The Washington Post reports:
White House press secretary Jen Psaki deflected questions Tuesday about whether Trump should face criminal prosecution related to the Jan. 6 takeover of the Capitol by his supporters, saying such decisions would be made on the federal level by the Justice Department without White House input.
“I am not going to speculate on criminal prosecution from the White House podium,” Psaki said when asked about McConnell’s comments. “The president is committed to having an independent Justice Department that will make their own decisions about the path forward.”
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White House press secretary Jen Psaki with serious shade for the Trump admin, says Biden will steer clear of DOJ: “We’re doing something new here, and there’s going to be an independent Justice Department.”
— Hugo Lowell (@hugolowell) February 16, 2021