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Who can request a grand jury
Who can request an
investigation by the grand jury? Your site already mentions the grand jury
itself, or the "prosecutor". Can the U.S. Attorney General or
the President himself request an investigation by the grand jury?
Attorney General could, by passing the request along to a prosecutor working with a grand jury. The President
could raise a matter that he/she thought needed investigating with
the Attorney General (who heads the Department of Justice, which
is the department from which federal prosecutors are drawn and in
which they work), and then ask the Attorney General to investigate it. The
President cannot directly initiate an investigation, though.