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May 19, 2022, 5:38 PM

Ted Cruz Hit With Ethics Complaint Over 2020 Election Efforts

Janet Miranda
Janet Miranda

Sen. Ted Cruz (R) faces an ethics complaint in Texas for his role in the effort to overturn the 2020 election, from a bipartisan group that seeks disciplinary actions against dozens of lawyers who brought challenges to support former President Donald Trump’s unsubstantiated fraud claims.

The 65 Project filed the complaint with the State Bar of Texas on Wednesday.

It accuses Cruz of playing a “leading role” as a lawyer when he represented Pennsylvania Republicans and the former president before the US Supreme Court in two cases. It cites Cruz’s efforts to throw out all Pennsylvania absentee ballots cast in ...

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