Biden Claims No Pressure on Justice Department as Trump Indictment Nears – WKRG News 5

President Biden emphasized on Thursday that he never pressured the Justice Department about whether to indict the former president as a special counsel appears to be nearing a decision on whether to indict him. Contrast with Trump.

At a press conference with British Prime Minister Rishi Suak, Biden said why Americans should trust the Department of Justice (DOJ) as the final decision on whether to indict Trump over handling of classified material approaches. was asked.

“As you can see, I never, never once suggested to the Department of Justice what they should or shouldn’t do regarding whether or not to sue. I’m being honest.” Mr. Biden replied.

Trump and some allies in Congress have repeatedly criticized the Justice Department, the FBI, and other law enforcement agencies, claiming they have been politically weaponized and unjustly targeted Trump. have criticized.

Special Counsel Jack Smith is overseeing separate investigations into whether Trump mishandled classified materials when he left office and his attempts to stay in power after the 2020 election.

Smith reportedly told Trump’s legal team that the former president was under investigation and that the political community was under investigation. prepare for the possibility That Trump will be indicted.

Throughout the week, Trump severely criticized them Investigating his actions, he said, “Marxists and fascists in the Department of Justice and the FBI are pursuing me at a level and speed never before seen in our country, and I have done nothing wrong.” claimed.

https://www.wkrg.com/national/biden-insists-he-doesnt-pressure-doj-as-possible-trump-indictment-nears/ Biden Claims No Pressure on Justice Department as Trump Indictment Nears – WKRG News 5

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