The Supreme Court refused Friday to let Texas challenge the election results in four battleground states critical to President Trump’s defeat at the polls last month, likely sealing his political fate.
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“Texas has not demonstrated a judicially cognizable interest in the manner in which another state conducts its elections,” the court said in the brief order. It dismissed all other related claims as moot.
The justices’ action clears the way for electors to convene in 50 states and the District of Columbia Monday and all but confirm that President-elect Joe Biden will be the nation’s 46th president.