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Nearly 60 House Republicans Ask Judge to Toss DOJ Lawsuit Targeting Georgia Voting Law

Nearly 60 House Republicans on Monday signed onto an amicus brief in the Justice Department’s lawsuit against a controversial Georgia election law, asking a federal judge to dismiss the legal challenge.

“Non-discriminatory state laws that are designed to protect election integrity do not infringe upon the right to vote,” they told an Atlanta-based federal judge. “To the contrary, ‘the right to vote is the right to participate in an electoral process that is necessarily structured to . . .

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Trump urged Justice officials to declare election ‘corrupt’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results “corrupt” in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation.

The notes of the Dec. 27 call, released Friday by the House Oversight Committee, underscore the lengths to which Trump went to try to overturn the results of the election and to elicit the support of law enforcement officials and other government leaders in that effort. Emails released last month show that Trump and . . .

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Feds Spending $6.1M on Database of Jan. 6 Evidence

The Department of Justice has agreed to pay a technology contractor $6.1 million to create a massive database of evidence related to the Jan. 6 Capitol attack, Politico reported Friday.

The database will house videos, photographs, documents, and social media posts to be turned over to defense attorneys for the more than 500 people facing criminal . . .

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Trump: Georgia Residents Should Sue State Over ‘Rigged’ Election

Former President Donald Trump is suggesting that Georgia residents sue the state for running “a corrupt and rigged 2020 presidential election.”

His comments came in a statement released Friday after Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Justice Department is filing a lawsuit against the . . .

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Fierce Capitol attacks on police in newly released videos

Videos released under court order provide a chilling new look at the chaos at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, including body camera footage that shows a man charging at a police officer with a flagpole and tackling him to the ground.

Federal judges ordered the release of the videos after media organizations, including The Associated Press, went to court to request that the Department of Justice provide access. The videos are being presented as evidence in prosecutors’ cases against three men charged with assaulting police.

The new videos show a Marine Corps veteran and former New York City police officer wielding a flagpole as he . . .

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Emails show Trump pressured Justice Dept. over 2020 election

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the last weeks of his presidency, Donald Trump and his allies pressured the Justice Department to investigate unsubstantiated claims of widespread 2020 election fraud that even his former attorney general declared without evidence, newly released emails show.

The emails, released Tuesday by the House Oversight Committee, reveal in new detail how Trump, his White House chief of staff and other allies pressured members of the U.S. government to challenge the 2020 election over false claims.

Officials at Homeland Security and the Justice Department, as well as Republican election leaders across the country, repeatedly . . .

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