A Federal Judge in Michigan Says Sidney Powell’s Election Fraud Claims Are ‘Nothing but Speculation and Conjecture’

According to the ruling, the former Trump attorney also filed the wrong claims in the wrong court at the wrong time on behalf of the wrong plaintiffs.

by Jacob Sullum

A federal judge in Michigan today rejected former Trump attorney Sidney Powell’s attempt to decertify that state’s presidential election results, finding that her claims failed in almost every possible way. “This lawsuit seems to be less about achieving the relief Plaintiffs seek—as much of that relief is beyond the power of this Court—and more about the impact of their allegations on People’s faith in the democratic process and their trust in our government,” U.S. District Judge Linda V. Parker writes in her 36-page opinion. “Plaintiffs ask this Court to ignore the orderly statutory scheme established to challenge elections and to ignore the will of millions of voters. This, the Court cannot, and will not, do.”

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