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Incriminating emails reveal Trump's lawyer knew plan to stop certification of 2020 election was illegal


John Eastman, a lawyer who drew up former US President Donald Trump's plan to put the US in a position of constitutional crisis in order to stop certifying the results of the 2020 presidential election, allegedly admitted that the plot would not be able to confront weeks before the mosquito.

  • As the creator of the outrageous memo that gave a detailed description of how then-Vice President Mike Pence, along with Republican members of Congress
  • was taking great strides in an effort to prevent the consolidation of current US President Joe Biden's victory
  • Eastman seems to have acknowledged that the plan was "Dead on arrival" if state legislatures do not actively approve Donald Trump's "replacement voters.

" Eastman equally acknowledged in private emails weeks before attempts to stop the certification of the election.

Then, when state legislatures actually rejected replacement voters, Eastman encouraged everyone to change course and instead pushed the Trump team to the goal of preventing Congress itself from certifying Biden's victory: even without the need for legal justification. The events that followed are now infamous, such as Eastman's memo, and perhaps much more so when chaos swept the U.S. Capitol the next time.

  1. The email was released Thursday night in a court filing by the House Selec
  2. Committee to investigate the events leading up to the January 6 attack on the U.S.
  3. Capitol. It provides more evidence to suggest that Eastman's involvement was not a one
  4. off but a "culmination of a monthslong effort to corruptly sabotage the results of the 2020 election
  5.  the committee wrote in the court filing.

New: John Eastman told a colleague in December 2020 that the plan to cancel the election is "dead as it arrives" unless states certify the "duel" of pro-Trump voters, new emails show.

In its 57-page memo, the House Select Committee wrote: "More importantly, the new evidence presented by Dr. Eastman demonstrates his contemporary involvement in the submission of forged lists to Trump voters that were the basis of his legal arguments regarding the Vice President."

The memo was presented by the committee as a measure hopefully obtaining 600 emails from Eastman, who claims that the emails in question are protected by the privilege of lawyer and client between the Trump campaign and Eastman himself. However, a judge previously ordered that Eastman release most of the other emails he shared between him and the Trump team.

The emails also reveal that Eastman was aware of questionable legitimacy of attempts to prevent election certification, and shed new light on the prospect of Eastman lying when he said he showed strong evidence of voter fraud and corrupt voting methods. During the 2020 presidential election. While Eastman blatantly asserted in a speech just after the events of January 6 that "machines contributed" to alleged voting fraud and that "the dead voted," Eastman admitted in emails that he had seen no such evidence.

When Republican members of Congress began asking for evidence of election fraud, he wrote: "I didn't even have the opportunity to look at the link to the website I sent, but I was told everything was gathered there." "Isn't that the case?"