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DOJ official Kristen Clarke comes clean after falsely testifying to Senate that she had never been arrested

Posted on AllSides May 2nd, 2024
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Assistant Attorney General Kristen Clarke admitted Wednesday that she was arrested and chose not to disclose the legal matter during her Senate confirmation process because it had been expunged from her record.

During her 2021 confirmation process, Clarke, who heads the Justice Department’s civil rights division, was asked by Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) in a questionnaire if she’d “ever been arrested for or accused of committing a violent crime against any person.”

Clarke responded, “No.”

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