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More legal trouble for Donald Trump. A third indictment could be on the way.

Former U.S. President Donald Trump has been told that he’s a target of the criminal probe into the January 6th riot in 2021 at the U.S. Capitol, and efforts to overturn the 2020 presidential election. 

The target letter from Special Counsel Jack Smith comes as federal prosecutors and Trump’s lawyers met in a Florida courtroom for a pre-trial hearing in the classified documents case. 

Joining the discussion: 

  • Adolfo Franco is an Attorney and Republican Strategist. 
  • Joseph Williams served as a Senior Editor with U.S. News & World Report. 
  • Rina Shah is a Political Analyst and Commentator.
  • Jeffrey Swartz is a former Prosecutor and Criminal Defense Attorney. He’s currently a Professor at Western Michigan University’s Cooley Law School.