#Trump White House

Here Are All the Republicans Who Begged Trump for Pardons

Several Republican congressmen pressured White House chief of staff Mark Meadows to convince President Donald Trump to issue them pardons for their efforts to help him overturn the 2020 election—most prominently Rep. Matt Gaetz, according to testimony provided to the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection. “The...
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DOJ leaders vowed to resign when White House aides started calling Trump loyalist Jeff Clark the acting attorney general, January 6 testimony reveals

Call logs show the Trump administration referred to Jeffrey Clark as "Acting Attorney General." Clark was a loyalist who embraced former President Trump's unfounded claims of election fraud. The call logs were revealed Thursday by the congressional committee investigating January 6. Jeffrey Clark, whose home was raided this week by...

DoD investigated "Italygate" conspiracy theory per Trump request

Former Acting Secretary of Defense Christopher Miller called a high-ranking official in Rome to look into the unfounded "Italygate" conspiracy theory at the request of the Trump White House, the Jan. 6 committee revealed on Thursday. Driving the news: The committee said at its fifth public hearing that it confirmed...

Federal investigators search home of former DOJ official Jeffrey Clark

June 23 (UPI) -- Federal investigators on Wednesday searched the home of former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark, according to reports. It was not immediately clear what investigators sought at Clark's home, but the raid was part of a sweeping investigation by the Justice Department into efforts to overturn the 2020 election, CNN and The New York Times reported.

British documentary filmmaker privately testifies today before the Jan. 6 Committee

Ahead of its fifth public hearing today, the Jan. 6 House select committee will privately hear testimony from British documentary filmmaker Alex Holder, who recorded inside the Trump White House before and after the U.S. Capitol attack. Holder has turned over footage to the panel. CBS News Chief Election and Campaign Correspondent Robert Costa joins "CBS News Mornings" with the latest details.

Hogan Gidley: Time to Focus on Election

Former Trump White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley joined the Brett Winterble Show to continue sharing reactions from the major SCOTUS decisions and also explains why he thinks focus should now shift to ensuring legitimate elections coming in 2022.

Pa. Rep. Scott Perry among GOP lawmakers who asked Trump White House for pardons

Various Republican members of Congress requested pardons from then-President Donald Trump in the final days of the administration, testimony revealed today. Five days after the insurrection, Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., sent an email with the subject line “Pardons” to the White House requesting a pardon for Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., himself and “every congressman or senator who voted to reject the electoral college vote submissions of Arizona and Pennsylvania.”