Jan. 6 panel subpoenas ex-DOJ lawyer who allegedly aided Trump vote challenge

Jan. 6 panel subpoenas ex-DOJ lawyer who allegedly aided Trump vote challenge


The House select committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot at the US Capitol issued a subpoena Wednesday to a former Justice Department official who allegedly aided former President Donald Trump in his bid to overturn last year’s election results citing voting fraud.

In a letter to Jeffrey Clark, a former assistant attorney general in the DOJ’s Civil Division, Committee Chairman Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) wrote that there was “credible evidence that you attempted to involve the Department of Justice in efforts to interrupt the peaceful transfer of power.”

A report released last week by Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee said Clark had drafted a letter to top elected officials in Georgia informing them that the Justice Department had “taken notice” of election

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