In one concise sentence, the United States Supreme Court refused to interfere with the results of the American presidential election. On Tuesday, the highest US court dismissed an appeal by Republicans in Pennsylvania, who sought to block certification of results and reject more than 2 million mail ballots. Even if Donald Trump’s challenges are not over, his chances of overturning the verdict of the ballot box are now zero.
🔴Breaking: In one sentence, the United States Supreme Court refuses to grant an injunction and dismisses the appeal of the Republicans of Pennsylvania. RIP for Trump’s appeals (it will be the same for Texas) #SupremeCourt pic.twitter.com/MSvFqRXYZN
– Philippe Berry (@ptiberry) December 8, 2020
“The application for an injunction presented by Judge Alito and referred by him to the Court is rejected,” wrote the Court, without further explanation. The opinion, in 19 words, and the absence of a dissenting opinion (“public dissent”) mean, however, that there was no real suspense.
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