This is the first criminal case brought by the Justice Department’s Election Threats Task Force, which was created in June 2021 to prosecute those making threats against election workers.
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Although many questions remain unanswered, there is troubling evidence that either the Justice Department was not consulted on a major legal issue or the Biden administration has misrepresented its legal position to the public.
The House Oversight and Reform Committee obtained notes written by a former Justice Department official that detail former President Trump’s efforts to overturn the 2020 election due to his false belief that there was widespread voter fraud. The notes, written by Deputy Attorney General Richard P. Donoghue, contain a summary of a Dec. 27 phone call, in which Trump reportedly instructed department officials to “Just say the election was corrupt + leave the rest to me and the R.
Justice Department Authorizes Former Trump Officials to Testify Before Congress, Rejects Executive Privilege
Letters to six former Trump Justice Department officials permit them to provide information to Congress about the department’s role in efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
On July 21, Attorney General Merrick Garland issued new guidelines for the Department of Justice’s communications with the White House.