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More and more revelations are emerging about just how far Trump’s justice department went rogue and new inquiries are being set up to examine the wrongdoing, writes Peter Stone for the Guardian:

More political abuses have emerged, with revelations that – starting under attorney general Jeff Sessions in 2018 – subpoenas were issued in a classified leak inquiry to obtain communications records of top Democrats on the House intelligence committee. Targets were Adam Schiff and Eric Swalwell, who were investigating Kremlin election meddling, and also several committee staffers and journalists.

Related: The rogue department: how the Trump DoJ trashed legal and political norms

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Good morning,

Joe Biden is set to meet with financial regulators on Monday afternoon in the Oval Office, to discuss issues including the financial risk of climate change. Kamala Harris will also prioritize economic issues today, in a roundtable with a local union and on a trip to Pittsburgh to highlight the expanded child tax credit.

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/joebiden

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