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Trump takes a victory lap after judge he appointed struck down COVID-19 rules: ‘Congratulations Pennsylvania’

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President of the United States Donald Trump speaking with supporters at an "An Address to Young Americans" event hosted by Students for Trump and Turning Point Action at Dream City Church in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo by Gage Skidmore.

President Donald Trump sent over tweets or retweets on Monday about a court case in Pennsylvania.

“Delivering a blow to Gov. Tom Wolf’s strategy for responding to the coronavirus pandemic, a federal judge on Monday ruled that key components of the governor’s mitigation strategy are ‘unconstitutional,’ including the decision to temporarily shut down businesses and limit how many Pennsylvanians can gather in one place,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Monday.

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The Wolf administration said they will file an appeal and seek to block the order from taking effect before a higher court review.

Trump tweeted about the ruling and an unfounded conspiracy theory he has been using to undermine the legitimacy of the November election, where Trump trails Joe Biden in the polls.

Trump tweeted on the topic and then repeatedly retweeted many times, including retweeting a group that thinks he is mentally unfit to serve and called his judges “gangsters in black robes.”

Here are the messages he sent to his 85.9 million followers on Twitter:

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Lindsey Graham is in ‘deep trouble’ as he focuses on doing Trump’s bidding: report

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According to two polls out of South Carolina, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) is either trailing or barely hanging on with Senate seat on the line in November's election.

Forbes reports that Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison is trailing Graham by one point (45% to 44%) in a CBS news/YouGov poll of likely voters, and an internal poll from Harrison's campaign shows the incumbent Republican trailing 43% to 45%.

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Republicans alarmed Trump may have given Biden a big assist before Tuesday’s debate: report

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As the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and his Democratic challenger Joe Biden looms, Republican insiders are worried that Trump's attacks on the former vice president will come back to haunt him after the president and his campaign spent months portraying Biden as decrepit and not up to the job of leading the country.

According to a report from the New York Times, the Trump campaign's history of posting highly-edited videos on social media of Biden appearing to fall asleep or forget his words are about to blow up on Trump's team when Biden takes the stage and goes one-on-one with the president.

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‘Terrifying’: CNN host panics after realizing Trump can ‘stay in office without actually winning the vote’

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CNN host Fareed Zakaria expressed alarm on Sunday over President Donald Trump's ability to "stay in office without actually winning the vote."

"By declining to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, President Trump has agitated many who fear he will refuse to leave office even if he loses the November election and may even resort to violence," Zakaria said on his CNN program. "But the terrifying reality is that there are also mechanisms that are legal and constitutional that could enable Trump to stay in office without actually winning the vote."

The CNN host went on to explain that the U.S. electoral system "was not designed to be democratic," allowing states to choose any set of electors regardless of the popular vote.

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