The Supreme Court on Friday removed from its calendar oral arguments in a closely watched dispute over access to secret grand jury materials from special counsel Robert Mueller‘s Russian-collusion probe.
The move comes two days after the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee asked the Supreme Court to delay oral arguments in the case, citing presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden’s election victory and the start of a new Congress in January.
Oral arguments were initially scheduled for December 2, but as of Friday morning no longer appear on the Supreme Court‘s calendar. It’s not immediately clear if the arguments will be rescheduled for a later date or have been dropped altogether.
A Supreme Court spokesperson did not immediately return a request for comment.
In a filing, House counsel