President Donald Trump’s campaign is urging a judge in Pennsylvania to block election officials from giving the state to Democratic rival Joe Biden.
“Unless Bush v. Gore was much ado about nothing, presidential candidates of course have an interest in having lawful votes for them counted and unlawful votes for their opponent invalidated,” the filing said. “That’s particularly true in Pennsylvania, one of a few swing states where recounts or other litigation is ongoing and where the vote margin is close.”
The Bush-Gore reference pertained to the 2000 election, which came down to the state of Florida. Initially, it was called for Gore, handing him a narrow win, but subsequent recounts found that scores of ballots were invalid, leading eventually to a Bush win after the GOP state legislature announced they would award their electors to the former Texas governor.
But that said, in this instance anyway, it looks like Barack Obama