Attorney General William Bar's trial of the intelligence and origins of the Trump-Russia investigation in 2016 is already a criminal investigation, according to someone familiar with the matter.
The so-called investigators' investigation is being conducted by John Durham, a federal prosecutor based in Connecticut who has conducted some interviews so far but has also encountered some obstacles from witnesses who refused voluntary interviews, CNN reported last week.
The move to conduct a criminal investigation was always expected and this allowed Durham to use subpoenas and comes when President Donald Trump was confronted with an attack of negative headlines stemming from an investigation into Parliament's impeachment. with Ukraine. It is unclear what, if any, part of the Trump-Russia investigation is the target of Durham's criminal trial.