Jerome Corsi Loses First Battle In Case Against Special Counsel Robert Mueller

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A federal judge today ruled against Jerome Corsi’s request that the judge preside over the trial in his lawsuit against Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

Corsi, the former Infowars conspiracy theorist who is suing the special counsel over alleged illegal surveillance and leaks from Mueller’s office, asked U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon to preside over the case after Leon had previously heard a number of cases regarding illegal surveillance.

Justice Department lawyer Elizabeth Tulis argued that the law that would allow such a move only applied in cases with identical litigants.

Leon, who was appointed by President George W. Bush, replied that a provision that would allow Leon to take up the case did not apply since Corsi’s lawsuit was not related to the cases that Leon had previously heard, according to The Hill, and that for Leon to take the case would “undermine”…

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