NYT: No Indication That AG Merrick Garland and U.S. Department of Justice Examining Donald Trump’s Potential Criminal Liability for January 6

In this NYT story about a DOJ investigation into the potential removal by Donald Trump and his allies of classified materials from the White House at the end of Trump’s term, comes this statement:

Despite Mr. Trump’s role in helping incite the mob that stormed the Capitol on Jan. 6 and his other efforts to disrupt the counting and certification of the election, there has been no indication to date that the Justice Department has begun examining any criminal culpability he might have in those matters.

And on the new investigation:

Charges are rarely brought in investigations into the handling of classified documents. But the Justice Department typically conducts them to determine whether any highly sensitive information may have been exposed so the intelligence community can take measures to protect sources and methods.

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