'The smoking gun': Legal experts reflect on the 'breathtaking criminality' exposed in latest J6 hearing

'The smoking gun': Legal experts reflect on the 'breathtaking criminality' exposed in latest J6 hearing
Former Assistant Attorney General for the Environment and Natural Resources Division Jeffrey Clark (screengrab).

The fifth of the public hearings for the House Select Committee investigating the attempt to overthrow the election focused on the extent to which the former president attempted to use the Justice Department to change the 2020 election.

The hearing came on the heals of federal agents raiding the home of former Justice Department official Jeffrey Clark, who was alleged to have penned a letter that would have declared the election questionable.

Witnesses Jeffrey Rosen, Steven Engel and Richard Donoghue, who were all senior DOJ officials in the Trump administration, described to the committee how they met with Donald Trump in the White House to discuss what the former president said was election fraud.

Legal experts watched in awe of the revelations, claiming that former Acting Asst. Attorney General Jeff Clark is in big trouble for his role in the attempt to overthrow the election. On multiple occasions, the former Justice Department officials said Clark and Trump led an effort to subvert the 2020 election after the fact.

When asked about it under oath, Clark pleaded his Fifth Amendment rights.

Read some of the observations by legal experts below:


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