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Trump Asks SCOTUS to Toss Millions of Votes in Battleground States as Part of Texas AG Lawsuit

HeadlineDec 10, 2020

President Trump has asked the Supreme Court to side with Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton in a lawsuit to overturn Joe Biden’s election victory. Paxton sued the states of Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan and Wisconsin and has asked the Supreme Court to block the states from voting in the Electoral College. Seventeen Republican attorneys general have backed Paxton’s extraordinary lawsuit. Trump’s last-ditch effort to overturn the election results comes as Paxton and several other Republican attorneys general are set to meet with Trump for a private luncheon today at the White House. All 50 states and the District of Columbia have now certified their presidential election results. On Monday, Electoral College voters will meet in their respective states to formally cast their votes for president.

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