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
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

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