Rudy Giuliani celebrated a recent Michigan ruling as a 'big win' for Trump's election team. It was actually about a local marijuana measure.

Rey Del Rio/Getty ImagesPresident Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani appearing before the Michigan House Oversight Committee on Wednesday in Lansing, Michigan.
  • Rudy Giuliani described a Michigan court ruling about a local marijuana measure as a “big win” for President Donald Trump’s campaign.
  • A judge in Antrim County on Friday ordered that ballots be preserved from 22 tabulation machines after a voter argued that damaged ballots might’ve caused a village marijuana proposal to win by a single vote, the Detroit Free Press reported.
  • “BIG WIN FOR HONEST ELECTIONS. Antrim County Judge in Michigan orders forensic examination of 22 Dominion voting machines,” Giuliani tweeted Friday.
  • Trump beat Joe Biden in Antrim County by nearly 4,000 votes, but Biden won the state by more than 154,000 votes – a result the state certified in November.
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Rudy Giuliani hailed a ruling in a Michigan court on Friday as a “big win” for President Donald Trump’s campaign — even though it wasn’t about the presidential contest but about a local marijuana measure instead.

A judge in Antrim County ordered that ballots be reviewed and preserved from 22 tabulation machines after a marijuana proposal narrowly won by a single vote, the Detroit Free Press reported Friday.

The order came after a voter complained that ballots were damaged during a recount.

Documents relating to the order were released Saturday by the State Court Administrative Office, the Detroit Free Press reported.

The voter also alleged broader fraud in the Antrim election, saying the “tabulators were compromised” and claiming that votes from Republican candidates were switched to Democratic ones, though the Detroit Free Press mentioned this was not cited in the judge’s order.

Trump beat Joe Biden in Antrim County by nearly 4,000 votes, but Biden won the state of Michigan by more than 154,000 votes,a result the state certified in November.

Nevertheless, Giuliani, who is Trump’s personal attorney, used the ruling to claim a win for the president’s campaign team, writing on Twitter Friday: “BIG WIN FOR HONEST ELECTIONS. Antrim County Judge in Michigan orders forensic examination of 22 Dominion voting machines.”

Business Insider contacted Giuliani for comment on the Michigan ruling but did not hear back in time for publication.

Trump has suffered a series of courtroom setbacks in Michigan and other battleground states while attempting to overturn his election loss.

On Friday, the Michigan Court of Appeals shut down an appeal by the Trump campaign challenging the state’s election results,The Hill reported.

Despite Biden’s election win last month, the president has refused to formally concede and is focusing almost all of his public attention on pursuing his baseless claims that the election was rigged.

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