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Justice Department To Investigate Trump's Actions In Jan. 6 Probe

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- The Justice Department's criminal investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, rioting at the U.S. Capitol, now includes questions for witnesses about the communications of people close to then-President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign, CBS News has confirmed.

That news, first reported by The Washington Post, was confirmed to CBS News by a U.S. government official familiar with the investigation and a source with knowledge of what's been presented by the Justice Department to a grand jury.

It is not evident that Trump himself is a target of the investigation, only that prosecutors are asking questions related to him and his aides.

CBS News has more on the story.

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