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Federal judge orders Kobach to share documents from his meeting with Trump

A photograph of documents Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach brought to a meeting with then-President-elect Donald Trump revealed that they included a reference to voter rolls. The American Civil Liberties Union sought their disclosure as part of an ongoing lawsuit against a Kansas law that requires voters to provide proof of citizenship, such as a birth certificate or passport, when they register to vote.

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Trying to avoid politics, FBI Director Comey instead shaped an election

The FBI director, fearing the backlash that would come if it were revealed after the election that the agency had been investigating Hillary Clinton and had kept it a secret, sent a letter informing Congress that the case was reopened. What he did not say was that the FBI was also investigating the Trump campaign. While partisanship was not a factor in Comey’s approach to the two investigations, he handled them in starkly different ways.

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Federal judge orders Kobach to hand over documents from Trump meeting

Federal Magistrate Judge James O'Hara ordered Kris Kobach to hand over the documents when he met with President Donald Trump. Kobach filed a motion to stay the judge's order. This video includes images from the Associated Press.
Neil Nakahodo and Bryan Lowry The Kansas City Star
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