What it means that a special counsel is leading the Trump investigations

What it means that a special counsel is leading the Trump investigations

CNN — The legal jeopardy facing former President Donald Trump in two federal criminal investigations took on a new dimension Friday with the appointment of a special counsel at the Justice Department. Jack Smith, a DOJ alum known for his work in international war crimes prosecutions, will take over the investigation into sensitive government documents … Read more

Who is Jack Smith, the special counsel named in the Trump investigations

Who is Jack Smith, the special counsel named in the Trump investigations

CNN — Jack Smith, the special counsel announced by Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday to oversee the criminal investigations into the storage of classified documents at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort and parts of the 6. January 2021, is a long-time prosecutor who has overseen a number of high-profile cases during a career … Read more

Attorney General Garland names special counsel Jack Smith

Attorney General Garland names special counsel Jack Smith

US Attorney General Merrick Garland on Friday appointed former federal prosecutor Jack Smith as special counsel for two pending criminal investigations of former President Donald Trump’s Justice Department. Smith’s appointment came three days after Trump, a Republican, announced plans to run for president in 2024. Trump’s move led directly to Garland’s decision to appoint a … Read more