A Colorado attorney who helped lead Donald Trump’s order to overturn the 2020 presidential election admitted that she made false claims about the “Stolen Election”
Jenna Ellis, who was Trump’s senior legal adviser at the time of the Troubles publicly reprimanded by bar officials in her state After admitting under oath that she violated several professional rules when she falsified facts about the 2020 election.
The watchdog found at least 10 examples of misrepresentation, including claims made on television shows. In an interview on Sean Spicer’s Newsmax, Ellis discussed conflicting election results in Nevada, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Georgia.
“When combined We know the election was stolen from President Trump. And we can prove it,” she said.
In another case on Fox News, Ellis blatantly claimed that more than 500,000 ballots in Arizona were illegal.
in agreement with a legal entity Ellis reportedly admitted that she “Through her actions Undermining American public confidence in the presidential election violates her duty to make public disclosures.”
Ellis reportedly agreed that she had She said she had “selfish motives” for misrepresenting the truth and that she behaved in inappropriate ways. But the judge ruled to release her because she had never committed an offense in the state.
while the rebuke states that Ellie made false claims about the election. The embattled lawyer took to Twitter to issue a rambunctious statement describing this as a “false” and saying she “never lied” on purpose.
“The politically motivated leftists have failed miserably in their attempts to destroy me,” Ellis said.
Influential right-wing columnist Ann Coulter mocked Ellis in her own tweet, saying, “Does Trump stubborn like to be lied to?”
Ellis is not the first Trump attorney to face consequences for a state bar association that expanded the former president’s lies about his 2020 defeat. She now joins Rudy Giuliani, who has legal licenses in New York and Washington, D.C., who were suspended; and accomplice Sidney Powell, who faced disciplinary action from the Texas Bar Association, who was later fired.
The fallout from Ellis’ false claims may not end there. The same goes for other lawyers in the “assault force” that march across the country to catch Trump’s lies. It’s also involved in a separate DOJ investigation being investigated by the special counsel. Dozens of jury subpoenas have been issued. Many have requested information about Ellis. The New York Times report
The United States Democracy Center, one of two nonprofits filing a petition against Ellis in Colorado, applauded the decision to condemn her in a statement Thursday.
“Her lies caused permanent damage. And her name will forever be associated with an attack on our democracy,” said Aaron Scherzer, the organization’s senior adviser.
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