Pennsylvania Representative. Scott perryThe number of positive tests for COVID-19 has been rising since the siege of Capitol to impose a fine on masked lawmakers on the floor of the Gordon Gordon PerryDemocrats home New Jersey Democrat thinks he contracted coronavirus during Capitol siege (R) had previously played an important role in an alleged scheme President TrumpDonald Trump McCarthy says he told Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green disagrees with articles of impeachment against Biden Biden, Trudeau agrees to meet next month Trump plans to sack acting AG to reverse election results: report more According to a Saturday report by The New York Times, the removal of then Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen in Georgia in a bid to overturn the election results.
The outlet reported that Perry, who voted earlier this month In favor of objection to election results In Pennsylvania and Arizona in Congress, the acting chief of the Department of Justice (DOJ) civil division coordinated the introduction between Trump and Jeffrey Clark.
Clarke was reportedly receptive to Trump’s claims that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
Time It was initially reported on Friday that Trump demanded To change Rosen, along with Clark, claimed that the presidential election was tainted by widespread voter fraud after Rosen’s refusal to support Trump’s disputed claims. Four former Trump administration officials told the newspaper that the DOJ officials foiled a plot to replace Rosen after uncovering the plan and threatened Ann Massey to resign.
On Saturday, the Times reported that former Trump administration officials said Clarke had informed the Act Attorney General about a meeting with the former president by Perry in late December.
The Times noted that it was unclear how Perry initially met Clark, and how well they knew each other before the meeting with the former president. Both the president and Clarke reportedly engaged in several direct phone conversations.
Justice Department officials were reportedly surprised by these meetings, as Clark had not warned Rosen in advance. The agency’s policy states that the President must first communicate with the Attorney General or the Deputy Attorney General on any DOJ matter.
According to The Times, former officials said Perry and Clark discussed plans to send the Justice Department a letter to Georgia state lawmakers stating that a voter fraud investigation was proceeding that could potentially lead to state elections Can reverse the results. The two individuals discussed the alleged plan with Trump.
However, Rosen reportedly refused to send the letter.
Former officials briefed on the case, the Times reported that the Justice Department investigated dozens of voter frauds, none of which led to a conclusion that would have changed the election results.
Parry has reached out to Perry’s office for comment on The Times report.
Sen Richard DurbinDick Durbinovernight Health Care – Fauci: Lack of facts in coronovirus fight ‘cost’ life | CDC changes COVID-19 vaccine guidance to allow rare mix of Pfizer, Modern shots Senate chaos threatens to slow Biden’s agenda Hillican Valley: Intelligence agency collects data from US smartphone location without warrant Done, Memo said Democrats seek answers on Russian hack’s impact on courts, Airbnb offers Biden administration’s help with vaccine delivery Democrats want answers on Russian cyber attack effect on Justice Department, and more (heart.), The incoming chairman of the judiciary committee sent a letter to the DOJ on Saturday informing the agency that it was investigating alleged efforts by Trump and Clark to “pursue Trump’s efforts to overthrow the results of the 2020 presidential election.” To use the Department of Justice. “
Senate Leader Charles SchumerChuck Schumerdivided and victory or united and prosperous crying is not enough: Why do Black women want the end of the Hyde Amendment National Guard inside the Capitol after black women are moved to parking garages (DN.Y.) also has Trump’s investigation called for internal monitoring of DOJ In a Friday Times report, tweeting Saturday that it was, “Non-judicial leaders of a Trump Justice Department would like to reverse the will of the people. ”
“The Justice Deputy Inspector General should now launch an investigation into this effort,” Schumer said.
Schumer said the Senate would “go ahead” with the impeachment trial on Trump over his role in the January 6 deadly riots in the Capitol. Scheduled to test Start week of 8 February.