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Merit-free futility: “Voters, not lawyers, choose the president,” the appeals court said.

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team suffered yet another defeat in court Friday as a federal appeals court in Philadelphia roundly rejected the campaign’s latest effort to challenge the state’s election results.

Trump’s lawyers vowed to appeal to the Supreme Court despite the judges’ assessment that the “campaign’s claims have no merit.”

“Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy. Charges of unfairness are serious. But calling an election unfair does not make it so. Charges require specific allegations and then proof. We have neither here,” 3rd Circuit Judge Stephanos Bibas wrote for the three-judge panel.

The case had been argued last week in a lower court by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who insisted during five hours of oral arguments that the 2020 presidential election had been marred by widespread fraud in Pennsylvania. However, Giuliani failed to offer any tangible proof of that in court.

U.S. District Judge Matthew Brann had said the campaign’s error-filled complaint, “like Frankenstein’s Monster, has been haphazardly stitched together” and denied Giuliani the right to amend it for a second time.

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals called any revisions “futile.” The three judges on the panel were all appointed by Republican presidents. including Bibas, a former University of Pennsylvania law professor appointed by Trump. Trump’s sister, Judge Maryanne Trump Barry, sat on the court for 20 years, retiring in 2019.

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— AP Politics (@AP_Politics) November 27, 2020

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— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) November 27, 2020

“The (____) scam to fill their coffers asking for impossible recounts…”

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— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2020

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— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 27, 2020

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— Brian Klaas (@brianklaas) November 27, 2020

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— 🇺🇸 Anthony Walker (🔥Hot Medic🔥) 🇺🇸 (@anthonycwalker) November 27, 2020

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