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DC appeals court sides with House Democrats, says DOJ must hand over sealed Mueller grand jury info

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that the Department of Justice has to turn sealed grand jury information from the Mueller probe over to congressional Democrats.In a 2-1 decision, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals sided with the House Judiciary Committee, which requested a court order unsealing the materials in late July and was granted in October.Judge Judith Rogers, a Clinton appointee, argued in the majority opinion that the committee’s needs in its impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump outweighed the Justice Department’s desire to keep the information sealed.”In short, it is the district court, not the Executive or the …read more

Source:: The Blaze