Trump campaign files lawsuit to stop vote counting in Georgia

Georgia Officials Continue Counting Ballots For 2020 U.S. Presidential Election
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Daily US Times: The Trump campaign is filing a lawsuit to stop vote counting in the state of Georgia, a campaign official said. It is not clear whether the suit will be successful.

In a statement, Deputy Manager of Trump campaign, Justin Clark said: “President Trump and his team are fighting for the good of the nation to uphold the rule of law, and Georgia’s law is very clear: to legally count, mail ballots must be received by 7:00 p.m. on Election Day. That’s still the law, even after Democrats sued earlier this year to extend the deadline and delay Election Day—President Trump and Republicans fought to uphold Georgia law, and we won.”

Clark went on to claim that “a Republican poll observer in Georgia witnessed 53 late absentee ballots illegally added to a stack of on-time absentee ballots in Chatham County”.

Clark said they will not allow Democrat election officials to steal this election from President Trump with late and illegal ballots.

David Shafer, the chairman of the Georgia state GOP, tweeted: “I have authorized lawyers for the Georgia Republican Party to file an emergency petition against the Chatham County Board of Elections to enforce election laws and prevent the unlawful counting of absentee ballots received after the election.”

Donald Trump’s advisers are nervously watching the final returns in the state, and have been taken aback by Joe Biden’s performance in what was thought to be a GOP stronghold.

Both Trump advisers said African American turnout in Georgia for Biden are exceeding their expectations, resulting in a very tight race, but still, both of them believe Trump has a better chance of closing the gap in Arizona than Biden has in Georgia.

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