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John Eastman

  1. early and often
    FBI Seized Phone of Trump Coup Plotter John EastmanThe seizure took place the same day Feds raided Trump DOJ official Jeffrey Clark’s home, suggesting the January 6 criminal inquiry is heating up.
  2. january 6 hearings
    Trump’s Coup Architect Asked for a Pardon After the Plot Failed“I’ve decided that I should be on the pardon list, if that is still in the works,” John Eastman wrote shortly after the Capitol riot.
  3. january 6 hearings
    January 6 Hearings Build Case for a Trump-Eastman Criminal ConspiracyA California judge had already concluded that Trump and his lawyer acted criminally. The House select committee showed why that’s no exaggeration.
  4. politics
    Federal Judge Says Trump ‘Likely Committed’ Felony During Coup AttemptThis doesn’t necessarily mean that Trump will be prosecuted. But it could be a landmark ruling if the ex-president ever does face legal consequences.
  5. politics
    Why the January 6 Committee Alleged ‘Criminal Conspiracy’ by Team TrumpIt’s still unlikely that Trump lands in jail, but the panel is raising the specter of criminal charges as it gets closer to unveiling his full plot.
  6. january 6
    Trump’s January 6 Strategy Was All About Mike PenceIn the last year, it’s only become clearer that Pence was Plan A for stealing the election, and Trump kept pressuring him to the bitter end.
  7. january 6
    Trump Lawyer Blamed Pence for Capitol Riot While It Was Still HappeningJohn Eastman, who wrote a legal blueprint for Trump’s authoritarian power grab, emailed the Pence team after rioters breached the Capitol.
  8. the national interest
    Republicans Are Rehabilitating the Participants in Trump’s Attempted CoupThe campaign to defend John Eastman.
  9. the national interest
    The Horrifying Legal Blueprint for Trump’s War on DemocracyThe Eastman memo is a new high-water mark in Republican authoritarianism.