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Will GOP Let Freedom Ring?

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Donald Trump, the dictator-in-training, is bent on alleging widespread but unproven voter fraud.

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From the White House, he has also approved filing numerous lawsuits in a number of states, even as vote-counting continues days after voting ended on Nov. 3.

Some commentators, aware that Trump will do whatever he pleases, fear these lawsuits are a prelude to Republican-controlled state legislatures overruling the will of the people by appointing a slate of electors loyal to Trump. This will set off a series of actions that may let the GOP steal the election for their leader.

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"The electoral college count is going against President Trump," writes Edward Foley, a law professor at Ohio State University, in a Nov. 6 essay in The Washington Post. "His efforts to overturn those results in courts are unlikely to succeed. So some Republicans - including the president's son - are starting to promote a bid to have GOP-controlled state legislatures undo the will of the voters in states won by former vice president Joe Biden."

Time will tell us what these Republican lawmakers will do in a number of states that Biden has won.

Fortunately, though, we already know what the Republican leaders of the Pennsylvania House and Senate are thinking. They slammed the door on the anti-democratic Trump bid in an Oct. 19 opinion piece in the Centre Daily Times.

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"We have said it many times and we will happily say it again: The Pennsylvania General Assembly does not have and will not have a hand in choosing the state's presidential electors or in deciding the outcome of the presidential election," wrote Jake Corman, Senate majority leader, and Kerry Beninghoff, majority leader of the state House of Representatives.

They continued, "To insinuate otherwise is to inappropriately set fear into the Pennsylvania electorate with an imaginary scenario not provided for anywhere in law or in fact.

"Pennsylvania law plainly says that the state's electors are chosen only by the popular vote of the commonwealth's voters."

These words, from these GOP pols, are important because Pennsylvania is poised to finish counting mail-in ballots by this weekend. If the trend continues, the mail-in ballots will deliver Biden 20 electoral-college votes, which will put him over the 270-vote threshold needed to become president-elect.

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