BREAKING: US AG Merrick Garland to Appoint Special Counsel to Investigate Whether Criminal Charges Should be Filed Against Trump
US Attorney General Merrick Garland will appoint a special counsel to investigate whether criminal charges should be filed against Trump.
Trump earlier this week announced his 2024 bid for the White House so Biden’s DOJ is running interference.
The special counsel’s name has not been announced yet.
The special counsel investigation will focus on whether Trump broke the law when he took White House records to Mar-a-Lago and the other part of the probe is related to January 6.
U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland will appoint a special counsel to determine whether criminal charges should be filed against former President Donald Trump in connection with two pending investigations, according to reports Friday.
News of the planned appointment of the special counsel, which was reported by The Wall Street Journal, came three days after Trump announced plans to run for president in 2024. Trump faces multiple criminal investigations.
NBC News reported that the special counsel, whose name has not been announced, will make decisions for two Department of Justice investigations of Trump.
One is focused on whether Trump broke the law and obstructed justice in connection with his removal of hundreds of documents from the White House, which were shipped to his residence at Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida. The other probe is related to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot by a mob of Trump supporters.
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