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Trump’s judicial campaign to upend the 2020 election: A failure, but not a wipe-out (Russell Wheeler, Brookings)

One sign of a healthy democracy is a judiciary that applies the law independently, even in cases involving powerful partisan interests. When President Donald Trump tried to enlist the courts in his campaign to overturn the results of the election, state and federal judges applied the law as they understood it. They did so despite Trump’s history of lashing out at judges who crossed him during his 2016 campaign and later.

Trump’s judicial campaign to upend the 2020 election: A failure, but not a wipe-out (brookings.edu)