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Documents: Justice Department and Judiciary Committee Spar Over Whitaker Testimony

On Jan. 22, Chairman of the House Committee on the Judiciary Jerrold Nadler sent a letter to Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker thanking him for agreeing to testify before the committee and providing a list of questions the committee planned to ask that might implicate executive privilege. Rep.

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Livestream: Attorney General Nominee Bill Barr Testifies Before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Former attorney general William Barr, President Trump's nominee to head the Justice Department, will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern on his nomination. 

Barr's prepared testimony is available here. 

Watch the testimony below (via the Washington Post):  

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What Independent Investigations of the Past Can Teach Congress About Its Role in the Mueller Probe

In the last fifty years, Congress has three times investigated potential criminal activity by a sitting president. A new white paper from Protect Democracy examines lessons from those investigations for the new Congress.

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