GOP Reps Hire Cuccinelli For Metal Detector Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports:

Two Republican lawmakers suing House officials over new security screening rules have hired attorney Ken Cuccinelli, one of former President Donald Trump’s most controversial political appointees, to represent them in their legal battle, according to court documents.

Cuccinelli, the pugnacious former Attorney General of Virginia, was one of the most divisive figures of the Trump administration. A federal judge last year ruled that his appointment as acting director of USCIS was unlawful.

No longer in the office he was found to have served unlawfully, Cuccinelli is now representing pro-Trump Reps. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) and Andrew Clyde (R-Ga.) in their federal lawsuit against the House Sergeant at Arms and Chief Administrator.

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Before he joined the Trump administration, Cuccinelli regularly appeared on JMG due to his years-long battle to retain Virginia’s law criminalizing sodomy even though the Supreme Court had struck down such laws in 2003.