Donald Trump speaks to his supporters on the day of the Capitol attack, January 6. File photo: TNS
Donald Trump speaks to his supporters on the day of the Capitol attack, January 6. File photo: TNS

‘Pure insanity’: emails show Trump attempt to pressure Justice Department to overturn election

  • Donald Trump cited conspiracy theories to pressure the Justice Department to overturn the 2020 election results
  • But its leaders refused, with one decrying the ‘pure insanity’ of the claims, documents released on Tuesday showed

Donald Trump speaks to his supporters on the day of the Capitol attack, January 6. File photo: TNS
Donald Trump speaks to his supporters on the day of the Capitol attack, January 6. File photo: TNS
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