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Attorney General Merrick Garland is set to testify before Congress this morning, and is expected to rebuke GOP critics accusing the DOJ of political bias by stating he is “not the President’s lawyer” or “Congress’s prosecutor”. Plus, Republican dysfunction in the House continues with a handful of far-right conservatives blocking debate on a Pentagon spending bill. And, Donald Trump's ex-assistant says the former President told her to play dumb about classified documents at Mar-a-Lago, according to reports. Also this morning: New federal charges in the fentanyl death of a 1-year-old child at a day care center in the Bronx after investigators say they found a kilogram of the drug on top of play mats, and Hollywood writers will be back at the negotiating table today after five-months of strike action, as the autoworkers strike moves into day-six.