Court: House entitled to portions of Mueller grand jury

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Robert Mueller testifies before Congress, July 24, 2019. (NEXSTAR)

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court has ruled that the Justice Department must give to Congress secret grand jury testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

The ruling gives the House a win in a separation-of-powers clash with the Trump administration.

The three-judge panel said in a 2-1 opinion that House Democrats were entitled to the material as part of their ongoing investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct.

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