Cruz offers to argue Pennsylvania election case before Supreme Court

Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Defense: US launches another airstrike in Somalia | Amendment to expand Pentagon recusal period added to NDAA | No. 2 State Dept. official to lead nuclear talks with Russia No. 2 State Dept. official to lead nuclear talks with Russia next week Here's evidence the Senate confirmation process is broken MORE (R-Texas) said Monday that, should the justices decide to hear it, he has offered to present before the Supreme Court the merits of the case attorneys for President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump hails Arizona Senate for audit at Phoenix rally, slams governor Arkansas governor says it's 'disappointing' vaccinations have become 'political' Watch live: Trump attends rally in Phoenix MORE are hoping will overturn Pennsylvania's results in the 2020 election.

In a tweet, Cruz said that he had informed the president's attorneys that he stands "ready to present the oral argument" if justices decide to grant certiorari in the case.

Attorneys for the president are hoping the Supreme Court, to which the Senate has confirmed three justices nominated by Trump, will hear a case rejected with prejudice by Pennsylvania's Supreme Court arguing that the state's certification of votes should be voided.

The president has launched a number of legal efforts in key battleground states such as Pennsylvania seeking to overturn his election defeat to President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump hails Arizona Senate for audit at Phoenix rally, slams governor Republicans focus tax hike opposition on capital gains change Biden on hecklers: 'This is not a Trump rally. Let 'em holler' MORE, without success thus far.