Congressman Mike Kelly of Pennsylvania, one of President Trump’s top House allies, filed a lawsuit Saturday aimed at throwing out 2.6 million mail-in votes in his home state — claiming the state law allowing them is unconstitutional.
Meanwhile, Republicans in Michigan are attempting to delay that state’s scheduled Monday certification, days after a dramatic battle over the election results in Detroit’s Wayne County drew Trump’s attention.
The Kelly lawsuit seeks to halt the certification of the results of the Nov. 3 election in the Keystone State, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported. Joe Biden’s 81,000-vote victory in Pennsylvania is set to be officially declared on Monday.
The case parallels a Friday filing by the Trump campaign itself that asked a federal court to halt statewide certification so that 1.5 million mail-in ballots in seven disputed Pennsylvania counties can be examined for evidence of the fraud and irregularities that Trump insists occurred there.
Kelly’s suit was joined by Sean Parnell, the Republican