Trump Urges Pa. GOP: Challenge Redrawn Congressional Map

President Trump encouraged Pennsylvania Republicans on Tuesday to challenge the state’s new congressional map in court, saying that the original map — deemed unconstitutional by the state Supreme Court — “was correct.”

“Hope Republicans in the Great State of Pennsylvania challenge the new ‘pushed’ Congressional Map, all the way to the Supreme Court, if necessary,” Trump tweeted. “Your Original was correct! Don’t let the Dems take elections away from you so that they can raise taxes & waste money!”

Trump’s tweet came a day after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court unveiled a new congressional map that increases Democrats’ electoral chances in several districts currently held by Republicans.

The state Supreme Court ruled last month that the previous congressional map was unlawfully gerrymandered along partisan lines, and ordered a new map to be drawn.

Read more at The Hill.

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