The Trump campaign has filed a lawsuit to stop the vote-counting in Georgia, as Biden has cut Trump’s lead to 58,000 votes.
Biden is quickly gaining in Georgia:
Per NBC News, Donald Trump’s margin in Georgia is down to 57,266 votes. The Secretary of State said *as of 4:15pm* there were 185,000 outstanding ballots to be counted.
— Michael Del Moro (@MikeDelMoro) November 4, 2020
The fact that the remaining vote is from Democratic areas triggered Trump to file a lawsuit:
— Steve Herman (@W7VOA) November 5, 2020
Georgia will be announcing more results at noon on Thursday.
The Trump strategy in all of the states that he is losing or poised to lose is to declare victory while he is leading and then file lawsuits to try to get the vote counting ended. So far, this long-shot strategy has been a total bust, and the outlook for future success is not good.
If Joe Biden wins Georgia, the election is officially over. Trump will have no path to the presidency. Trump’s only current path is to hope that Arizona, which was already called for Biden comes back to him along with victories in Pennsylvania and Georgia. Biden doesn’t need Georgia, but winning it would slam the door shut on any hope that Trump had of winning reelection.
Things have gotten so bad for Trump that he is suing to stop votes from being counted in Georgia.
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Mr. Easley is the managing editor, who is White House Press Pool, and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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