Trump's campaign requests recount in Georgia

to overturn election results, the president is doubling down on his post-election legal battle and is slowing the transition of power to President-elect Biden.
3:11 | 11/22/20

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president trump's campaign is requesting a recount in Georgia, and he's lost yet another lawsuit in his battle to overturn the election results. ABC's Rachel Scott is in Washington, D.C. With the latest. Good morning to you, Rachel. Reporter: Eva, good morning. Yeah. At least 17 of those cases have been tossed out or withdrawn, but still president trump is doubling down on a post-election fight that is not only failing in court, but stalling a smooth transfer of power, and now a small but growing number of Republicans are saying it's time for president trump to face reality. Overnight, another setback in the president's desperate fight to overturn the results of the 2020 election. In Pennsylvania, a federal judge smacking down the trump campaign's lawsuit in a scathing 37-page rebuke writing, the claims were haphazardly stitched together like Frankenstein's monster, adding the president's lawyers presented strained legal arguments without merit. After that defeat, Republican senator pat Toomey releasing thtement saying, president trump has exhausted all plausible, legal options. Calling on him to accept the outcome of the election and facilitate the presidential transition process, but even with his losses stacking up, the president is not giving in. His legal team officially filing for a recount in Georgia. Just 24 hours after the Republican secretary of state certified Joe Biden's victory, and the state's audit, election workers tallied every vote by hand, and in Michigan, yet another attempt. This time the Republican party trying to block the state from recognizing Joe Biden's win. In a letter, the RNC chairwoman Ronna Mcdaniel and the state's GOP chair urging the board to delay certifying the results, calling for a full audit, but by state law, that wouldn't be possible until after the results are certified. Republicans are trying to toss out votes in majority black ties like Detroit which backed Biden, pushing unfounded claims about irregularities. The trump campaiists their only goal is to ensure safe, secure and fair elections. This is not about overturning elections on our part. Reporter: Civil rights leaders are sounding the alarm. Black and brown voters in Michigan already face too many barriers at the ballot box, and these anticsten to disenfranchise these voters yet again. That cannot happen. Reporter: The president running out of legal options, took to Twitter, pleading with state legislators to have the courage to overturn the results, but GOP leaders who met in Michigan on Friday said they have not yet been made aware of any information that would change the outcome of the election. And this weekend, president trump attended the virtual g20 summit, but appeared to skip a side of the pandemic. This morning, senator Kelly Loeffler is in self-isolation after receiving a positive co test, and then an inconclusive one. She was seen with vice president Mike pence on the campaign trail there in Georgia on Friday without a mask. This morning, his office has not returned our request for whit? Rachel Scott in Washington. Thank you.

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