Giuliani recommended for disbarment in DC over 2020 election fraud claims

The District of Columbia Bar’s Board on Professional Responsibility recommended Friday that former Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani be stripped of his license to practice law in Washington.

The board cited claims Giuliani made about election fraud in a Pennsylvania lawsuit after Joe Biden defeated then-President Donald Trump in 2020. Among the allegations he made was that some county boards of elections “[stuffed] the ballot box” with illegal votes for Biden, who won the state by just over 80,000 votes.

Giuliani “proffered no facts to support the claims he made and his opinion that election impropriety occurred does not meet the requirements for filing a lawsuit,” according to the board. “Given this, after an objective appraisal of the merits, a reasonable lawyer would have concluded that there was not a faint hope of success of prevailing on the argument
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