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Outstanding election lawyer baffles Trump’s legally incoherent plan to win the 2020 election

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As a longtime Republican, it is a troubling moment for me to see a call for so many people to be disenfranchised. … What the President said [last night] Not only is it unprecedented, and not only is it lacking any legal basis, it is truly a disservice to all other Republican men and women who vote.

Ben Ginsberg, a veteran Republican electoral attorney, comments on President Donald Trump’s declaration of victory before he received 270 votes, his attacks on legitimate vote counting efforts that are ongoing in several battlefield states, and his plan to bring the election to the US Supreme Court.

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