Arizona GOP May Face Sanctions For Lying Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports:

The Arizona Republican Party could face court sanctions for filing a lawsuit even though the state’s audit debunked its allegations, a judge suggested in a ruling tossing the case.

“What exactly the Arizona Republican Party and its attorney knew or had reason to know about the status of hand count audit, at the time of filing the complaint, will be an issue on the application for attorneys’ fees,” Maricopa County Superior Court Judge John R. Hannah, Jr. wrote.

“The Republican Party appears to have had constructive knowledge, at least, of facts that contradicted the allegations in the complaint,” he added.

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Photo: Arizona GOP chairperson Kelli Ward.