Matthew Brann, federal judge, dismisses Trump campaign's Pennsylvania case

Matthew Brann, federal judge, dismisses Trump campaign's Pennsylvania case


A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Saturday tossed out President Trump’s last major legal challenge to the election, blocking his most likely path to stay in the White House.

But his campaign is vowing to appeal, ready to take the election battle all the way to the Supreme Court.

Mr. Trump’s lawyers had argued that state officials caused a constitutional crisis by treating Republican and Democratic voters differently and had asked the Pennsylvania court to halt any certification of the results.

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The Trump campaign had filed the lawsuit in the Middle District of Pennsylvania, arguing Republican counties were not allowed to cure mail-in ballots while voters in Democratic counties were able to fix errors with their absentee ballots prior to Election Day.

Mr. Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, claimed the actions were a violation of equal protection.

Mr. Giuliani also told the federal court during oral arguments Tuesday that Democratic cities in the keystone state kept Republican poll observers from

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