Former nationwide safety adviser Robert O’Brien is showing Thursday earlier than a grand jury within the federal courthouse in Washington, DC, the place a number of Trump-related investigations are being carried out.
O’Brien had been subpoenaed by particular counsel Jack Smith as a part of investigations each into categorised paperwork discovered at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence and the probe associated to efforts to overturn the 2020 election, CNN beforehand reported.
CNN noticed two grand juries assembly on the DC federal courthouse on Thursday – one in every of which has heard testimony associated to the paperwork probe, whereas the opposite has been dealing with the investigation into efforts by Trump and his allies to undermine the election outcomes.
It isn’t clear which grand jury O’Brien is showing in entrance of, or whether or not he’s scheduled to testify earlier than each grand juries. O’Brien recognized himself to a CNN reporter however didn’t disclose some other particulars about his testimony.
O’Brien might have information of how categorised paperwork had been saved at Mar-a-Lago as a result of the Nationwide Safety Council must be concerned in dealing with these paperwork on the finish of a presidency.
In response to CNN reporting, O’Brien thought of resigning over Trump’s response to the January 6, 2021, assault on the US Capitol however finally determined to not.