The first-term attorney general says there was enough evidence to prosecute GOP officials including state party co-chair Meshawn Maddock for submitting a false certificate claiming Trump carried the state in 2020.
When Attorney General Dana Nessel dropped a federal lawsuit over the fate of Line 5 and reactivated a mothballed state-level suit, she had hoped for better odds before a state judge. Enbridge wants to undermine that strategy.
Attorney General Dana Nessel has dropped the state’s federal suit against Enbridge. But Nessel, at the request of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, has reactivated a state court suit seeking to shutdown the oil pipeline.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel has accepted a request from the Republican-led Senate Oversight Committee to investigate “those who have been utilizing misleading and false information” about the 2020 election “to raise money or publicity for their own ends.” And the state police are assisting.
“I pledge to be part of a respectful dialogue going forward and challenge my colleagues and others to do the same,” Regent Ron Weiser said at a board meeting Friday. The group censured his harsh words about Democratic and GOP leaders.
Four of six Republican House members from Michigan and 15 state legislators support a lawsuit backed by President Donald Trump that seeks to overturn election results in four battleground states. Attorney General Dana Nessel says doing so would disenfranchise millions of voters.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says a Friday court order means she will no longer enforce Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's emergency coronavirus orders. At least one local health department is issuing orders instead, but the Legislature is unlikely to adopt sweeping measures favored by the governor.