Judge orders U.S. Justice Department to release Trump Russia obstruction memo


by Global News

Global News— The memo was prepared for Barr by the then-head of the Office of Legal Counsel and another senior Justice Department official.

The Washington Times—Judge orders Justice Dept. to release Trump obstruction memo. WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal judge has ordered the release of a legal memorandum the Trump-era Justice Department prepared for then-Attorney General William Barr before he announced his conclusion that President Donald Trump had not obstructed justice during the Russia investigation. The Justice Department had refused to give the March

Snopes.com—Judge Orders Justice Dept. to Release Trump Obstruction Memo. A federal judge has ordered the release of a legal memorandum the Trump-era Justice Department prepared for then-Attorney General William Barr before he announced his conclusion that President Donald Trump had not obstructed justice during the Russia investigation.

HuffPost—Judge Orders Justice Dept. To Release Trump Obstruction Memo. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said the Justice Department had obscured “the true purpose of the memorandum” when it withheld the document.