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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Clinton lawyer wants GOP to stop North Carolina recount

Hillary Clinton's legal counsel gives some confusing advice.

Democratic super-lawyer Marc Elias, known for his expertise in recount and election law, has demanded Republican Gov. Pat McCrory drop his calls for a North Carolina recount, on behalf of the apparently victorious Democrat Roy Cooper.

Meanwhile, Elias is charging ahead on Clinton's behalf in an anticipated three-state recount that is far less likely to change the result of the presidential election.

Even after Clinton conceded and the Obama administration gave a clean bill of health to the presidential election, Elias announced that the Clinton campaign will participate in a recount. "It's fundamental to ensure that every vote is properly counted," he insisted on Saturday.

Not so in North Carolina. "Cooper's lead in NC is now 9,133," Elias tweeted Monday. "McCrory should concede."

Elias might be right that McCrory is trailing by too much to overcome, but the Clinton recount is obviously the more futile of the two. There's a legitimate contest going on in North Carolina, while there's only an effort to settle a political score at the national level. The math bears that out.

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6 comments:

Anonymous said...

Why do we even vote for national elections anymore. Since 2000, there's been a recount of a recount of a recount.

Suing if someone doesn't get their way, MSM spewing garbage, adults arguing over petty things, only 1/3 voters voted, how many dead folks voted.

As technology driven society, we're still in the stone ages when it comes to elections!

Anonymous said...

There is only one way to guarantee honest elections and that is proof of citiznship.a birth certifiacate or naturalization and paper bollots counted by hand. Any other method leaves the system susceptible to fraud and that's what we have now.

Anonymous said...

10:01 We have allowed ourselves to return to the Stone Ages in elections

Anonymous said...

All these Crybaby Recounts should be stopped

The Election is OVER .... Final, Period get used to it....

Just ask Al Gore how his recount went !!!

Anonymous said...

Put a huge penalty on those who demand a recount that turns out the same way.

Anonymous said...

Let Gore be in Charge of the Recounts !!!!