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Justice Department was pressured by Trump, White House staff over 2020 election results

1 month ago   |   By WCVB

Newly released emails show President Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election in the last weeks of his term.
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'Can you believe this?': Emails show how alarmed DOJ leaders were by Trump officials' obsession with overturning the election

'Can you believe this?': Emails show how alarmed DOJ leaders were by Trump officials' obsession with overturning the election

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Senior officials at the Justice Department expressed deep frustration with top Trump officials' fixation on the election results in the final days of Donald Trump's presidency.
According to a trove of emails released by the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday, Trump's chief of staff, Mark Meadows, repeatedly asked Justice Department officials to investigate claims of purported voter and election fraud.
In a January 1 email to then-acting Attorney General Jeff Rosen, Meadows asked the department to look into a YouTube video in which a retired CIA intelligence officer...
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Emails Show Trump's Big Push to Overturn Election

Emails Show Trump's Big Push to Overturn Election

1 month ago   |   By Newser

A newly released batch of emails show that former President Trump and top aides were using all the leverage of the White House in their late-hour push to block the results of the 2020 election. Specifically, Trump and chief of staff Mark Meadows pleaded with Deputy Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen-...
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