U.S. Justice Department Watchdog Announces Internal Investigation of Possible Attempt to Overturn 2020 Election

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today that the Office of the Inspector General will investigate whether any former or current DOJ official tried to use the department to overturn the 2020 election results. Today’s announcement follows new reporting by The New York Times and the Wall Street Journal showing that a senior DOJ lawyer played a key role in enabling former President Donald Trump’s plot to undo the election results.

Read the press release here.