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Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance arrives at federal court for a hearing related to Trump's financial records on Oct. 23, 2019,.

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NEW YORK — Manhattan prosecutors have impaneled a grand jury to weigh evidence in their criminal probe into former President Donald Trump and his namesake business, according to a report Tuesday. The group of Manhattan residents will mull whether to criminally charge Trump and his business executives as part of District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s long-running investigation into alleged financial fraud at the Trump Organization, according to The Washington Post. It was unclear when officials first convened the panel in person. In April, Jennifer Weisselberg, the former daughter-in-law of Allen Wei...

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Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes at Capitol on January 6, 2021

Reprinted with permission from AlterNet

Members of the Oath Keepers — along with QAnon and the Proud Boys — were among the far-right extremists who, according to the FBI, were involved in the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol Building. The role that the Oath Keepers played in the Capitol insurrection is the focus of a report by PolitiFact's Samantha Putterman, who examines their activities before and during the attack.

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Steve Bannon

When it comes to events surrounding the January 6 insurrection, there are some whose involvement remains unclear. Did Rep. Lauren Boebert lead future insurgents on a tour of the Capitol in order to help them identify the shortest route to the people they wanted to hang? Not certain. There are others who will pretend that their calls to storming the Capitol and spilling a swimming pool of patriotic blood were purely metaphorical. Right, Rep. Mo Brooks?

And then there's Steve Bannon.

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