Thompson says Jan. 6 committee focused on Trump’s hours of silence during attack, weighing criminal referrals

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“Right here, DOJ is absolutely conscious of those similar occasions, so Congress wouldn’t be telling Justice something that it didn’t know, when it comes to the general occasions of Jan. 6,” Eliason mentioned of a doable prison referral relating to the previous president. “And I feel the draw back in a case like that is, it’s going to feed into any declare from Trump or anybody else who could be charged that that is actually only a political witch hunt.”