Last week, a federal judge issued a ruling that should have handed over the Justice Department’s rationale for not prosecuting Donald Trump to the group Citizens For Responsibility and Ethics in Washington. Instead, the DOJ decided to appeal the decision in order to keep the material hidden from the public. What is the DOJ trying to hide and why do they want to protect the former Trump administration? Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins tackles this issue.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced