Brendan Smialowski – AFP / Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump raises his fist after speaking during a “Make America Great Again” rally at Miami-Opa Locka Executive Airport in Opa Locka, Florida, on Nov. 2. (Brendan Smialowski – AFP / Getty Images)
The Pennsylvania judiciary granted President Donald Trump a major victory on the issue of absentee ballots Thursday as several key swing states seek to determine the final results of the 2020 presidential election.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Commonwealth Court President Judge Mary Hannah Leavitt officially disqualified a number of mail-in ballots cast by state residents who failed to confirm their identities by Monday morning.
The decision comes in light of controversial attempts by Pennsylvania Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar to unilaterally extend the identification deadline through Thursday.
Documents from the case reveal Leavitt ruled on the grounds that Boockvar, a Democrat, “lacked statutory authority” to extend the