Trump attempted to corrupt his own Justice Dept, Jan 6 committee finds

Trump attempted to corrupt his own Justice Dept, Jan 6 committee finds

Trump attempted to corrupt his own Justice Dept, Jan 6 committee finds Washington: Donald Trump attempted to corrupt his own Justice Department by pushing top law enforcement officials to cast doubt on the 2020 election and give battleground states a false pretence to prevent Joe Biden’s victory, a Congressional hearing has been told. In its fifth public hearing into the violent attack by Trump supporters on the US Capitol, the January 6 investigating committee also revealed that multiple Republican members of Congress requested pardons in the days after the riot. This included far-right congressman Matt Gaetz, Alabama representative Mo Brooks, and Pennsylvania conservative Scott Perry. The hearing zeroed in on the pressure Trump applied to then acting attorney-general Jeffrey Rosen, which included a threat to replace him with a department …
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