Buzzfeed's courts and justice reporter Zoe Tillman is reporting on a secret grand jury proceeding in DC, but it's so secret no one knows what it's about.
Tillman first points to a Politico piece from October: "Mueller link seen in mystery grand jury appeal."
Hello from the federal courthouse, where the DC Circuit is set to hear arguments in a sealed grand jury matter. Pol… https://t.co/pAdS2Dt458— Zoe Tillman (@Zoe Tillman)1544796624.0
After detailing some court docs as background, Tillman tweets, "They’ve sealed not only the courtroom, but the whole floor." It's getting a lot of attention:
The DC Circuit is about to hear arguments in the sealed grand jury matter. They've sealed not only the courtroom, b… https://t.co/fjKcUYvMhM— Zoe Tillman (@Zoe Tillman)1544801545.0
Politico senior reporter confirms:
Hello from the 5th floor of the US Court of Appeals in DC, where I’m on stakeout with about a dozen of my reporter… https://t.co/K6xRtUoL3J— Darren Samuelsohn (@Darren Samuelsohn)1544800380.0
Update from DC Court of Appeals. Courtroom security sealed the chambers and also booted about 15 reporters on stake… https://t.co/fSeE7jhPjS— Darren Samuelsohn (@Darren Samuelsohn)1544803749.0
Here's what some are saying:
Several media folks have asked me and colleagues for weeks what we can imagine this case being, assuming Trump's pe… https://t.co/sxsxOh6gUt— Bradley P. Moss (@Bradley P. Moss)1544802296.0
Also, this from a Reuters justice reporter:
Reporters kicked off the 5th floor entirely for a sealed appeals hearing that may involve #Mueller on s grand jury… https://t.co/K8EW2kAvNA— Sarah N. Lynch (@Sarah N. Lynch)1544802888.0