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Jan. 6 Committee Recap: The Walls Continue to Close in on Trump and the Insurrectionists

3 monthes ago   |   By The New Republic

The biggest news this week on the insurrection front comes not from the January 6 select committee, but from the Justice Department. Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco told CNN on Tuesday that the department is investigating the illegitimate slate of electors that falsely declared Trump the winner of the election in seven battleground states carried by Joe Biden. Looks like Merrick Garland's DOJ, absorbing regular punches from liberals angry that it isn't being aggressive enough on the protect-democracy beat, wants to prove it's doing something. “Our prosecutors are looking at those, and...
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