SCOTUS justices Friday rejected an effort by Texas Attorney General Paxton who had asked the court to intervene and overrule the election results in four states that went for Joe Biden, but where allegations of massive voter fraud continue to swirl.
The Supreme Court’s refusal to hear a case that says there are enough grounds to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the 3 November vote has instantly landed in Donald Trump supporters’ crosshairs.
They hurried to strike back at the federal judiciary’s ruling calling to pursue decisive action in response.
Texas GOP Chairman Allen West, for instance, reportedly suggested that separate states should secede from the union in the wake of the verdict, which is purportedly being used to cover up illegal actions by local authorities.
He thundered that the Supreme Court’s decision virtually constituted “a precedent that says states can violate the US Constitution and not be held accountable”, going on to propose that “law-abiding states should bond together and form a union of states that will abide by the constitution”.
The comments were perceived as a call for secession, akin to what southern states did at the onset of the American Civil War when they formed the Confederate States of America.
Vloggers Diamond and Silk, aka Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, for their part, called for drastic reciprocal action, tweeting a demand for military action, following the justices’ ruling.
“The ballot boxes need to be open, and the Dominion…