A hearing in a public records lawsuit tied to Roger Stone’s sentencing got heated Wednesday, as a federal judge questioned whether the Justice Department was acting in “good faith” in its handling of the records request.

Lawyers with Loevy & Loevy filed the lawsuit on behalf of BuzzFeed News reporter Jason Leopold in April, over a Freedom of Information Act request he submitted to DOJ for records relating to President Donald Trump’s tweet criticizing prosecutors’ original sentencing recommendation for Stone and the decision to override that initial memo.

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