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Trump blows a seal and assaults Pennsylvania to increase the election deadline

Trump claimed the Democrats tried to steal the Pennsylvania election after the Conservative Supreme Court majority refused to stop a three-day extension of the election deadline.
Trump tweeted:

A three day extension for Pennsylvania is a disaster for our nation and for Pennsylvania itself. The Democrats are trying to steal that election. We have to get out and VOTE in even larger numbers. The Great Red Wave is coming !!!

– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 29, 2020

The part that Trump leaves out is that it was the Conservative Supreme Court majority that refused to hear the case from Pennsylvania State Republicans who called for the three-day extension to be blocked.

The Supreme Court that Republicans kicked off to get Amy Coney Barrett, who was not involved in the case, to reject Trump's offer not to have the Pennsylvanian votes counted.

Pennsylvania is an ascent for Trump. The national media has penned a narrative that Pennsylvania is a paper-thin state to be won, but the reality is that Biden's leadership in the state has been consistent and he's probably in better shape in Pennsylvania than any state like North Carolina where it leads , but polls suggest closer competition.

The only way Trump has more than one chance of winning Pennsylvania is by casting ballots, but the president has so far lost every lawsuit and challenge in Keystone State.

Trump explodes because he is running out of time and without the help of the Supreme Court, victory in Pennsylvania could be out of his reach.

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Mr. Easley is the Founder / Executive Editor, White House Press Pool, and a Congressional Correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a bachelor's degree in political science. His thesis focused on public order with a specialization in social reform movements.

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