Donald Trump adviser John Eastman’s emails may have evidence the former president and his associates committed crimes in attempting to prevent Congress from certifying the 2020 election results, a House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection said in a court filing.

It’s the first public signal that the committee is looking into criminal activity by those within Trump’s inner circle.

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