Special counsel in U.S. Justice Department’s Trump probes: I will be independent

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Special counsel in U.S. Justice Department’s Trump probes: I will be independent


Nov 18 (Reuters) – Jack Smith, named on Friday as special counsel to oversee the Justice Department’s investigations into former U.S. President Donald Trump’s handling of sensitive documents and the 2020 election aftermath, said he would be fast and independent in his work.

Reporting by Katharine Jackson in Washington and Costas Pitas in Los Angeles; Editing by Caitlin Webber

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