Politics here in the United States have been dirty for quite some time, with the intent of the American taxpayer being largely ignored in favor of an outcome that is more litigiously-sound.
In other words, politicians aren’t necessarily concerned with what we want, but, rather, what they can get away with giving us. This has made the political world a huge customer of the legal world, and it means that our elected officials have been engaging in proxy wars with one another, fought on the judicial battlegrounds of the court system.
It’s all a bit sill, at times, and this week was no exception.
Lawyers for the city of Detroit have asked a judge to reprimand President Donald Trump’s campaign for spreading “disinformation” in a court filing about the certification of a Michigan county’s election results.
Trump’s campaign on Thursday said they were voluntarily dropping a lawsuit contesting Michigan’s election results because election officials in Wayne County “met and declined to certify the results of the presidential election.”
In fact, Republican members of the Wayne County Board of Canvassers on Tuesday refused at first to certify the results, but then reversed themselves after a public outcry.
Detroit’s lawyers said on Thursday that the campaign included “impertinent and false language” in the filing and asked a federal judge to strike the disputed document from the case record.
The Trump team dismissed the call for scolding as frivolous, stating that there was never a false statement to begin with.
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