By Autumn Johnson ~
The Department of Justice is asking the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit to block depositions of important officials in the Biden administration.
Court documents obtained by Politico show that the department is asking the court to vacate an order allowing the depositions of Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Director Jen Easterly and White House Digital Strategy Director Rob Flaherty.
Notably, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and former White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki were not included in the motion.
Earlier in the year, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry filed the lawsuit accusing prominent Biden officials of colluding with Big Tech companies to censor content in order to prevent the spread of so-called “misinformation.”
NewsBusters reported last week that the court ordered the deposition of Biden officials…
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