Ted Cruz Urges Supreme Court docket To Overturn The Election Outcomes In Pennsylvania


After the Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket unanimously tossed out a GOP lawsuit that sought to disenfranchise thousands and thousands of the state’s voters, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is asking on the U.S. Supreme Court docket to listen to an emergency enchantment of the choice.

“Right now, an emergency enchantment was filed within the U.S. Supreme Court docket difficult the election ends in Pennsylvania,” Cruz mentioned in a press release. “This enchantment raises severe authorized points, and I consider the Court docket ought to hear the case on an expedited foundation.”

Extra of Sen. Cruz’s assertion:

The Pennsylvania Structure requires in-person voting, besides in slender and outlined circumstances. Late final yr, the Pennsylvania Legislature handed a regulation that purported to permit common mail-in voting, however the Pennsylvania Structure’s categorical prohibition.

This enchantment argues that Pennsylvania can not change the principles in the course of the sport. If Pennsylvania desires to vary how voting happens, the state should comply with the regulation to take action.

The illegality was compounded a partisan Democrat Supreme Court docket in Pennsylvania, which has issued a number of selections that mirror their political and ideological biases. Simply over a month in the past, Justice Alito, together with Justice Thomas and Justice Gorsuch, wrote-correctly, I feel-concerning the Pennsylvania court docket’s earlier determination to rely ballots obtained after Election Day, that ‘there’s a sturdy chance that the State Supreme Court docket determination violates the Federal Structure.’

As The Huffington Submit’s Igor Bobic identified on Tuesday, Ted Cruz is the primary senator to name on the Supreme Court docket to listen to a case that may successfully disenfranchise thousands and thousands of voters.

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Favreau blasted Cruz for supporting the concept of throwing PA ballots within the trash.

Pennsylvania was essentially the most hotly contested battleground within the 2020 election, and Joe Biden carried the state and its 20 electoral votes somewhat over a share level.

Republicans and Democrats on the PA Supreme Court docket rejected the GOP lawsuit

In his assertion, Ted Cruz described the Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket as “partisan Democrat,” but it surely was a bipartisan determination to reject the GOP lawsuit that attempted to toss out 2.5 million ballots.

As The Guardian reported, GOP plaintiffs within the case “had sought to both throw out the two.5m mail-in ballots submitted underneath the regulation – most of them Democrats – or to wipe out the election outcomes and direct the state’s Republican-controlled legislature to select Pennsylvania’s presidential electors.”

Two Republicans joined 5 Democrats on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court docket to throw out the lawsuit, and now Ted Cruz is hoping the U.S. Supreme Court docket will revive it.

In another period of American politics, it could be beautiful for a U.S. Senator to overtly name on the Supreme Court docket to toss out thousands and thousands of votes, however this has grow to be customary GOP conduct within the age of Donald Trump.

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