The then President United States, Donald Trump, Pressing the U.S. judiciary at the end of last year and declaring the election “corrupt,” although there were no widespread fraud cases, this Friday (30) the newspaper “The New York Times” came out.
Using this statement, he, along with his allies in Congress, sought to reverse the defeat caused by the current US president, Joe Biden. The newspaper says the information was released on the basis of documents provided to lawmakers and obtained by reporter Katie Penner.
The judiciary provided the documents Home Oversight and Reform Commission examines Trump administration’s efforts to manipulate election results.
During a phone call on December 27, 2020, Jeffrey A., then-interim Attorney General, was charged in connection with the Trump election interim charge. Rosen and his deputy Richard b. (See below).
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According to the newspaper, Donoku warned that the judiciary does not have the power to change the outcome of an election.. Trump responded that he did not expect this, recalling the Deputy Attorney General’s conversation according to the notes, but said:
The deputy attorney general wrote a brief summary of Trump’s response: “Suffice it to say that the election was rigged. Leave the rest to me and the R Congressmen.” R stands for Republican.
There is no evidence of fraud
Weeks ago, U.S. Attorney General William Barr said The judiciary has not found any evidence of election fraud (Watch the video below).
Said Bar “Investigations by federal prosecutors and FBI agents have found no evidence of widespread electoral fraud that could alter the outcome of the election.”.
The head of the U.S. Justice Department says there is no evidence of electoral fraud
Barr resigned a few days after the report and before Trump’s phone call. On January 20 this year, he replaced Jeffrey Rosen, who held office until the end of the term of government. Invasion of Trump supporters for Capitol.
John Schaefer among Donald Trump supporters during the Capitol invasion. – Photo: Roberto SCHMIDT / AFP
“Demands are an extraordinary example of the president’s intervention in an organization that is generally independent of the White House,” NYT writes. “These are the latest examples of Trump’s wide campaign to represent the election in his last weeks.”
The then US President refused to concede defeat in the election Biden said he “won the election because of fraud.”. Trump sought to reverse his defeat in several states, including Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada and Pennsylvania, calling them “corrupt elections.”.
In its investigation into the elections, the US Justice Department found:
- In Michigan, the error rate was 0.0063%, not the 68% Trump said;
- There is no evidence that the conspiracy theory that an officer in Pennsylvania tampered with the ballot is true;
- After examining a video and interviewing witnesses, the department found no evidence of electoral fraud in Fulton County, Georgia.
“These handwritten notes show that President Trump has directly instructed our country’s top law enforcement agency to take action to thwart free and fair elections in the last days of his presidency,” said Caroline Maloney, a New York Democrat. And the Reform Committee.