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Special Counsel Robert Mueller will deliver a statement at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday on the investigation he led into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. A livestream is available below, via the Washington Post.
President Trump has conferred on Attorney General Bill Barr an unprecedented power over the intelligence community. The delegation will only increase public mistrust toward the Justice Department.
It’s not clear whether criminal charges against hackers deter foreign adversaries, but they are still valuable.
President Trump has released a memorandum concerning "Agency Cooperation with Attorney General's Review of Intelligence Activities Relating to the 2016 Presidential Campaigns," available below.
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No one defends the Mueller report’s actual reasoning, and there are good reasons why alternate arguments for the report’s conclusions did not make it into the document.
Testimony by Robert Mueller risks becoming a political circus. But Mueller could use the opportunity to reflect on his experience operating under the current legal regime for special counsels.
Rep. Doug Collins of Georgia, the top Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, released transcripts of interviews with former and current Justice Department officials, including former attorney general Loretta Lynch and former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe.
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
There are legitimate reasons to conduct a review of policies and procedures governing national security investigations involving political campaigns. But comments by the president and the attorney general only undermine that work.