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‘Coup Memo’ lawyer ripped off Mike Pence as he hid from January 6 ‘suspended’ crowd: report

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‘Coup Memo’ lawyer ripped off Mike Pence as he hid from January 6 ‘suspended’ crowd: report

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The lawyer who wrote the infamous “coup memos” on how to reject the results of a legitimate presidential election angrily blamed then Vice President Mike Pence for the “seat From the Capitol as rioters roamed the building on Jan.6, The Washington Post reported. Friday.

Donald Trump’s attorney, John Eastman, lambasted Pence’s chief lawyer at the time, Greg Jacob, as he and Pence were under surveillance and in hiding as crowds walked through the Capitol.

“The ‘siege’ is because YOU and your boss did not do what was necessary to allow this to be broadcast publicly so the American people could see for themselves what happened.” Eastman reportedly wrote to Jacob, referring to Trump’s baseless comments. allegations of electoral fraud.

Jacob quoted his email in an opinion piece he planned to publish earlier this year, but ultimately chose not to. A draft of the article was obtained by mail.

Eastman “exhibited a shocking lack of awareness of how these practical implications played out in real time,” Jacob wrote in the project, according to the Post. He called Eastman’s relentless legal advice on how to overturn the American vote a “deluge of bankrupt legal theories.”

Jacob wrote in the draft that Eastman and Trump’s former personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani were part of a “cadre of outside lawyers” who had “woven a web of lies and disinformation” in an attempt to pressure on Pence to betray his oath of office and the Constitution by rejecting electoral votes, the Post noted.

Eastman confirmed to the Post that he wrote the email to Jacob, but denied blaming Pence for the violence. He insisted the election was “rife with widespread fraud,” a prospect that is unsupported by any evidence.

Eastman was part of a Trump “war room” team based at the Willard Hotel in downtown Washington, DC, after Biden’s victory, plotting how to overturn the presidential election results.

The special House committee investigating the January 6 insurgency plans has subpoenaed Eastman.


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