Showdown Over Special Counsel Records Hits DC Circuit

A lawyer for the House of Representatives told a D.C. Circuit panel Friday the gravity of a Senate trial to determine whether President Donald Trump should be removed from office more than supports granting access to grand jury materials from the special counsel’s probe.

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DC Circuit Temporarily Stays Order Requiring Disclosure of Mueller Grand Jury Records

The D.C. Circuit handed down a temporary stay Tuesday night on a judge’s ruling that backed the legality of the House impeachment inquiry and ordered the Justice Department to hand over secret Mueller grand jury materials to Democrats.

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Judge Asked to Keep Mueller Grand Jury Evidence Secret

The Justice Department urged a federal judge Tuesday not to look to the history books in deciding whether to hand over secret material from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation to the House Judiciary Committee, saying the court in 1974 was wrong to release grand jury evidence during Watergate.

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Challenge to Subpoena Unsealed in Mystery Mueller Case

In a filing released publicly Monday, an anonymous company fighting a subpoena tied to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation told the Supreme Court that forcing it to comply would undermine the goals of a law detailing when foreign governments can face suit in U.S. courts.

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