‘Just say the election was corrupt’: Trump pressure on Justice Department detailed

By: - June 24, 2022 8:10 am

Former acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue testified that Donald Trump told him after Trump lost the 2020 presidential race to “just say the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and Republican congressmen." (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.