Chief Justice John Roberts has weighed in on a fight about a mysterious grand jury subpoena.
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts has joined weighed in on a fight about a mysterious grand jury subpoena, which, it is rumored, with Special Counsel Robert Mueller probe.
The value in dispute of an unknown company belonging to a foreign nation, in violation of the subpoena and a related contempt citation. In a brief order issued on Sunday, Roberts remained, the contempt citations and the associated financial penalties up to a reaction from the government lawyers, because of Dec. 31.
While the substance of the dispute between the Prosecutor and the company remains unclear, Politically, the dispute reported to include seems, Müller’s team. A political reporter, in October heard a person associated with the complaint, request a copy of the special counsel’s latest submission in the case from the DC Circuit Court of Appeals clerk’s office.
When the case was heard earlier this month, the courtroom was reportedly closed to the public, and journalists were ordered to the floor, where attorneys presented their positions.
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There is little information in the public docket on the case, but a three-judge DC circuit panel revealed the examination of the complaint of the witness the fight against the subpoena is a company owned by a foreign state, Politico reported. The panel went on to reject the company’s argument that it is immune from grand jury subpoenas, and that the compliance would be in breach of the law in the home country of a company.
Muller has the team commented publicly on the dispute, while the lawyers for the President, Trump said the case was not about the President.
“We are not involved in it, we are not aware of the nature or the scope of the litigation,” Jay Sekulow, one of the President’s lawyers, told The New York Times.
Apart from what happens behind closed doors, Mueller’s investigation has moved to the public, at a fast clip in the last few weeks of the year with the sentencing of the former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, the sentencing of drag in connection with two Federal cases, and a contested hearing last week for ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn-in 2019.
Fox News’ Bill Mears contributed to this report.