Sunday, July 17, 2022

Former NC Chief Justice Implicated in Trump Plot To Overturn Election


Mark Martin


"Among those whom Mr. Olson mentioned as speaking to Mr. Trump about the Justice Department getting involved was Mark Martin, the former chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. White House officials believed at the time that Mr. Martin was brought in through Mark Meadows, the White House chief of staff."

--Maggie Haberman and Luke Broadwater, "Little-Known Lawyer Pitched Trump on Extreme Plans to Subvert Election," New York Times, 17 July 2022

Mark Martin was "brought in through Mark Meadows," presumably to bolster the recommendation that Trump might (1) seize state voting machines and/or (2) replace the acting Attorney General and/or (3) Gawd knows what.

It was very recently announced that Martin was returning to North Carolina to become the founding dean of the brand new High Point School of Law. When Martin resigned his seat on the NC Supremes, he went to become dean of the law school at Regent University, the school founded by evangelist and Jehovah whisperer Pat Robertson.

High Point University is affiliated with the United Methodist Church.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

If that's the caliber of the legal mind being hired, the Methodists may want to re-think that appointment.