There’s no inconsistency between attorney general nominee William Barr’s apparent high regard for Robert Mueller and Barr’s unwillingness to promise the release of a Mueller report.
Stephen Bates is an Associate Professor in the Hank Greenspun School of Journalism and Media Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. A graduate of Harvard Law School, he is writing a book about the 1940s Commission on Freedom of the Press.
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Special Prosecutor Leon Jaworski’s road map report to the House of Representatives hastened the impeachment of President Nixon in 1974, but might be a bad model for Robert Mueller.
There will be a report from the special counsel’s office, though the public won’t see it. The question is what happens after that.
Chief Judge Beryl Howell orders the release of most of Leon Jaworski’s famous Watergate report to Congress—a document that has stayed secret longer than the identity of Deep Throat.
Having been fired from the executive branch, former Watergate Special Prosecutor Archibald Cox offered his services to the judicial branch.
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