Trump Lawyer Jenna Ellis Says She's Doing 'Right by God' in Pushing to Overturn Election Results

Jenna Ellis, a lawyer on the legal team of President Donald Trump's re-election campaign, on Monday said she believes she's "doing the right thing for God and my country" by trying to help overturn swing state election results in Trump's favor.

"My life is in service and honor to the Lord Jesus Christ and so whatever anybody else says really doesn't bother me," Ellis told Fox Business anchorperson Charles Payne, when asked about her election efforts.

"Ultimately at the end of the day, as long as I know that I'm pursuing truth and I'm doing the right thing for God and my country," she continued. "That's all that matters. So that's what gives me my optimism and my hope."

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In a Monday interview, Jenna Ellis, a member of President Donald Trump's legal team, said, "I'm doing the right thing for God in my country" by participating Trump's quest to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election. In this December 2, 2020 photo, Ellis listens to Detroit poll worker Jessi Jacobs during an appearance before the Michigan House Oversight Committee in Lansing, Michigan. Rey Del Rio/Dr Alistair McInnes, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University,

She added that she hopes she can be a light and inspiration to everyone else no matter what anyone says about them. "It's all about just who you are as a person made in the image of God and in Christ," she said.

As of December 7, 2020, President-elect Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election with 7,061,839 more popular votes and 72 more electoral votes than Trump. Nevertheless, Trump and his legal team have filed about 40 lawsuits alleging widespread voter fraud in key swing states in an attempt to overturn the election in Trump's favor.

Nearly all of the lawsuits have been thrown out or withdrawn for lack of evidence by judges across the political spectrum: conservatives and liberals, Democrats and Republicans, some who were appointed by Trump himself.

The arguments pushed by Trump's legal team have also angered politicians across the political spectrum. One of the most controversial arguments asserted that Republican candidates across the country bribed communist countries to use voting machines to swing elections in their favor. Republican Iowa Senator Joni Ernst called the claim "outrageous" and "offensive."

On Saturday, Republican Georgia State Senator Elena Parent blasted Trump and his repeated claims of a vast conspiracy for causing death threats against herself and other election officials from Trump's Republican supporters.

"These sorts of threats are a direct result of the actions being taken by President Trump to overturn the will of the voters and to cause millions of Americans to lose faith in elections and other institutions which he has repeatedly attacked," Parent said. "The fact that it goes to depths like this instantaneously shows how critically important the moral character of the person occupying the White House is."

On Friday, California certified its election results, securing Biden a total of 279 votes from blue states, the Associated Press reported. A minimum of 270 electoral votes is needed to win the presidency.

Newsweek contacted the Trump campaign for comment.