DOJ is investigating an attempt to overturn the 2020 election and seize Rep. Scott Perry’s phone.
Congressman Adam Schiff Said The seizure suggests the department considers the scheme of fake electors a crime.
Perry called the seizure an ‘abuse of power’ fox news Sunday.
California Democrat Rep. Adam Schiff said the Justice Department Republican Fake Electoral College Plan that’s why criminal.
of DOJ Is Investigating Republican Efforts Rep. Scott Perry, an ally of former President Donald Trump, is clearly a key figure in the investigation to overturn the 2020 election.
Perry’s phone was seized Tuesday and some Pennsylvania lawmakers summoned By the FBI looking for information on Pennsylvania Republicans.
A California lawmaker called the confiscation “shocking” because “probable cause” for Perry’s crimes must be established.
“And I think the fact that it was a call from a member of Congress should make it all the more certain or certain that the Justice Department has probable cause,” Schiff said of Anchor. told Margaret Brennan. “Face the Nation” on CBS News.
“And it also suggests that the State Department thinks this fake election plan was against the law. I think it certainly did. So I think it’s very important. in terms of,” he added.
Trump’s allies have been accused of trying to create Alternate Slate of Voters Supporting Trump in seven battleground states — including Pennsylvania — to overthrow Biden’s presidential victory.
Perry is He said he introduced Trump to Jeffrey Clarke, a Justice Department official who believed the election was inaccurate. The House Select Committee on January 6 said that Clark Who Trump Tried To Appoint Attorney General, drafted an unsent letter to an official Six states are proposing to choose alternate electors.
Perry called the cell phone seizure an ‘abuse of power’ “Sunday Morning Futures” on Fox News.
“Anyone who does not bend the knee, is not intimidated, and does not parrot the story is now subject to this kind of third-world banana republic tactics,” he added.
Perry, who was endorsed by Trump in 2018 and 2020, was the first member of Congress to have his cell phone seized during an investigation. The Washington Post reported.
A text message obtained by the House Select Committee on Jan. 6 shows Perry calling then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows five days after President Biden was declared the winner of the 2020 election. I found out you were texting me. ‘Grab it now’ Dominion voting machinePerry claimed that the “British” and the CIA manipulated the vote.
Former Trump aide says Perry A vocal supporter of Trump and baseless conspiracy theoriesteeth one of six Republican lawmakers who called for a preemptive pardon After the January 6th Capitol Riot.
Perry and Schiff did not immediately respond to an insider’s request for comment.
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