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Report details DOJ officials's fight against Trump push to probe election

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Senate Judiciary Committee report details Donald Trump's efforts to overturn his defeat. The Republican incumbent tried to exert his will on the Justice Department, the report says. Trump's actions led to a near-revolt at department headquarters that receded. Republicans issue their own report that downplays the concerns raised by Democrats.
12 months ago·Washington, United States

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Report Cites New Details of Trump Pressure on Justice Dept. Over Election

WASHINGTON — Even by the standards of President Donald Trump, it was an extraordinary Oval Office showdown. On the agenda was Trump’s desire to install a loyalist as acting attorney general to carry out his demands for more aggressive investigations into his unfounded claims of election fraud. On the other side during that meeting on the evening of Jan. 3 were the top leaders of the Justice Department, who warned Trump that they and other senior…

12 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
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U.S. Senate Democrats give new details on Trump's bid to overturn election

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON - A review by U.S. Senate Democrats of Donald Trump's attempt to use the Justice Department to overturn his 2020 election defeat provided new details on Thursday about an official's bid to push out the acting attorney general to advance Trump's false claims. The report by Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats details how Jeffrey Bossert Clark, then a senior

12 months ago·United Kingdom
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Senate report details Trump’s attempt to use DoJ to overturn election defeat

Senate report details Trump bid to pressure justice departmentJeffrey Clark more open to pursuing baseless claims of fraudDonald Trump wanted to install a loyalist as America’s top law enforcement official to overturn his election defeat but was thwarted by an internal revolt, an official investigation has found.A 394-page report by the Senate judiciary committee’s Democratic majority offers the most detailed account yet of Trump’s last-gasp eff…

12 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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CTV NewsCTV News

Gov't report details Trump's efforts to reverse election results

A report by the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee's Democratic majority details Donald Trump's extraordinary effort to overturn the 2020 presidential election that he lost, with the Justice Department brought to the brink of chaos and top officials there and at the White House threatening to resign.

12 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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CBS LocalCBS Local

Senate Judiciary Report Details Extent Of Trump's Attempt To Use DOJ To Overturn Election

WASHINGTON (CBS News) — The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday released a new report shedding further light on former President Donald Trump’s relentless efforts to enlist the Justice Department to challenge the results of the 2020 presidential election over baseless claims of election fraud.Drawing from documents and interviews with three Justice Department officials who were in top roles during Mr. Trump’s final chaotic weeks in office, th…

12 months ago·United States
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'Subverting Justice': Senate panel details Trump pressure campaign at DOJ to overturn election

'Donald Trump would have shredded the Constitution to stay in power,' says Sen. Dick Durbin, Senate Judiciary Committee chair.

12 months ago·United States
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