A federal judge in Washington, D.C., ordered that an attorney who filed a long-shot lawsuit over the 2020 election results must face a grievance committee, finding the attorney “has not sufficiently allayed the court’s concerns regarding potential bad faith.”
Attorney Erick Kaardal filed the lawsuit in December on behalf of several Republican state lawmakers and groups, targeting then-Vice President Mike Pence, the Electoral College and other institutions and leaders in an apparent attempt to block President Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 election. U.S. District Judge James Boasberg of the District of Columbia in early January rejected the lawsuit, and suggested it was an act of “gamesmanship or symbolic political gesture.”
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