Jill Stein Might Not Get A Recount in Pennsylvania: Judge To Make Ruling On Monday


Jill Stein may have waited too long to file a suit for a recount in Pennsylvania. The judge assigned to the case is going to make a ruling on Monday which will decide whether or not the recount can proceed.

The Philadelphia Inquirer reported:

Philly judge: Decision coming Monday on Stein’s request for statewide recount

A Philadelphia judge said he will rule Monday on the Green Party-backed petition for a statewide Pennsylvania recount, but signaled that the clock may be running out because the state must certify its election results for the Electoral College vote.

U.S. District Judge Paul S. Diamond announced his plans after a Friday afternoon hearing at which supporters of Green Party nominee Jill Stein continued their bid for the review, citing potential security vulnerabilities in electronic voting machines statewide.

Diamond, however, seemed most concerned with the limited time Stein’s lawyers had left him to act, by waiting nearly a month after the election to file their lawsuit. Any court-ordered delay in meeting the Tuesday certification deadline could put Pennsylvania’s electoral votes in jeopardy when the Electoral College convenes Dec. 19.

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“One could say you sat on your rights for three weeks . . . anticipating a judicial fire drill,” Diamond said from the bench. “Here we have a cold, hard deadline that will disenfranchise six million people, and you and your clients waited, making it almost impossible to comply.”

It’ll b good for the country when all this nonsense is over.

Once Trump is sworn in, all the recounts will be a distant memory.


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