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Trump is in growing legal and political jeopardy after a whirlwind week
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Trump is in growing legal and political jeopardy after a whirlwind week

For months, it was unclear whether the House select committee investigating January 6, 2021, could overcome his obstruction and penetrate his West Wing. Baffled critics complained the Justice Department wasn't puncturing his inner circle to examine whether his efforts to steal the 2020 election broke the law. But now critics who, through two impeachments, a Russia probe and multiple scandals, came to share Trump's belief he could shoot someone on New York's Fifth Avenue and get away with it sense his impunity may be for the first time in question.A whirlwind few days in Washington have upended perceptions of Trump's political and legal jeopardy related to his attempted coup after he lost the 2020 election. Revelations that ex-White House aides have been brought before a grand jury have ...