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Department of Justice Letter to House Judiciary Committee Regarding Durham Review

The Justice Department sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler responding to the committee’s request for further information regarding U.S. Attorney John Durham’s review of the Russia investigation.  The letter is available here and below.

Executive Power

The Trump Administration and Executive Power: Evidence from Justice Department Views Letters

These letters, sent by the Department of Justice to members of Congress expressing the department’s “views” on draft legislation, show that the Trump administration has been energetic in asserting exclusive presidential powers.

Appointments, Confirmations & Budgets

Liveblog: Rod Rosenstein Testifies Before Senate Appropriations Subcommittee

This morning at 10:00 ET Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify on the Justice Department's FY2018 budget request before the Senate Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies of the Senate Appropriations Committee. I predict there is roughly zero chance that he will be asked zero questions about the FBI's Russia probe.

Watch the livestream here and follow along as we liveblog interesting moments below.

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