A federal judge in Pennsylvania not only ruled against Trump, he wiped out Rudy Giuliani and coldly stopped Trump in Pennsylvania.
Marc C. Elias described the judge's decision as Giuliani getting his ass kicked in court:
To non-attorneys, this looks like the president's legal effort is being completely kicked in the ass. “Pic.twitter.com/uGrTVHT0LX
– Marc E. Elias (@marceelias) November 21, 2020
The intro to the judge's opinion is a must:
The intro to this statement, which ended the Trump campaign in their federal lawsuit in Pennsylvania (where Giuliani did not know what tight control was), was due to be read aloud at every dining table in America tonight. pic.twitter.com/tnPMysxkG6
– Amy Gardner (@AmyEGardner) November 21, 2020
Rudy Giuliani was shot down on every single point he made. The judge pointed out that the Trump campaign lacked both evidence and strong legal arguments when attempting to disenfranchise seven million Pennsylvania voters.
Here is a video from NBC News summarizing how badly Giuliani fared:
The judge destroyed Rudy Giuliani's argument in Pennsylvania, but most importantly, concluded Trump's efforts to use the courts to steal the state. pic.twitter.com/EZWCaPhYh2
– PoliticusUSA (@politicususa) November 22, 2020
Giuliani is not a constitutional attorney, in some countries he is not even a lawyer. Rudy argues this case because no constitutional attorney worth anything will touch Trump's legal challenges in the election.
Rudy Guiliani has more than lost. He single-handedly ended Trump's efforts to block the certification of the results in Pennsylvania.
Trump's claims are unfounded and unfounded. The Pennsylvania judgment is what happens when a frivolous lawsuit is brought to the court by one of the worst semi-legal attorneys.
Pennsylvania will confirm its results on Monday as a large legal door slammed on Trump's face.
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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Senior Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.
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Member of the Society of Professional Journalists and the American Political Science Association