“There are certain actions, parts of these different lines of effort to overturn the election that I don’t see evidence the Justice Department is investigating.”
Committee members indicated on Sunday their most important audience over the course of the hearings ultimately may be Attorney General Merrick Garland, who must decide whether his department can and should prosecute Mr Trump.
“They know the importance of it, but I think they are rightfully paying close attention to precedent in history as well, as the facts of this case.”
The judge cited two statutes – obstruction of an official proceeding, and conspiracy to defraud the United States.
Mr Trump has denied all wrongdoing.