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Mueller report: Barr will deliver summary to Congress on Sunday

Trump in Florida as Washington waits on tenterhooksWhat does the Mueller report mean for Trump? Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionUS attorney general William Barr is expected to deliver a summary of Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election later on Sunday afternoon, according congressional sources speaking to the Guardian. The summary will come amid growing and bipartisan calls for the full document to be released to the pub...
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PHOTOS: Against White House Backdrop, Robert And Ann Mueller Go To Church

Two days after submitting his final report on Russian election meddling and related matters to the attorney general, special counsel Robert Mueller and his wife Ann Mueller attended the morning service at St. John’s Episcopal Church on Lafayette Square on Sunday, steps away from the White House. Photographers captured the Muellers — who’ve largely stayed out of the public eye during the special counsel’s 22-month investigation — attending the Sunday morning service at St. John’s, a national h...
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Rubio: ‘Not Helpful’ For Trump To Withdraw North Korea Sanctions Via Tweet

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) on Sunday said that it was “not helpful” for President Donald Trump to publicly withdraw sanctions against North Korea on Twitter. “Something happened between the time it was announced and the time that the President put out that statement,” Rubio told NBC News’ Chuck Todd. “I don’t know the answer to be honest. I don’t know why he would do that or why it happened the way it did. It’s unusual. It’s never happened before.” In a tweet Friday, Trump said “It was announced...
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Kirsten Gillibrand calls Trump a 'coward' in New York speech

In major speech as presidential candidate at Trump hotel, senator says president ‘tearing apart the moral fabric of our country’The Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand used a speech in front of a Trump hotel in New York on Sunday to call the president a “coward” who “punches down” and is “tearing apart the moral fabric of our country”. Related: The B-Team: are Beto, Biden and Bernie the best Democrats can offer? Continue reading...
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Greeted by protests, Rep. Ilhan Omar tells LA-area Muslims to ‘raise hell’ in face of intolerance

Freshman Congresswoman Ilham Omar of Minnesota urged some 400 Los Angeles-area Muslims packed inside the Woodland Hills Hilton on Saturday to stand defiant and “raise hell” in the face of discrimination they confront as Muslims in America. It’s advice the politician appears to have adopted as her own strategy, as this appearance — a fund-raising event hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations — came just weeks after her comments sparked national controversy and exposed a generational ...
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Greeted by protests, Rep. Ilhan Omar tells LA-area Muslims to ‘raise hell’ in face of ‘human rights’ violations

Freshman Congresswoman Ilham Omar of Minnesota urged some 400 Los Angeles-area Muslims packed inside the Woodland Hills Hilton on Saturday to stand defiant and “raise hell” in the face of discrimination they confront as Muslims in America. It’s advice the politician appears to have adopted as her own strategy, as this appearance — a fund-raising event hosted by the Council on American-Islamic Relations — came just weeks after her comments sparked national controversy and exposed a generational ...
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Kirsten Gillibrand will call Trump a 'coward' in New York speech

In major speech as presidential candidate at Trump hotel, senator will say president ‘tearing apart the moral fabric of our country’The Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand will use a speech in front of a Trump hotel in New York on Sunday to call the president a “coward” who “punches down” and is “tearing apart the moral fabric of our country”. Related: The B-Team: are Beto, Biden and Bernie the best Democrats can offer? Continue reading...
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Mueller report: Trump and America wait for Barr to disclose findings

President in Florida as wait for news enters second dayWhat does the Mueller report mean for Trump? Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionAmerica woke on Sunday to a second day of waiting to find out what is in the Mueller report – and to more uncharacteristic circumspection from the president. Related: It's Mueller time but don't forget: Trump has undermined the very idea of America | Robert Reich Continue reading...
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Once more Balmedie prepares to fight Trump on the beaches | Kevin McKenna

A record number of locals objected to the US president’s development near his Aberdeenshire golf course – to no avail. But the struggle goes onThe word “douce” sits easily alongside a place like Balmedie, but would never be seen within a million miles of Donald Trump or any of his enterprises. Yet this pleasant coastal village a few miles north of Aberdeen is at risk of forever being associated with America’s pantomime president and the locals are aghast at the prospect.Last week planning offici...
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Kushner, Inc review: Jared, Ivanka Trump and the rise of the American kakistocracy

Vicky Ward has produced a damning depiction, a lethal amalgam of Page Six-like dish and firsthand investigative reportingLike Donald Trump, with Jared Kushner, the president’s squeaky sounding son-in-law. As the reality that Kushner received his White House security clearance the same way he got into Harvard sinks in – “Daddy” pulled some very expensive strings – his popularity will not be rebounding anytime soon. Related: Revealed: Kushner 'challenged on conflicts of interest by Trump aides...
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Congress awaits Mueller conclusions as Democrats push for report's release

Attorney general William Barr to release ‘principal conclusions’Trump allies claim victory over Democrats and mediaSupport the Guardian’s journalism. Make a contributionWashington and America waited with bated breath on Saturday for the next stage in the Trump-Russia drama: the communication to Congress of the “principal conclusions” of special counsel Robert Mueller. Related: Mueller report: Trump camp celebrates but danger is not past yet Continue reading...
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Here Are Some Key Players in the Mueller Investigation

After nearly two years, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation came to a close as he delivered his final report to Attorney General William Barr on Friday. While the public has not yet seen the report, court filings from the special counsel’s team provide some clues to the major players likely to be named in it.…
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Trump Ally Scalise Says President Vindicated by Reports That Mueller Is Recommending No New Indictments

In truth, Mueller's investigation has already led to a slew of indictments
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No One Knows What’s in the Mueller Report. Here’s Why This Republican Is Claiming Vindication Anyway

In truth, Mueller's investigation has already led to a slew of indictments
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What does the Mueller report mean for Trump? The key questions answered

The special counsel has filed his report on the Trump-Russia investigation. Here’s what we know so farSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionWe don’t know yet. We know that Mueller has filed his report to William Barr, the attorney general, and that Barr has informed Congress that he received it. Continue reading...
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Mueller report: Trump camp celebrates but danger is not past yet

The special counsel will make no more indictments but his work, if made public, could yet damn the president and open new lines of inquiryIt was, said Rudy Giuliani, lawyer to Donald Trump, like waiting for a baby to be born. The he reached for a darker simile: it was more like waiting for a jury to deliver its verdict. Related: What does the Mueller report say and what does it mean for Trump? Continue reading...
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Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris react to completion of Trump-Russia inquiry – video

Following the submission of special counsel Robert Mueller's Trump-Russia investigation findings to the attorney general, William Barr, high-profile senators including Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris and Chuck Schumer are demanding that the report is made public. Speaking at a rally in San Diego on Friday night, Sanders said, 'Nobody, including the president of the United States, is above the law'Mueller report: special counsel delivers findings of Trump-Russia inquiry Continue reading...
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Israel's Netanyahu to play Trump card in tight election

PM gets Washington photo ops after Trump recognises Israeli sovereignty over Golan HeightsIsrael’s April election has at times felt like it might be Benjamin Netanyahu’s last. But even as he tries to fend off a string of corruption accusations, the prime minister cannot be counted out. He has survived 13 years in office, and he now has a Trump card up his sleeve.Netanyahu will use that card on Monday when he arrives in Washington to bask at the White House in the warmth of his relationship with ...
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Republican Bill Weld on challenging Trump: ‘It’s going to be a lot of fun'

The ex-governor of Massachusetts is the sole Republican set to take on Trump, and he’s striking a chord with some conservativesThere’s only one way to begin an interview with the person poised to challenge Donald Trump for the presidential nomination of the Republican party in 2020, and that’s to ask him: are you a masochist? Related: 'Trump will win, 100%': conservatives on socialism, Bernie Sanders and 2020 Continue reading...
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'I'm not a fan': Trump's grudge against John McCain continues even in death

The president has had a long-running feud with the late senator, even resorting to attacking him posthumouslyIn life and now in death John McCain continues to torment Donald Trump.Trump spent last week posthumously attacking the Arizona senator on Twitter, in interviews and in public remarks at an Army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. Continue reading...
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Barbra Streisand Believes Michael Jackson Accusers, But Says ‘They Were Thrilled to Be There’

Barbra Streisand only met Michael Jackson a few times, but she definitely has some opinions about his alleged molestation of several young boys. Streisand shared her thoughts with the Times in the U.K. ahead of her July concert at London’s Hyde Park. Given that Streisand is one of the few people alive to have experienced […]
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Mueller report: no new indictments recommended, says DoJ official – as it happened

Mueller submits report, signalling end of two-year inquiryFull report: what this means and what comes nextSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism, which brings clarity to this critical moment in American history. Make a contribution 1.44am GMT Well, it happened. Special counsel Robert Mueller completed his report and gave it to the attorney general. But that’s not all! Here’s a rundown of the biggest stories of the day. 1.25am GMT If you’re like me, you probably have a ton of ques...
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Mueller’s Investigation Lasted 674 Days. Here’s How That Compares to Other Probes

Longer than Watergate, but much shorter than Iran-Contra or Whitewater. That’s how Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation stacks up compared to other independent probes by the Justice Department. The investigation concluded Friday when Mueller sent a final report to Attorney General William Barr — 674 days after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed him as…
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Mueller report: special counsel delivers findings of Trump-Russia inquiry

Submission to attorney general signals end of criminal inquiryBarr: ‘I remain committed to as much transparency as possible’Robert Mueller submits report – live updatesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionRobert Mueller has completed his Trump-Russia investigation without prosecuting additional associates of the president, and has reported his findings to William Barr, the US attorney general. Related: What does the Mueller report say and what does it mean for T...
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Here Are All of the Indictments, Guilty Pleas and Convictions From Robert Mueller’s Investigation

Since his appointment in May of 2017, Special Counsel Robert Mueller racked up a lengthy record of court wins, but none of them answered some of the central questions the public had about his investigation. Along with a team of experienced prosecutors and attorneys, the former FBI director has indicted, convicted or gotten guilty pleas…
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The Fight Over the Mueller Report Is Just Beginning. Here’s What Comes Next

"We’re going do everything in our legal and legislative powers"
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What does the Mueller report say and what does it mean for Trump?

It’s not clear whether or how the full report will be made public, but here’s what we know so far Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionWe don’t know yet. We know that Mueller has filed his report to William Barr, the attorney general, and that Barr has informed Congress that he received it. Continue reading...
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Mueller report: no new indictments recommended, says DoJ official – live

Mueller submits report, signalling end of two-year inquiryFull report: what this means and what comes nextSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism, which brings clarity to this critical moment in American history. Make a contribution 10.01pm GMT NBC News has multiple sources confirming that Mueller is not recommending any further indictments. NBC News: Multiple senior U.S. law enforcement officials say that Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Office will not be bringing forth any further i...
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Bill Barr Has The Mueller Report, Special Counsel Probe Ends

Doesn't look like any more indictments are coming from Mueller.
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Robert Mueller Submits Russia Probe Report To The Attorney General

Special counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report on his Russia investigation to Attorney General Bill Barr. In a letter sent to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees, Barr informed Congress the report was submitted on Friday and that Mueller had concluded his investigation. Here’s Barr’s letter via ⁦@etuckerAP⁩ pic.twitter.com/f9HwZQbmu1 — Chad Day (@ChadSDay) Barr suggested in the letter that he might be in a position to brief Congress as so...
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