[Trump Asked For Probe Into Whether China-Made Thermostats Hacked Election, Book Says] Then-President Donald Trump asked Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe to investigate a truly wild conspiracy theory in his attempt to overturn the 2020 election, according to ABC News reporter Jonathan Karl’s upcoming book, “Betrayal.” On ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday, Karl shared an excerpt of his book reporting that Jeffrey Clark, the acting assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Division who schemed to help Trump use the DOJ to steal the election , presented to the then-president a new conspiracy theory alleging Chinese hacking of U.S.… Original URL: [Click here to visit original article]