President Donald Trump’s legal efforts to challenge the counting of ballots in the presidential election are quickly being blocked by judges throughout the country, as legal experts remain skeptical that the president will be able to change the election results in court.

It’s a rare instance of the president not being able to get his way in court: Trump carried his litigious history in real estate into the White House, as he repeatedly sued to fend off investigators looking into his finances. While federal courts have often ruled against him, the delays he’s been able to secure through litigation has prevented any final judgments that could impact him politically.

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