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WATCH: Giuliani’s false claim of ‘suitcase full of ballots’ debunked by former U.S. attorney

BJay Pak, a former U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, testified on June 13 as the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack presented its findings to the public.

Pak said that former Attorney General Bill Barr asked him to investigate claims made by Rudy Giuliani about election fraud in Atlanta, Georgia, which included an allegation that ballots had been put in a suitcase.

“Unfortunately, during the Senate hearing, Mr. Giuliani only played a clip that showed them pulling out the official ballot box from under the table and referring to that as a smoking gun of fraud in Fulton County, when in actuality in review of the entire video, it showed that that was an official ballot box kept underneath the table,” Pak said.

“The FBI interviewed the individuals depicted in the videos that purportedly were triple-counting the ballots and determined nothing irregular happened in the counting and the allegations made by Mr. Giuliani were false,” he added.

The hearing was the second of several planned by the Jan. 6 committee that focused on how Trump actively spread false information about the 2020 election outcome – what has become known as the “big lie” – in the run up to the Jan. 6 insurrection. In the year since its creation, the committee has conducted more than 1,000 interviews, seeking critical information and documents from people witness to, or involved in, the violence that day.

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