Former Trump DOJ Official Jeffrey Clark Subpoenaed by January 6 Panel

Headline Roundup October 14th, 2021

The House select committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot has subpoenaed Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official under President Donald Trump who was involved in questioning the results of the 2020 election. Clark was found to have drafted a proposal to intercede in the Georgia certification process, and he questioned the results in other states.

Clark is the latest of several Trump advisors and allies who have been subpoenaed by the panel.  Among those previously subpoenaed is former Trump advisor Steve Bannon, who is refusing to testify.

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The Democratic-led House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol issued a subpoena Wednesday for an ex-Justice Department official who had promised to pursue former President Donald Trump's false election fraud claims.

The official, Jeffrey Clark, was a key figure in a recent Senate report detailing Trump's attempts to enlist the department in his efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Trump had considered replacing his acting attorney general at the time, Jeffrey Rosen, with Clark, who was in a lower-ranking position.

"The Select Committee needs to understand all the...

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US House, Capitol Chaos, January 6 Commission, Jeffrey Clark

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riot issued a subpoena on Wednesday to Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official under President Donald J. Trump who was involved in Mr. Trump’s frenzied efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

The subpoena seeks testimony and records from Mr. Clark, a little-known official who repeatedly pushed his colleagues at the Justice Department to help Mr. Trump undo his loss. The panel’s focus on him indicates that it is deepening its scrutiny of the root causes of the attack, which disrupted a congressional session called...

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Capitol riot investigators subpoenaed a former Trump Justice Department official involved in questioning the results of the 2020 election.

The House Jan. 6 Select Committee announced on Wednesday that it seeks testimony and records from Jeffrey Clark, who was the head of the DOJ's civil division during the Trump administration, making him the latest of several Trump allies and advisers subpoenaed by the panel.

Clark was found to have drawn up a proposal to intervene in the Georgia certification process and raised doubts about the election results in other states, and former President Donald Trump is...

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