Judge Orders Justice Dept. To Release Trump Obstruction Memo

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Hi Mike Rossi are reporting a judge orders the justice department to release the trump obstruction memo a federal judge has ordered the release of the trump era justice department legal memorandum prepared for then Attorney General William Barr prior to announcing his conclusion that president Donald Trump had not obstructed justice during the Russia investigation the group citizens for responsibility and ethics in Washington filed a freedom of information act request seeking communications about the obstruction decision in her order U. S. district judge Amy Berman Jackson said the justice department obscured the true purpose of the memorandum when it withheld the document she said the memo from the justice department's office of legal counsel contained strategic as opposed to legal advice the judge gave the justice department until may seventeenth to file any motion to stay her order might cross see Washington

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