Jill Stein changes strategy in Pennsylvania recount.
Green party–backed voters who filed to the case say they can not afford the $1m bond ordered by the court.
Stein plans to hold a rally on Monday across the street from trump tower in New York (BRYAN woolston/Reuters)
The Green Party says it is switching strategy
in its bid to force a statewide recount of
Pennsylvania’s presidential election, won by
Republican Donald Trump.
Hours after dropping a state court case, it
said late Saturday night that it will go to
federal court instead.
A statement from the lead lawyer for the
recount campaign said that it will seek an
emergency federal court order for the
recount. It said barriers to a recount in
Pennsylvania are pervasive and the state
court system is not equipped to address the
Green Party leader Jill Stein later tweeted
that “The Stein campaign will fight for a
statewide recount in PA. We are committed
to protecting the civil and voting rights of all
On Monday, I will escalate #Recount2016 in
PA and file to demand a statewide recount
on constitutional grounds. The people
5:56 AM – 4 Dec 2016..