Witch Hunt: Feds Search Home of Trump Official
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Federal authorities searched the home of Jeffrey Clark, a former Justice Department official with President Donald Trump’s administration, federal sources told Fox News.An official with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in DC confirmed to Fox News that there was law enforcement activity in the vicinity of Clark’s Lorton, Virginia, residence on Wednesday, but would not say more. Clark’s name is expected to come up in hearings with the House Select Committee investigating Jan. 6.The U.S. Attorney’s Office DC has no comment regarding the nature of that activity or any particular individuals.Clark served as acting assistant attorney general for the Civil Division during Trump’s final months in office, and colleagues have testified he was a “true believer” that the 2020 election had been stolen, according to NBC News.JAN. 6 HEARING: ABC’S DAVID MUIR, CHRIS CHRISTIE CLASH AFTER FORMER GOV INVOKES ‘TREND’ OF DOUBTING ELECTIONS
FILE PHOTO: Then-Acting Assistant U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Clark speaks next to Deputy U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Rosen at a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington, Oct. 21, 2020.
(REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo)JAN 6: EAGER TO TROLL TRUMP, ‘MORNING JOE’ COMPARES VIEWERSHIP ACROSS ALL NETWORKS TO ‘THE APPRENTICE’Clark reportedly flouted DOJ policy and met directly with the White House regarding election conspiracies, rather than going through proper channels.“It’s even more evident in hindsight, b …