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Judge may hold Mueller-ensnared Russia firm in contempt

Judge may hold Mueller-ensnared Russia firm in contempt

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.politico.com/news/2020/02/27/judge-russian-firm-contempt-117921) reduced by 62%. (I’m a bot)
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    > Dabney Friedrich, a federal judge of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, gave lawyers for Concord Management and Consulting until the end of Friday to explain why their client should not face a civil penalty for missing a deadline to produce documents.

    > A Donald Trump-appointed federal judge on Thursday said she's considering holding in contempt of court a Russian firm charged with interfering in the 2016 presidential election after it failed to comply with a government subpoena.

    > U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich in a one-paragraph order sided with federal prosecutors, giving lawyers for the firm Concord Management and Consulting until the end of Friday to explain why their client should not face a civil penalty for missing a deadline to produce documents.

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  2. >A Donald Trump-appointed federal judge on Thursday said she’s considering holding in contempt of court a Russian firm charged with interfering in the 2016 presidential election after it failed to comply with a government subpoena.

    I bet Trump thinks he can fire this judge. I can’t wait to see what incoherent excuse he tries to give for rescinding this order.

    The good news is that they are starting to turn on each other. The meltdown is accelerating.

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