The Trump campaign filed a lawsuit Wednesday calling for an immediate halt in all mail vote tallying in Michigan.
“As votes in Michigan continue to be counted, the presidential race in the state remains extremely tight as we always knew it would be,” campaign manager Bill Stepien wrote in a statement accompanying the announcement. “President Trump’s campaign has not been provided with meaningful access to numerous counting locations to observe the opening of ballots and the counting process, as guaranteed by Michigan law.”
The suit demands “meaningful access” to the counting locations and a full review of ballots previously opened and counted by election officials, Stepien added before claiming that “President Trump is committed to ensuring that all legal votes are counted in Michigan and everywhere else.” (RELATED: We Spent Election Night Inside Trump’s White House Extravaganza — Here’s What It Was Like)
The Michigan suit followed short on the heels of Stepien’s announcement that President Donald Trump plans to “immediately” request a recount in Wisconsin. Based on Tuesday night’s general election results, the president would need to win at least two states out of Michigan, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania in addition Georgia and North Carolina to secure reelection…Continue Reading