Federal prosecutors have questioned witnesses about their conversations with Trump and the previous president’s inside circle within the months earlier than storming Congress on January 6, 2021, the Washington Post reviews.
The witnesses are additionally mentioned to have been questioned about what directions Trump gave in reference to the makes an attempt to forestall President Joe Biden’s election victory from being formally accepted by Congress. Among those that have testified are high-ranking members of former Vice President Mike Pence’s workers.
The Justice Department has beforehand declined to say whether or not it intends to file costs towards Donald Trump for his doable function in efforts to overturn his loss within the 2020 presidential election.
US media have beforehand reported that the Department of Justice is investigating Trump’s legal professionals John Eastman and Rudy Giuliani. However, the prosecutors’ curiosity in Trump’s actions has not been recognized earlier than.
The investigation is happening individually from the televised congressional hearings on the identical subject which were ongoing over the summer season.