President Donald Trump is asking the US Supreme Courtroom for an expedited assessment of a Wisconsin choice that allowed 50,000 absentee ballots to be counted in one other long-shot problem to Joe Biden’s victory within the 2020 election.
The Trump marketing campaign stated in an emailed assertion that it wished the justices to assessment Wisconsin’s election outcomes earlier than Jan. 6 — subsequent Wednesday — when the Senate and Home meet collectively to open and rely certificates of Electoral Faculty votes.
Although the result has been determined and greater than 50 post-election lawsuits difficult the outcomes by Trump’s marketing campaign and its allies have been rejected, the president and a few of his supporters proceed to insist that he received based mostly on groundless claims of widespread fraud.
The Supreme Courtroom submitting relies on allegations of unlawful mail voting and follows an identical, failed request regarding Pennsylvania’s votes. Wisconsin’s excessive court docket “refused to deal with the deserves” of the Trump marketing campaign’s swimsuit, Jim Troupis, a lawyer for the marketing campaign, stated within the assertion.
Earlier this month, the Wisconsin Supreme Courtroom rejected the marketing campaign’s effort to bypass decrease courts and take its election case on to the state’s excessive court docket.