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FirstEnergy instead appealed the order to the high court.
Last weekend, Cliven and his son Ryan were in Montana on their victory tour — pushing their bizarre argument that the land where their cattle graze is not federal, but state, and that local government is the highest court in the land.
What’s been done: Trump held up his end of the bargain in the earliest days on the job by nominating Justice Neil Gorsuch to the high court.
Districts Reinstated The high court in September voted 5-4 to reinstate the disputed congressional and state voting maps while the justices considered whether to hear arguments.
The high court in September blocked the lower court rulings, granting the state's request not to require new political maps for the 2018 election, pleasing Republicans who have defended the maps.
Not everyone agrees that the high court will order new maps.
The high court, however, has two such cases on its docket, one from Wisconsin and a second from Maryland.
The judiciary changes could also affect elections because, in addition to serving as the highest court of appeal for all civilian and criminal cases, the Supreme Court is responsible for validating voting.
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