Jan. 6 committee to make criminal referrals to Justice Department

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The Jan. 6 committee will make criminal referrals to the Department of Justice as the panel wraps up its investigation into the events that led up to the deadly riot.

“We have made decisions on criminal referrals,” Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), the chairman of the committee, told reporters, saying “we will” on the question of whether referrals will be pursued. He added that consideration of witnesses potentially committing perjury is “part of the discussion,” per CNN.

Though the committee decided to send referrals to the DOJ, it is reportedly still considering whom to refer and on what grounds.

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