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Special counsel Robert Mueller leaves a closed 2017 meeting with members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images

Andrew Weissmann, one of special counsel Robert Mueller's top prosecutors, is writing a book for Random House focused on his work during the Russia investigation, the New York Times reports.

The big picture: Weissman's book will be one of the first inside looks from Mueller's team, but the Times reports that it's not clear if it'll provide any new revelations or details about how the investigation operated. He worked on the team that prosecuted President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort — not on the obstruction inquiry against the president.

Go deeper: 7 takeaways from the Mueller report

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House will transmit article of impeachment to Senate on Monday, Schumer says

Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced that the House will deliver the article of impeachment against former President Trump for "incitement of insurrection" on Monday.

Why it matters: The Senate is required to begin the impeachment trial at 1 p.m. the day after the article is transmitted.

Dan Primack, author of Pro Rata
41 mins ago - Politics & Policy

Private equity bets on delayed tax reform in Biden administration

Illustration: Brendan Lynch/Axios

In normal times, private equity would be nervous about Democratic Party control of both the White House and Congress. But in pandemic-consumed 2021, the industry seems sanguine.

Driving the news: Industry executives and lobbyists paid very close attention to Treasury Secretary nominee Janet Yellen's confirmation hearings this week, and came away convinced that tax reform isn't on the near-term agenda.

Ben Geman, author of Generate
2 hours ago - Politics & Policy

New Energy Department roles look to animate Biden's campaign themes

Illustration: Annelise Capossela/Axios

The burst of Biden administration staffing picks announced yesterday revealed that the Energy Department (DOE) has newly created roles that reflect what President Biden called campaign priorities.

Driving the news: One new position is "director of energy jobs," which is being filled by Jennifer Jean Kropke. She was previously the first director of workforce and environmental engagement with Local 11 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

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