Federal appeals court rules against Trump in Pennsylvania election challenge

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A federal appeals court on Friday rejected President Trump's lawsuit against Pennsylvania officials over widespread voter fraud in his attempt to overturn the state's win for presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden.
The three-judge panel denied the president's legal team's request for oral arguments to present evidence of election irregularities they say denied the president a win in the Keystone State.

The 21-page opinion was written by Judge Stephanos Bibas, a Trump appointee.

"Free, fair elections are the lifeblood of our democracy," the judge wrote. "Charges of unfairness are serious. But calling an election unfair does not make it so. Charges require specific allegations and then proof. We have neither here."

The move affirms a lower court ruling issued Saturday that rejected Mr.…
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