Edwards is aware he is facing an indictment and is considering his options, ABC’s Jonathan Karl reported.
Federal prosecutors were reportedly nearing a decision in the case against the former Democratic Senator from North Carolina as of February. Federal prosecutors have been working on a case alleging Edwards violated election laws as he tried to cover up his affair with campaign videographer Rielle Hunter.
A Justice Department spokeswoman did not immediately respond to TPM’s request for comment, but DOJ policy prohibits commenting before any indictment is made public.
More background on the Edwards case here.