BUT grand the jury summoned several associates to court of former President Donald Trump in connection with inseveral people habitual with The case told CBS News.
it’s not yet clear how many orders were issued.
The Justice Department is investigating the Trump team fundraiser between the 2020 presidential election and January 6, 2021, and how what money has been used. This investigation is separate from the investigation former behavior of the president of secret documents, as a result in inlast month.
Probe department of in attack on capitol sped up over in last a week.
a close adviser to Trump, received a subpoena on Wednesday in connection with the investigation.
Russell, 31, was often seen in Trump’s company. sideActing Deputy White House director of Promotion and Travel Director. He was with in former the president for part of day of rebelled and moved to Florida to continue working for Trump after his presidency.
FBI personnel visited Florida Russell home for interrogation on Wednesday morning, but he was out according to an acquaintance with cause. Investigators later contacted him by phone and served a subpoena. via Email address.
Lawyer for Russell, Derek Ross, no reply on request for comment.
Russell, Mississippi native started working at the White House in 2017.
representative for Trump criticized the investigation, saying the Justice Department was trying to “intimidate” former supporters of the president.
“I won’t work. Save America more as dedicated as ever for freedom, free and fair elections, equal justice by law, strong borders, safe streets, energy independence, great education and more” said spokeswoman Liz Harrington.