Michigan AG Dana Nessel weighs in on election, Enbridge lawsuits and more

Dana Nessel sat down with Local 4 before the end of the year

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says she is ready to file sanctions against the attorneys who filed lawsuits on behalf of the Trump campaign.
Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel says she is ready to file sanctions against the attorneys who filed lawsuits on behalf of the Trump campaign.

DETROITMichigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said she is ready to file sanctions against the attorneys who filed lawsuits on behalf of the Trump campaign.

The lawsuits have been filed in Michigan and in federal courts. It’s just one of the issues in front of the AG as we all head into 2021.

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This year was spent battling COVID lawsuits, election lawsuits and fighting to shutdown Line 5 in the Straits of Mackinac. Nessel’s office and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer are committed to shutting it down permanently.

Nessel has spent a good part of 2020 defending the governor’s COVID executive orders and orders from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. SHe’s hopeful that the flurry of legal activity goes down as the vaccine becomes more readily available.

Then there are the election lawsuits on behalf, or in association with, the Trump campaign. They all went nowhere but generated a lot of work.

Watch the video above for the full report.


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