Five Ways Donald Trump Tried to Push a Coup – The Atlantic

September 28, 2021

Five Ways Donald Trump Tried to Push a Coup – The Atlantic:

Last year, John Eastman, whom CNN describes as an attorney working with Donald Trump’s legal team, wrote a preposterous memo outlining how then–Vice President Mike Pence could overturn the 2020 election by fiat or, failing that, throw the election to the House of Representatives, where Republicans could install Trump in office despite his loss to Joe Biden. The document, which was first reported by the Washington Post journalists Bob Woodward and Robert Costa in their new book, is a step-by-step plan to overthrow the government of the United States through a preposterous interpretation of legal procedure.

  1. I love drop-cap typography, but it shouldn’t break the actual text on the page.
  2. For something this important, I wish the big sites had exceptions to their paywalls, because this should be public record.
  3. Nothing #2, this may be paywalled when you try to read it. I normally wouldn’t link to potentially paywalled content but … Big Deal stuff.

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