Trump vows to appeal judge's dismissal of Pennsylvania election challenge


President Trump in a late-night tweet lashed out a federal judge in Pennsylvania who dismissed a lawsuit brought by his campaign asking that the vote certification process in the key battleground state be halted.

"It’s all a continuation of the never ending Witch Hunt," Trump tweeted. "Judge Brann, who would not even allow us to present our case or evidence, is a product of Senator Pat 'No Tariffs' Toomey of Pennsylvania, no friend of mine, & Obama - No wonder." "WILL APPEAL!" the president added in a subsequent tweet.


— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 22, 2020

Judge Matthew Brann ruled on Saturday the Trump campaign's case alleging mail-in ballots in the Keystone State were treated differently from those cast in person was "without merit" and dismissed it.

"In the United States of America, this cannot justify the disenfranchisement of a single voter, let alone all the voters of its sixth most populated state. Our people, laws, and institutions demand more," Brann wrote.

On Election Day, early returns showed Trump with a sizable lead among in-person voters, a tally that was slowly cut into and eventually surpassed by President-elect Joe Biden once mail-in ballots arrived and were counted.

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