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Trump appeals rejection of effort to block Pennsylvania vote

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump is appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of his campaign’s effort to block the certification of votes in Pennsylvania.

The president and other plaintiffs filed notice of appeal Sunday, a day after the judge issued a scathing order shooting down claims of widespread irregularities with mail-in ballots.

U.S. District Court Judge Matthew Brann wrote in his order that Trump had asked the court to disenfranchise almost 7 million voters.

Brann said for such a “startling outcome”, the plaintiff would have to prove “factual proof of rampant corruption”. He said the plaintiffs could not prove that.

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