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Trump Trump said: "Just say it was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen,"

vice-com-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 10:59:00 PM CEST

Mr Giuliani said: "The only reason I know to ask for a pardon is because you think you have committed a crime,"

abc-auFriday, June 24, 2022 12:57:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said (about Jeff Clark): “Jeff Clark certainly was advocating for change in leadership that would put him at the top of the Department, and everyone else in the room was advocating against that and talking about what a disaster this would be,”

thehillThursday, June 23, 2022 11:01:00 AM CEST

Adam Schiff said: “We still want a lot of high-level people to come before our committee,”

printveelaThursday, June 23, 2022 6:34:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue testified: “It may well had spiralled us into a constitutional crisis,”

bostonglobeFriday, June 24, 2022 12:02:00 AM CEST

Adam Kinzinger said (about Jeffrey Clark): "Forget the facts and leave the rest of President Trump's congressional friends. Mr. Clark refused to cooperate with this committee,"

wausaudailyheraldFriday, June 24, 2022 12:22:00 AM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: “When these and other efforts failed, Donald Trump sought to replace Mr [Jeffrey] Rosen, the acting attorney general, with a lawyer who he believed would inappropriately put the full weight of the Justice Department behind the effort to overturn the election,”

aljazeera-enThursday, June 23, 2022 11:53:00 PM CEST

Eric Herschmann recalled: “Nixon’s pardon was never nearly that broad,”

nytimesFriday, June 24, 2022 1:40:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue recalled: “I simply reached out and grabbed a notepad off my wife’s nightstand and I started writing it down,”

mediaiteThursday, June 23, 2022 10:48:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump said: “Nobody should be talking to the vice president here,”

whatsnew2dayThursday, June 23, 2022 11:56:00 AM CEST

Richard P Donoghue said: “kept fixating on this suitcase that supposedly had fraudulent ballots,”

nytimesThursday, June 23, 2022 9:48:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue mentioned: “And he sort of retorted by saying, ‘Effectively, I’ve achieved loads of very sophisticated appeals and civil litigation, environmental litigation, and issues like that,’”

digitpatroxThursday, June 23, 2022 8:21:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “And he kind of answered by saying, ‘Well, I’ve done a lot of very complicated appeals and civil lawsuits, environmental lawsuits and things like that,'”

whatsnew2dayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:17:00 AM CEST

Caroline Edwards said: “They’m throwing – I’m seen friends with blood all over their faces,”

printveelaThursday, June 23, 2022 6:34:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “It was so extreme to me, I had a hard time getting my head around it initially,”

todayheadlineFriday, June 24, 2022 1:59:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “That’s also an exact quote from the president, yes,”

newsnow-co-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 10:36:00 PM CEST

Adam Kinzinger added (about Donald Trump): “All of President Trump’s plans for the Justice Department were being rebuffed”

nytimesFriday, June 24, 2022 1:40:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen testified: “we did not think they were appropriate,”

bostonglobeFriday, June 24, 2022 12:02:00 AM CEST

Adam Kinzinger said: “So President Trump ultimately wanted the Department of Justice to say the election was ‘corrupt,’ and ‘leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen.’ As you will hear today, the department’s top leadership refused”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue testified (about Jeff Clark): “He said something to the effect of, I think, ‘Jeff Clark is great and I think he’s the kind of guy could get in there and do something about this stuff,'”

nypostFriday, June 24, 2022 2:44:00 AM CEST

Eric Herschmann said: “When he finished discussing what he planned on doing,”

washtimesFriday, June 24, 2022 12:24:00 AM CEST

Liz Cheney said: “The American people have not yet heard from Mr. Trump’s former White House counsel, Pat Cipollone. Our committee is certain that Donald Trump does not want Mr. Cipollone to testify here. Indeed, our evidence shows that Mr. Cipollone and his office tried to do what was right. They tried to stop a number of President Trump’s plans for January 6th,” “We think the American people deserve to hear from Mr. Cipollone personally. He should appear before this committee, and we are working to secure his testimony”

mercurynewsThursday, June 23, 2022 1:42:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue recalled (about Jeff Clark): “I made the point that Jeff Clark is not even competent to serve as the attorney general. He’s never been a criminal attorney. He’s never conducted a criminal investigation in his life,”

tukoFriday, June 24, 2022 2:29:00 AM CEST

Liz Cheney said: “Why not just go about business as usual and have the investigations take place much later in the time after January 6?”

whatsnew2dayThursday, June 23, 2022 11:43:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue recalled: “Toward the end of the meeting, the president, again, was getting very agitated,”

mycentraloregonThursday, June 23, 2022 11:23:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "Mr. President, you should have the leadership that you want,"

vice-com-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 10:59:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump told: “I just want to find 11,780 votes,”

yubanetThursday, June 23, 2022 3:47:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue recalled: "What I'm just asking you to do is just say it was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen,"

saltwireThursday, June 23, 2022 11:46:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "There is no way I'm serving one minute under this guy,"

azcentralThursday, June 23, 2022 10:13:00 AM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: “Today, we’ll tell the story of how the pressure campaign also targeted the federal agency charged with enforcement of our laws, the Department of Justice,”

mycentraloregonThursday, June 23, 2022 11:23:00 PM CEST

Caroline Edwards said: “They were throwing up — I saw friends with blood all over their faces,”

eastbaytimesThursday, June 23, 2022 2:59:00 AM CEST

Kevin McCarthy told: “I do not regret not appointing anybody at all,”

nbcbayareaFriday, June 24, 2022 2:10:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “He responded very quickly and said essentially that’s not what I’m asking you to do. What I’m asking you to do is say it was corrupt and leave it up to me and the Republican congressmen,”

yourerieFriday, June 24, 2022 1:41:00 AM CEST

Bill Barr saying: “publicly that President Trump’s claims had no merit”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: “I wasn’t going to accept being fired by my subordinate,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 11:03:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue testified: “He was adamant that the report must be accurate, that it proved that the election was defective, that he in fact won the election, and the Department should be using that report to tell the American people that the results were not trustworthy,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Cassidy Hutchinson said (about Matt Gaetz): “Mr. Gaetz was personally pushing for a pardon, and he was doing so since early December,”

todayheadlineFriday, June 24, 2022 1:59:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said (about Jeff Clark): “He said, ‘People tell me I should just get rid of both of you. I should just remove you and make a change in the leadership, put Jeff Clark and maybe something will finally get done,'”

aljazeera-enThursday, June 23, 2022 11:53:00 PM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: "and we look forward to continued engagement with her,"

CBSnewsFriday, June 24, 2022 3:24:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “You could have a situation here, within 24 hours, you have hundreds of people resigning from the Justice Department,”

whigThursday, June 23, 2022 9:29:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue testified (about Jeff Clark): “Steve pointed out Jeff Clark would be left leaving a graveyard and that comment clearly had an impact on the president,”

google-top-storiesThursday, June 23, 2022 11:36:00 PM CEST

Adam Schiff warned (about Donald Trump): "You can trust he will do what's right for Donald Trump. He'll do it now. He's done it before. He'll do it for the next several months. He'll do it in the election if he's allowed to,"

wcfcourierThursday, June 23, 2022 9:00:00 PM CEST

Eric Herschmann recalled: “Nixon’s grace was never so broad,”

whatsnew2dayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:43:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue told (about Scott Perry): “At the outset of the call, Congressman Perry said he was calling at the behest of the president,”

aljazeera-enThursday, June 23, 2022 11:53:00 PM CEST

Liz Cheney said: "Our committee is certain that Donald Trump does not want Mr. Cipollone to testify here,"

azcentralThursday, June 23, 2022 10:13:00 AM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: "We have looked at the body of work that we need to get done and we've taken in some additional information that's going to require additional work,"

newsbreak-USAThursday, June 23, 2022 12:53:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue mentioned: “You can have a scenario right here, inside 24 hours, you will have tons of of individuals resigning from the Justice Division,”

digitpatroxThursday, June 23, 2022 8:21:00 AM CEST

Adam Kinzinger asked: “How did the president respond to that sir,”

yourerieFriday, June 24, 2022 1:41:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: “We had seen nothing improper in regards to the voting machines,”

azcentralFriday, June 24, 2022 12:07:00 AM CEST

Eric Herschmann testified: "The general tone was, we may get prosecuted because we were defensive of you know, the president's positions on these things. The pardon that he was discussing, or that he was requesting as broad as you could describe from the beginning of, I remember he said, from the beginning of time up until today, for any and all things,"

newsnow-co-ukFriday, June 24, 2022 12:07:00 AM CEST

Jeff Rosen said: "The Justice Department declined all of those requests that I was just referencing because we did not think they were appropriate based on the facts and the law, as we understood,"

newsnow-co-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 11:58:00 PM CEST

Adam Schiff said: “We would still, I think, like to have several high-profile people come before our committee,”

eastbaytimesThursday, June 23, 2022 2:59:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey A Rosen said: “Between Dec. 23 (2020) and Jan. 3 (2021), the president either called me or met with me virtually every day,” “The Justice Department declined all of those requests because we did not think they were appropriate based on the facts and the law and we understood them”

idahostatesmanThursday, June 23, 2022 11:35:00 PM CEST

Rudolph Giuliani said: “I do recall saying to people that somebody should be put in charge of the Justice Department who isn’t frightened of what’s going to be done to their reputation”

aljazeera-enThursday, June 23, 2022 11:53:00 PM CEST

Adam Kinzinger added: “He was willing to sacrifice our republic to prolong his presidency. I can imagine no more dishonorable act from a president”

wausaudailyheraldFriday, June 24, 2022 12:22:00 AM CEST

Adam Kinzinger said (about Donald Trump): “We’re here today because the facts were irrelevant to President Trump. It was about protecting his very real power and his very fragile ego, even if it required recklessly undermining our entire electoral system by wildly casting baseless doubt upon it,”

wausaudailyheraldFriday, June 24, 2022 12:22:00 AM CEST

Christopher Miller said: “The ask for him was can you call the defense attaché Rome and find out what the heck is going on?” “Because I’m getting all these weird crazy reports”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 11:03:00 PM CEST

Steven Engel told: “You would appoint a special counsel when the department, when there’s a basis for an investigation and the department essentially has a conflict of interest. It’s important to get someone who’s independent, outside the department, to handle such an investigation,”

google-top-storiesThursday, June 23, 2022 11:36:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen testified: “I did not want for the Department of Justice to be put in a posture where it would be doing things that were not consistent with the truth, were not consistent with its own appropriate role, or were not consistent with the Constitution,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 11:03:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue told: “Steve Engel at one point said, ‘Jeff Clark will be leading a graveyard. And what are you going to get done with a graveyard,’ that there would be such an exodus of the leadership,”

whigThursday, June 23, 2022 9:29:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Clark proposing: "because it was so extreme to me"

gazetteFriday, June 24, 2022 12:10:00 AM CEST

Donald Trump told: “Just say the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen,”

msnbcFriday, June 24, 2022 2:52:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue saying: “It’s impossible. It’s absurd. It’s not going to happen, and it’s going to fail,” “It’s not going to happen. He’s not competent,”

todayheadlineFriday, June 24, 2022 1:59:00 AM CEST

Bill Barr said: “I said, you know, that has to be the campaign that raises that with the state,”

huffingtonpost-fr-frThursday, June 23, 2022 9:09:00 PM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: "On Thursday, we'll hear about another part of that scheme: His attempt to corrupt the country's top law enforcement body the Justice Department to support his attempt to overturn the election,"

ahram-ENThursday, June 23, 2022 6:56:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue testified: “I said: Mr President, within 48 to 72 hours there’s going to be hundreds of resignations to the leadership of your Justice Department, because of your actions,”

smhFriday, June 24, 2022 12:58:00 AM CEST

Adam Kinzinger said: “If the department could just lend its credibility to the conspiracies, people would have the justification they needed to spread the big lie,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “He didn’t seem to appreciate it,”

todayheadlineFriday, June 24, 2022 1:59:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “The whole thing was very, very murky at best and the video was absurd, but that we at the department were not going to have anything to do with it,”

usaTodayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:22:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue testified: “and you’re not doing your job,”

google-top-storiesThursday, June 23, 2022 11:36:00 PM CEST

Steven A Engel replied: “Absolutely, Mr. President. You would leave me no choice”

whatsnew2dayThursday, June 23, 2022 11:56:00 AM CEST

Steven Engel said: “Obviously, even the person who drafted this lawsuit didn’t really understand in my view the law, and or how the Supreme Court works or the Department of Justice,”

mycentraloregonThursday, June 23, 2022 11:23:00 PM CEST

Alex Holder said: “As I’ve stated previously, I have provided the committee with all requested materials and am fully cooperating with the investigation,”

azcentralThursday, June 23, 2022 8:38:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "I wanted to try to cut through the noise because it was clear to us that there were a lot of people whispering in his ear, feeding him these conspiracy theories and allegations,"

saltwireThursday, June 23, 2022 11:46:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump said: “This is a one-sided witch hunt”

nbcnewsThursday, June 23, 2022 11:39:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue testified: "just say that the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the Republican congressmen,"

newsnow-co-ukFriday, June 24, 2022 12:07:00 AM CEST

Ivanka Trump told: “Well, it was a sad day, but it was a day where there was great anger in our country,”

jsonlineThursday, June 23, 2022 9:19:00 PM CEST

Scott Perry wrote (about Mark Meadows): “Mark, just checking in as time continues to count down. 11 days to 1/6 and 25 days to inauguration. We gotta get going,”

mycentraloregonThursday, June 23, 2022 11:23:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “And he kind of retorted by saying, ‘Well, I’ve done a lot of very complicated appeals and civil litigation, environmental litigation, and things like that,'”

whigThursday, June 23, 2022 9:29:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “We told him flat out that much of the information he’s getting is false and/or just not supported by the evidence,”

newsnow-co-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 8:10:00 PM CEST

Richard P Donoghue said: “remained fixated on this briefcase that supposedly contained fraudulent ballots,”

whatsnew2dayThursday, June 23, 2022 9:48:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue recalled: “Within 72 hours, you could have hundreds and hundreds of resignations in the leadership of your entire Justice Department because of your actions. What’s that going to say about you?”

nypostFriday, June 24, 2022 2:44:00 AM CEST

Bennie Thompson said (about Donald Trump): "Just as we heard today that Donald Trump was deeply involved in the scheme to pressure state officials to overturn the election results, we will hear on Thursday that Donald Trump was also the driving force behind an effort to corrupt the Justice Department,"

google-top-storiesThursday, June 23, 2022 8:04:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump said: “What have I got to lose?”

seattletimesFriday, June 24, 2022 2:58:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “The United States Justice Department functions on facts, evidence, and law and those are not going to change so you can have whatever leadership you want but the department’s position is not going to change,”

yourerieFriday, June 24, 2022 1:41:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "There are so many of these allegations that when you gave him a very direct answer on one of them, he wouldn’t fight us on it, but he would go through another allegation,"

azcentralThursday, June 23, 2022 8:38:00 PM CEST

Eric Herschmann testified: “I thought Jeff's proposal was nuts,”

thedailybeastThursday, June 23, 2022 10:45:00 PM CEST

John McEntee said: “I know he had hinted at a blanket pardon for the Jan. 6 thing for anybody,”

wausaudailyheraldFriday, June 24, 2022 12:22:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "All without hesitation said they would resign,"

CBSnewsFriday, June 24, 2022 3:24:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "I’d resign immediately. I’m not working for one minute with this guy,” Donoghue said he told Trump. Steve Engel, an assistant attorney general for the Office of Legal Counsel, also told Trump he would resign. But the two weren’t the only ones to threaten resignation. Already almost every assistant attorney general had committed to resigning within hours if Clark was appointed. Beyond them, Donoghue guessed that many US attorneys in districts across the country would have resigned, triggering a domino effect of resignations. “Mr. President, within 24, 48, 72 hours, you could have hundreds and hundreds of resignations of the leadership of your entire justice department because of your actions. What’s that going to say about you,"

wausaudailyheraldFriday, June 24, 2022 12:22:00 AM CEST

William Barr told: "I thought, Boy, if he really believes this stuff, he has lost contact withhe's become detached from reality if he really believes this stuff,"

newsweek-USAThursday, June 23, 2022 10:00:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “I said, ‘Mr. President, you’re talking about putting a man in that seat who has never tried a criminal case, who’s never conducted a criminal investigation. He’s telling you that he’s going to take charge of the department, 115,000 employees, including the entire FBI, and turn the place on a dime and conduct nationwide criminal investigations that will produce results in a matter of days,’”

timesfreepressFriday, June 24, 2022 3:05:00 AM CEST

George Conway said: "One of the most damning pieces of evidence in this investigation,"

newsnow-co-ukFriday, June 24, 2022 12:07:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "It was clear to us that there are a lot of people whispering in his ear, feeding him these conspiracy theories and allegations, and I felt that being very blunt in that conversation might help make you clear to the president that these allegations were simply not true,"

newsnow-co-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 11:58:00 PM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: "She's answered our letter, and we look forward to continued engagement with her,"

newsbreak-USAThursday, June 23, 2022 12:53:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "The President, throughout all of these meetings and telephone conversations, was adamant that he had won, that we were not doing our job,"

newsnow-co-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 10:36:00 PM CEST

Rusty Bowers said: “You are asking me to do something against my oath, and I will not break my oath,”

eastbaytimesThursday, June 23, 2022 2:59:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: “When you damage our fundamental institutions, it’s not easy to repair them,”

fox5atlantaFriday, June 24, 2022 2:28:00 AM CEST

Liz Cheney said (about Donald Trump): “It can be difficult to accept that President Trump abused your trust, that he deceived you,” “Many will invent excuses to ignore that fact. But that is a fact. I wish it weren't true. But it is”

wausaudailyheraldFriday, June 24, 2022 12:22:00 AM CEST

Pat A Cipollone told: “That letter that this guy wants to send — that letter is a murder-suicide pact,”

google-top-storiesThursday, June 23, 2022 4:01:00 PM CEST

Liz Cheney said (about Jackson White): "They will identify certain of the members of Congress who contacted the White House after January 6th to seek presidential pardons for their conduct,"

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Bennie Thompson said (about Donald Trump): "We will hear on Thursday that Donald Trump was also the driving force behind the effort to corrupt the Justice Department,"

azcentralThursday, June 23, 2022 10:13:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “intelligence and the will and the desire to pursue these matters in the way that the president thought most appropriate,”

nbcnewsFriday, June 24, 2022 3:21:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “The President said ‘Suppose I do this. Suppose I replace him, Jeff Rosen, with him, Jeff Clark. What do you do?’ And I said ‘Sir, I would resign immediately. There is no way I’m serving one minute under this guy, Jeff Clark,'”

azcentralThursday, June 23, 2022 8:38:00 PM CEST

Russ Vought said (about Jeff Clark): “The new era of criminalizing politics is worsening in the US. Yesterday more than a dozen DOJ law enforcement officials searched Jeff Clark’s house in a pre-dawn raid, put him in the streets in his pajamas, and took his electronic devices,”

nbcnewsThursday, June 23, 2022 8:28:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue informed: “Steve Engel at one level mentioned, ‘Jeff Clark can be main a graveyard. And what are you going to get achieved with a graveyard,’ that there can be such an exodus of the management,”

digitpatroxThursday, June 23, 2022 8:21:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen testified: “The common element of all of this was the president expressing his dissatisfaction that the Justice Department … had not done enough to investigate election fraud,”

saltwireThursday, June 23, 2022 11:46:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “You’re going to hurt the country, you’re going to hurt the department, you’re going to hurt yourself, with people grasping at straws on these desperate theories about election fraud, and is this really in anyone’s best interest,”

azcentralThursday, June 23, 2022 8:38:00 PM CEST

Alex Holder said: “I have no further comment at this time other than to say that our conversation today was thorough and I appreciated the opportunity to share more context about my project,”

mycentraloregonThursday, June 23, 2022 11:23:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: "Between December 23 and January 3, the president either called me or met with me virtually every day, with one or two exceptions like Christmas Day," "He asserted that he thought the Justice Department had not done enough"

abc-auFriday, June 24, 2022 12:57:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen testified: “The Justice Department declined all of those requests that I was just referencing because we did not think that they were appropriate based on the facts and the law as we understood them,”

usaTodayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:22:00 AM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: “Together these public servants resisted Mr. Trump’s effort to misuse the Justice Department as part of his plan to hold onto power,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “For the department to insert itself into the political process this way, I think would have had grave consequences for the country. It may very well have spiraled us into a constitutional crisis,”

wsvnThursday, June 23, 2022 11:40:00 PM CEST

John McEntee said: “I know he had hinted at a blanket pardon for the January 6th thing for anybody,” “But I think he had for all the staff and everyone involved. Not with Jan. 6th, but just before he left office I know he had talked about that”

usaTodayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:22:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue recalled (about Jeff Clark): "I said, 'Sir, I would resign immediately. There is no way I'm serving one minute under this guy, Jeff Clark,'"

google-top-storiesThursday, June 23, 2022 8:04:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “He said, essentially, to the effect of, That’s not what I’m asking you to do,’”

vice-com-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 10:59:00 PM CEST

Scott Perry asked: "Why can't we just work with the Italian government?,"

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 11:03:00 PM CEST

Ivanka Trump said: “Frankly, we did win this election,”

eastbaytimesThursday, June 23, 2022 2:59:00 AM CEST

Liz Cheney said (about Donald Trump): “As you will see, this letter claims that the U.S. Department of Justice’s investigations have ‘identified significant concerns hat may have impacted the outcome of the election in multiple states, including the state of Georgia,'” “In fact, Donald Trump knew this was a lie. The Department of Justice had already informed the president of the United States repeatedly that its investigations had found no fraud sufficient to overturn the results of the 2020 election”

mycentraloregonThursday, June 23, 2022 11:23:00 PM CEST

Bennie Thompson said: "It was a brazen attempt to use the Justice Department to advance the president's personal political agenda,"

tukoFriday, June 24, 2022 2:29:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said (about Rudolph Giuliani): "At one point, he had raised the question of having a special counsel for election fraud. At a number of points, he raised requests that I meet with his campaign counsel, Mr. (Rudy) Giuliani,"

couriermailThursday, June 23, 2022 10:56:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “As we got later in the month of December, the president’s entreaties became more urgent. He became more adamant that we weren’t doing our job,”

idahostatesmanThursday, June 23, 2022 11:35:00 PM CEST

Liz Cheney said: “The email suggests that Mr. Klukowski was simultaneously working with Jeffrey Clark to draft the proposed letter to Georgia officials to overturn their certified election, and working with Dr. Eastman to help pressure the vice president to overturn the election,”

idahostatesmanThursday, June 23, 2022 11:35:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey A Rosen wrote: “Some argued to the former president and public that the election was corrupt and stolen,” “That view was wrong then, and it is wrong today, and I hope our presence here today helps reaffirm that fact”

nytimesThursday, June 23, 2022 9:48:00 PM CEST

Bennie Thompson said (about Donald Trump): “Donald Trump has turned the crowd on himself,”

printveelaThursday, June 23, 2022 6:34:00 AM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: “You didn’t tell me about it, it wasn’t authorized, and you didn’t even tell me after the fact,”

usaTodayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:22:00 AM CEST

Bill Barr said: “The fact that I put myself in the position that I could say we had looked at this and didn’t think there was fraud was really important to moving things forward,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Stephanie Murphy said: "Public service is not without personal sacrifice,"

wcfcourierThursday, June 23, 2022 9:00:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: "He had this arsenal of allegations,"

kslThursday, June 23, 2022 11:44:00 PM CEST

Bennie Thompson said (about Donald Trump): “Donald Trump didn’t just want the Justice Department to investigate,”

wsvnThursday, June 23, 2022 11:40:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen testified: "Between 23 December (2020), and 3 January (2021), the president either called or met with me virtually every day, with one or two exceptions such as Christmas Day,"

ibtimesThursday, June 23, 2022 11:24:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump said: "You guys may not be following the internet the way I do,"

newsnow-co-ukThursday, June 23, 2022 10:36:00 PM CEST

Adam Kinzinger said: "Imagine the country's top prosecutor, power to open investigations or crimes and seek imprisonment. Imagine that official pursuing the agenda of the other party instead of that of the American people as a whole,"

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Eric Herschmann said: “When he finished discussing what he planned on doing, I said, good, f*king a-hole,” “Congratulations, you just admitted your first step or act you would take as attorney general would be committing a felony”

washtimesThursday, June 23, 2022 11:35:00 PM CEST

Donald Trump told: “They were angry from the standpoint of what happened in the election,”

todayheadlineThursday, June 23, 2022 10:57:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: "At one point, he had raised the question of having a special counsel for election fraud.... he raised whether the Justice Department would file a lawsuit in the Supreme Court," "At a couple of junctures, there were questions about making public statements or about holding a press conference"

tukoFriday, June 24, 2022 2:29:00 AM CEST

Ruby Freeman said: “I’ve lost my name, and I’ve lost my reputation. I’ve lost my sense of security,”

eastbaytimesThursday, June 23, 2022 2:59:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “I think if the department had entered the political process in this way, it would have had serious consequences for the country,” “It may have put us in a constitutional crisis”

whatsnew2dayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:17:00 AM CEST

Adam Kinzinger told: "There are a lot of folks around the edge, particularly in the Republican Party and elsewhere, that didn’t know the complete story,"

nbcnewsThursday, June 23, 2022 8:44:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: "Some argued to the former president and public that the election was corrupt and stolen,"

ahram-ENThursday, June 23, 2022 6:56:00 PM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “The bottom line was if a state ran their election in such a way that it was defective, that is to the state, or Congress, to correct,”

usaTodayFriday, June 24, 2022 1:22:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue told: “That’s right. You’re an environmental lawyer. How about you go back to your office, and we’ll call you when there’s an oil spill,”

todayheadlineFriday, June 24, 2022 1:59:00 AM CEST

Richard Donoghue said: “There were isolated instances of fraud. None of them came close to calling into question the outcome of the election in any individual state”

vervetimesFriday, June 24, 2022 2:42:00 AM CEST

Eric Herschmann recalled: “You’re clearly the right candidate for this job,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 10:06:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Rosen said: “I told him this whole thing about Italy had been debunked and that should be the end of that, and I certainly wasn’t going to meet with this person,”

montgomeryadvertiserThursday, June 23, 2022 11:03:00 PM CEST

Jeffrey Clark proposing: "because it was so extreme to me" "For the department to insert itself into the political process this way would have had serious effects on the country and possibly trigger a constitutional crisis,"

usnewsThursday, June 23, 2022 11:09:00 PM CEST

Steven A Engel replied: “Steve, you weren’t going to resign, were you?”

whatsnew2dayThursday, June 23, 2022 11:56:00 AM CEST

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  • Hearing: Trump told Justice Dept. to call election 'corrupt'
  • Takeaways: Trump risked provoking ‘constitutional crisis’ 3 minutes ago
  • Perry asked for pardon, pushed to replace AG
  • ...
  • DOJ officials warned Trump over mass resignations if Clark became attorney general
  • US raids home of Trump-era official ahead of Capitol riot hearing
  • Feds search home of Jeffrey Clark, ex-DOJ official at center of Trump's effort to overturn election

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