Pennsylvania Supreme Court Rebuffs Trump Campaign’s Lawsuit

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The ruling is likely to undercut the Trump campaign's case in federal court contesting the results of the election.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the Trump campaign’s lawsuit claiming Philadelphia violated state election law based on how it  handled ‘observers’ at a vote counting center.

Voting 5-2, reports said this Supreme Court ruling will hurt the Trump campaign’s case in federal court.

On Tuesday, President Trump’s lawyer, Rudy Giuliani joined a hearing to contest the election results in Pennsylvania citing “widespread national voter fraud.”

In their lawsuit, the Trump campaign had alleged that Republican election observers were not able to get close to the vote-counting tables in Philadelphia to get a clear picture of what was going on.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court, however, dismissed the case on grounds that state law only requires that observers be allowed “in the room” where the ballots are counted. 

The law does not set a minimum distance between them and the counting tables. Additionally, the court cited that the witness who testified in court said he could see the entire counting process, NBC News said.