Sanctions Hearing in 2020 Michigan Election Case

The Detroit News reports:

Sidney Powell, one of the most vocal figures in the push to overturn the 2020 election, stood by her efforts Monday during a contentious and unusual six-hour hearing in which a Detroit federal judge repeatedly poked holes in her team’s claims.

U.S. District Judge Linda Parker labeled elements of the unsuccessful lawsuit to have Donald Trump named Michigan’s winner “fantastical,” “obviously questionable” and “layers of hearsay.” Parker also said lawyers have a responsibility to investigate assertions they present…

Facing potential financial sanctions, Powell refused to relent. She said “the duty of lawyers” was to raise “difficult and even unpopular issues.”

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