Federal agents raided the home of Jeffrey Clark, a senior Justice Department official who pushed Donald Trump’s unfounded election fraud claims, on Wednesday as part of a sprawling federal investigation into last year’s attack on the U.S. Capitol.
It happened a day before the House January 6 committee was due to highlight Trump’s failed efforts to pressure Justice Department officials and a plan to install Clark as attorney general.
They arrived at his suburban Virginia home in the early morning, according to several reports.
An ally, Russ Vought, who headed the Office of Management and Budget in the Trump White House, said Clark had to stand in the street in his pyjamas.
‘The new era of criminalizing politics is worsening in the US,’ tweeted Vought.
‘Yesterday more than a dozen DOJ law…
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