The Trump campaign announced Thursday it was withdrawing its lawsuit challenging mail-in ballots in Michigan after Wayne County Republican officials reversed their votes to certify the results.
“This morning we are withdrawing our lawsuit in Michigan as a direct result of achieving the relief we sought: to stop the election in Wayne County from being prematurely certified before residents can be assured that every legal vote has been counted and every illegal vote has not been counted,” said Rudolph Giuliani, President Trump’s personal attorney.
The federal lawsuit argued there was an equal protection violation in parts of Michigan where Republican poll watchers were not able to review mail-in ballots in the Detroit area. It asked the court to keep the results from being certified.
Two GOP canvassers relented earlier this week, agreeing to certify the election results in Wayne County. But they now want to take it back, saying they were pressured into going along and that it doesn’t