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This Week: Putin Praises Mueller, Barr Goes Full Trump

Special counsel Robert Mueller earned an unlikely defender this week: Russian President Vladimir Putin. During a press conference with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Putin referred to Mueller’s work as “exotic” and “very objective” — a far-cry from how President Trump himself characterized the probe this week. The President unilaterally concluded Friday that the investigation began as an attempt to spy on his campaign. Those behind the supposed spying deserved “long jail sentences,” he added....
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Angus King says he believes US intelligence on Iran but questions cause of latest standoff

Sen. Angus King, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is giving credibility to the Trump administration's claims of heightened Iranian activity, but he says he worries about who is provoking whom in the "volatile" situation.
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Morning Docket: 05.15.19

* Donald Trump Jr. has reached an agreement for “limited” testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, where he’ll discuss no more than a handful of topics for no longer than two-to-four hours. But will he plead the Fifth? [New York Times] * Just when you thought Georgia’s fetal heartbeat law was too extreme, Alabama shows up with a near total abortion ban like it’s some race to see which state can get Roe v. Wade overturned the quickest at the Supreme Court. [NBC News] * Can Presiden...
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Putin gets the last laugh, and he knows it

• Donald Trump Jr. reaches deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for testimony in June • Justice Dept.: Trump is too busy to provide business records • Opinion: Lindsey Graham has sold his soul to Trump
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Donald Trump Jr. Set for Interview With Senate Intelligence Committee

David Becker/GettyDonald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee have reached a deal to meet in mid-June for a private interview that will be limited in time to two to four hours, according to a source familiar with the situation. As Monday came to a close, the president’s eldest son was planning on telling Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and Co. to take a hike. Trump Jr. had a letter drafted and ready to go to inform the Senate committee that he would not come in for an interview, that he ...
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Trump Jr. agrees to testify in Senate in Russia probe: US media

President Donald Trump's son Donald Jr has agreed to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating Russian election meddling, US media reported Tuesday. The agreement resolved a looming fight between the Congress and the White House after Donald Jr. was subpoenaed by the Republican-led committee last week.
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Donald Trump Jr. Agrees To Comply With Senate Subpoena

NYT: The president's son struck a deal Tuesday with the Senate Intelligence Committee for a private, limited interview.
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Donald Trump Jr. To Testify Again About 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

Donald Trump Jr. reached a deal with the Senate Intelligence Committee to testify again about a 2016 Trump Tower meeting. He appeared in 2017 and wouldn't return until the committee issued a subpoena.
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Trump Jr. agrees to meet with Senate Intelligence Committee after being subpoenaed

Trump Jr. agreed to come in mid-June to meet with the committee with limited circumstances.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump Jr. Strikes a Deal to Sit for Private Interview with Senate Intel Committee

After weeks of contentious negotiation, Donald Trump Jr. agreed on Tuesday to comply with the Republican Senate Intelligence Committee chairman Richard Burr’s (R., N.C.) subpoena-backed demand that he sit for a private interview with members of the panel, the New York Times first reported.Trump Jr. has reportedly agreed to speak to lawmakers about a limited range of topics for between two and four hours sometime in mid June.Burr told fellow Republican senators last week that he was forced to iss...
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Donald Trump Jr. reaches deal with Senate committee to testify

Donald Trump, Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee have reached a deal for the President's eldest son to appear before the committee behind closed doors in mid-June, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
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Donald Trump Jr. reaches deal with Senate Intelligence Committee for testimony in June

Donald Trump, Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee have reached a deal for the President's eldest son to appear before the committee behind closed doors in mid-June, a source familiar with the matter told CNN.
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Donald Trump Jr. Strikes Deal for ‘Limited’ Interview With Intelligence Committee

An agreement between Donald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee for a “limited” interview appears to have defused tensions among Senate Republicans
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Don Jr. And Senate Intel Reach A Deal For Him To Talk Again To Committee

Donald Trump Jr. and the Senate Intelligence Committee have reached a deal for him to speak to the committee again, the New York Times, The Hill and CNN reported. The agreement heads off a major dispute over a subpoena the committee issued Trump Jr., after he reportedly twice bailed on plans to come in voluntary for additional question. Under the agreement, according to the Times, Trump Jr. will speak to the committee for two-four hours in mid-June. The scope has been limited to five topics, ...
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Trump Jr. Agrees to Senate Interview

Donald Trump, Jr. has agreed to be interviewed in June by the Senate Intelligence Committee. He he will be questioned "for two to four hours on five to six topics". One topic reportedly relates to inconsistencies between his 9 hour private... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Lindsey Graham Blasted For Encouraging Trump Jr. To Ignore Senate Subpoena

Don Jr. should "plead the Fifth" if he decides to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee's request, Graham said.
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McConnell Steers Clear Of Internal GOP Fight Over Don Jr. Subpoena

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) avoided putting himself in the middle of the intra-GOP dispute over a Senate Intelligence Committee’s subpoena of Donald Trump Jr., in comments Tuesday that suggested the committee’s business was up to its chairman, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC). “None of us tell Chairman Burr how to run his committee,” McConnell said at a press conference in the Capitol, when asked by a reporter about some Republican senators’ criticism of Burr’s issuance of the subpo...
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Navarro has a message for Sen. Graham

CNN analyst Ana Navarro reacts to Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) advising Donald Trump Jr. to ignore the subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, saying that Graham is serving as President Trump's accomplice.
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Elizabeth Warren: Donald Trump Jr. Is Not ‘Above The Law’

The Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed President Donald Trump's eldest son last week.
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Burr Tells GOP Don Jr Left Senate Intel No Choice But To Subpoena After His No-Shows

When Donald Trump Jr. backed out of previously scheduled interviews before the Senate Intelligence Committee twice in recent months, he forced the committee’s hand, The New York Times reported. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) told his Republican colleagues last week that Trump Jr. backed out of interviews at the last minute, leaving the committee no choice but to subpoena him to testify, two people familiar with the discussions told the Times. The committee wants to...
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Graham Tells Don Jr To Ignore Senate Intel Subpoena: ‘You Don’t Need To Go’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) had some legal advice for the president’s son on Sunday morning: ignore my colleagues’ subpoena. Graham suggested that the subpoena is related to testimony that Michael Cohen gave surrounding the Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 and the pursuit of a Trump Tower in Moscow. Graham referred to Cohen as a “worthless” witness, but said he understood Sen. Richard Burr’s (R-NC) bipartisan motivation for the subpoena. “If I were Donald Trump Jr.’s lawyer, I would tell him, ...
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Et Tu, Sen. Burr?

Donald Trump Jr and Donald Trump U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- How nauseating that RINO Sen. Richard Burr, as chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is doing the bidding of vindictive Democrats in issuing a subpoena to Donald Trump Jr. Burr has joined the Democrats' investigatory vendetta against President Trump, most recently exemplified in the House Judiciary Committee's vote to hold Attorney General Will Barr in contempt of Congress. Democrats claim Barr is in contempt for failing to re...
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Burr Resolute On Don Jr Subpoena Despite Day Of Attacks From GOP Colleagues

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) was criticized by Republican colleagues and demeaned by the President on Thursday. But he remains committed to bringing the President’s son in for further questioning before the committee, Politico reported.  Burr reportedly has no intention of withdrawing the subpoena, which requests that Donald Trump Jr. appear before the Intelligence Committee to testify over statements he previously made to the committee,  Republican senators told...
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Mitch McConnell Reassures Hannity: Don Jr. Subpoena Will ‘Have a Happy Ending’

Days after calling for the end of the “Groundhog Day spectacle” of Trump investigations, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reassured a fraught Sean Hannity on Thursday night that Senate Intelligence Committee chair Richard Burr’s (R-NC) subpoena of Donald Trump Jr. was no big deal.Noting that McConnell had declared “case closed” on the Mueller report, Hannity wondered why Burr would subpoena the president’s son to reappear before the intelligence committee.Turning to McConnell, the pro-Trum...
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Sen. Blumenthal Says Don Trump Jr. Should Be ‘Locked Up’ If He Defies Subpoena

"Prison is the only answer” if the president's son refuses to comply with the Senate Intelligence Committee, he said.
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Trump Goes On Extended Rant About Subpoena Of Don Jr.

Taken aback by the Senate Intelligence Committee’s subpoena issued to Donald Trump Jr., President Trump on Thursday defended his son, leaning on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report to do so. “I was very surprised. I saw Richard Burr saying there was no collusion two or three weeks ago,” Trump said at an impromptu press conference at the White House, referring to the committee’s Republican chairman. “My son’s a very good person, works very hard. The last thing he needs is Washington, D.C. ...
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Trump says Senate subpoena of Donald Jr. left him 'very surprised'

President Trump on Thursday said he was “very surprised” that the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee issued a subpoena for Donald Trump Jr. to answer more questions about his contacts with Russia.
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The 5 Wildest Moments From Trump’s Impromptu Press Conference

It was one of those days when President Trump just couldn’t help himself. On Thursday, Trump held an event at the White House to unveil a push to end surprise medical bills, but the media availability quickly turned into a full-blown press conference on a wide range of issues. It was easy to forget the original purpose of the event as the President weighed in on the Mueller report, his own national security adviser and a subpoena issued to his son. As Trump ranted about the Russia probe “hoax...
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Those close to Trump are exasperated the subpoena is Republican-led and gives Democrats a talking point

Members of President Donald Trump's inner circle are frustrated that the Republican-led Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., multiple sources tell CNN.
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