"They've done a pretty darn good job of substantiating it with different witnesses," law professor Harry Litman said.
December 27, 2022

In a discussion of the work of the Jan. 6th committee, CNN host Alysin Camerota asked attorney Harry Litman what would get the DoJ's attention.

"Some of these things, we had heard bits and pieces of. for instance, as Sara just said, the 200 acts of personal outreach, I should say, trying to get people to somehow tamper with the election results," Camerota said.

"And then knowing that Kayleigh McEnany, that's -- in your speak -- witness tampering, perhaps, the fact that President Trump was trying to call her. So, what do you think will the DoJ be most interested in?"

"Look, it's a huge, huge data dump, and there will be dozens and dozens of trails to follow," Litman said.

"But the number one thing and I think the number one achievement of the January 6 committee is anything bearing on Trump's intent. And that means any time that we've learned that he found out, he knew it was happening, and he went ahead anyway. So, there's quite a lot there to substantiate that. and then just in general. The conspiracy looks to be both bigger and longer than we had understood.

"Those 200 contacts -- we knew about Raffensperger, but 200. That's really startling. And of course we now know from the report that even before the election, they had decided on this big lie strategy. For the Department of Justice, the number one thing is the proof of intent. They've done a pretty darn good job of substantiating it with different witnesses," Litman said.

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