The AJC reached out to Kaufman on Tuesday to confirm whether he was involved in the conversation and said he was not representing the president but declined further comments. Above the Law news agency reported Thursday that Kaufman had actually made a call, and Shore confirmed it in her statement.
“Neither Alex Kaufman nor Fox Rothschild represent or have ever represented the president or his campaign,” she said. “As a national law firm, we are non-partisan and represent neither President Trump nor President-elect Biden.”
It is not clear why Kaufman was involved in the appeal, but he is the General Counsel for the Fulton County’s GOP and GOP’s 6th Congressional District in Georgia.
Legal experts say Trump could have violated Georgian law by asking Raffensperger, and a number of officials called for criminal investigations into the president’s efforts to undermine the state’s election results.
Hilbert announced in Georgia court Thursday that he is voluntarily dismissing four bogus lawsuits alleging unfounded allegations of ineligible voters, electoral equipment issues and fraud.
And Mitchell was forced to leave Foley & Lardner this week after her role was revealed in the conversation.
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