“Changes in state law in 2017 gave Maryland’s Democratic attorney general the right to file any lawsuit of his choosing against the federal government.
He does not need the approval of the governor nor the General Assembly. The law does not have any checks and balances. He is not accountable to me, you, other elected officials, no one.
This gave Brian Frosh unlimited power, a fourth branch of government. To date, Mr. Frosh has filed more than 20 lawsuits against the federal government. This includes lawsuits against Congress for passing the tax cuts, the travel ban and other executive orders. He has also joined both New York and California in other lawsuits.