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Fri Nov 13, 2020, 11:04 AM

Lawyer who argued for Bush in 2000 election: 'I do believe the election is over'

Source: The Hill

Theodore Olson, the lawyer who argued George W. Bush's case to the Supreme Court in the 2000 election, said he feels that the 2020 election is over and that President-elect Joe Biden has won.

“The Framers, they separated the powers because they knew that individuals would be flawed. They put in lots of checks, and we just experienced one, the election,” Olson said during a panel hosted by the Federalist Society, according to the National Law Journal.

“To the extent that the citizens of this country did not like the manner in which President Trump spoke, or the manner in which he threatened people or the manner in which he executed the laws, they exercised their franchise. And we have —I do believe the election is over—we do have a new president,” Olson said.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/525843-lawyer-who-argued-for-bush-in-2000-election-i-do-believe-the-election-is

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Response to sabra (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 11:29 AM

1. And the GOP didn't know about this flaw in 2016?

or at impeachment in 2020? Or when the Russians were so important?

All I can say is somebody made a lot of money looking the other way.

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Response to sabra (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 11:36 AM

2. Wow, he said that at a meeting of the Federalist Society

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Response to Mike 03 (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 11:43 AM

3. I noticed that,too...


... a secular group. Why are their members allowed to become federal judges?

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Response to sabra (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 12:04 PM

4. He said it after 10 days of flailing around. That's LATE, not courageous.

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Response to sabra (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 01:18 PM

5. What about the Florida voters whose ballots you fought to stop counting? No franchise exercise there

to be honored?

Conservative blather.

Whichever way the wind is blowing determines their argument.

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Response to sabra (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 01:57 PM

6. "feels that the 2020 election is over and that President-elect Joe Biden has won."

Feels ??? What kind of BS lawyer statement is that?!

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Response to sabra (Original post)

Fri Nov 13, 2020, 03:35 PM

7. Ted is a Republican lawyer, after all, so you know, amoral, whatever plays on a given day.

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