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Wife of Trump Probe’s special counsel helped Biden, Rashida Tlaib

The wife of Jack Smith, the newly appointed special counsel in the investigation into the documents former President Donald Trump brought to Mar-a-Lago at the end of his term, made political donations to President Joe Biden and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) over the years and helped produce the 2020 Michelle Obama documentary Become.

Federal Election Commission records show Smith’s wife, Katy Chevigny, contributed $1,000 each to Biden’s 2020 campaign, Biden for President, and the Biden Victory Fund super PAC, on Sept. 9, 2020. Additionally, she donated $150 to the Friends of Rashida Tlaib committee. in July 2008, when Tlaib was running for the Michigan House of Representatives in the state’s twelfth district.

Chevigny is a documentary filmmaker and producer who co-founded Big Mouth Productions. She is listed on the company’s website as the producer of Michelle Obama’s 2020 documentary titled Becomewhich received four Emmy nominations.

On Friday, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced the appointment of Chevigny’s husband, Smith, as special counsel in both the investigation into the Mar-a-Lago documents “and in aspects of a separate investigation.” regarding January 6, as Erik Tucker and Michael of the Associated Press. Signals Balsamo.

Prosecutor Jack Smith waits for the start of Kadri Veseli’s initial appearance hearing at the Kosovo Specialized Court in The Hague, Netherlands, Nov. 10, 2020. (Robin van Lonkhuijsen/Pool Photo via AP)

“The Department of Justice has long recognized that in some extraordinary cases it is in the public interest to appoint a special prosecutor to independently manage an investigation and prosecution,” Garland said, according to The Associated Press.

On Sunday, Trump told Fox News Digital that he would not “participate” in the investigation.

Wife of Trump Probe's special counsel helped Biden, Rashida Tlaib

Attorney General Merrick Garland and Assistant Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco arrive to deliver remarks at the U.S. Department of Justice November 18, 2022 in Washington, DC. Garland announced he will appoint a special counsel to oversee the Justice Department’s investigation of former President Donald Trump and its handling of classified documents and actions prior to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol building. . Garland’s choice to oversee the special advocate is Jack Smith, an International Criminal Court prosecutor. (Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

“I’ve been through this for six years – I’ve been through this for six years, and I’m not going through it again,” Trump said. “And I hope Republicans have the courage to fight this.”

“I’ve been cleared for six years on everything – from bogus impeachments to Mueller, who found no collusion, and now I have to do it more? It’s not acceptable. It’s so unfair. It’s so political,” the 45th president added.

“I’m not going to participate in it,” Trump said. “I’m not going to participate in this.”

In an exclusive interview with Breitbart News on Friday night, former Vice President Mike Pence warned the Justice Department and Smith to exercise caution in the next steps of his investigation.

“I read the information about the appointment of a special advocate. No one is above the law, but I’m not sure it’s illegal to take bad advice from lawyers,” Pence said.

“I continue to be deeply offended that the Department of Justice, after years of politicization, years of discovering that FBI agents had in fact falsified documents indicating that the FBI had used opposition research funded by Clinton to support an ongoing investigation known as the Russian Hoax. ,” he continued. “I was deeply disappointed that the Department of Justice approved and actually executed a search warrant at the personal residence of the former President of the United States. I think the action was divisive and I think there were a number of steps below that would have been effective in resolving the issues with all of the classified documents that were in the president’s personal residence .

“I hope that with the appointment of a special advocate, the Department of Justice and the special advocate will consider the next steps very carefully,” Pence concluded. “It’s a time for the country to heal and I also think it’s a time when I think the Justice Department should work to restore credibility, restore public trust after years of politicization, and j hope this will inform all the decisions that are made in the months to come.

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