Justice official accused Trump of using DOJ to push election fraud claims in draft resignation letter

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2021
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House investigators have interviewed a former Justice Department official who drafted -- but never sent -- a resignation letter over what he said were former President Donald Trump's "direct instructions" to use the department to support his false election fraud claims.

Patrick Hovakimian, chief of staff to then-acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, wrote the resignation letter January 3 in anticipation that Rosen would be fired at an extraordinary meeting that day with the former President at the White House, according to people briefed on the matter.

"This evening, after Acting Attorney General Jeff...

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