The DOJ misled the public and arguments for keeping the memo secret “are not worthy of credence,” the judge ruled.
Justice Department lawyers argued a case should be tossed because it would “be moot” with Trump leaving office.
The Trump administration has trampled over an array of barriers, both legal and practical, according to court records.
Lev Parnas has accused Barr of timing his arrest last fall to prevent him from testifying at House impeachment hearings.
Barr rejected the idea that “systemic or broad-based” fraud changed election results, as Trump has repeatedly claimed.
Under Barr’s watch, the boundaries that define permissible uses of executive power have expanded almost beyond sight.
Barr leaves his post after angering Trump for not backing his baseless claims of widespread voter fraud more strongly.
Many prisoners pinned their hopes on the CARES Act, which should have allowed them to begin rebuilding their lives.
None of Trump’s lawsuits risk changing the results of the election, but his refusal to concede does not bode well.
Trump’s grift is further eroding the government.