Jenna Ellis, former legal adviser to President Donald Trump, has been publicly censured by a Colorado judge for statements she made during the 2020 election.
Presiding Disciplinary Judge Bryon Large signed the order on Wednesday stating that Ellis had acknowledged she violated Colorado’s Rules of Professional Conduct that “prohibit reckless, knowing, or intentional misrepresentations by attorneys.”
“She violated this rule when, as counsel to President Trump and the Trump campaign, she made a number of public statements about the November 2020 presidential election that were false,” read the order.
The court’s public censure for Ellis is effective immediately.
Court documents state that Ellis agreed that she made several “misrepresentations” after Trump lost the 2020 presidential election to President Joe Biden, including many instances of Ellis claiming that the election was “manipulated” or “stolen from President Trump.”
Ellis once claimed while appearing on Fox News’ Mornings with Maria that Trump had “won in a landslide.”
“President Trump is right that there was widespread fraud in this election, we have at least six states that were corrupted, if not more, through their voting systems,” Ellis said.
In a separate appearance on Fox, Ellis said: “The outcome of this election is actually fraudulent. It’s wrong, and we understand that when we subtract all the illegal ballots, you can see that President Trump actually won in a landslide.”
The court concluded that, in total, Ellis “made 10 misrepresentations on Twitter and to nationally televised audiences in her capacity as personal counsel” to Trump, and that