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( – The Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General, Carlos Felipe Uriarte, sent a letter in response to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan’s (R-Ohio) request for additional information regarding the probe into former President Donald Trump’s alleged mishandling of classified documents.

Jordan had originally sent a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland requesting information about all the personnel working with Special Counsel Jack Smith on the case relating to the documents recovered from Trump’s estate in Mar-a-Lago. He had also asked for additional details on the scope of the Mar-a-Lago search. The request had come shortly after Special Counsel John Durham released his final report, in which he slammed the FBI for launching an investigation into the allegations of collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia.

Uriarte, in his response, pointed out that Durham is scheduled to attend a hearing before the Judiciary Committee next week and that the deputy attorney will also brief the committee following that hearing. In regards to the personnel request, he also pointed out that the personnel connected to Smith’s two investigations on Trump, one relating to the documents and one to his attempts at overturning the 2020 presidential election, have fluctuated over time based on the demands of the investigation.

He added that the Department of Justice is going to be releasing a statement of expenditures within the next few weeks in which they are going to address the special counsel’s office’s financial activity, including the 26 special agents that worked either full-time or part-time on the investigation. This will include all financial activity through March.

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