GOP Rep. Mo Brooks Refuses Service Of Riot Lawsuit

Axios reports:

An attorney for Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) told Punchbowl News that Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) has refused to be served in a lawsuit alleging that he and other pro-Trump allies are “responsible for the injury and destruction” of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

The lawsuit, which Swalwell has also filed against former President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. and Rudy Giuliani, alleges that Brooks incited the riot that day through his speech at the “Save America” rally that preceded the violence.

Read the full article. The other targets of the suit, including Trump, have all accepted service. Swalwell’s lawyer says Brooks is turning a formality into a “political stunt.”