Report: U.S. attorney in Georgia quit under pressure from Trump to reject election results

By: - October 8, 2021 5:55 am

The Senate report focuses on former President Donald Trump receiving advice from Jeffrey Clark, then the head of the Justice Department’s Civil Division, and others to take drastic actions to subvert the election results. Then acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen was asked to investigate discredited claims of election fraud in Georgia. (Photo by Yuri Gripas / Getty Images)

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Jacob Fischler
Jacob Fischler

Jacob covers federal policy and helps direct national coverage as deputy Washington bureau chief for States Newsroom. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues. His coverage areas include climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.