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White House stopped Yates testimony about Russian meddling in presidential election, lawyer says

White House stopped Yates testimony about Russian meddling in presidential election, lawyer says

A lawyer for former deputy Atty. Gen. Sally Yates wrote in letters last week that the Trump administration was trying to limit her testimony at congressional hearings focused on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. The hearing was later canceled by the House intelligence committee chairman.

In the letters, attorney David O'Neil said he understood the Justice Department was invoking “further constraints” on testimony Yates could provide at a committee hearing that had been scheduled for Tuesday. He said the department's position was that all actions she took as deputy attorney general were “client confidences” that could not be disclosed without written...

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