Detroit Asks Judge To Sanction Trump Campaign For Spreading 'Disinformation'

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The city's lawyers said a court filing made by the president's lawyers about the certification of a Michigan county's election results included "impertin...
Nov 20 (Reuters) - 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.

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