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Judge orders partial release of Watergate 'road map'

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A federal judge has ordered the partial release of a Watergate report that fueled an impeachment drive against President Richard Nixon and could serve as a precedent for a similar effort aimed at President Donald Trump. Chief U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell granted a request Thursday to unseal a large chunk of the so-called road map that a federal grand jury in Washington sent to the House Judiciary Committee in early 1974. The transmission to Congress more than four decades ago included a bare-bones summary of evidence from various witnesses, as well as supporting documents...
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