Justice Department officials have worried that they will have a weak argument for withholding materials, given how much information was turned over to Congress after the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server.
A federal judge said prosecutors led by Alexander Acosta broke the law 11 years ago by concealing an unusually lenient plea deal with a billionaire sex offender. But experts are split on whether Acosta should be forced out of his current position.
The election board hadn’t even heard all the evidence before Thursday’s drama unfolded. And then Republican Mark Harris called for a new election. It was the action “of a desperate man who had been caught in a lie.”