U.S. Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-Auburn) is aiming at the Biden administration after former President Donald Trump reportedly received a letter from Department of Justice (DOJ) special counsel Jack Smith regarding Trump's involvement in the riots on January 6, 2021.
On Tuesday, Trump posted to his Truth Social account, claiming he had received a letter from Smith that informed Trump he was the subject of a grand jury investigation for his role in the January 6 riots that ensued while Congress attempted to certify the 2020 election.
"Deranged Jack Smith, the prosecutor with Joe Biden's DOJ, sent a letter (again, it was Sunday night!) stating that I am a TARGET of the January 6th Grand Jury investigation, and giving me a very short 4 days to report to the grand Jury, which almost always means an Arrest and Indictment," Trump wrote.
Trump is currently in federal court for allegedly mishandling classified documents at his Mar-a-Lago home in Florida. He is also facing criminal charges in New York for his role in allegedly paying hush money to a porn star who claims to have had an affair with Trump.
On Wednesday, Tuberville called the letter and possible indictment an attempt from the Biden administration to go after the most prominent election threat since Trump leads preliminary polling.
"What a mess this is, and it's going to continue to be more and more," Tuberville said. "You've got a politicized White House. Nobody's ever seen anything like this where a White House goes after their future competition, and it's just unfortunate President Trump's having to fight them all. We understand that. We understand that they cannot allow him to get reelected because it would knock them off their socialist agenda. Hopefully, we come back to some sense of reality."
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