President Trump on Monday called a US Supreme Court decision saying that Pennsylvania could allow Friday mailed votes “dangerous”, adding that would lead to “violence.”
“The Supreme Court’s decision to vote in Pennsylvania is a VERY dangerous one,” Trump tweeted in a post flagged as “disputed” and “misleading” by Twitter. “It will allow unregulated and rampant fraud and will destroy our entire legal system. It will also cause violence on the streets. Something must be done!”
Trump told reporters in Milwaukee that the decision would allow for “terrible fraud” and he said he was asking for it to be “redefined.”;
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“You can’t last the day,” he told a crowd of protesters in Avoca, Pa., Monday. “Especially when you know what’s going on in Philadelphia, and it’s been going on for years … We’ve kept an eye on the governor.”
The Supreme Court last month issued a April 4 decision to uphold the lower court’s decision to allow postmarked votes before Election Day to count for another three days despite Republicans ask to uphold that decision.
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Republican members argued that when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled it changed the way the state handled elections due to the coronavirus, it risks confusing voters.
The three-day extension was ordered by the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Although the US Supreme Court refused to block it, some conservative judges said they could reconsider the matter after the election.
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Pennsylvania Foreign Minister Kathy Boockvar, a Democrat, told local election officials to keep late ballots separate, but also count them. She admits that a post-election court battle could change that.
Associated Press contributed to this report.