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Erie Times E-Edition Article-Experts fear ‘end of American democracy’

Posted by M. C. on November 14, 2020

The harm in letting these lawsuits play out is that “it’s not impossible that they will succeed,” said Chris Edelson, a government professor at American University, lawyer and fellow at the Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies.

“I just think everybody is freaking out because the Constitution and federal statutes have all these bizarre provisions”

— everyone who spoke with USA TODAY said it would almost certainly fail…

https://erietimes-pa-app.newsmemory.com/?publink=0f3b798a3

The legal barrage by President Donald Trump’s campaign against election results in battleground states is highly unlikely to succeed. But it still has the potential to test American democracy as Trump tries to cling to power despite losing the election.

Lawsuits filed in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Arizona — all states that voted for Democratic candidate Joe Biden — ask judges to prevent those states from certifying their results. That has raised questions about whether the Trump campaign is trying to subvert the popular votes in those states.

Even if that were the goal — and some legal experts and observers question whether it is — everyone who spoke with USA TODAY said it would almost certainly fail…

I wonder whom USA Today spoke with?

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