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A Judge’s Sharpest Cuts As She Dismantled Trump’s ‘Absolute’ Immunity Claims

U.S. District Judge Kentanji Brown Jackson had some zingers.
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November 26, 2019 10:07 a.m.

A federal judge on Monday ripped apart the Trump administration’s claims that the President’s top advisors had an “absolute” immunity protecting them from showing up for subpoenaed congressional testimony. From calling out the Department of Justice on the hypocrisy of its posture in the case to mocking the Department’s Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson’s 120-page opinion included several sharp lines aimed at the administration.

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