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US News USA: Trump lobbied Justice Department to invalidate November 3 election, WSJ reports

15:20  24 january  2021
15:20  24 january  2021 Source:   france24.com

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Trump wanted the Justice Department to sue individual states to overturn their election results, but top officials refused, WSJ report says. Trump and his allies pursued dozens of legal challenges in the wake of the election in an attempt to overturn the results based on unsubstantiated claims of

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USA-TRUMP-JUSTICE: USA: Trump pressured Justice Department to invalidate election of November 3, reports the WSJ

USA: TRUMP A FAIT PRESSION SUR LE DÉPARTEMENT DE LA JUSTICE POUR INVALIDER L'ÉLECTION DU 3 NOVEMBRE, RAPPORTE LE WSJ © Reuters / LEAH MILLIS USA: TRUMP PRESSED THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE TO INVALIDATE THE ELECTION OF NOVEMBER 3, REPORTS THE WSJ

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former US President, Donald Trump, considered replacing his Attorney General, the US equivalent of the Minister of Justice, and pressured the Justice Department to ask the Supreme Court to strike down the election of Joe Biden as President of the United States, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday.

The efforts of Donald Trump during the last week of his tenure were unsuccessful, with Justice Department staff refusing to file an appeal they deemed to have no legal basis, the newspaper said, citing people close to the folder.

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According to the paper, Trump intended to use the US Justice Department to “force Georgia lawmakers to overturn the results of the presidential election ” in the state . According to the results, Democrat Joe Biden won by a narrow margin. According to the publication, several key US DOJ


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Other members of the Department of Justice then threatened to leave their functions if Donald Trump fired Jeffrey Rosen, then acting attorney general, the same source adds.

The Justice Department was not immediately available for comment.

Several members of the Justice Department, including Jeffrey Rosen and former Justice Minister William Barr, have refused to file the appeal to overturn the November 3 Supreme Court election, the Wall Street sources have told Newspaper.

(Timothy Gardner and John Whitesides; French version Camille Raynaud)

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