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Trump tried to get DOJ officials to probe 2020 voter fraud claims

5 days ago   |   By New York Post

Former President Donald Trump repeatedly tried to browbeat top Department of Justice officials into investigating his claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
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January 6 hearing takeaways: Pardon pleas, more Bill Barr, and a riveting account of how Trump turned to the Justice Department and a loyal lawyer to 'help legitimize his lies'

January 6 hearing takeaways: Pardon pleas, more Bill Barr, and a riveting account of how Trump turned to the Justice Department and a loyal lawyer to 'help legitimize his lies'

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Former Justice Department officials recounted pushing back against Trump's effort to overturn the 2020 election results. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
Top DOJ officials testified how they pushed back on attempts to cast doubt on the 2020 election.
A DOJ official nearly was named acting AG in return for advancing Trump's false election fraud claims.
Trump aides testified that at least six GOP lawmakers sought pardons.
Donald Trump was grasping for the Justice Department to help overturn his defeat in the 2020 election, and he found his man in a little-known lawyer named...
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Top DOJ officials say former President Trump pressured them to overturn 2020 election results

Top DOJ officials say former President Trump pressured them to overturn 2020 election results

5 days ago   |   By WGN TV

WASHINGTON - Today's January 6th committee hearing focused on the pressure campaign from the Trump White House inside the Department of Justice to overturn the 2020 election results.
"He thought the justice department had not done enough," Former Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said.
During the fifth hearing of the January 6th committee, former top DOJ officials told the panel, former President Donald Trump pushed them to overturn the election
"It was a brazen attempt to use the justice department to advance the president's personal political agenda," Rep. Bennie Thompson...
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January 6 Hearing: Trump an Even More Brazen Criminal Than Previously Thought

5 days ago   |   By Vanity Fair

The former president apparently insisted that a DOJ official “Just say was corrupt, and leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen.”
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'Say the election was corrupt': Jan. 6 panel details Trump's DOJ pressure campaign

5 days ago   |   By NBC News

The House Jan. 6 committee will present evidence Thursday that former President Donald Trump tried to enlist the Justice Department in his failed bid to overturn the election.
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'Leave the rest to me': Trump asked former DOJ official to call 2020 election corrupt

5 days ago   |   By NBC News

Richard Donoghue, a former Justice Department official, shared notes that former President Trump asked for the department to "just say that the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me," during a January 6 committee hearing.
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