Harvard panel mulls fallout of Mueller report

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 17:40 in Mathematics & Economics

Will we see the Mueller report? A Harvard panel agreed that it is likely — but that the political impact of even a full release may be limited. Meeting at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday — the day the House Judiciary Committee authorized a subpoena for the entire report — a John F. Kennedy Jr. Forum on “Presidential Investigations: What Lies Ahead” was bound to focus on the special counsel’s reportedly 400-page document. The panel, moderated by Lynn Sweet, Washington bureau chief for the Chicago Sun-Times, brought together journalist Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for the New York Times; CNN legal analyst and former U.S. Department of Justice official Michael Zeldin; and Barbara Comstock, the former U.S. Representative for Virginia’s 10th district. Despite their different approaches, the panelists shared a consensus that the report will likely come out. Whether U.S. Attorney General William P. Barr will release it voluntarily or...

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