Former President Donald Trump’s 2020 campaign attorney John Eastman on Friday responded to federal Judge David Carter’s decision earlier this month before a House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol. I have appealed submitting an email to.
Eastman asked Carter to stay Thursday after Carter determined the emails in question were not protected as attorney-client privileges, but Carter denied it and sent the case to the Court of Appeals. . Hill reported.
The email reportedly contained a memo from Eastman to Trump informing him that the alleged election fraud figures cited in previous court proofs were inaccurate, and that Carter was accused of “criminal were likely to be “facilitators of” and excluded them from privilege protection.
“The president signed the verification, [the state court filing] Back on December 1, he found that some of the claims (and evidence provided by experts) were inaccurate since then. ”
However, Carter said in the ruling that Trump knew the numbers were not accurate, but proved them to the court in subsequent filings and publicly discussed them.
“Emails indicate that President Trump knew certain voter fraud numbers were wrong, but continued to promote those numbers both in court and in the public,” Carter said. wrote. “The court has determined that these emails are sufficiently related to and furthering a conspiracy to defraud the United States.”
In taking the matter to the Federal Court of Appeals, Eastman argues that the information submitted to the court “indicates.”[s] No false information was knowingly submitted by the president or his attorneys, nor was the complaint filed for any wrongful purpose.”
In March, Carter determined that Trump likely committed a crime by trying to interfere with Congress and approval of the 2020 election. The New York Daily News reported in March.
“The illegality of the plan was clear,” the magazine reported, Carter said at the time in an order detailing efforts by Trump and his ally Eastman to overturn the election. It is highly likely that President Trump and Dr. Eastman fraudulently conspired to obstruct the Joint Congress on January 6, 2021.”
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