Obama Judge Signals Dems May Get Secret Grand Jury Material in Mueller Report

The Gateway Pundit | 10/8/2019 | Staff
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Federal Judge Beryl Howell, an Obama appointee on Tuesday signaled her support for House Democrats who are fiercely fighting to get their hands on the grand jury material currently redacted in Mueller’s report.

House Democrats filed a lawsuit in late July arguing they need the secret grand jury material from Robert Mueller as part of their ‘impeachment investigation’ into President Trump.

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Lawyers for House Democrats sparred with Justice Department lawyers on Tuesday in court over the secret grand jury material.

Lawyers for House Dems argued that Trump’s impeachment isn’t just about Ukraine.

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Elizabeth Shapiro, the lead DOJ lawyer argued that the Democrats should be denied access to the grand jury materials because the Dems have not held a full House vote on impeachment and therefore do not meet the criteria.

The judge did agree with Shapiro and said that the House voting on impeachment would “make my life very much easier” in approving the release of the grand jury materials.

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The judge however signaled she would likely give the House Democrats the grand jury materials.

Politico reported:

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During a two-plus hour hearing, Beryl Howell, the chief judge for the U.S. District Court, pointedly challenged...
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