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Op-Ed Columnist: The Ego Maniac in the Oval Is ‘Exonerated’

A vengeful President Trump and his writhing nest of liars slither past the Mueller report — for the moment.
Tags: Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, McGahn, Donald F II, Mueller, Robert S III, Trump, Donald J


The Mueller Exposé

It mostly tells us more about what we already know to be true.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2016, Wolff, Michael (1953-, Mueller, Robert S III, Bannon, Stephen K, Executive Privilege, Doctrine of


Mueller Witnesses Who Once Served in White House Now Fear Trump’s Ire

Witnesses whose accounts contributed to the Mueller report’s damaging portrait of the president are said to be concerned about his potential retaliation.
Tags: Mueller, Robert S III, Trump, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Executive Privilege, Doctrine of, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Justice Department, Lewandowski, Corey (1975-, McGahn, Donald F II, Priebus, Reince R


Prodded by Putin, Russians Sought Back Channels to Trump Through the Business World

The Mueller report shows how Russia’s efforts to connect with the Trump team spun into high gear after the election as the Kremlin dispatched oligarchs and bankers to find inroads.
Tags: Presidential Election of 2016, Trump Tower (Manhattan, NY, Trump, Donald J, Putin, Vladimir V, Manafort, Paul J, Mueller, Robert S III, Russia, United States, Washington (DC, Moscow (Russia


North Korea Hits a Man With Glasses

A senior North Korean official dismissed President Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, as “dim-sighted” after he demanded more evidence of willingness to give up nuclear weapons.
Tags: United States International Relations, Embargoes and Sanctions, Nuclear Weapons, Bolton, John R, Kim Jong-un, Pompeo, Mike, Trump, Donald J, North Korea


Mexican Town Once Welcomed Migrants. Now It Blames Mexico’s President for Them.

A relentless series of migrant caravans in recent months has taxed local resources and the patience of residents who are turning their ire on the president.
Tags: Immigration and Emigration, Visas, United States Politics and Government, Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, National Human Rights Commission (Mexico, Lopez Obrador, Andres Manuel, Trump, Donald J, Chiapas (Mexico, San Pedro Sula (Honduras, Mexico


White House Memo: ‘I Do Not Remember’: Trump Gave a Familiar Reply to the Special Counsel’s Queries

President Trump has claimed that he has “one of the world’s greatest memories,” but that failed him repeatedly when answering questions from Robert Mueller.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, Presidential Election of 2016, Trump Tower (Manhattan, NY, Memory, WikiLeaks, Mueller, Robert S III


Should a White Man Be the Face of the Democratic Party in 2020?

Interviews with several dozen Democrats show how the party, which enjoyed 2018 victories powered by female and nonwhite candidates, is grappling with questions about race and gender in the Trump era.
Tags: Presidential Election of 2020, Primaries and Caucuses, Minorities, Race and Ethnicity, Biden, Joseph R Jr, Sanders, Bernard, Harris, Kamala D, Gillibrand, Kirsten E, Warren, Elizabeth, United States Politics and Government, Campaign Finance


Giuliani Attacks McGahn’s Account to Mueller

President Trump’s personal lawyer said statements about Mr. Trump from the president’s former White House counsel were inaccurate.
Tags: Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Giuliani, Rudolph W, McGahn, Donald F II, Mueller, Robert S III, Trump, Donald J, Russia, United States Politics and Government




Reaction to Mueller Report Divides Along Partisan Lines

In an era of deep polarization, Mr. Mueller’s 448-page report quickly became yet another case study in the disparate realities of American politics.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Impeachment, Democratic Party, Barr, William P, Mueller, Robert S III, Nadler, Jerrold, Collins, Douglas A (1966-, Gottheimer, Joshua S (1975-, Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria


Mueller Report Does Nothing to Narrow a Vast Partisan Divide

As Democrats issued a subpoena demanding an unredacted copy of the report and condemned the president’s conduct, most Republican lawmakers remained silent on the findings.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020, Impeachment, Democratic Party, Barr, William P, Mueller, Robert S III, Nadler, Jerrold, Collins, Douglas A (1966-, Gottheimer, Joshua S (1975-, Ocasio-Cortez, Alexandria


The Great Russian Heist of 2016

The Mueller report is a good reminder of how important it is to prevent foreign interference in American elections.
Tags: Cyberwarfare and Defense, United States Politics and Government, Computers and the Internet, Espionage and Intelligence Services, Internet Research Agency (Russia, WikiLeaks, Clinton, Hillary Rodham, Mueller, Robert S III, Podesta, John D, Putin, Vladimir V, Trump, Donald J


News Analysis: Mueller’s Silence Allowed Openings for Trump and Barr to Shape Perception of Inquiry

The special counsel has been absent in public and silent about the case, insulating his office from accusations of leaks but allowing the president and his allies to shape expectations.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Justice Department, Barr, William P, Mueller, Robert S III, Starr, Kenneth W, Trump, Donald J


A Darker Portrait Emerges of Trump’s Attacks on the Justice Department

The Mueller report showed that Justice Department leaders were more deeply under siege than previously known.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Mueller, Robert S III, Attorneys General, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Justice Department, Barr, William P, Brand, Rachel L, Comey, James B, Rosenstein, Rod J, Sessions, Jefferson B III


Conservatives Should Thank Mueller

A scrupulous report saved an unscrupulous president.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, Mueller, Robert S III, Barr, William P, United States, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel


Robert Mueller in the Age of the Unicorn

The Mueller report won’t move the political needle. Trump supporters always knew he was a scam artist.
Tags: Theranos Inc, United States Politics and Government, Trump, Donald J, Mueller, Robert S III, Holmes, Elizabeth (1984-, United States


Sanders’s ‘Slip of the Tongue’ Would Be a Problem in Some White Houses. Not Trump’s.

Unlike previous administrations, where officials feared blows to their credibility in public, President Trump’s press aides are generally performing for an audience of one — the president.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Axelrod, David, Carney, Jay, Mueller, Robert S III, Bush, George W, Sanders, Sarah Huckabee, Schlapp, Mercedes, Shine, William J (1963-




How Don McGahn Handled a Dishonest President

We should be grateful for his resistance to wrongdoing while working for the Trump White House.
Tags: Law and Legislation, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Attorneys General, Corruption (Institutional, Justice Department, Senate, Comey, James B, McGahn, Donald F II, Mueller, Robert S III, Trump, Donald J, Sessions, Jefferson B III


Trump Endorses an Aspiring Libyan Strongman, Reversing Policy

The United States had condemned the Libyan militia leader Khalifa Hifter for trying to depose a U.N.-backed government. Now President Trump has backed him.
Tags: Endorsements, Middle East and North Africa Unrest (2010-, United States Politics and Government, United Nations, Hifter, Khalifa, Pompeo, Mike, Trump, Donald J, Libya




How Barr and Trump Use a Russian Disinformation Tactic

They were able to define “collusion” to benefit themselves. Don’t let them twist meanings again with their “spying” investigation.
Tags: Cyberwarfare and Defense, Espionage and Intelligence Services, William Barr, Trump, Donald J, Mueller, Robert S III, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Republican Party, WikiLeaks, Putin, Vladimir V, Russia, United States


Americans Agree on One Thing About the Mueller Report: Disgust With the Country’s Leaders

People of all political persuasions shared one feeling: disgust with the country’s leaders and a sense that important issues, such as health care, continued to be ignored.
Tags: Mueller, Robert S III, Politics and Government, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Trump, Donald J




Americans Can Agree on One Thing About Mueller Report: Disgust with Country’s Leaders

People of all political persuasions shared one feeling: disgust with the country’s leaders and a sense that important issues, such as health care, continued to be ignored.
Tags: Mueller, Robert S III, Politics and Government, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Trump, Donald J


Don McGahn Served the White House, Not Trump

We should be grateful for his resistance to wrongdoing while working with a fundamentally dishonest president.
Tags: Law and Legislation, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Attorneys General, Corruption (Institutional, Justice Department, Senate, Comey, James B, McGahn, Donald F II, Mueller, Robert S III, Trump, Donald J, Sessions, Jefferson B III


Why Don McGahn Served the White House, Not Trump

When he found himself serving a fundamentally dishonest president, he chose his obligations to the institution, not the person.
Tags: Law and Legislation, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Attorneys General, Corruption (Institutional, Justice Department, Senate, Comey, James B, McGahn, Donald F II, Mueller, Robert S III, Trump, Donald J, Sessions, Jefferson B III


Mueller Report Updates: Sarah Sanders Defends ‘Slip of the Tongue’ F.B.I. Remarks

A day after the release of the most anticipated report in years, Washington takes a breath, and a resolution seems anything but clear.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Trump, Donald J, Mueller, Robert S III, Barr, William P, House of Representatives, Justice Department, Mar-a-Lago (Palm Beach, Fla, Presidential Election of 2016


The Mueller Report Is 448 Pages Long. You Need to Know These 7 Key Things.

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, produced a report of more than 400 pages that painted a deeply unflattering picture of President Trump but stopped short of accusing him of criminal wrongdoing.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, Mueller, Robert S III, Presidential Election of 2016, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Justice Department, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cohen, Michael D (1966-, Comey, James B, Flynn, Michael T, Russia, McGahn