Challenging Stein’s Michigan Recount Scam
by Stephen Lendman
Her recount scam is all about handing Trump’s triumph to Hillary, nothing about “electoral integrity,” as she claimed.
Judicial rulings foiled her scheme for hand recounts in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania - based on phony allegations of voting machine hacking.
Now she may go down in Michigan. According to the Detroit Free Press, state Attorney General Bill Schuette asked Michigan’s Supreme Court justices to halt her scheme before it begins.
In petitioning the court, he said Stein isn’t an “aggrieved” candidate entitled to a recount - and there’s no time to complete one.
“If allowed to proceed, the statewide hand recount could cost Michigan taxpayers millions of dollars and would put Michigan voters at risk of being disenfranchised in the electoral college,” he told the state’s high court, adding:
“Even though Stein could have petitioned for the recount weeks ago, she waited until the last possible moment under state law to do so.”
Trump’s campaign protested the recount scam to Michigan’s Board of State Canvassers, halting a recount until its complaint is resolved. It petitioned to stop them in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania.
Stein said she has no evidence of hacking or other forms of electoral fraud. So what integrity issues concern her?
None except for Trump defeating Hillary. Stein wants things reversed - proving she’s just another dirty self-serving politician.
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