Monday 27 June 2022 11:39 PM Pro-Trump attorney John Eastman says federal agents seized his phone and ... trends now
John Eastman, the author of an infamous legal memo that outlined how Donald Trump could claim victory despite losing the 2020 presidential election, said Monday that his phone was seized by federal agents.
Half a dozen agents reportedly confronted the right-wing attorney in New Mexico as he was leaving a restaurant with his wife and another person on Wednesday evening last week.
The filing also suggests authorities had a warrant to take Eastman's electronic devices.
He's now demanding that a New Mexico court force the federal government to return his property, in addition to destroying the records it obtained and barring further access.
It's the newest in a series of high-profile moves by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to crack down on those who allegedly took part in