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"Even by the standards of President Donald J. Trump, it was an extraordinary Oval Office showdown."

"On the agenda was Trump’s desire to install a loyalist as acting attorney general to carry out his demands for more aggressive investigations into his unfounded claims of election fraud."

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"Trump’s proposed plan, Mr. Cipollone argued, would be a “murder-suicide pact,” one participant recalled.

Only near the end of the nearly three-hour meeting did Trump relent and agree to drop his threat."

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Trump and #DOJ Lawyer Said to Have Plotted to Oust Acting Attorney General

Trying to find another avenue to push his baseless election claims, Trump considered installing a loyalist, and had the men make their cases to him

#DOJ Lawyer #JeffreyClark, had been devising ways to cast doubt on the election results and to bolster Mr. Trump’s continuing legal battles and the pressure on Georgia politicians.

Acting AG #Rosen had refused the president’s entreaties to carry out those plans

Trump was about to decide whether to fire AG Mr. Rosen and replace him with his #DOJ lawyer Clark

The department officials, convened on a conference call, then asked each other: What will you do if Mr. Rosen is dismissed?

The answer was unanimous. They would resign.

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