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The Trump campaign dropped a major part of its lawsuit regarding their allegation that observers were not allowed to watch vote counts in Pennsylvania, The Washington Post reported Sunday.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly claimed that his campaign’s poll watchers were not allowed to observe vote counts. Trump and his allies have asserted more than 600,000 votes counted in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh should be thrown out for this reason.
Since President-elect Joe Biden was projected to win the election, President Donald Trump has declined to concede, instead requesting recounts and mounting legal challenges in a number of battleground states.
In a federal lawsuit filed in Pennsylvania, Trump’s campaign repeated similar claims about poll watchers. However, lawyers for the campaign filed a new version of the lawsuit on Sunday that removed a request for an emergency order to prohibit the certification of ballots that the “Trump Campaign’s watchers were prevented from observing.”
A number of paragraphs from the original lawsuit were nixed from the beginning of the revised report. Those paragraphs pertained to the campaign’s repeated complaints that their observers were not allowed to watch vote counting at polling centers.
The revised lawsuit seeks an order to block the validating …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics