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Glenn Kirschner: Trump/Barr’s DOJ Issued Subpoenas for Rep. Adam Schiff’s and Rep.Eric Swalwell’s Electronic Data


June 12, 2021

In a stunning revelation, even for the Trump/Barr Department of Justice, the New York Times reported that Barr’s DOJ issued subpoenas to Apple for the metadata for Congressmen Schiff and Swalwell and members of their staff and families. This allegedly was part of an investigation into leaks coming from the House Intelligence Committee, yet no Republican members of that committee had their information subpoenaed. This looks more like the weaponization of the DOJ for Trump’s political advantage than it looks like a legitimate leaks investigation.

About Glenn Kirschner

Glenn Kirschner brings analysis and insight to legal issues of the day, drawing from his 30 years as a federal prosecutor, homicide prosecutor and Army JAG. Glenn is an NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst and teaches criminal law at George Washington University.

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