• A federal judge ordered the DOJ to release a memo that Bill Barr used to clear Trump of obstruction of justice

    8 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement A federal judge on Tuesday ordered the Justice Department to turn over an internal memo that then-Attorney General Bill Barr cited as justification for clearing then-President Donald Trump for obstruction of justice.
    Barr said at the time that he'd come to his decision "in consultation with the Office of Legal Counsel and other Department lawyers" but did not publicize the OLC's memo.
    He announced the decision in a four-page letter to Congress summarizing the special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in the FBI's investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016...
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