Federal agents searched the home of a former Trump Justice Department official involved in attempts to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
Investigators searched the home of Jeffrey Clark in Lorton, Virginia, on Wednesday. Clark was a key player in former President Donald Trump‘s effort to get the Justice Department to support his claims of widespread election fraud.
A spokesperson for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Washington confirmed that there was law enforcement activity “in that area yesterday” but declined to provide further information in a statement to ABC news.
Clark, who was the head of the DOJ’s civil division during the Trump administration, has been connected to a proposal to intervene in Georgia’s certification process. Trump is believed to have favored him to replace Jeffrey Rosen, the acting attorney general, to oversee efforts to challenge President Joe Biden’s victory.
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