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Thu Jan 7, 2021, 07:28 PM

Trump's attorneys voluntarily dismiss five lawsuits against Georgia..but could face sanctions

Source: Washington Post

Trump’s attorneys have voluntarily dismissed five lawsuits pending against Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, but they may have exposed themselves to court sanctions by falsely claiming in their filings that the request for dismissal was the result of a settlement agreement with Raffensperger (R).

In a sharply worded response to one of the filings, Raffensperger’s attorneys — Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr as well as private counsel — emphasized that there was no settlement agreement. They also noted that Trump and his attorneys probably violated the Georgia Rules of Professional Conduct by calling Raffensperger last weekend without first contacting his attorneys of record in the cases.

In the response, Raffensperger’s attorneys said Trump’s lawyers inquired “on numerous occasions” about settling the cases but “were repeatedly rebuffed by Defendants on the grounds that Plaintiff’s litigation efforts were frivolous and the certified results of the Nov. 3, 2020 Election were valid.” “Rather than presenting their evidence and witnesses to a court and to cross-examination under oath, the Trump campaign wisely decided the smartest course was to dismiss their frivolous cases,” Raffensperger said in a statement issued Thursday.

Among the attorneys for Trump on the call Saturday was Cleta Mitchell, a prominent conservative lawyer who was subsequently pushed out of her D.C.-based firm, Foley Lardner, which had barred its lawyers from doing legal work for Trump’s election-related cases. Mitchell did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2021/01/07/congress-election-biden-capitol-live-updates/#link-XQKVKDSAKNHE3HIEJSNBICDHBU



Full headline: Trump’s attorneys voluntarily dismiss five lawsuits against Georgia secretary of state but could face court sanctions

There was a thread about that "settlement" nonsense - https://www.democraticunderground.com/100214800230

Something about those chickens...

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BumRushDaShow Jan 7 OP
question everything Jan 7 #1
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Thu Jan 7, 2021, 07:33 PM

1. Interesting

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Thu Jan 7, 2021, 09:21 PM

2. There will be thousands

of careers and lives ruined because of association with Trump.
From employees in his administration to lawyers who knowingly lied in Court to the rioters yesterday that will see prison sentences, they will face the consequences that Trump’s money may help him to avoid.

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