To recap:
- Raffensperger said the audit checked out, found no fraud, and to his regret as a Trump backer, Biden won Georgia
- His office announced he certified this result
- His office then rescinded that announcement
- Gov. Kemp set a press conf for the certification deadline
Trump's pressure campaign on the state's elected officials appears to be in full swing.

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21 Nov
To translate from Willy Wonka, the federal judge in the PA case dismissed the pending complaint with prejudice and denied Giuliani’s attempt to amend it. The case is over (pending appeal).
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I’d underline this about the radicalism of this 11th Cir conversion therapy decision: it’s only about *licensure* of therapists. The panel majority is saying the 1A forbids authorities regulating this harmful practice among people it grants licenses to.…
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Giuliani’s son — a public employee — endorses the effort to steal the election and destroy American democracy in his bio. via @laraseligman
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There are some uhh oddities to the Trump campaign's motion for leave to file a second amended complaint, incl:
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Also no attorney signatures appear on the redline (comparing first and second). That's no big deal in itself, but since the plaintiffs didn't file a clean version of the second amended complaint, there's no indication which attorneys if any have signed the new complaint.
This is their second try at filing these documents tonight, btw.
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3,999 participants on the call as the Trump campaign hearing in the middle district of PA gets underway
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“Who are these other individuals in the back?” He just asked. “Presenting or just dropped by?”
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I predict a genuine struggle to get into the 4,000 person conf line for today’s hearing. The court should give someone permission to rebroadcast it.
Oh no! (h/t @benjaminwittes)
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