WATCH: CNN Legal Expert Laughs About Trump Appointed Judges Rejecting President’s Fraud Claims
Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away on September 18th, 2020. There was a massive rush to replace her on the right. And Amy Coney Barrett was sworn in on October 27th, little more than a month later.
Donald Trump made no qualms about the rush. He told reporters that Coney Barrett’s vote could be needed to help him win the election. But while he did lose the recent election, Trump’s legal arguments are getting nowhere the Supreme Court. In fact, they haven’t even gained traction in the lowest courts.
During a Saturday segment on CNN, Elie Honig laughed about the fact that many of the judges shutting down Trump’s legal arguments were actually appointed by him.
The legal analyst told viewers, “I’m laughing because they keep trying, and the results this week somehow went from horrible to somehow even worse,” said Honig. “The big case now is … Rudy Giuliani’s effort to overturn Pennsylvania. Last week, a federal district court judge firmly rejected the case. He said there’s zero evidence.”
Honig continued, “And the thing is, President Trump’s lawyers tried to attack the first judge, saying, well, he’s an Obama nominee. Well, guess what? The three judges yesterday who unanimously rejected it were appointed by President George W. Bush, George W. Bush, and Donald J. Trump.”
The CNN correspondent closed his remarks, “Now, the president’s attorneys have vowed, we’re taking this case to the U.S. Supreme Court,” continued Honig. “I’ll tell you right now, there is no way the U.S. Supreme Court is taking this case and if they do, they’ll reject this. This is yet another in a long string of humiliating but self-imposed and self-inflicted setbacks by Trump’s legal team.”