Jan 23, 2021
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Trump considered the possibility of changing the head of the US Department of Justice – New York Times

Donald Trump in his last weeks as president of the United States considered the possibility of replacing the acting Minister of Justice of the country, according to The New York Times.

According to a source of the publication, Trump was developing a plan with one of the senior officials of the department, Jeffrey Clark, to dismiss Jeff Rosen. The latter took office and. about. Attorney General after William Barr left office in late December. Trump was ready to appoint Clark to the post.

Trump reportedly planned, with the help of the US Department of Justice, to force Georgia lawmakers to reverse the state’s presidential election. It is also noted that several employees of the US Department of Justice planned to resign if Rosen was fired. As a result, Trump abandoned the plan.

Earlier it was reported that the date was announced for the start of the process of impeachment of Trump in the Senate. In two weeks, the prosecution and defense parties will have the opportunity to prepare for the trial. Prior to this, the former Assistant to the President of the United States for National Security John Bolton expressed the opinion that Trump will go down in history as the worst president of the country. American politician Vernon John, meanwhile, noted that the desire of the Democrats to impeach Trump will only exacerbate the split in American society.

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