The Justice Department has warned Congress that $34 million more in funding is “critically needed” to continue Jan. 6 investigations and prosecutions.
“The cases are unprecedented in scale and is expected to be among the most complex investigations prosecuted by the Department of Justice,” the DOJ wrote to Congress, NBC News reported.
While the message is yet to truly take hold with lawmakers, according to the report, the added funding would have to come in December’s spending bill when the Continue Resolution to fund the government expires.
If the DOJ’s requested boost fails to make it in the spending package, NBC News reported there’s concern that Republicans will not work to fund it if the GOP retakes the House majority in these midterms. Read more…