Will Justice get to Trump? Garland is facing questions
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is facing mounting questions about whether its Jan. 6 investigation is building up to scrutinizing former President Trump’s role in the attack on the Capitol or the broader effort to overturn the results of the 2020 election.
More than a year after Attorney General Merrick Garland was confirmed, there has been no sign that federal prosecutors have set their sights on Trump or his close allies.
Elie Honig, a former federal prosecutor who spent eight years with the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan, said that Garland’s incremental...