Former US attorney in Georgia describes pressure from Trump allies leading up to his resignation

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

WASHINGTON — Former Atlanta-based U.S. Attorney Byung “BJay” Pak confirmed in testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee that pressure to investigate false claims of election fraud led to his abrupt resignation. Then-President Donald Trump’s unhappiness with Pak has long been reported as the reason why he stepped down Jan. 4, but transcripts released Thursday mark the first time he described publicly how it all unfolded. Pak said he wrote his resignation letter after a late-night phone call with Richard Donoghue, who was serving as the acting deputy U.S. attorney general. “That’s when Mr. Don…

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