Attys Files Ethics Investigation Request in Trump NM Election Lawsuit

By Andrew Strickler (July 1, 2022, 4:59 p.m. EDT) – An Albuquerque attorney and another attorney who filed a federal lawsuit amid a Donald Trump-led effort to overturn the result of the presidential election in 2020 should be investigated by a court-appointed person, a group of New Mexico attorneys said in a court filing recently.

In a written request Thursday, plaintiffs’ attorneys argued that the lawsuit filed Dec. 14, 2020, by Albuquerque attorney Mark J. Caruso and Texas-based attorney Michael Smith was part of a broader effort by the president. of the time, the lawyer John Eastman and others. to invalidate a legal presidential election.

On the same day, the couple went to a…

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