Calendars Show That Team Mueller Held Practice Court Arguments Before Real Ones

UNITED STATES - JUNE 19: FBI Director Robert Mueller testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing in Dirksen Building on oversight of the FBI. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
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Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office was not messing around.

According to calendars obtained by Judicial Watch, Mueller’s team held “moot courts,” or practice legal arguments, before heading to the courtroom for the real thing.

There were also some mundane details in the heavily redacted calendars. For one, the conference rooms in the office are named after trees and parties grew scarcer as the workload intensified.

Peruse the calendars here:

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