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Opinion | 4 lessons from Trump’s pressure campaign on election officials


1 Forget the excuses about Trump’s “intent”The evidence the committee presented on Tuesday largely destroyed the bogus argument that “intent” is a barrier to prosecution. Former Michigan GOP chair Laura Cox testified that the Trump campaign told her that fake electors would “hide overnight” in the state Capitol to cast votes in the chamber. He assured investigators he would not have participated in the plot to devise fake electors had he known the full truth. Bowers told Trump he wouldn’t participate in the illegal scheme. And Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger also told Trump his claims were false.


Source: Washington Post June 23, 2022 03:44 UTC



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