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House Can Receive Mueller Grand Jury Materials, Court Rules

The chief judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia authorized the release of certain grand jury materials to the House Judiciary Committee relating to the Mueller investigation. The order requires the Department of Justice to provide the committee all redacted components of the Mueller report containing grand jury material by Oct. 30, 2019. The court opinion is available here and below.

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The Report, Episode Ten: You're Fired

Today, we released the tenth episode of Lawfare’s narrative audio documentary, The Report, which recounts the story Robert Mueller lays out in his 448-page report. This episode covers Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s decision to recuse from the Russia investigation and the sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey. 

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House Judiciary Committee Requests Grand Jury Materials Related to Mueller Investigation

In the D.C. District Court, the House Judiciary Committee filed a brief in support of their application for a judge to release certain grand jury materials relevant to the Russia investigation. The brief argues that the grand jury materials are critical to developing a full understanding of the events described in the Mueller Report and are particularly crucial to determine whether President Trump provided false statements to Mueller’s office in his written answers to the special counsel’s questions.

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The Report, Episode Eight: The End of the Beginning

Today, we released the eighth episode of Lawfare’s narrative audio documentary, The Report, which tells the story Robert S. Mueller lays out in his famous 448-page document. This episode begins our coverage of Volume II of the Mueller report, on the president's effort to obstruct the investigation.

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