. >> jeffrey rosen was the acting attorney general, rich donohue was his deputy and donohue is the one that takes these notes and the president is pressing him saying look, the justice department officials are saying we can't find this fraud and the president says just say that the election was corrupt, leave the rest to me and the republican congressman, which is -- which tells you everything about what the president was trying to do. these two officials were also saying, telling the president directly that some of what he was being told was false. these allegations of fraud in georgia and other states. the president responded you guys may not be following the internet the way i do. again, illustrating that despite everything that the justice department was doing to try to find what the president was looking for and not finding it, that wasn't enough for the former president. he wanted the justice department to simply say those words so that then the politics could take over and this is why this is now still under investigation by these two committees on capitol hill. the oversight co
what is not clear is whether this case was stalled directly by donohue or if the prosecutors who were doing the investigation just didn't want to proceed because they knew their boss did not support it. mr. donohue had not responded to our request for comment but we know his former boss, then attorney general bill barr wasn't supportive because they have been difficult for the justice department to successfully prosecute but now a new administration, the biden justice department is moving forward with this case. >> the are, paula, thank you very much. appreciate it. >>> next, first lady jill biden on her way to the olympics tonight as we get our first look at the venues where some of the events are already underway with nobody there. and a live look at the set of cnn's exclusive town hall with joe biden set to begin in just a few moments, breyers is always so delicious... i can tell that they used your milk, matilda. great job! . you're welcome. breyers natural vanilla is made with 100% grade a milk and cream and only sustainably farmed vanilla. better starts with breyers. front desk.
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