House Democrats told a federal court on Monday that they will continue impeachment investigations into President Donald Trump after the scheduled vote on articles of impeachment later this week.
And the Committee “has continued and will continue [its impeachment] investigations consistent with its own prior statements respecting their importance and purposes.”
This Court should reject DOJ’s efforts to insulate the President from Congress’s impeachment power.”.
As Law&Crime previously reported, however, this is not the first time Democrats have asserted in court that those materials are important to the impeachment process.
Barr has consistently argued that House investigators should not be privy to the grand jury materials in question because the ongoing impeachment investigations are not the type of “judicial proceeding” that would necessitate the unsealing of grand jury documents.
First, as this Court has already held, an impeachment trial is a “judicial proceeding” for purposes of Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 6(e).
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