Giuliani Says Trump Will Try to Block Mueller’s Report. Could It Work?


Professor Andrew Kent was quoted in a Washington Post article about the likelihood of President Trump blocking much of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report.

[T]he White House could try to override the regulations and stop the report’s release to Congress — or at least part of it — by claiming executive privilege covers certain information in it. Kent says most of the information in the report probably would not plausibly be covered by any such claim, but that Trump might try to assert that much of it is, anyway.

“The White House could make to Rosenstein absurdly broad claims of executive privilege, arguing that much of the information in the report must be withheld,” Kent says.

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