Jan. 6 Panel Has Evidence for Criminal Referral of Trump, but Splits on Sending

Posted on AllSides April 10th, 2022
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Al Drago for The New York Times

The leaders of the House committee investigating the Capitol attack have grown divided over whether to make a criminal referral to the Justice Department of former President Donald J. Trump, even though they have concluded that they have enough evidence to do so, people involved in the discussions said.

The debate centers on whether making a referral — a largely symbolic act — would backfire by politically tainting the Justice Department’s expanding investigation into the Jan. 6 assault and what led up to it.

Since last summer, a team of former federal...

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