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Mueller report: Trump said 'this is the end of my presidency', and other key findings from special counsel's investigation

The release of the 400-page, redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling and possible links to Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is one of the most eagerly-awaited events of his first term.Following the release of attorney general William Barr’s summary of the report last month, many have been waiting for a more detailed look at Mr Mueller’s findings. There have been particular questions still lingering over the issue of possible obstructi...


Sarah Sanders to Mueller: False comments were a slip of tongue

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders admitted to federal investigators that she provided reporters baseless information related to former FBI Director James Comey's dismissal, according to special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.
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Here are 20 questions raised by the Mueller Report

Earlier today, Donald Trump's attorney general William Barr released this redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. * You can read the full text of the Mueller report here. The House Judiciary Committee plans to subpoena the full report. Here are 20 questions the redacted Mueller report raises: 1) When did Donald Trump first decide to have James Comey fired? 2) When did Donald Trump decide ...
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Sarah Sanders admitted to providing media baseless information about Comey: Mueller report

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders admitted to federal investigators that she provided reporters baseless information related to former FBI Director James Comey's dismissal, according to special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Fbi, James Comey, Comey, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Sarah Sanders


Sarah Sanders made an important admission to Mueller's team

A section of the Mueller report says that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders lied when she said people inside the FBI did not like then-FBI director James Comey and that was part of the justification for firing Comey.
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Mueller report: Sarah Sanders lied about Comey

A section of the Mueller report says that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders lied when she said people inside the FBI did not like then-FBI director James Comey and that was part of the justification for firing Comey.
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Excerpt: Mueller report says Sarah Sanders lied about Comey

A section of the Mueller report says that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders lied when she said people inside the FBI did not like then-FBI director James Comey and that was part of the justification for firing Comey.
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The 10 Episodes Mueller Investigated For Signs Of Trump’s Obstruction

As Attorney General Bill Barr revealed during his Thursday morning press conference, special counsel Robert Mueller scrutinized 10 episodes to find possible evidence of President Donald Trump’s obstruction of justice. While Mueller concluded that he did not have enough to charge Trump with obstruction charges, he added the caveat that the President was not exonerated. Here are the situations he investigated: 1) Trump’s conduct concerning Michael Flynn and James Comey In this section,...
Tags: News, White House, Russia, Fbi, Department Of Justice, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Obstruction, Clinton, James Comey, Trump, Flynn, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Trump Tower, Jeff Sessions


Trump tried to seize control of Mueller probe, report says; read it here

By CHAD DAY, ERIC TUCKER and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON —Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president. Report PDF: Report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election The report said that in June 2017, Trump directed White House Co...
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Robert Mueller's report set to be released amid row over attorney general's 'spinning' of findings

After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller - but not before President Donald Trump’s attorney general has his say. The Justice Department on Thursday is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Russian election interference and Mr Trump’s campaign, opening up months, if not years, of fights over what the document means in a deeply divided country. Even the planned release of the nearly 400-page report quickly spi...
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Democrats condemn attorney general's plan for rollout of Mueller report

Attorney general has sought to ‘put his own spin’ on special counsel’s report, say lawmakers before report’s release * Mueller report released – live updates * Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionJerry Nadler, chairman of the House judiciary committee, at the press conference. Photograph: Frank Franklin II/APOn the eve of the long-anticipated release of the report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian tampering in the 2016 election and alleged Trump camp...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Russia, New York City, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, House, Nancy Pelosi, Doj, James Comey, Trump, House Judiciary Committee, Mueller, Barr, AG Barr


Who is William Barr, the attorney general set to release the Mueller report?

How much of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s highly-anticipated report into Russian interference in the 2016 election will be seen by Congressional lawmakers and the public Thursday largely depends on one man — William Barr. The attorney general under Donald Trump has vowed to release the report this week with redactions that fall under four colour-coded classifications: classified information, grand jury information, information pertaining to ongoing investigations and information that may infr...
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Mueller Report ‘Is Pure Mischief,’ Trump’s Former Lawyer Says

Saul Loeb/GettySpecial Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation may not have turned up courtroom-ready evidence that Trumpworld cooperated with the Kremlin during the 2016 campaign. But Mueller’s forthcoming report on that probe still has one of the president’s top outside allies vexed and worried. John Dowd, who represented Trump for nearly a year of the 21-month investigation, told The Daily Beast he believes the report may cause trouble for Trump. “I haven’t read it, but it’s just wholly unnece...
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Trump Labels Mueller Probe an ‘Attempted Coup’

President Trump on Wednesday continued his public campaign to impugn the credibility of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's findings, which are expected to be released in redacted form in the coming days.“It was an illegal investigation. It was started illegally. Everything about it was crooked,” Trump told reporters outside the White House before departing to Texas. “This was an attempted coup. This was an attempted takedown of a president, and we beat them.”Trump's comments came just one ...
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DoJ officials told of Barr meeting on day he submitted memo critical of Mueller

Revealed: the attorney general, then a private lawyer, called the special counsel’s obstruction of justice inquiry into Trump ‘fatally misconceived’ William Barr told the Senate there was no follow-up to his ‘unsolicited’ memo about Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia investigation from senior justice department officials. Photograph: Yuri Gripas/Reuters Justice department officials were told William Barr had been invited to meet them last summer on the same day he submitted an “unsolicited” memo t...
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James Comey hints at 2020 presidential run in arguably the worst political April Fool’s prank yet

April Fool's Day is possibly the worst time to believe anything you read on the Internet. Take, for example, former FBI Director James Comey a message he sent to his more than one million followers on Twitter. The former FBI director posted a photo to his account showing him standing with his back towards the camera on an open road, looking into the distance with his hands in his pockets and his feet planted over a yellow lane separating each side of the street. “I’m in,” he wrote. “We need ...
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On Russia, Trump Acted Innocent

The release of Robert Mueller’s finding that Donald Trump didn’t collude with Russia should settle a question his critics — and, quietly, some of his allies — have asked repeatedly over the past two years: Why was he acting so guilty?It turns out that he was acting innocent, only in a typically combative, over-the-top Trump fashion.The Left and the media were never willing to credit the idea that Trump sincerely believed that he was being treated unfairly — because he was. When Trump said in his...
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Democrats refuse to retreat on Trump legal issues despite Mueller disappointment

Jerrold Nadler, the House judiciary chairman, said he would summon attorney general William Barr to testify on Capitol Hill Jerrold Nadler, the House judiciary committee chairman, has has announced he will summon the attorney general, William Barr, to testify. Photograph: Craig Ruttle/AP As Donald Trump declared victory following the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Democrats showed no signs of backing down from the numerous legal questions encircling the presiden...
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People Can’t Stop Laughing at James Comey’s Introspective Responses to the Mueller Report

James Comey’s learning what happens when you get introspective on Twitter the hard way. Attorney General William Barr told Congress that the Robert Mueller’s lengthy investigation did not conclude that President Donald Trump or anyone associated with the Trump campaign conspired with Russia to interfere with the 2016 election. But as for whether the President…
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Russia, Uncategorized, Viral, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Robert Mueller, Onetime, William Barr


Russiagate – Exposed for the Bright, Shining Lie It Has Always Been

Opinion Now that Trump has been exonerated, the story of how his accusers, using the power of the state, almost murdered a presidency with lies, propaganda and innuendo, needs to be brought out into the sunlight. USA – -(Ammoland.com)- “The Special Counsel's investigation did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia … to influence the 2016 US presidential campaign.” So stated Attorney General William Barr in his Sunday letter to Congr...
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Russia investigation timeline: Robert Mueller and the probe into the Trump campaign's alleged collusion

Since Donald Trump's election a shadow has hung over his administration - a federal investigation into possible collusion between the president's campaign and Russian agents. Robert Mueller, the stern former FBI director now leading the investigation, has charged dozens of individuals with crimes ranging from election interference to fraud along the way. Mr Trump has denounced the probe as a "witch hunt" - a view held by a number of leading Republicans. However the alleged crimes detaile...
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Mueller report: top Democrats say Barr summary ‘raises as many questions as it answers’ – live

Latest: president not cleared on question of obstruction of justiceFull story: Mueller did not find Trump campaign colluded with RussiaSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism 11.29pm GMT My colleague David Smith has just published his latest report from Washington. I excerpted a little earlier and the full story is on the Guardian US front page online. In another portion, David points out that the Muller summary:‘Leaves open the question of whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FB...
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Trump breaks with US policy to recognise Golan Heights as Israeli territory – latest news

Israel captured Golan Heights in 1967 after six-day warBridget McCain condemns Trump, 72, for being a ‘child’Sign up for the US briefing to get a fresh perspective 8.18pm GMT Former President Barack Obama will meet with freshman House Democrats next week.Politico reports that Obama will appear at a reception hosted by Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Monday night for the over sixty newly elected House Democrats. 8.10pm GMT Former FBI director James Comey about what he would like to see in the Mu...
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Q&A: Waiting for the final Mueller report and what happens next

By CHAD DAY and ERIC TUCKER WASHINGTON  — America is waiting for special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. But anyone looking for a grand narrative on President Donald Trump, Russian election interference and all the juicy details uncovered over the past 22 months could end up disappointed. The exact timing of Mueller’s endgame is unclear. Attorney General William Barr, who oversees the investigation, has said he wants to release as much information as he can about the inquiry into possible coord...
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Hicks To Turn Over Docs For Judiciary Committee’s Trump Obstruction Probe

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks has agreed to turn over a wide range of documents to the House Judiciary Committee after a request for information on topics including the firing of former FBI Director James Comey, according to committee chair Jerry Nadler’s (D-NY) spokesperson. According to a Wednesday CNN report, the request includes documents like diaries and notes about the Trump administration, organization and campaign. Despite her promise of cooperation, it is uncl...
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Trump investigation: Former White House aide Hope Hicks ‘to cooperate’ with Democrat probe

Former senior White House official Hope Hicks is said to have agreed to cooperate with a Democratic-led congressional investigation into Donald Trump. Ms Hicks, 30, who was considered one of the president’s closest confidantes and who served as White House communications director from the summer of 2017 to the spring of last year, has reportedly said she will provide documents to a congressional committee looking into possible obstruction of justice by Mr Trump. CNN said Democratic congressman...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Fbi, James Comey, Trump, Democratic, Hope Hicks, Donald Trump Jr, Michael Flynn, Hicks, Jerry Nadler, Donald Trump Ms Hicks, House of Representative 's judiciary committee


Poll: 60 Percent Have Some Confidence In Fairness Of Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the special counsel investigation into Donald Trump’s presidential campaign winds down, a new poll finds that most Americans are at least moderately confident that Robert Mueller’s probe has been fair and impartial. The poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research also finds that most Americans have some concern that Trump’s campaign had improper connections to Russia, though fewer than half say the president has done something illegal in his ties...
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Donald Trump calls Kellyanne Conway's husband a 'stone cold loser' as Twitter feud escalates

Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on his senior aide Kellyanne Conway's husband, calling him a "stone cold loser and husband from hell". The US president accused George Conway of being "very jealous" of his wife's White House position. The Twitter feud came after Mr Conway questioned the president's mental fitness. Mr Trump issued a series of tweets over the weekend in which he attacked the late senator John McCain, Google and the Russia investigation, prompting Mr Conway to su...
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Trump says he is 'happy' if Robert Mueller's Russia report is released to the public

Donald Trump has claimed he is “happy” if Robert Muller’s report into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia is made public, while delivering an angry attack on the special counsel. In the latest comments seemingly designed to undermine the credibility of the independent prosecutor’s investigation into Russia’s alleged interference in the 2016 election, the president claimed Mr Mueller was “conflicted” because of a “nasty business transaction” the president and he had been inv...
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Book: Trump’s Letter Firing Comey Was Initially Sent To The Wrong WH Printer

President Donald Trump’s letter firing then-FBI Director James Comey was initially sent to the wrong printer, according to a new book excerpted in Axios Wednesday morning. Investigative reporter Vicky Ward’s new book “Kushner, Inc.” details the the moment Trump’s letter firing Comey “ appeared to have been sent to the wrong printer”:  [National Economic Council Director Gary] Cohn told his aide to take the letter straight to [then-White House counsel] Donald McGahn, who also had an office ...
Tags: News, White House, Fbi, Donald Trump, James Comey, Trump, Comey, Gary Cohn, National Economic Council, Don McGahn, Vicky Ward, Matt Shuham, Donald McGahn, McGahn, Kushner Inc, Gary -RSB- Cohn



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