How many crimes does Trump need to commit to be prosecuted — or at least investigated — by the DOJ?
He pressured lawmakers to overturn an election and obstructed justice to hide his crimes.
— Joaquin Castro (@JoaquinCastrotx) April 4, 2022
Castro’s comments come after President Joe Biden had reportedly expressed frustration with the pace of the probe and wished Garland would take decisive action, according to a report from The New York Times on Saturday. Members of the House Jan. 6 committee have also complained about the Justice Department’s failure to rapidly seek prosecution over referrals for contempt of Congress after some Trump allies have failed to comply with subpoenas.
“The Department of Justice also needs to move swiftly,” Democratic Virginia Rep. Elaine Luria said on MSNBC last week.
Rep. Elaine Luria urges AG Garland to act on the Jan. 6 committee’s contempt referrals:
“It’s been over three months since we referred those charged relative to Mark Meadows—The Department of Justice needs to move swiftly.” pic.twitter.com/pGxQWTYuAt
— All In with Chris Hayes (@allinwithchris) March 30, 2022