Law firm reportedly withdraws from representing Trump campaign in Pennsylvania lawsuit

A law firm that was representing President Trump’s 2020 campaign as it challenged the election results in Pennsylvania has reportedly “abruptly” withdrawn from a lawsuit it filed just a number of days ago.

Porter Wright Morris & Arthur withdrew from a lawsuit submitted on Monday in the Federal District Courtroom for the Middle District of Pennsylvania on behalf of Trump’s campaign above alleged “irregularities” in the presidential election, The New York Moments reports.

“Plaintiffs and Porter Wright have reached a mutual agreement that plaintiffs will be best served if Porter Wright withdraws,” Porter Wright Morris & Arthur reportedly claimed in a court docket submitting.

Pennsylvania was the crucial battleground state the place a earn for Joe Biden was projected by significant news networks on Nov. 7, using him above the threshold of 270 electoral votes and producing him president-elect. Trump has however to concede the election and has been mounting authorized issues in battleground states but has not supplied proof of common voter fraud that could consequence in a adjust in the end result.

The Times previously described that legal professionals at Porter Wright Morris & Arthur held conferences to voice “problems” about the firm’s do the job for Trump. In a statement on Wednesday, the company explained it has a “long historical past of election law operate,” which often “phone calls for us to choose on controversial situations.” But in accordance to the Moments, some staff members were “worried that the company was currently being utilized to undercut the integrity of the electoral approach.”

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