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Tue May 25, 2021, 12:03 AM

Biden Justice Department fights release of legal memo on prosecuting Trump

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Source: Politico

The Justice Department on Monday released more of a key legal memo concluding that former President Donald Trump did not commit obstruction of justice through his alleged attempts to thwart federal investigations, including Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into ties between his 2016 campaign and Russia.

However, top Justice officials filed an appeal to try to keep the majority of that nine-page legal opinion under wraps, despite a judge’s order earlier this month requiring that the legal memo be released in its entirety.

The move to appeal the judge’s ruling rather than meet a Monday deadline for release of the legal opinion puts the Biden administration in the curious position of seeking to maintain secrecy surrounding some of the most pivotal legal decisions of the Trump era.

The Justice Department signaled its split decision on the disputed memo in a brief court filing submitted at about 10:30 p.m. Monday.

Read more: https://www.politico.com/news/2021/05/24/biden-justice-memo-prosecuting-trump-490707

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Tue May 25, 2021, 06:11 AM

2. Duplicate thread of the one just below it in LBN in good time to notice before and after posting. nt

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Tue May 25, 2021, 07:49 AM

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