Trump team makes legal bid to block all three recounts as lawyers for the president-elect call Stein suit a 'farce'
Donald Trump and his backers have launched formal legal bids to stop recounts in, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan that are being pushed for by failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein.
Lawyers for Trump’s campaign have entered arguments in Pennsylvania and Michigan – calling Stein’s quest a ‘farce’ – and in the latter, the state attorney general has filed to stop the recount effort he says ‘abuses the intent of Michigan law’.
Trump’s supporters are taking legal action in Wisconsin where a third recount effort is underway.
The Trump-supporting Great America PAC, along with the Stop Hillary PAC and Wisconsin voter Ronald Johnson filed a federal lawsuit arguing that due process is being violated and errors are likely as officials rush to meet a Dec. 13 deadline, the Associated Press reports.
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