Evidence has come to light that confirms President Trump pressured the Department of Justice to overturn the 2020 election in a “coup attempt.” Emails show DOJ officials rejected colleague’s request to change the result in the Georgia’s election certification, according to MSNBC. Chris Hayes breaks down the evidence revealing how close Trump go to getting his wish and staying in power by manipulating people, spreading disinformation, and finally pressuring the DOJ to step in and overturn the results of the 2020 election. Watch the clip above for the story.
Trump pressured acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen to “say that the election was corrupt and leave the rest to me and the R. Congressmen,” according to the notes of acting Deputy Attorney General Richard Donoghue’s. Trump did a similar thing with the Ukraine when he asked them to ‘do him a favor though’ and have them announce an investigation into Joe Biden.