MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to meet in a rare weekend session Saturday to consider President Donald Trump’s lawsuit seeking to overturn his loss to Democrat Joe Biden in the battleground state.
The high court agreed to take the case at Trump’s urgent request Friday, soon after a state judge ruled against him and with Monday’s Electoral College vote bearing down and the state’s 10 electoral votes about to go to Biden.
The court is controlled 4-3 by conservatives, but its willingness to take the case isn’t necessarily an indicator of how it will rule. The court previously refused to hear the case before it went through lower courts, and a majority of justices have openly questioned whether the remedy Trump seeks is appropriate.
Trump sought to have more than 221,000 ballots disqualified in Dane and Milwaukee counties, the two most heavily Democratic counties in the state. He wanted to disqualify absentee ballots cast early and in-person, saying there wasn’t a proper written request made for the ballots; absentee ballots cast by people who claimed “indefinitely confined” status; absentee ballots collected by poll workers at Madison parks; and absentee ballots where clerks filled in missing information on ballot envelopes.
The circuit judge on Friday ruled that none of Trump’s arguments had merit and that state law was followed during the election and subsequent recount.
Biden won Wisconsin by about 20,600 votes, a margin of 0.6% that withstood a Trump-requested recount in Milwaukee and Dane counties. Trump did not challenge any ballots cast in the counties he won.
Trump and his allies have suffered dozens of defeats in Wisconsin and across the country in lawsuits that rely on unsubstantiated claims of widespread fraud and election abuse. On Friday evening, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a Texas lawsuit that sought to invalidate Biden’s win by throwing out millions of votes in four battleground states, including Wisconsin.
A Trump-appointed federal judge in Wisconsin said Thursday that the president’s lawsuit was “incredible,” “bizarre” and “very odd,” and that overturning the results would be “the most remarkable ruling in the history of this court or the federal judiciary.”
U.S. District Judge Brett Ludwig’s ruling was pending.
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These Judges will not overturn the election, because the judges are considering the social unrest it will cause. So in essence, the judges are cowards and as a result the massive fraud will go on in future elections. Mark my words, no Republican will ever be elected President again, because the battleground states of Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Georgia are corrupt to the core and the judges have allowed it to happen. The legislatures are the only ones that can change the voting laws, not the Governors or the Secretary of States, but these Governors and Secretary of States in the battleground states changed the laws, without the legislatures. So these judges are complicit in the crimes against the voters who were honest and thus the honest voters are / were disenfranchised. Plain and simple, these judges are criminals.
“These Judges will not overturn the election, because the judges are considering the social unrest it will cause”
President Trump is an excellent tactician, which means he keeps trying different weapons until he finds the one which fits the occasion
It allows him to be highly adaptive in a conflict
However, what it does in court is cause a number of cases to be rejected for one reason or another because the case lacked having anticipated those reasons and having them already answered.
One of the more insightful things writing a computer program provides is seeing how many errors you have in your logic.
Could say the computer does not like you but it is just following your programing and fails because of the code you wrote. It really is all about you.
And am saying this being fully aware many courts in America, if reduced to computer code, the computer would not even turn on.
The suits brought by President Trump’s legal team lack the logic which would allow a computer to replicate the conclusion they hold, let alone a court.
A strategist would have played out endless scenario so as to have anticipated possible outcomes, an area the President is not at his best
The more masterful the tactician the more they think strategist are holding them back.
There are thousands of books about battlefield history which shows this playing out.
I knew when Bannon left the President would be extremely vulnerable in this area.
And exactly where do YOU see, him finally being able to prove this fraud, and stop the steal? COURT AFTER COURT, even the scotus, seem to not care.. The electoral college, isn’t gonna do jack. SO WHAT exactly is left, for him ‘to try’??
Next time it will be the Law abiding and law enforcing Conservatives who will bring the social unrest, having learned that the only way to defeat the evil socialists is to put on the very face of evil they face themselves. Once our freedoms are regained we will return to the nation that God has blessed with his good. The Socialists will just hide in the woodwork like the cockroaches they are until another emergency arises they can never let go to waste.
When it comes to social unrest, its “Pay me a little now, or pay me a lot later” When it comes to these Wisconsin Cheese heads the cheese won’t be American, but smell more like Limburger. They will just punt this one and the Democrat cheese heads will cheer from the stands like Green Baying Packers of Supreme Courts, while the convening justifying arguments have more holes in it than a Supreme Court round of swiss cheese.
The fix has been in on this election for quite some time. Our government has been corrupt since at least the time LBJ and I’m sure before that. The difference now from the past is, that our rulers now longer feel the need to hide the fact.
Especially when 99.% of media, social media and damn near the ENTIRE judiciary, COVERS for their criminality…
The United states. Good bye. You were a beacon of hope, while you lasted…
the best way i can say it to the brainwashed youth and welfare state.
“you don’t know what you have until it is gone”
They probably are too brainwashed, to NOTICE.