WASHINGTON: Donald Trump’s campaign said it filed a lawsuit in Georgia state court on Friday (Dec 4) seeking to invalidate the presidential election results there, the latest in a series of legal challenges aimed at reversing his loss that have so far gone nowhere. The Trump campaign said in a statement its new lawsuit would include sworn statements from Georgia residents alleging fraud. Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a Republican, like Trump, and other state officials have said repeatedly they have found no evidence of widespread fraud in the Nov 3 election won by Democrat Joe Biden. Trump’s team and various individuals backing him have suffered a string of legal defeats around the country, including in cases filed in Nevada and Wisconsin that sought court orders to reverse those states’ election results. READ: Among first acts, Biden to call for 100 days of mask-wearing President-elect Biden won the election with 306 Electoral College votes – against the 270 required – to Trump’s 232. A district judge in Nevada on Friday dismissed a case brought by would-be Republican presidential electors and said they must pay defendants’ legal costs after failing “to meet their burden to provide credible and relevant evidence to substantiate”… Read full this story
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