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Trump cited conspiracy theories to pressure DOJ to overturn 2020 election results, emails show

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Former President Donald Trump repeatedly pressured the Justice Department to overturn Joe Biden’s victory, at one point urging prosecutors to file a Supreme Court lawsuit to nullify the election, according to new emails released Tuesday by the House Oversight Committee. The emails from Trump and his aides during the last weeks of his presidency revealed bogus claims of fraud and conspiracy theories to win then-Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen’s support, prompting outrage from Rosen’s deputy. “Pure insanity,” wrote then-Deputy AG Richard Donoghue, after receiving a YouTube link from Trump …

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