U.S. Supreme Court swiftly ends Trump-backed Texas bid to upend election results - 2020-12-11

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F349.png U.S. Supreme Court swiftly ends Trump-backed Texas bid to upend election results December 11, 2020, Lawrence Hurley, Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected a long-shot lawsuit by Texas and backed by President Donald Trump seeking to throw out voting results in four states, dealing him a likely fatal blow in his quest to undo his election loss to President-elect Joe Biden.

The decision allows the U.S. Electoral College to press ahead with a meeting on Monday, where it is expected to formally cast its votes and make Biden's victory official.

Biden, a Democrat, has amassed 306 votes to Trump's 232 in the state-by-state Electoral College, which allots votes to all 50 states and the District of Columbia based on population.

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