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Trump and Aides Pressured DOJ to Back Fabricated Voter Fraud Claims

HeadlineJun 16, 2021

Newly revealed emails show former President Trump, his chief of staff and other aides pushed the Justice Department to back his false claims of voter fraud in the 2020 presidential election. The House Oversight Committee released the documents Tuesday, which show Trump and others began pressuring incoming acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen just an hour before Trump announced that William Barr would be stepping down as attorney general.

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