The US Supreme Court today rejected the last of three appeals filed by former President Donald Trump challenging his defeat in the November presidential election.
Without comment, the nine judges rejected Trump's appeal to count thousands of ballots filed by mail in Wisconsin. The Republican tycoon was defeated in Wisconsin by Joe Biden by an over 20,000 votes.
This was the last of Trump's three appeals to the end of his presidency, which the Supreme Court refused to consider. The other two – one again in Wisconsin and the other in Pennsylvania – were rejected on February 22. In all three cases, lower courts ruled in Trump's favor. It thus became clear that the Supreme Court, three members of which have been appointed by the former president, had no intention of intervening in these cases and in all the others submitted by its allies, as it had not done so before 6 January, when Congress ratified Biden's victory.
Today, the Supreme Court also refused to consider another election-related case filed by attorney Lynn Wood, a Trump ally. In his appeal, he asked the judges to block the holding of by-elections for the Senate in Georgia. The Court never dealt with the request and the Democrats won both seats in that State.