Judge Blasts Barr As 'Disingenuous' In Mueller Report Filings

Law360 (May 4, 2021, 11:25 PM EDT) -- A D.C. federal judge said former Attorney General William Barr's U.S. Department of Justice was "disingenuous" with the court about the contents of a memo it sent related to a report on 2016 election interference, finding Monday that the agency should not be allowed to keep the memo from the public.

U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson said, in a heavily redacted decision, that the agency's affidavits in the Freedom of Information Act case have been "so inconsistent" with the evidence that they're "not worthy of credence."

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