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Trump campaign to file new lawsuit in Michigan, Biden continues with transition plans

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Posted at 9:58 PM, Nov 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 22:16:45-05

A week after Election Day, the Trump campaign announced plans to file another lawsuit in Michigan, asking to stop the certification of results until the election process can be reviewed.

The Trump campaign claims Republican poll watchers were unable to watch the counting process on the eastside of the state, they are also asking for information about the software used in Antrim County that caused that glitch that improperly gave Joe Biden more votes than Trump during counting.

Michigan election officials have denied any fraud has occurred, but the Trump campaign says they are filing 100 plus affidavits with this new suit.

His campaign continues filing lawsuits in key battleground states, as the President himself claims widespread voter fraud cost him the election.

With no immediate plans to concede, the president tweeted “WE WILL WIN!,” Tuesday morning.

Trump’s Republican allies in congress and his administration are backing him up.

"There will be a smooth transition to a second Trump administration. Right. We're ready. The world is watching what's taking place." Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said when asked if his department will cooperate with the Biden transition.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says it’s not concerning.

"Until the electoral college votes, anyone who is running for office can exhaust concerns about counting in any court of appropriate jurisdiction. It's not unusual. It should not be alarming,” McConnell said.

Across the globe, world leaders are already offering congrats to President-elect Joe Biden.

Several of them, including France President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, held calls with Biden on Tuesday.

Biden laughed off President Trump’s claims of fraud.

"There is no evidence of any of the assertions made by the president or Secretary of State Pompeo,” Biden said Tuesday.

Biden has been denied federal intelligence briefings as the Trump administration delays the formal transition process.

Right now, there is no concrete evidence of widespread voting irregularities.

U.S. Attorney General William Barr authorized attorneys at the justice department to, "pursue substantial allegations of voter irregularities before the 2020 election is certified.”

Though he did note, most allegations of election misconduct are at a scale that would not impact the outcome of the election.

As it stands, Biden holds a more than 5 million popular vote lead over President Trump.