Attorney General Merrick Garland on July 20 said that no person is above the law with regards to the investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021 breach of the U.S. Capitol.
“No person is above the law in this country. I can’t say it any more clearly than that. There is nothing in the principles of prosecution, in any other factors, which prevent us from investigating anyone who is criminally responsible for an attempt to undo a democratic election,” Garland told reporters at the Department of Justice headquarters in Washington after a briefing on gun trafficking.
Garland, a Biden appointee, was questioned after MSNBC published a document signed by Garland and dated May 25 that emphasized longstanding DOJ practice to tread carefully when it comes to prosecutions in the months leading up to a federal election….


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