Trump Campaign Lawyer Says Supreme Court Punted Texas Case On ‘A Political Whim’ And Calls Decision ‘Morally Outrageous’


One of President Trump’s campaign lawyers rebuked the Supreme Court’s decision to reject the Texas lawsuit that sought to invalidate the election results in a handful of battleground states that went for President-elect Joe Biden.

Jenna Ellis said the highest court in the country’s decision not to hear the case, which was announced on Friday evening, appears to have been made on a “political whim,” and she called the decision “morally outrageous.”

“Now, you have the Supreme Court that really just decided, it seems like, on a political whim to not hear this case when clearly you have the interests of 80,000 American voters whose votes were disenfranchised based on the corruption, based on the ignoring the rules in these states,” she told Grant Stinchfield on Newsmax shortly after the case was rejected. “How they could pass on this is shocking. I think it’s morally outrageous.”

The suit, which was filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Monday night, said the election “suffered from significant and unconstitutional irregularities.” It also claimed there were “intrastate differences” in how certain voters were treated and that there was an unconstitutional “relaxation” of ballot-integrity laws. Texas was hoping the Supreme Court would rule that the states can send electors to vote for Trump despite the election’s results.

“The State of Texas’s motion for leave to file a bill of complaint is denied for lack of standing under Article III of the Constitution. Texas has not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the manner in which another State conducts its elections. All other pending motions are dismissed as moot,” the order from the Supre… (Read more)

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