Trump moves to block full Russia report release

Trump moves to block full Russia report release

Trump cites executive privilege to block Congress from getting full Mueller report

-David Morgan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling, challenging U.S. House Democrats as they met to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over the document.

The White House’s move escalated a constitutional clash between the Democratic-controlled House of Representatives and Republican President Donald Trump over its powers to investigate him, his administration, his family and his business interests.

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