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Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Thursday, May 21, 2020

The Supreme Court blocked a House committee Wednesday from receiving grand jury material gathered by Robert Mueller's special counsel investigators, issuing a stay while a legal dispute over the records is on appeal.

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I agree with SCOTUS on this one.

While its disappointing, the case for Grand Jury information is not as cut and dry as tax records. There are special protections and limited exceptions.

Having it briefed for SCOTUS before a decision is made is fair in cases like this.

#1 | Posted by Sycophant at 2020-05-21 11:16 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

So what's the next step?

#2 | Posted by rstybeach11 at 2020-05-21 12:36 PM | Reply

@#2

As I understand it... the government has until June 1 to respond with a formal appeal.

If the government does not respond, the stay is lifted.

#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-05-21 12:43 PM | Reply

Delay deny and obfuscate.

Yep. I'd say it's working well so far for the Trumpy crime family.

#4 | Posted by donnerboy at 2020-05-22 11:10 AM | Reply

I agree with SCOTUS on this one.
While its disappointing, the case for Grand Jury information is not as cut and dry as tax records.

They imposed a stay in the tax returns cases too, though.

I think you're being way too generous to the SC here. It's obvious they are nothing more than Republican operatives who are unwilling to distinguish between what is cut and dry and what isn't.

#5 | Posted by JOE at 2020-05-22 11:18 AM | Reply

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