Donald Trump rages over news of Justice Department criminal probe

Donald Trump rages over news of Justice Department criminal probe
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Former President Donald Trump had a meltdown on Truth Social hours after The Washington Post reported late Tuesday evening that the United States Department of Justice is conducting a criminal investigation into Trump's behavior following the 2020 election.

"Prosecutors who are questioning witnesses before a grand jury — including two top aides to Vice President Mike Pence — have asked in recent days about conversations with Trump, his lawyers, and others in his inner circle who sought to substitute Trump allies for certified electors from some states Joe Biden won, according to two people familiar with the matter. Both spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation," the Post learned.

"The prosecutors have asked hours of detailed questions about meetings Trump led in December 2020 and January 2021; his pressure campaign on Pence to overturn the election; and what instructions Trump gave his lawyers and advisers about fake electors and sending electors back to the states, the people said," the Post continued. "Some of the questions focused directly on the extent of Trump’s involvement in the fake-elector effort led by his outside lawyers, including John Eastman and Rudy Giuliani, these people said."

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On Wednesday morning, Trump doubled down on his debunked lies and conspiracy theories and repeated his claim that there exist "massive and irrefutable" troves of evidence that the Biden-Trump contest was "rigged and stolen." Trump also again defended his "perfect" post-election phone call to Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) in which Trump demanded that Raffensperger "find 11,780 votes" and declare him the winner.

6:57 a.m.:

Just more disinformation by the Democrats, like the Russia, Russia, Russia Scam, Impeachment Hoax #1, Impeachment Hoax #2, the long running Mueller Report, which ended in No Collusion, and so much more. Now that we have found the answers to these crooked, election changing events, why is the Justice Department not prosecuting those responsible? Plenty of time left!

7:16 a.m.:

People forget, this is all about a Rigged and Stolen Election. But rather than go after the people that Rigged and Stole it, they go after the people that are seeking Honesty and Truth, and have Freedom of Speech, and many other defenses, on their side! Justice Department should look at The Crime of the Century. Evidence is massive and irrefutable!!!

7:34 a.m.:

The Georgia phone calls were PERFECT. Many people and lawyers, on both sides, were knowingly on the one call, I assumed the call was taped, there were Zero complaints or angry 'how dare you' charges made during the call, and no 'hang ups' by anyone aggrieved or insulted at what was said. THEY WERE PERFECT CALLS. I was just doing my job as President, and seeking Fairness and the Truth. The Election was Rigged and Stolen!

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This was not the first time that Trump lashed out on his Twitter-knockoff app.

On July 4th, Trump raged against the House Select Committee investigating the Capitol insurrection:

Why doesn’t the highly partisan Unselect Committee of political Thugs, the same people (all Trump haters & profiteers - books, speeches, etc.) that were involved with Impeachment Hoax #1, Impeachment Hoax # 2, the 'No Collusion' Mueller Report and, overall, the GREATEST WITCH HUNT IN THE HISTORY OF THE USA, go after the people who have been rioting, burning down cities, leading the massive crime wave, & killing many all over the U.S., including drug & human traffickers? No, let’s get 'Trump'!

Then, on July 7th, Trump threw a fit over Fulton County, Georgia District Attorney Fani Willis' (D) revelation that she may subpoena Trump in her criminal probe into his efforts to manipulate the outcome of her state's vote count:

BOTH of my phone calls to Georgia were PERFECT. I had an absolute right to make them &, in fact, the story on the one call was given a retraction, or apology, by the Washington Post because they were given terribly false information about it, & when they heard the actual call, they realized that their story was wrong. Thank you to the W.P. I, as does anyone else (just look at the Democrats!), have the absolute right to challenge the results of an Election. This one, CORRUPT, RIGGED, & STOLEN!

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