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DC District Court orders DOJ to open up Mueller grand jury materials, among other records, to the House of Representatives.
Order: courtlistener.com/recap/gov.usco…
Opinion: courtlistener.com/recap/gov.usco…
"The Mueller Report further recounts evidence suggesting that then-candidate Trump may have received advance information about Russia's interference activities..." -Judge Howell
The OLC memo that a President can't be prosecuted "has never been adopted, sanctioned, or in any way
approved by a court."
Gotta love citations like this. 1913! 1880!
This opinion continues the line of cases that suggest mere Congressional oversight cannot peer into a grand jury room, but an "inquiry whose core aim is assessing possible articles of impeachment" can, and it's up to courts to police that line. (see also news.yahoo.com/in-pursuit-of-…)
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