The Washington Post reports:
In swing states around the country, Republicans are already gearing up legal challenges to the election results. Speaking on Sunday in one tightly contested battleground, President Trump made it clear that he is also planning to quickly push the presidential contest into the courts.
“We’re going to go in the night of, as soon as that election is over, we’re going in with our lawyers,” Trump told reporters in Charlotte.
The president’s comments are among his most unambiguous yet that he is embracing an aggressive legal strategy in an election that has already been beset with a multitude of lawsuits.
The quiet part, screamed: Trump tells reporters that “we’re going to go in the night of, as soon as that election is over [in PA], we’re going in with our lawyers … if people wanted to get their ballots in, they should have gotten their ballots in long before that.” pic.twitter.com/sAMA0Pw6Tg
— Aaron Rupar (@atrupar) November 1, 2020
Trump tells WH pool reporters as soon as election is over “we’re going in with our lawyers.” Trump adviser tells CNN campaign plans to be aggressive on election night and could declare win if Trump is on verge of 270 electoral votes even as ballots being counted. Trump denies it.
— Jim Acosta (@Acosta) November 1, 2020