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  • Ran for Office

Bill McSwainLast Updated: November 10, 2022

Location

Pennsylvania

Insurrection Related Information

  • Supports the "Big Lie"

Occupation(s)

  • U.S. Attorney

Executive Summary

This individual continued to spread disinformation about the 2020 presidential election after 1/6/21.

McSwain is coming off an episode in July where Trump — speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas — said he had a letter from McSwain that claimed that Trump’s attorney general, Bill Barr, would not let McSwain investigate voter fraud in last November’s presidential election.Barr denied that he ordered McSwain not to investigate allegations of election fraud, and said McSwain only made the claim to curry favor with Trump.

Previously Ran for Office(s)

Ran for Governor of Pennsylvania in 2022

Occupation(s)

U.S. Attorney

Press Coverage

  • Former Federal Prosecutor Under Trump Joins Republican Primary for Pa. Governor

    Published on September 13, 2021 Read at NBC Philadelphia
  • William Barr clashes with former Trump appointee from Pa. over handling of election-fraud claims

    Published on July 13, 2021 Read at Washington Post

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