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Huge? Pennsylvania State House and Senate resolution to overturn certified result

Jenna Ellis shares to Newsmax TV a huge development for the Trump team – regarding the PA state legislature’s rights against “corrupt election officials.”

A band of 26 Pennsylvania House lawmakers are circulating a memo seeking support of a proposed resolution declaring the state’s certification of presidential electors and other statewide election results to be “in dispute”.

Declaring the results of statewide electoral contests in the 2020 general election to be in dispute, a group of House Republican lawmakers have announced their intention to introduce a resolution calling for Gov. Tom Wolf and Secretary of State Kathy Boockvar to withdraw their certification of the Nov. 3 election results in the presidential and other statewide contests.

In Pennsylvania, the Republicans control the House and Senate. Rudy Guiliani and the Trump team presented a compelling case with witnesses and evidence of voter fraud at the Senate Hearing on Wednesday. So much so that many Republicans are galvanized.

However they may not get time to vote on this:

CBS Pittsburgh: The resolution has not yet been voted on by either the state House or Senate. It is not expected to get a vote before lawmakers’ terms end on Monday.

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman told KDKA last week that if the votes are not certified in Pennsylvania by Monday, Nov. 30, there will be no members of the state House and half the state Senate will not be in office as that is when their terms expire.

 

Jenna Ellis says that Governor (a Democrat) does not have the power to stop this. The sole power resides with the House and Senate. It is a constitutionally designated role. In theory (according to her) they are able to override this corruption.

Apart from the incredibly tight timing, there is potentially the problem of a few last RINO’s who may not join in the vote.

Doug Mastriano on Newsmax

Grant Stinchfield Interviewing

There are 700,000 mail in ballots that were never posted out

Mastriano cites the corruption in 1994. There was so much cheating Federal District threw out Stinson’s reelection result and awarded the seat to the Republican. Marks (R) versus Stinson (D),

If they stop certification of the votes that means the 20 electoral college votes won’t go to Joe Biden they will go to Donald Trump. If neither candidate gets 270 votes by December 14, then the USA is headed for a Contingent Election in the House in early January which Trump will likely win.

One one state has done it, others will find it easy to follow. Trump’s team hope to repeat the process next in Arizona.

Curiously, several Republicans from both Pennsylvania were invited to the Whitehouse after the hearing on Wedsnesday. Similarly some from Michigan were invited to the Whitehouse on Nov 20th. And nobody said anything about it afterwards. h/t Bill C.

Where the heck are the Media?

Tonight on the news we heard about the case Trump lost in PA, but not the one he won, not the remarkable explanation by Judge McConnell, and not the extraordinary, historic move by the State representatives to overturn the result, and never ever the long lists of election fraud.

Don’t hunt for clues or information, or even coherent sentences from the Twitterati commentariat. Though it’s a good place to see what kind of mass blindsiding may be coming.

History is unfolding and the media are actively hiding it.

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UPDATE on Pennsylvania: Judge predicts Trump will win the lawsuit on unconstitutional mail-in ballots

US Flag, Flying.In Pennsylvania two days ago Judge McCulloch issued a court order to stop the certification of votes but has now written up the reasons why in a Memorandum Opinion. In extraordinarily clear language the Judge declares that the amended absentee and mail-in provisions in Pennsylvania were unconstitutional and void ad initio because it contravenes the requirements of the Pennsylvania Constitution.

The reason for the injunction are the “compelling exigencies raised in this case which are of statewide and national concern”.

Petitioners raise matters that go to the core of the electoral process and involve the constitutionality of how the citizens of this commonwealth may cast their votes, not only for the offices sought by petitioners, but also, for the office of president and vice president of the United States of America as well as statewide, regional, and local offices.

“Without the emergency relief ordered by this Court, there would be the likelihood of irreparable harm to Petitioners.

Judge: Republicans Will Likely Win Pennsylvania Election Lawsuit

Icvan Pentchoukov, The Epoch Times

“Petitioners appear to have established a likelihood to succeed on the merits because petitioners have asserted the Constitution does not provide a mechanism for the legislature to allow for expansion of absentee voting without a constitutional amendment,” McCullough wrote.

When ruling on an emergency injunction, judges have to consider whether the party which requested the injunction is likely to win the case or “succeed on the merits.” McCullough opined that the “petitioners appear to have a viable claim that the mail-in ballot procedures set forth in Act 77 contravene” the plain language of the provision of the Pennsylvania Constitution which deals with absentee voting.

The Plantiffs pointed out that the State did not have to act so  fast to certify the results and appear to have rushed it to try to avoid an injunction.

The Judge points out that the certification process is not finalized.

The emergency request underlined that while Pennsylvania completed vote-counting and submitted the signed certification to the U.S. archivist, a number of steps still remain for the formal certification process to be completed.

“While Respondents may have proactively attempted to avoid potential injunctive relief granted by this Court, Respondents duties with regard to finalization of the full election results are far from complete,” the filing states.

It’s not clear how many votes this applies to (though readers here may know that answer). This is not a Judgement, just a memorandum explaining the reasons for the court order. The evidence still needs to be presented in full. The Judge carefully explains at the end that harm would be done in tossing out 7 million votes of the people of Pennsylvania, but no harm is done in holding off until Dec 8th (the safe harbour date) to consider the evidence.

There are many hurdles to go, but this will help make it possible for other Judges to feel more confident in making similar decisions. There is a momentum effect with a gregarious species, and should that momentum hint that Trump has a reasonable chance, that could change so much. Suddenly a lot more players will want to be seen helping a “likely” winner.

Biden has been enjoying all that momentum so far thanks to the media’s rush to anoint him. The media cartel waited 34 days in 2000 for Al Gore to pursue the legal process, but declared it all  over after 10 days despite (or  rather because of) the massive legal battle coming.

h/t Helen D,

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Wisconsin may be the first state to clean up for Trump

The Wisconsin recount may be released this weekend

Officially Biden only leads by 20,000 votes in Wisconsin (WI) but apparently up to 100,000 votes may be tossed out due to one issue alone, and then there is that strange pattern in the counting….

Vote dump in Wisconsin

Vote dump in Wisconsin  | VotePatternAnalysis

In the video below, Steve Turley admits he’s an optimist, and unfortunately uses uses a few hyperbolic words like “implode” and the deadly triple !!!. Despite that, he speaks well and quotes a lot of data. He argues Wisconsin could be the “first domino to fall”, saying that WI does not allow mail in ballots that were not requested. Up to 60,000 mail in ballots in Milwaulkee County and 40,000 in Dane County were never requested and therefore should be tossed out. The State needs to supply the request for application for these mail in ballots. These two counties have 800,000 voters, a quarter of the state’s 3.3 million voters. The Trump Campaign has been forced to spend $3 million to even do a partial recount. The recount needs to be verified before the state can certify votes on December 1.

h/t to Scott of the Pacific

Milwaulkee County voting, Wisconsin, Donald Trump Twitter, Vote Dump Graph.

Milwaulkee County voting  | DailyMail.

Democrats respond to these “baseless” allegations with emergency meetings to change recount rules. Nothing to see here then?

Following that news, Trump re-tweeted a post from Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt, who claimed that nervous Democrats at the state’s Elections Commission were subsequently trying to alter the recount rules.

‘WI Elections Commission, after seeing President Trump’s recount petition and objections, is trying to change the recount manual at an emergency meeting tonight at 6 pm to make objections harder to make. This must be stopped,’ Hitt wrote.

 

The recount will likely end up in court

Milwaulkee recount could quickly turn into a lawsuit

Patrick Marley and Molly Beck, Milwaulkee Journal Sentinel

Witness addresses

To be valid, absentee ballots in Wisconsin must come in an envelope that is signed by the voter and a witness and include the witness’ address. In cases where witnesses don’t provide their addresses, clerks have been allowed to fill the addresses in if they know that information from talking to the voter, talking to the witness or looking at voter rolls, tax databases or other information.

That policy was set four years ago under guidance pushed by Republicans on the Elections Commission at the time, including Stephen King, who Trump later named as the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic. Trump didn’t dispute the state’s witness policy when he narrowly won Wisconsin in 2016, but he now says it is illegal. He argues only the voter or witness can write in the address.

Clerks say witnesses often forget to fill out their address or fail to supply a part of it, such as the city or ZIP code. In many cases, the witness is the spouse of the voter and lives at the same address.

Indefinitely confined voters

Most voters must provide a photo ID to get an absentee ballot, but those who identify themselves as indefinitely confined do not. This spring, Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell and Milwaukee County Clerk George Christenson suggested voters could label themselves as indefinitely confined if they were staying at home because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The state Republican Party sued and the state Supreme Court found the advice was faulty. The clerks rescinded their advice and pointed voters to guidance from the Elections Commission that noted it’s up to voters to determine for themselves whether they are indefinitely confined.

About 215,000 voters statewide called themselves indefinitely confined from the Nov. 3 election — up from 72,000 in a lower-turnout election for state Supreme Court last year.

Trump argues the ballots should be thrown out for voters who said they were indefinitely confined if they don’t meet the criteria.

Meanwhile In Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania Turley argues that the heart and soul Republicans are now galvanized by the witnesses Trump presented and are taking this to the RINO’s in the party.

Among the many different allegations of fraud and impropiety in PA are the highly suspicious mail in votes that appear to not even be validated in some counties. Normally 1 – 3% of mail in votes would be rejected due to something about the vote being incorrectly filled in. First timers are more likely to make mistakes, but somehow this year with the record number of mail in votes in Pennsylvania the official rejection rate was just 0.3%. In Montgomery County Pennsylvania there is no record of even one mail in vote being rejected.

As Turley says: This is about the survival of the G.O.P.  Can Trump defeat the Republican Swamp and rescue the party from itself?

For Reference

Rules for voting in different US states

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Senator Doug Mastriano, “I don’t even know how this happened in America”

This speech is so good I listened to it at 1.0 times speed.

People may have missed this in the long proceedings at the Pennsylvania State Senate hearing on Wednesday. But no-nonsense Senator Doug Mastriano is up for this battle.

“We’re not going to let it stand”

 Do elections matter? Will the media investigate the biggest scandal in modern history?

Is there a difference between US elections and ones in Belarus?


If and when this video gets deleted, there are other copies at this spot and this one. I chose the one above because it a full screen view.

For those interested in more from Col Doug Mastriano on Election Fraud, he talks to Steve Bannon here.

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The Kraken is released on Georgia and Michigan

Sidney Powell has dropped the bombshell cases in Georgia and Michigan

These cases are specifically suing the State officials. In Georgia, they are going after the Governor, Brian Kemp, and the Secretary of State, Brad Raffensberger. In Michigan, it is also the Governor, Gretchen Whitmer and Secretary of State, Jocelyn Benson.

“The scheme and artifice to defraud was for the purpose of illegally and fraudulently manipulating the vote count to make certain the election of Joe Biden as President of the United States.”

John Solomon on JustTheNews

Powell’s (Georgia) suit made a variety of allegations, including that:

  • At least 96,600 absentee ballots were requested and counted but were never recorded as being returned to county election boards by the voter. “Thus, at a minimum, 96,600 votes must be disregarded,” the suit said.
  • Kemp and Raffensperger “rushed through the purchase of Dominion voting machines and software in 2019 for the 2020 Presidential Election” without due diligence and disregarded safety concerns.
  • “There is incontrovertible physical evidence that the standards of physical security of the voting machines and the software were breached, and machines were connected to the internet in violation of professional standards and state and federal laws.”
  • Fulton County election workers used a claim of a water leak to evacuate poll watchers and workers for several hours on Election night, even as “several election workers remained unsupervised and unchallenged working at the computers for the voting tabulation machines until after 1:00 AM.
  • State officials in a settlement with Democratic parties made changes to election procedures that violated both state law and the U.S. Constitution.

Read the suits in full at Sidney Powells site:

The Kraken is released on Michigan!

The Kraken is released on Georgia!

There are agents of China and Iran:

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