Rep. Mo Brooks said Trump asked him to remove Biden from office and declare a new election.
All the actions Trump is said to have asked for would be unconstitutional and illegal.
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Republican Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama said on Wednesday that former President Donald Trump pressed him to illegally remove President Joe Biden from office and hold a new presidential election, moves that are both unconstitutional.
In a statement on Wednesday, Trump said Brooks had gone "woke" by asking him to move beyond his repeatedly debunked claims about the 2020 election.
If Brooks' claims are true, they would fit within a pattern of Trump pressing elected officials to overturn the result of the 2020 election.
"I've told President Trump the truth knowing full well that it might cause President Trump to rescind his endorsement," Brooks said. »