Trump allegedly pushed for the overturning of elections, according to a probe panel.

House of Representatives panel detailed Trumps attempts to recruit Justice Department into his attempt to undermine public perception of the election . Acting Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen said he was contacted almost daily by the president in December 2020 and early January 2021 .

Washington, D.C.: On Thursday, lawmakers investigating the US Capitol's brutal attempts to recruit the Justice Department into his attempt to reverse his 2020 election loss to Joe Biden.The House of Representatives panel detailed Trump's attempts to press officials in an attempt to deceive officials as part of his effort to deceive voters.Donald Trump did not only want the Justice Department to investigate.According to committee chairman Bennie Thompson, Trump wanted the Justice Department to help legitimize his lies and baselessly call the election corrupt.The committee heard from Jeffrey Rosen, who took over as acting attorney general after Bill Barr resigned, and quickly found himself at the center of Trumps attempts to undermine public perception of the election.Rosen said that the president had contacted him almost daily in late December 2020 and early January 2021.

At one point, he said that the Justice Department would file a lawsuit in the Supreme Court.At a few points, there were questions about making public statements or calling a press conference.At a different time, Trump referred to a little-known mid-level department official named Jeffrey Clark, who embraced the outgoing presidents debunked theories Aval Office showdown -Clark wrote to the Georgia Assembly, claiming that the department had found evidence of widespread voter manipulation, but other officials refused to sign it.In a videotaped deposition, Trump White House counsel Eric Herschmann told the committee that he had informed Clark that his plan would result in a felony, and that if Trump went ahead with his strategy, he threatened to resign en masse, advising Clark that a slew of top federal prosecutors would accompany him.He hasn't been a criminal defense lawyer.

How about you return to your office and well call you if there's an oil leak?In a headline-grabbing coda to the story, federal investigators searched Clark's home on Thursday, revealing that the department could just say that the election was partisan and leave the rest to me, according to Hollywood actor Sean Penn, who was in the hearing on Thursday.Penn told reporters, adding that he had been following the hearings since the start of the case.