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SCOTUS Signals It Remains Uninterested In Helping Faux Trump Coup

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U.S. President Donald Trump greets Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as he arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. February 4, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis/POOL
WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts before the State of the Union address in the House chamber on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. ... WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 04: U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts before the State of the Union address in the House chamber on February 4, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump is delivering his third State of the Union address on the night before the U.S. Senate is set to vote in his impeachment trial. (Photo by Leah Millis-Pool/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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January 11, 2021 2:06 p.m.

The Supreme Court wants nothing to do with the flurry of Trump-aligned lawsuits that have hit its door step seeking to overturn the election. In several of those lawsuits, the court made clear Monday that it won’t be intervening any time soon, if ever. As part of a longer list of orders, the justices denied the requests before them that they expedite consideration of the cases, which included lawsuits brought by the Trump campaign itself and some “Kraken” cases brought by his allies.

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