resides in Cleveland, Ohio. He earned his Bachelor of Arts diploma in Journalism from the College of Massachusetts Amherst and was an organizing fellow for each of President Obama’s presidential campaigns. He additionally labored with Deliberate Parenthood as an Reasonably priced Care Act Outreach Organizer in 2014, serving to northeast Ohio residents get hold of medical insurance protection.