The U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol breach has issued a subpoena to a former Justice Department official as it seeks to investigate former President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. Former Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Civil Division, Jeffrey Clark, was a proponent of Trump’s election fraud claims. According to the Senate Judiciary Committee’s Investigation (pdf), Clark sought to involve the DOJ in efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election results and allegedly worked with Trump to remove Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen, who reportedly refused Trump’s request. On Wednesday, the Select Committee sent a letter (pdf) to Clark stating that he must produce records and testify at a deposition on Oct. 29. “The Select Committee needs to understand all the details about efforts inside the previous administration to delay the certification of the 2020 election and amplify misinformation about the election results,” Rep. Bennie Thompson …


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