. Judge blasts Barr, Justice Dept. for ‘disingenuous’ handling of secret Trump obstruction memo « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Washington Post – A federal judge has accused the Justice Department and then-attorney general William P. Barr of misleading the court and public to hide how he decided that former president Donald Trump should not be charged for obstructing special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation.

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson of Washington ordered the release Monday of a 2019 memo prepared by the department’s Office of Legal Counsel, which Barr and a string of Justice officials had sought to keep secret.

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