Jan. 6 hearing: Trump told DOJ officials 'just say it was corrupt, and leave the rest up to me'

Jan. 6 hearing: Trump told DOJ officials 'just say it was corrupt, and leave the rest up to me'

LIVE UPDATES Jan. 6 hearing: Trump told DOJ officials 'just say it was corrupt, and leave the rest up to me' This is CNBC's live blog tracking Thursday's hearing of the House Jan. 6 select committee investigating the attack on the U.S. Capitol. The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot is holding its fifth hearing Thursday where it plans to show how President Donald Trump clashed with top Department of Justice leaders who pushed back on his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. The hearing will also show how Trump planned to install a new acting attorney general, Jeffrey Clark, to help spread his false claim that President Joe Biden's electoral victory was rigged through widespread fraud, the committee said. Senior officials in Trump's Justice Department threatened …
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