Trump Wanted His Justice Department to Stop ‘SNL’ From Teasing Him

“SNL” amounted to “nothing less than unfair news coverage and Dem commercials,” Trump tweeted in 2018, pondering whether his thought “should be tested in courts, can’t be legal?” It was the middle of Donald Trump’s presidency, and he was—yet again—mad at Saturday Night Live. And he wanted the federal government to help him settle the score. In March 2019, theContinue reading “Trump Wanted His Justice Department to Stop ‘SNL’ From Teasing Him”

White House pushed Trump’s attorney general to investigate whether Italian satellites caused voter fraud

A recently released trove of emails show that the Trump administration tried to rope then-Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen into the former president’s scheme to fraudulently overturn the results of the 2020 election. That scheme ultimately failed, with Mr Rosen strongly stating his unwillingness to involve himself with Donald Trump‘s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani or any of his witnesses. Emails trying to recruit Mr RosenContinue reading “White House pushed Trump’s attorney general to investigate whether Italian satellites caused voter fraud”

Trump Pressured DOJ To Back Election Fraud Claims, New Emails Show

The president and his allies pushed senior Justice Department officials to overturn the election results and keep him in power, documents show. New emails released Tuesday by Democrats on the House Oversight Committee reveal a pressure campaign by then-President Donald Trump and his allies to push Justice Department officials to overturn the 2020 election results.Continue reading “Trump Pressured DOJ To Back Election Fraud Claims, New Emails Show”

Rosen Offers Range Of Excuses For Not Telling Congress Anything About Trump’s Bids To Overturn Election

Former acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen stonewalled a House Oversight Committee hearing on the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, citing privileges that nobody had claimed in a bid to avoid discussing what former President Trump asked of him as he sought to overturn the results of the 2020 election.  Among other things, Rosen refused to describeContinue reading “Rosen Offers Range Of Excuses For Not Telling Congress Anything About Trump’s Bids To Overturn Election”

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