Latest in Mueller Documents
On Tuesday, the Chief Judge Beryll Howell of the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia issued an order to unseal and for the government to publish warrants for searches against former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen obtained in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The five warrants can be read below.
Warrant, July 18, 2017
On Tuesday, the Washington Post reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller had submitted a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr on March 27 related to the letter Barr sent to Congress on March 24 summarizing the Mueller report. Mueller’s letter is available below.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit has rejected Andrew Miller's petitions for both a panel rehearing and a rehearing en banc in his effort to quash a subpoena issued by the grand jury empaneled to examine matters related to the Mueller investigation. Miller was an associate of Roger Stone, who was indicted in January on charges related to obstruction of a proceeding, false statements and witness tampering.
Editor’s Note: Below are the executive summaries of the two volumes of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report. Volume I deals with links between Russia and the Trump campaign, while Volume II deals with potential obstruction of justice by President Trump. This article is available in audio format on the Lawfare Podcast: Special Edition:
W. Samuel Patten's legal team has filed a sentencing memorandum with the United States District Court for the District of Columbia seeking no prison time for their client. Patten pleaded guilty in August 2018 to failing to register as an agent of a foreign principal for his work on behalf of the Ukrainian political party, Opposition Bloc, a Russia-allied political group.
Six Democratic House committee chairs have sent a letter to Attorney General Bill Barr, following up on their previous request that the Justice Department to provide Congress Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report. The letter, available here and below, responded to two letters from Barr on the issue: his Mar.
On Friday, Attorney General Bill Barr sent a letter to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) and Senate Judiciary Commitee Chairman Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) responding to their earlier inquiries regarding Barr's Mar. 24 letter on the Mueller report's conclusions.
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York released affidavits and search warrants for the case against President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen. Judge William Pauley III of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York had ordered the release of the partially redacted documents, available below.
Government letter listing attached exhibits
Paul Manafort's defense team has filed a sentencing memorandum in U.S. v. Paul J. Manafort, Jr, the case tried in the Eastern District of Virginia in summer 2018. Manafort was convicted on eight charges related to fraudulent financial dealings. His lawyers argue that, "Mr.