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The Report, Bonus Episode: The Bodybuilder, the Son and the Turkish Plot

Today, we released a bonus episode of Lawfare's narrative audio documentary, The Report, which tells the story Robert S. Mueller lays out in his famous 448-page document. 

Lawfare has now finished adapting all of Volume I of Mueller's report, and you can listen to the whole story so far here. We're taking a brief hiatus as we prepare to present our adaptation of Volume II, and are providing some bonus episodes in the meantime.

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Flynn's Cooperation is Finished, Government and Defense Say

In a joint status report, both prosecutors and Michael Flynn's defense team agree that Flynn has completed his cooperation with the government, both with the special counsel's office and in the Bijan Rafiekian case in the Eastern District of Virginia. While the government argues that Flynn's case is ready for sentencing, however, Flynn's lawyers takes the position that more time is needed. The document is available here and below.

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Judge Dismisses DNC Suit Against Trump Campaign and Others

Judge John G. Koeltl of the U.S. District Court for the U.S. District of New York has dismissed a lawsuit by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) against the Trump campaign, President Trump and other associates and high-level members of his campaign, Wikileaks, the Russian government, and others associated with Russian election interference efforts. The ruling is available here and below.

Congress

House Judiciary Committee Asks Court For Grand Jury Material

The House Judiciary Committee has filed an application with the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia requesting the release of grand jury material redacted from the Mueller report, along with additional related grand jury material concerning President Trump and former White House Counsel Don McGahn.

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