“Michigan cannot certify” its election results, demanded one email from the Trump White House to the Justice Department.
Reports of the Trump administration running its own version of Nixon’s “White House Plumbers” landed with a boom.
“To say that they didn’t know anything about it is beyond belief,” the Speaker of the House said on Sunday.
The “politicization” of Trump’s Department of Justice “is harrowing,” Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi said.
The filing added to growing Democratic criticism of Attorney General Merrick Garland.
The DOJ, under former Attorney General William Barr, chose not to charge Trump over 10 possible acts of obstruction.
If she wins the vote, the longtime voting rights champion would be the first Black woman to hold the position.
The DOJ misled the public and arguments for keeping the memo secret “are not worthy of credence,” the judge ruled.
The announcement comes after a jury found former Minneapolis officer Derek Chauvin guilty of murdering George Floyd.
The additional charges are on top of the more than 300 already made by the department.