2021-03-27 23:43:42 UTC
Supreme Court Rejects Baseless Texas Lawsuit To Overturn Bidens Victory, End
Of The Line For Trump's Election Bid
Its the final nail in President Trumps election coffin.
The Supreme Court on Friday tossed out a long-shot lawsuit to overturn Joe
Bidens election, effectively leaving Trump without any further legal
recourse in his baseless bid to subvert American democracy.
Seven of the top courts members, including recently Trump-appointed Justice
Amy Coney Barrett, joined together in ruling that the lawsuit filed by Texas
Attorney General Ken Paxton should be dismissed because it failed to show a
judicially cognizable interest for invalidating all election results in
Georgia, Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.
a man wearing a suit and tie: US President Donald Trump walks on the South
Lawn upon his return to the White House by Marine One, in Washington, DC,
November 3, 2019, after returning from a trip to New York. (Photo by Olivier
Douliery / AFP) (Photo by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images) © OLIVIER
DOULIERY US President Donald Trump walks on the South Lawn upon his return to
the White House by Marine One, in Washington, DC, November 3, 2019, after
returning from a trip to New York. (Photo by Olivier Douliery / AFP) (Photo
by OLIVIER DOULIERY/AFP via Getty Images)
President Donald J. Trump (OLIVIER DOULIERY/)
Justices Samuel Alito and Clarence Thomas, two of the courts other
conservatives, were the only dissenters in writing they wouldve liked to
hear Paxtons lawsuit.
But Alito and Thomas wrote they would not have granted any other relief in
the action, meaning they would not have entertained Paxtons extraordinary
request to throw out the four states 62 electoral votes for Biden in favor
of having local Republican legislators appoint ones who support Trump.
The Electoral College will meet on Monday to officially certify Bidens