The news outlet says the information about the department investigating Trump’s actions is from two sources familiar with the matter who spoke on the condition of anonymity.
Reports of the criminal investigation come after weeks of televised hearings from the House Jan. 6 committee.
Federal criminal investigations may not result in criminal charges.,
A spokesperson for Trump did not immediately respond to The Post’s request for comment while the Justice Department declined to comment.
Earlier this month, Jan. 6 committee Vice Chairwoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) said the panel could recommend criminal charges to be brought against Trump.