Seventeen Republican state AGs back Texas’ Hail Mary bid to persuade Supreme Court…

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News Story Source:, By GEOFF EARLE
President Donald Trump on Wednesday said his administration will be joining a Hail Mary effort by the Republican attorney general in Texas to overturn the election in four battleground states carried by Joe Biden.

And seventeen state attorneys general – all Republicans and all hailing from states that Trump carried in November – are lending their names to the effort, signing a friend of the court brief filed later Wednesday.

'Encroachments on the authority of state Legislatures by other state actors violate the separation of powers and threaten individual liberty,' wrote the states, who are seeking to have the court step in to overturn the vote in four other states.

'States have a strong interest in ensuring that the votes of their own citizens are not diluted by the unconstitutional administration of elections in other States,' they write. 

Signing on were the top law enforcement officers of Missouri, Alabama,
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