All of Trump's attempts are failed

The Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by Democratic candidate Joe Biden, who won a landslide victory in the US presidential election. 

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed lawsuits against four states (Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin) alleging that changes to voting rules caused by the coronavirus are unconstitutional. 

The gist of the court's opinion is that the plaintiffs could not present a valid basis in the Texas court on how the other state would vote. This view is practically unanimous, although the two judges disagreed on some issues.


After the Supreme Court's decision last Friday evening, all attempts by the Republican Party and President Donald Trump to change the November 3 results in the legal process failed. 





Joe Biden won the states whose results were sought in the lawsuit, in which Trump won in 2016. If the results were canceled, Biden's electoral college vote would fall below 270.


Considering the merits of the case, almost all the lawyers and constitutional experts have been saying since last Tuesday that the case will not last. But another important issue here was the role of the country's judiciary as an institution.

 Six of the nine Supreme Court justices are known to be conservative and three of the Republican nominees have been appointed under President Trump. 

The last appointment was made by Amy Connie Barrett in October of this year. President Trump has repeatedly said in his election campaign that the decision on this election will be made by the Supreme Court.

Democratic candidate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the November 3, election with more than 81 million citizens and 306 electoral college votes, but President Trump did not concede defeat. 

More than 50 lawsuits filed by Trump in various states have been dismissed by state courts or the Federal Circuit Court. When a lawsuit against a Pennsylvania state court was taken to the Supreme Court last week, 

Supreme Court judges unanimously rejected it and handed down a one-line ruling. That did not stop the activities of the outgoing President Trump.


The next step in the electoral process is the Electoral College vote, set for December 14. Now, after the Supreme Court's decision, the Republican Party did not have any expectations about this electoral college vote. The decision of the Supreme Court is positive.

 But the lawsuit, filed by the Texas Attorney General, once again showed how divided the United States is. One of the reasons why the Texas Attorney General's petition alone gained so much importance was that he was supported by 18 states in the case; Four states opposed, including 20 states, the Attorney Generals of Washington DC and the Virgin Islands. 

In addition, 107 Republican members of the House of Representatives sent 'amicus briefs' to the court in support of the petition.

This is extremely worrying, not at all a positive indication for the future politics of the United States. 

For years, even before the rise of Trump in 2016, there has been a debate among political scientists over whether democracy is in danger in consolidated democracies, saying that even in countries like the United States or Britain, public confidence in democracy is waning. Seeing the level of distrust in the legislature and other institutions, many were fearful of danger.

The Supreme Court that is now under the control of the Conservatives; Nevertheless, Trump's refusal to take their position must be considered historic and important. 

It draws our attention to the important thing, that is, to the institutions. This election reaffirms the importance of institutions in US governance and proves that they operate independently. Despite repeated threats from President Trump, each state government and election-related body has acted beyond the party's discretion to fulfill its constitutional obligations. 

Many of those in charge of these organizations are members of the Republican Party and elected in that capacity, but they did not take President Trump's words into account.




There is no reason to think that Trump and his supporters will resign after the court dismisses the case. The behavior of a large number of Republicans in the House of Representatives suggests that they will create another hurdle during the counting of votes for the Electoral College vote at a joint session of Congress on January 6. 

But more than that, it will be difficult for Joe Biden to rule in such a divided country.

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