John Eastman

The coup conspirator confesses

By Lindsay Beyerstein / June 16, 2022 /

John Eastman admitted he knew his scheme to overturn the 2020 election was illegal. He admitted he told Donald Trump the same.

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Trump’s inner circle gets tighter

By Lindsay Beyerstein / June 6, 2022 /

Peter Navarro has a fool for an attorney.

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Hang Mike Pence? Not a bad idea, Trump reportedly said

By Lindsay Beyerstein / May 31, 2022 /

The former president does not joke.

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Leaked emails show that Trump lawyer thought allegations of fraud were unnecessary for stealing an election

By Lindsay Beyerstein / May 17, 2022 /

The fraud facade falls away.

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To compel his testimony, the J6 committee paints Mark Meadows as Donald Trump’s point man in bid to overturn the election

By Lindsay Beyerstein / April 30, 2022 /

Inside the 248-page motion to dismiss his claims of privilege.

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We now have evidence of Trump’s two-tiered coup

By Lindsay Beyerstein / April 16, 2022 /

New recording shows insurgents storming the US Capitol intended to pressure Republican lawmakers into overturning the election.

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The J6 committee’s theory about Trump’s crimes passes first test

By Lindsay Beyerstein / March 28, 2022 /

It’s hard to see anyone reading the judge’s scathing analysis and doubt whether a criminal investigation is necessary.

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The J6 committee says Trump did some criming. A new video suggests Roger Stone knew it

By Lindsay Beyerstein / March 4, 2022 /

If ordinary goons are guilty of disrupting an official proceeding, then the ringleaders who incited them are guilty as well. 

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Trump’s roundabout confession to the crime

By Lindsay Beyerstein / February 7, 2022 /

Meanwhile, the GOP is rewriting that horrible day’s history.

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Federal prosecutors are now investigating fake Electoral College certificates, the latest clues that could lead to Trump

By Lindsay Beyerstein / January 28, 2022 /

Similarities in language and formatting between the fake certificates suggests a far-reaching conspiracy orchestrated at the national level. 

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