President Trump is personally suing Wisconsin for 'unlawful and unconstitutional acts' during the presidential election in his latest legal bid to overturn Joe Biden's win in the battleground state.
The Trump campaign on Wednesday announced the president filed a lawsuit in 'his personal capacity,' accusing the Wisconsin Elections Commission as well as local and state officials of undermining the election by disregarding 'safeguards meant to prevent absentee ballot fraud.'
The complaint repeats many of Trump's allegations against the mail-in ballot process that he has made in other lawsuits contesting state results, such as ballot tampering and lack of voter information certifications.
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He has also accused the mayors in the state's five largest cities - Milwaukee, Madison, Kenosha, Green Bay and Racine - of concocting an 'unlawful plan to expand absentee voting by using 'un-manned drop boxes.'
'Today's federal lawsuit in Wisconsin reveals an apparently coordinated effort to push a new form of balloting upon Wisconsin voters that was not protected by uniform chain of custody and security standards and protocols,' Jenna Ellis, Trump Senior Legal Adviser said in a statement.
'Regrettably, this is the same sort of conduct we have seen across many battleground states that Democrats knew they had to win to defeat the President where the rules of the election were changed at the last minute and guardrails against fraud were simultaneously lowered.'
The lawsuit comes just a few days after Wisconsin further cemented Biden's victory in the state in two county recounts that increased his lead over Trump by 87 votes.
The recounts demanded by Trump's reelection campaign in two of Wisconsin's most populous and Democratic-leaning counties, Milwaukee and Dane County, concluded Friday and Sunday respectively.
Joe Biden currently holds 306 Electoral College votes, making him the clear winner of the presidential election
Earlier on Wednesday Trump said it was 'statistically impossible' that he didn't prevail. He said the 'greatest pollsters' couldn't understand what happened
Wisconsin law requires the campaign requesting the recount to foot the bill, meaning the it cost Trump's campaign $3million and only advanced Biden's victory over the president.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Overall, the recounts gave Biden 257 more votes to Trump's 125, giving the former vice president a net 87 more votes than he originally held over the president in the state.
It marks Trump's latest bid to overturn the results of the election, which he has repeatedly claimed was rigged in Biden's favor.
Earlier on Wednesday he released a bizarre 46-minute video on Facebook where he called for the election to be 'overturned' and admitted his remarks would be 'disparaged.'
Rather than pick any number of venues where he might deliver important remarks before an audience or with reporters present who might ask questions, Trump spoke before cameras from the White House, with repeated and awkward cuts by editors.
'Even what I'm saying now will be demeaned and disparaged,' he predicted as he laid out claim after