Messages Point to Identity of Co-Conspirator 6 in Trump Indictment

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The e-mail, despatched on Dec. 7, 2020, and reviewed by The New York Occasions, was from Mr. Epshteyn to Mr. Giuliani and Mr. Giuliani’s son, Andrew, and had the topic line, “Attorneys for Electors Memo.” It says, “Expensive Mayor, As mentioned, beneath are the attorneys I might advocate for the memo on selecting electors,” and it goes on to establish attorneys in seven states.

Paragraph 57 of the indictment says that co-conspirator 1, Mr. Giuliani, “spoke with co-conspirator 6 concerning attorneys who may help within the fraudulent elector effort within the focused states” and acquired an e mail from co-conspirator 6 “figuring out attorneys in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.”

These are the seven states within the e mail that Mr. Epshteyn despatched to Mr. Giuliani and that was reviewed by The Occasions. The existence of the e-mail from Mr. Epshteyn doesn’t eradicate the likelihood that another person despatched Mr. Giuliani the same notice.

Todd Blanche, a lawyer for Mr. Epshteyn, declined to remark, as did Peter Carr, a spokesman for the particular counsel Jack Smith. Mr. Blanche additionally represents Mr. Trump within the two federal indictments towards him.

The indictment additionally says co-conspirator 6 participated in a convention name organized by Mr. Trump’s marketing campaign with pro-Trump electors in Pennsylvania, a state gained by Joseph R. Biden Jr. When the electors expressed concern about going together with the plan, co-conspirator 1, Mr. Giuliani, “falsely assured them that their certificates can be used provided that” Mr. Trump succeeded in preventing the election in courtroom, based on the indictment.

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