Special counsel Jack Smith’s probe of efforts by Donald Trump and others to subvert the 2020 election remains ongoing — with at least one interview this week that focused on fundraising and spending by Trump’s political action committee.
In a closed-door interview on Monday with Bernard Kerik, investigators asked multiple questions about the Save America PAC’s enormous fundraising haul in the weeks between Election Day and the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol, according to Kerik’s lawyer, Tim Parlatore.
The special counsel has long been thought to be scrutinizing whether Trump or his PAC violated federal laws by raising money off claims of voter fraud they knew were false. Last week’s indictment of Trump, on charges that he conspired to overturn the results of the 2020 election, did not include any allegations of financial crime.
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Sounds like more charges are in the works. Whee!
NEWS: A lawyer for Bernie KERIK tells @woodruffbets that Jack Smith’s team grilled Kerik yesterday about the finances of Trump’s “Save America PAC” during the post-election period.
It’s an early indication of Smith’s focus as grand jury resumes.https://t.co/Le1vk8pTf5
— Kyle Cheney (@kyledcheney) August 8, 2023