Robert Mueller

Morning Docket: 06.26.19

* After being subpoenaed, former special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify in open hearings before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17. How rare that someone would actually comply with a Congressional subpoena these days! [Washington Post]

* “What are they hiding? Tell Joe Biden. Trump released his list. Why won’t you?” In case you missed it, a conservative legal advocacy group plans to spend big money on national ads demanding that 2020 Democratic presidential candidates release a shortlist of their potential Supreme Court nominees. [POLITICO]

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Morning Docket: 06.24.19

* During an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” President Trump falsely claimed that he “inherited” the policy of separating children from their parents at the border from President Obama, and later went on to defend the conditions that migrant children are being detained in, saying, “We’re doing a fantastic job under the circumstances.” [NBC News]

* The Supreme Court will soon be ending its October 2018 term, and there are still a dozen controversial cases yet to be decided. Which eagerly awaited ruling(s) will be released today? [Reuters]

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Morning Docket: 06.17.19

* “It’s very simple. There was no crime. I did nothing wrong.” President Trump continues to believe that former special counsel Robert Mueller absolved him of any crimes, so that’s special. [POLITICO]

* And as for the 1000+ former prosecutors who say that Trump would have been indicted for obstruction of justice were he not a sitting president, per Trump, “They’re politicians. … And these are all — many of ’em are Trump haters.“ [This Week / ABC]

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Non Sequiturs: 04.21.19

* What’s the future of Elizabeth Prelogar, the beauty queen turned Harvard Law School grad turned Supreme Court clerk turned Team Mueller member? Not clear, except that it’s blindingly bright. …

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