BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results.
This coming not long after Kern County Representative and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy added his name to the Texas lawsuit.
The suit from the Texas Attorney General, Republican Ken Paxton, had made demands that the 62 total electoral college votes in Georgia, Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin be invalidated.
Mccarthy was one of 126 other congress members to sign the document.
President Donald Trump recently announced that his campaign will also join the case before the Supreme Court in Pennsylvania, but then the case was rejected.
And the Kern County Democratic Party Chair Christian Romo released a statement in response to the lawsuit and McCarthy joining it, saying in part:
"Kern County's Kevin McCarthy has once again shown his willingness to put Trump over the country, this time by signing onto a lawsuit by Trump and his allies in an attempt to overturn the will and the votes of the American people."
Romo also said that McCarthy should be focused on working with the incoming administration to help struggling families and businesses.
Romo adds, "Today, this case was, predictably, rejected by the Supreme Court of the United States. President-elect Biden will take office on January 20th in the middle of a worsening pandemic and a crumbling economy. Kevin McCarthy should be focused on working with the incoming administration on the distribution of the vaccine and on passing a stimulus bill to help struggling families and businesses. This latest failure sends a clear message that it is time for him to accept the results of the election, which was held 39 days ago, and begin focusing his time and attention on the needs of his constituents and the rest of the American people."