WASHINGTON (AP) — A conservative lawyer who aided former President Donald Trump’s efforts to undo the 2020 election outcomes and who has been repeatedly referenced in Home hearings on the Jan. 6, 2021 assault on the Capitol stated in a court docket submitting Monday that federal brokers seized his cellphone final week.
John Eastman stated the brokers took his telephone as he left a restaurant final Wednesday night, the identical day legislation enforcement officers carried out comparable exercise across the nation as a part of broadening probes into efforts by Trump allies to overturn the election.
The transfer underscores federal
Final Wednesday, on the identical day federal brokers searched the Virginia house of former Justice Division official Jeffrey Clark, FBI brokers armed with a search warrant took the telephone of former regulation professor John Eastman as he was leaving a restaurant, presumably in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Eastman mentioned in a court docket submitting Monday. Eastman and Clark performed integral roles in parallel efforts to maintain former President Donald Trump in energy after he misplaced the 2020 election utilizing invalid Electoral Faculty ballots.
In Monday’s submitting, Eastman’s lawyer Charles Burnham requested a decide to