Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf said President Trump̵7;s campaign to stop counting votes in the state was “simply false.” (November 4)
Two days after former Vice President Joe Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 presidential election, Kentucky’s Attorney General will join other Republican Congress on Monday to take “legal action. reason “in the case of challenging Pennsylvania mailed ballots.
A media adviser on Sunday, referring to Daniel Cameron’s involvement, did not specify what action was being taken. But it was assumed that a lawsuit would be filed involving the state mailed ballots that helped Biden win the electoral college over President Donald Trump.
Sunday night’s Philadelphia Inquirer reported that Trump’s legal team would be contending for Biden’s victory, beginning with a federal lawsuit filed on Monday alleging that the two biggest cities of the commonwealth – Philadelphia and Pittsburgh – engulfed in ballot fraud.
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Cameron, a political supporter of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, was elected Kentucky’s top law enforcement official in November 2019. He and the attorney general of Louisiana, Georgia and Missouri, a virtual press conference will be held at 2:30 pm on Monday to announce the plans.
“The Republican AGs have come to the fore as ‘American insurance policy’ against the possibility of the Biden-Harris Administration and their liberal extremist agenda,” the advisor stated.
Pennsylvania is one of the few states that did not begin processing and tallying absentee ballots until Election Day morning. The US Supreme Court ruled in October that election officials in Pennsylvania can count absentee ballots received no later than three days after Election Day as long as they are postmarked by the date November 3.
Likewise, Kentucky’s general election rules allow postmarked absentee ballots prior to Election Day to be counted as long as they are received within the next three days. Cameron did not challenge the rules of Kentucky.
On Friday night, Supreme Court Judge Samuel Alito, who handles urgent appeals from Pennsylvania, ordered state county election officials to keep separate mailed ballots that arrive after Election Day. dispatch.
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Prior to Alito’s decision, the state’s top election official ordered those ballots to be kept. But Alito acted after the state’s Republicans said they could not be sure election officials were following instructions given by Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar, a Democrat.
The order involves an ongoing Republican appeal to the Supreme Court to try to keep ballots received by mail after Election Day from being counted. The state’s highest court allowed a three-day extension, and the Supreme Court refused to block it.
USA TODAY contributed to this report.
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