September 23, 2023

By Abby Baggini, Paula Reid and Marshall Cohen | CNN

Donald Trump ally Bernie Kerik met Monday with particular counsel Jack Smith’s investigators who’re dealing with the probe associated to the 2020 election aftermath and the January 6, 2021, riot.

The interview largely targeted on what Trump’s former legal professional Rudy Giuliani did to show that actually gained the election, Kerik’s legal professional informed CNN.

Kerik’s and his legal professional have been noticed by CNN arriving Monday morning and leaving after roughly 5 hours. That is the primary public signal of exercise by the particular counsel’s group after it filed landmark prison costs in opposition to the previous president final week.

Kerik, the previous New York Metropolis police commissioner, is a longtime affiliate of Giuliani and coordinated with him throughout the contentious post-election interval.

Trump was indicted final week in reference to the probe. He pleaded not responsible to all costs, together with conspiring to hinder the 2020 election certification and conspiring to deprive Individuals of the precise to have their votes precisely counted.

Giuliani is repeatedly talked about within the indictment as a “co-conspirator” however hasn’t been charged with any crimes.