After the Trump campaign’s most recent loss in Pennsylvania on Friday where a federal appeals court rejected their lawsuit contesting the state’s election, lawyer for the campaign Jenna Ellis made it clear where they are heading next, appeal the ruling to the United States Supreme Court.
“On to SCOTUS,” Ellis wrote on Twitter.
It is a move that Pennsylvania’s Lt. Gov. John Fetterman (D) is actually encouraging. He’s confident that even the Supreme Court–with its conservative majority and a third of the justices appointed by Donald Trump–would toss these cases as well and maybe then, this matter will be put to rest once and for all.
“I hope they do [appeal to the Supreme Court],” Fetterman told CNN. “And they’re gonna get their clock cleaned there, the way they did here in Pennsylvania.”
“All of the snake handling that they had here at the Ramada … didn’t change anything. No matter what they do, it’s not going to change the outcome,” Fetterman said. President-elect Biden won the state by more than 80,000 votes.
Earlier on Saturday the Republicans in the state suffered another defeat when the Pennsylvania Supreme Court dismissed a lawsuit by Rep. Mike Kelly that sought to invalidate 2.5 million mail-in ballots cast in the election.
In their opinion, the judges wrote: “Petitioners sought to invalidate the ballots of the millions of Pennsylvania voters who utilized the mail-in voting procedures established by Act 77 and count only those ballots that Petitioners deem to be ‘legal votes'”.