Justice Department Says It Will Fight Full Disclosure of Trump Obstruction Memo

Posted on AllSides May 25th, 2021
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The Justice Department shed new light Monday on its 2019 decision-making process surrounding whether then-President Donald Trump obstructed justice, telling a court he couldn't have been indicted while serving as president no matter what special counsel Robert Mueller found in the course of his 22-month Russia investigation.

The development is the result of a legal fight sparked earlier this month when a U.S. District Court judge ordered the Justice Department to release an internal memo analyzing whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice. The Department said it would appeal to keep its legal reasoning...

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