Capitol attack panel details Trump’s pressure on DoJ to support fraud claims

Ex-president told officials to declare election ‘corrupt’ and ‘leave the rest to me and Republican congressmen’

Donald Trump relentlessly pressured top officials at the justice department to pursue groundless claims of voter fraud in an extraordinary but ultimately unsuccessful effort to cling to power, according to testimony the House committee investigating the January 6 insurrection heard on Thursday.

Three former justice department officials who served during Trump’s final weeks in office, told the committee that the then-president was “adamant” that the election was stolen despite begin told repeatedly that none of the allegations raised about the vote count were credible.

Continue reading…

Breaking news from the Times of India

Live: Boris Johnson resigns as UK PM, says regret to not have been successful

Breaking news from South China Morning Post

Boris Johnson resigns, but remains UK PM until successor named

Breaking news from the Telegraph

Tour de France 2022 stage five live: Wout van Aert in three-man breakaway on race’s longest stage 

Breaking news from the Guardian

Boris Johnson resigns as Conservative leader after cabinet revolt

Breaking news from the Times of India

Live: Boris Johnson resigns as UK PM, says regret to not have been successful

Breaking news from South China Morning Post

Boris Johnson resigns, but remains UK PM until successor named

Breaking news from the Telegraph

Tour de France 2022 stage five live: Wout van Aert in three-man breakaway on race’s longest stage 

Breaking news from the Guardian

Boris Johnson resigns as Conservative leader after cabinet revolt

Breaking news from the Washington Post

Boris Johnson resigns after party revolt, will stay on until new leader

Breaking news from New York Times

Boris Johnson’s Messy Exit Encapsulates a Tumultous Career

Breaking news from the Times of India

Boris Johnson to resign, stay as caretaker PM until October