Donald Trump’s attorney, Jenna Ellis, who helped promote his false claims about the 2020 election results, is in disciplinary proceedings in Colorado during a desperate attempt to reverse Trump’s defeat. He admitted to misrepresenting evidence on at least ten occasions.
“Respondents made these misrepresentations on Twitter and on various television programs such as Fox Business, MSNBC, Fox News and Newsmax,” Colorado Supreme Disciplinary Judge Brion Large said. writes. Opinion on page 6“Both parties agree that defendants have violated by making these misrepresentations. [a state attorney rule of conduct]It provides that it is professional misconduct for an attorney to engage in conduct involving dishonesty, fraud, deception, or misrepresentation. ”
large-scale issuance public condemnation of Ellis against her prescribed deeds.
Ellis is the latest Trump attorney involved in the post-election disciplinary action of the former president. Rudy Giuliani has his license temporarily suspended and is awaiting final decision from attorney disciplinary proceedings underway in Washington, D.C. John Eastman is preparing for disciplinary proceedings in California. Jeffrey Clarke temporarily delayed attorney disciplinary proceedings against him in Washington while trying to bring the fight to federal court.
However, Ellis is the first group of attorneys to admit that she misrepresented evidence of fraud.
— Ellis claimed on November 13, 2020, that Hillary Clinton did not approve the 2016 election.
— On Nov. 20, 2020, Ellis issued evidence of Trump’s team’s “coordinated efforts to move votes from Trump to Biden, manipulate ballots, and covertly tally ballots in all these states.” claimed to have
— On November 30, 2020, Ellis said on Fox that Trump “won by a landslide.”
— On December 5, 2020, Ellis claimed the Trump team found 500,000 illegal ballots in Arizona.
Both Ellis’ attorney and the disciplinary attorney who filed the case against her agreed that the case against Ellis was unprecedented. is.
Raj noted that Ellis was not Trump’s attorney of record in the lawsuit challenging the election. However, he also noted that Ellis admitted that her actions violated “her duty of integrity to the public.”
“Both parties agree that two perpetrators apply— [Ellis] She had selfish motives and was involved in a pattern of cheating, but one factor was that her lack of prior discipline mitigated her cheating,” Raj determined. .