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Trump says he received a target letter in federal Jan. 6 investigation

By Perry Stein

19 Jul 2023 · 6 min read

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  1. Donald Trump says he’s the target of a criminal investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 U.S. election, suggesting he may face new federal charges in the days ahead.

Former president Donald Trump said Tuesday morning that he received a letter from the Justice Department informing him that he is a target of the long-running investigation into efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election.

Trump wrote on social media that special counsel Jack Smith - the prosecutor leading the federal investigation - sent a letter on Sunday.

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