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DoJ Subpoenas Dozens of Trump Allies In Jan. 6 Investigation

  • Bernard Kerik’s lawyer calls subpoena a fishing exedition
  • Justice Department also seized phones, New York Times said

The Justice Department has subpoenaed dozens of campaign operatives and allies of former President Donald Trump as part of a broad effort to collect information related to the plot to overturn the 2020 presidential election, according to people familiar with the matter. 

The subpoenas were issued in recent days as part of the sweeping investigation that has been playing out mostly behind the scenes compared to the public battle that the Justice Department and Trump are fighting over the former president’s handling of classified documents, according to people who asked to remain anonymous speaking about the sensitive matter.