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Elie Honig writes that Attorney General Merrick Garland is wrong to appeal portions of a federal judge's ruling ordering the release of a redacted Justice Department memo on the Mueller investigation into Russian election interference. The decison marks "a missed opportunity to break cleanly from the fundamental dishonesty that defined Barr's term in office." ...
Former President Donald Trump claimed in a Newsmax interview that “it was obvious to smart people” that COVID-19 emerged from a lab in the Chinese city of Wuhan. ...
The Manhattan DA convened a grand jury to hear evidence and weigh charges against former president Donald Trump and the employees of the Trump Organization as part of the criminal probe into the company, according to reporting from The Washington Post. Former DOJ official Andrew Weissmann joins MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber to discuss the significance of this "unusual" grand jury. ...
Donald Trump's lawyer argued in a new filing that the January 6 speech he delivered before the MAGA riot was protected by the First Amendment and he had 'absolute immunity' as president. ...

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