Supreme Court halts disclosure of Mueller grand jury materials to House

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday temporarily blocked the House Judiciary Committee from getting the normally secret grand jury materials from Robert S. Mueller III’s probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

In an order Wednesday with no noted dissents and no reasons for the move, the Supreme Court granted the Justice Department’s request to put a hold on a lower court ruling to give the committee the materials from the former special counsel. The justices gave the Justice Department until June 1 to file an appeal.

Without such an intervention, the Justice Department argued it would have had

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