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Ketanji Brown Jackson U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson in D.C. Photo: Diego M. Radzinschi/ALM

U.S. District Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the District of Columbia will now oversee House Judiciary Democrats’ lawsuit seeking ex-White House counsel Don McGahn’s public testimony.

Jackson, who was confirmed to the bench in 2013 during the Obama administration, was randomly assigned the case Wednesday. She had not yet overseen any of the high-profile legal fights between House Democrats and the Trump administration, nor anything related to the former special counsel Robert Mueller III’s probe.

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Jacqueline Thomsen

Jacqueline Thomsen, based in Washington, is a reporter covering D.C. federal courts and the legal side of politics. Contact her at [email protected] and follow her on Twitter @jacq_thomsen.

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