Notes? Sure, I Took Notes, But You Can’t See Them.

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We know that President Trump hates note-takers, but Sen. Richard Blumenthal wonders if Attorney General William Barr took notes anyway during his conversation with Robert Mueller. You remember, the one where Mueller said Barr’s summary of the Mueller report was inadequate and he wanted Barr to publicly release the introduction and executive summaries.  Yeah, that one:

We can all come up with a few reasons, I think. Of course, we can also think of a few reasons that Barr might not want anyone to see them.

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