The U.S. Justice Department has opened a criminal inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation, according to The New York Times. The Justice Department has been conducting an administrative review into the origins of the Russian investigation, but that review has now shifted into a criminal inquiry.
Now that a criminal investigation has been opened, prosecutor Durham has expanded powers to subpoena witnesses and impanel a grand jury, as noted by The Times.
BREAKING: Justice Dept. elevates review of DOJ's own Trump-Russia inquiry to a criminal investigation. https://t.co/YZXMeTsEvl
— NBC Politics (@NBCPolitics) October 25, 2019
BREAKING:The IG Report is being completed and will be out soon on the FISA and other abuses pic.twitter.com/eIxmUaCq6S
— Jim Blue (@TechTonicPlate) October 24, 2019
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