Arizona Officials Warned Fake Electors Plan Could ‘Appear Treasonous’

Politicians involved in Donald Trump’s effort to put forth electors to falsely claim he had won Arizona said doing so without first filing a legal challenge could look like a crime.

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The Fake Electors Scheme, Explained

The plan to reverse the outcome of the 2020 election by creating slates of electors pledged to Donald Trump in states he had lost was expansive, long-running and often confusing.

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Emails Reveal Details of Trump Fake Electors Plan

Previously undisclosed communications among Trump campaign aides and outside advisers provide new insight into their efforts to overturn the election in the weeks leading to Jan. 6.

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On the Docket: Atlanta v. Trumpworld

Eighteen months into a criminal investigation of election interference by Donald J. Trump and his allies, a Georgia prosecutor is beginning to show the broad contours of her inquiry.

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7 Trump Allies Subpoenaed in Georgia Criminal Investigation

Rudy Giuliani, Lindsey Graham, John Eastman and several others in the former president’s orbit were subpoenaed in the election meddling inquiry.

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Trump Lawyers Are Focus of Inquiry Into Alternate Electors Scheme

In recent subpoenas, federal prosecutors investigating alternate slates of pro-Trump electors sought information about Rudolph W. Giuliani, John Eastman and others.

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Wisconsin Democrats Sue G.O.P. Fake Electors Over 2020 Scheme

In the first lawsuit of its kind, two real Electoral College delegates from 2020 are seeking damages from 10 fake ones who tried to help Donald Trump overturn his defeat in the state.

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Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Trump’s Lawyers

The House committee issued six subpoenas to people who worked on legal aspects of the former president’s bid to invalidate the 2020 election.

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Jan. 6 Panel Subpoenas Lawyers Who Worked to Overturn Trump’s Loss

The House committee issued six subpoenas to people who worked on legal aspects of the former president’s bid to invalidate the 2020 election.

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Jan. 6 Inquiry Subpoenas 6 Tied to False Pro-Trump Elector Effort

The committee is digging deeper into a plan by former President Donald J. Trump’s allies to reverse his election loss in key states by sending fake slates of electors who would say he won.

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