Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel, a Democrat, is reportedly exploring whether Michigan legislators who oppose certification of the Michigan election results or meet with President Donald Trump regarding the issue could be criminally charged.
“Michigan’s attorney general is exploring whether officials there risk committing crimes if they bend to President Trump’s wishes in seeking to block the certification of Joe Biden’s victory in their state, according to two people familiar with the review,” The Washington Post reported, adding, “The attorney general is conferring with election law experts on whether officials may have violated any state laws prohibiting them from engaging in bribery, perjury and conspiracy, according to people familiar with the deliberations who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss a sensitive matter.”
George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley noted, “When Democrats like Sen. Barbara Boxer (D., Cal.) challenged the certification of Ohio’s electoral votes in 2004, no one suggested criminal investigations. Nessel is threatening state