Inspector general probes if Justice Department officials tried to overturn election results


Being launched by the Justice Department's inspector general to examine whether any former or current department officials engaged in an improper attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential elections. This investigation will look at allegations concerning the conduct of former and current Justice Department officials, but will not extend to other government officials. The probe coming after the New York Times reported that former Assistant Attorney General Jeffrey Clarke had been discussing the plan with then President Trump to house the acting attorney general and try to challenge the results of the presidential race.

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