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12/05/20 Washington Post - Historians sue Trump administration

December 5, 2020

The Washington Post

Historians sue Trump administration to stop ‘bonfire of records in the Rose Garden’
Screenshots are not “complete copies” of presidential records, they say

By Gillian Brockell, Dec. 5, 2020 at 7:00 a.m. EST

Two historian groups, an independent archive and a watchdog organization are suing President Trump and other administration officials to ensure compliance with records laws, the groups announced this week. With Trump facing “potential legal and financial exposure once he leaves office,” the groups said, “there is a growing risk that he will destroy records of his presidency before leaving.”

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11/09/20 NYT Barr Hands Prosecutors the Authority to Investigate Voter Fraud Claims

November 9, 2020

The New York Times

Barr Hands Prosecutors the Authority to Investigate Voter Fraud Claims
The attorney general said that he had authorized “instances” of investigative steps but that inquiries should not be based on specious claims.

Wm Barr at Capitol with mask
Attorney General William P. Barr met with Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, at the Capitol on Monday.Credit...Al Drago for The New York Times

By Katie Benner and Michael S. Schmidt

Nov. 9, 2020

WASHINGTON — Attorney General William P. Barr, wading into President Trump’s unfounded accusations of widespread election irregularities, told federal prosecutors on Monday that they were allowed to investigate “specific allegations” of voter fraud before the results of the presidential race are certified.... Read more about 11/09/20 NYT Barr Hands Prosecutors the Authority to Investigate Voter Fraud Claims

Military Leaders Send Missives to Troops" 'Stay True' to the American People, by Nancy A. Yussef, The Wall Street Journal, June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020

Arm General Mark Milley

Army Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, shown speaking in the Oval Office last month. PHOTO: ALEX BRANDON/ASSOCIATED PRESS

By Nancy A. Youssef
Updated June 4, 2020 3:19 pm ET

The nation’s highest-ranking U.S. military officer reminded leaders of the armed forces of their oath to uphold the values of the Constitution, an admonition that came amid concern that President Trump may order active-duty troops onto American streets for the first time in nearly 30 years. 

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