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Defense lawyers representing the Pennsylvania secretary of state’s office tore into President Donald Trump’s lead lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, during a Tuesday hearing in the Trump campaign’s biggest lawsuit to date related to the 2020 election results.
Mark Aronchick, one of the defense lawyers, described Giuliani as living in a “fantasy world,” called him “really inventive,” and said he was making legal arguments that were “disgraceful in an American courtroom.”
In the federal lawsuit, Trump’s campaign is seeking to block Pennsylvania from certifying its election results and sued seven Democratic counties in the state, alleging unspecified inconsistencies in how different counties counted their ballots. During Tuesday’s hearing before Judge Matthew Brann, Giuliani alleged that “big cities controlled by Democrats” were engaged in a vast election-rigging conspiracy that allowed for 682,770 ballots to be counted illegally.
Giuliani took over as the main lawyer for the Trump campaign in the case after three other lawyers withdrew as counsel on Monday evening. On Tuesday, Giuliani said he determined that nearly 700,000 mail ballots were fraudulent by adding up ballots that were “cured” — a legal process where voters are allowed to fix technical issues with their ballots like a missing signature after casting them — …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Politics