Many people have grown weary and even distrustful of the United States Justice Department as they wait to see the twice-impeached ex-president who lost the popular vote twice held accountable for his actions. Like all the other heinous things Trump did in office, he appeared to be getting away with trying to steal a democratic election.
Here we go … https://t.co/hmI5eVptpn
— Barb McQuade (@BarbMcQuade) May 17, 2022
In the first indication yet that the DOJ has already been investigating the case, even if they have refused to say so publicly, news broke on Tuesday that the assistant general for the criminal division, Kenneth Polite, and the U.S. attorney for the District Columbia, Matthew Grave had contacted to the leader investigator for the house panel to say that transcripts obtained in the Jan. 6 committee are evidence that is also needed in a separate criminal case.
According to The New York Times:
‘On April 20, Kenneth A. Polite Jr., the assistant attorney general for the criminal division, and Matthew M. Graves, the U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, wrote to Timothy J. Heaphy, the lead investigator for the House panel, advising him that some committee interviews “may contain information relevant to a criminal investigation we are conducting.”’
Twitter had a big reaction to the news, although many still say they doubt that Trump will be held responsible for his crimes. Read some of their comments below: