Republicans Demand DOJ Probe Into SCOTUS Leak

Axios reports:

Republican members of the House Oversight Committee on Tuesday sent a letter to the Justice Department requesting an investigation into the leak of a draft Supreme Court opinion overturning Roe v. Wade, Axios has learned.

Why it matters: The request comes as Republicans are making the leak and its impact on judicial norms the focus of their response, in contrast with Democrats who have largely seized on the contents of the ruling.

The members, in a letter to Attorney General Merrick Garland obtained by Axios, said the leak “represents one of the most fundamental and troubling breaches of Supreme Court ‘confidentiality and secrecy’ in its history.”

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