The Trump team is “waiting for the United States Supreme Court, of which the president has nominated three justices, to step in and do something” to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory, Trump campaign legal adviser Harmeet Dhillon said in a Fox Business interview the day after the election. “And,” she added, “hopefully Amy Coney Barrett will come through and pick it up.”
Dhillon was undoubtedly voicing the hopes of many of President Trump’s most ardent supporters and the fears of some of his critics. A month later, both views increasingly look naïve.
This is very good news. The way Trump’s election challenges have played out so far, both at the Supreme Court and in lower levels of the judiciary, speaks