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Former Attorney General Identifies ‘Smoking Gun' For Criminally Charging Trump

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Richard Donoghue , a former Justice Department official, testified Thursday before the House Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol and shared notes he had taken in meetings with then-President Donald Trump.
The notes, which were previously documented in a report by the Senate Judiciary Committee, included one quoting Trump telling officials “just say that the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen.”
Former Attorney General Eric Holder , who served in the Obama administration, weighed in on Twitter regarding Donoghue's...
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‘Very Disturbing': Fox News Analyst Alarmed By ‘Wildly Inappropriate' Attempts From Team Trump to Overthrow Election

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Fox News legal analyst Jonathan Turley expressed alarm at what he called a “very disturbing” and “wildly inappropriate” attempts by lawyers working for then-President Donald Trump to pressure the Justice Department to help overturn the 2020 election results.
Those efforts included Trump himself pressuring Justice Department officials into publicly declaring the election, which he lost to Joe Biden , as “corrupt.” They also involved a proposal that the DOJ send a letter to state legislatures declaring the department had evidence Biden did not win the election.
Turley called those efforts...
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Trump White House Lawyer Testifies He Told ‘F*cking A**hole' Jeffrey Clark He'd Be ‘Committing a Felony' With Election Plot

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

A former White House lawyer colorfully told a Department of Justice official he'd be breaking the law by implementing his plan to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
The Jan. 6 committee presented additional testimony on Thursday showing the extent of former President Donald Trump's efforts to remain in power by claiming the election had been rigged against him.
Committee member Rep. Adam Kinzinger noted that after he lost, Trump sought allies in the Justice Department to help make his case. Eventually, an environmental lawyer named Jeffrey Clark said he would be willing to take up...
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Bill Barr Suggests Trump Came Very Close to Staying in Power: ‘I'm Not Sure We Would Have Had a Transition at All'

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Rep. Liz Cheney played a clip Thursday of former Trump Attorney General Bill Barr explaining the importance of a real-time Department of Justice investigation into Trump's baseless claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
In the clip, shown during the fifth hearing of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, Barr said, “I am not sure we would've had a transition at all” had the Department of Justice not investigated the 2020 election and debunked then-President Donald Trump's claims of voter fraud.
Barr's remarkable statement highlights the role...
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January 6th Hearing Highlights Donald Trump's Effort To Unduly Influence Justice Department

12 days ago   |   By Deadline

The January 6th Committee opened its fifth hearing by focusing on Donald Trump's effort to influence the Justice Department to support his claims that the 2020 presidential election was fraudulent and stolen from him. “He wanted the Justice Department to legitimize his lies, to basically call the election corrupt,” said Rep. Bennie Thompson , the...
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WATCH LIVE: Trump DOJ Officials Testify at Jan. 6 Committee Hearing

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

The January 6 Committee will hold its fifth day of hearings on former President Donald Trump's effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election and the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. The hearing is scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. ET.
The committee's latest hearing is expected to focus on Trump's attempts to pressure the Justice Department into helping him overturn his loss to President Joe Biden. The panel will present evidence that Trump tried to get the department to file lawsuits against election fraud on the Trump campaign's behalf, even though former Attorney General Bill...
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JUST IN: Federal Authorities Search Home of Jeffrey Clark, Justice Official Central to Trump's Efforts to Overturn 2020 Election

12 days ago   |   By Mediaite

The home of Jeffrey Clark, the Department of Justice official former President Donald Trump wanted to install as acting Attorney General to help him overturn the 2020 presidential election, was searched by federal authorities on Wednesday night.
News of the search broke on Thursday afternoon, just hours before the House Select Committee investigation of the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol was set to be a hearing focused on Trump's efforts to weaponize the Department of Justice to overturn the election.
“This is a massive step in the DOJ investigation and it comes on the same day the 1/6...
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