Analysis: Short work by high court of Trump's `big one'
FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. As the court on Friday, Dec. 12, rejected a Texas-based lawsuit to overturn the election results, not even Trump’s three high court appointees were willing to rise to the defense of the president. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2020, file photo Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., questions Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett during the third day of her confirmation hearings before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Stefani Reynolds/Pool via AP, File)
FILE - In this June 28, 2020 file photo, Texas' Attorney General Ken Paxton waits on the flight line for the arrival of Vice President Mike Pence at Love Field in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)