- Donald Trump wanted the DOJ to ‘legitimize his lies’ panel leaders said.
- Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Clark’s role in helping Trump was a top theme.
- House GOP members called out for backing voter fraud claims.
The special congressional committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riots focused its fifth day of public testimony on former President Donald Trump’s attempts to manipulate the U.S. Justice Department after federal investigators found no evidence of election fraud.
Three former officials, including acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, testified during Thursday’s hearing about a tense confrontation with the White House in the weeks after the presidential election.