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Mueller report: Inside the search for answers about Trump's alleged collusion with Russia

On a cloudy day in early November, the last of conservative writer Jerome Corsi's six marathon interviews with the office of special counsel Robert Mueller was about to begin. Sitting in a building in Washington, three prosecutors assigned to his case opened with a lecture.For more than two months, they had been chasing tantalising leads offered by Mr Corsi, an associate of Donald Trump confidant Roger Stone, who had told them that the longtime Republican Party operative sought a back channe...
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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...
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Mueller Report Excerpt: Volume I

Below is the first of two excerpts of the Mueller Report that will eventually appear in Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, Keith W. Whittington, American Constitutionalism (Vol. I): Structures and Powers (Oxford University Press: New York).  The questions are for students, but also for the general public.   Feel free to circulate, but please only use and quote with proper attribution. And let me know if you are teaching and would like an examination copy of GGW. @2019 Robert S. Mueller, “Repor...
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Mueller Report Excerpts: Volume II

Below is the first of two excerpts of the Mueller Report that will eventually appear in Howard Gillman, Mark A. Graber, Keith W. Whittington, American Constitutionalism (Vol. I): Structures and Powers (Oxford University Press: New York).  The questions are for students, but also for the general public.   Feel free to circulate, but please only use and quote with proper attribution. And let me know if you are teaching and would like an examination copy of GGW. @2019 Robert S. Muelle...
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Robert Mueller report: Key findings from special counsel's Trump investigation

Donald Trump attempted to fire special counsel Robert Mueller after expressing fears the probe would “end” his presidency, according to the newly released Mueller report.  The order, which came just weeks after Mr Mueller had been appointed in May 2017, was among a string of incidents of alleged obstruction of justice recounted in detail by the Mueller report.  Mr Mueller, who was tasked with looking into Russian election meddling in the 2016 campaign, makes clear in the report that he was not e...
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Mueller report: Donald Trump attempted to have Russia investigation's special counsel fired

Key findings from special counsel's Trump investigation Redacted report finds Russians 'did not have cooperation of President' Trump tweets 'GAME OVER' and says 'I'm having a good day' Mueller found Trump's answers 'inadequate' but decided against subpoena Democrats decry 'partisan effort to spin Mueller report' Analysis: Mueller's report shows how Donald Trump was saved from himself Donald Trump ordered the removal of special counsel Rober...
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What The Mueller Report Reveals About The Infamous Trump Tower Meeting With Don Jr.

After agreeing to meet with Russians connected to the Russian government, and who he believed were bringing dirt on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Jr. asked a Russian lawyer at the meeting itself if she could provide information to connect Clinton to illegal campaign donations — further evidence outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted final report released Thursday that Trump Jr. sought foreign help in the 2016 campaign. The report also details President Donald Trump’s press stra...
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What the Mueller report tells us about Trump, Russia and obstruction

The special counsel found 11 instances in which Trump and his campaign’s actions may have amounted to obstruction of justice * Mueller report latest – live updates * Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution The special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was made public on Thursday, examining potential coordination between the Trump campaign and Moscow and whether Donald Trump obstructed just...
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Here Are The Biggest Bombshells From The Redacted Mueller Report

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted 448-page report on the Russia investigation revealed colorful behind-the-scenes reactions and even almost-indictments. Here are some of the biggest bombshells we now know so far: Trump was extremely upset when he learned of Mueller’s appointment According to notes taken by then-Attorney General Jeff Session’s chief of staff, Trump “slumped back in his chair,” exclaiming: “Oh my God. This is the end of my presidency. I’m fucked.” He upbraided Session...
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After First Wikileaks Dump, Trump Said More Damaging Info ‘Would Be Coming’

Tierney Sneed contributed reporting. The un-redacted portions of the Mueller report on the Trump campaign’s Wikileaks outreach paint a picture of a campaign with foreknowledge about the release of emails stolen from Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta. In general, the report confirms a public perception that Trump’s campaign was extremely interested in, and made attempts to benefit from, hacked Democratic emails that would be published by Wikileaks. “The Trump Campaign showed inter...
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Why Mueller Decided Not To Charge Don Jr. Over June 2016 Trump Tower Meeting

The unredacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released on Thursday reveals that while the Mueller team “considered” charging Donald Trump Jr. and other campaign officials who attended the infamous June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, Mueller’s team concluded that they did not have enough evidence to file any charges. In the redacted report, Mueller laid out that the events surrounding the meeting could implicate an elections law ban on receiving contributions from foreign nation...
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Trump Said More Damaging Info ‘Would Be Coming’ In 2016

Tierney Sneed contributed reporting. The un-redacted portions of the Mueller report on the Trump campaign’s Wikileaks outreach paint a picture of a campaign with foreknowledge about the release of emails stolen from Hillary Clinton Campaign Chairman John Podesta. In general, the report confirms a public perception that Trump’s campaign was extremely interested in, and made attempts to benefit from, hacked Democratic emails that would be published by Wikileaks. “The Trump Campaign showed inter...
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Trump Jr.’s Attempted Twitter Takedown Of Pete Buttigieg Goes Spectacularly Awry

Donald Trump's son was mercilessly mocked for missing the point -- and a typo.
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Donald Trump Jr. slams Ilhan Omar for calling Stephen Miller a 'white nationalist'

Trump Jr. tweeted that Omar "took a short break from spewing her usual anti-semitic bigotry today to accuse a Jewish man of being a 'white nationalist.'"            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Michael Cohen says Trump used 'code' language to coach him to lie to Congress

Public letter recaps testimony to Trump-Russia investigations detailing president’s alleged attempts to conceal links with RussiaMichael Cohen testifies before the House oversight committee on 27 February 2019. Photograph: Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesDonald Trump used “code” language to coach his former top aide, Michael Cohen, on how to lie to Congress about Trump projects in Moscow, Cohen told lawmakers in a public letter on Friday.The letter recapped testimony Cohen had made to the special c...
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Trump Urges Dems To Drop The ‘Ridiculous Bullsh*t’ And Work With Him

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Presenting himself as both vindicated and vindictive, a fired-up President Donald Trump turned the findings of the Russia investigation into a political weapon at a Michigan rally that was part victory lap, part 2020 campaign push. Trump unleashed a fervent diatribe Thursday about the inquiry, which he deemed “the greatest hoax in the history of our country.” He warned that those behind the probe “would be held accountable,” aired his grievances about the “unfair” m...
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Emin Agalarov Dishes On Trump Tower, Mueller, And His Upcoming US Tour

Now that the Mueller investigation has concluded, Russian pop star and Trump Tower meeting organizer Emin Agalarov feels free to talk, he said in an interview with Russian outlet The Bell. Agalarov, known in the United States for his bizarre links to Trump, rambled on about a wide-range of topics, ranging from a quixotic attempt Trump apparently made to meet Vladimir Putin while at the 2013 Miss Universe competition in Moscow to Agalarov’s role in the Trump Organization’s first attempt to bui...
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Apple Doesn’t Fall Far: Don Jr Won’t Rule Out A Future In Politics

Donald Trump Jr. may share more than his namesake with his father. Fresh off the high of not getting indicted by federal prosecutors for his role in coordinating a meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, Trump Jr. told Bloomberg Radio’s “Sound On” that he’s not ruling out a future in politics. But he’s not in any hurry. “If I can be helpful and I can be powerful voice for that that’s my primary focus,” Trump Jr. said, saying his main focus at the moment is promoting his father...
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Trump Tower Meeting Broker: Russia Probe ‘Not A Witch Hunt’

NEW YORK (AP) — The music publicist who brokered a meeting between the Trump campaign and a Russian lawyer says Robert Mueller’s Russia probe wasn’t a “witch hunt.” Rob Goldstone requested the lawyer’s meeting with Donald Trump Jr. and other senior campaign officials in June 2016 on behalf of a pop star client whose father was a major property developer in Moscow. Goldstone has been entangled in the special counsel’s nearly two-year probe as well as several congressional investigations. But even...
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Don Jr. Does Victory Lap On Fox: ‘Feels Great’ To Know Dems Colluded, ‘Not Us’

The President’s son, who was at the center of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with a Russian lawyer, celebrated not getting indicted on Fox News on Monday evening. Donald Trump Jr. said it “feels great” that special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe is over, which was, in part, looking into whether he worked with Russia to get dirt on his father’s opponent, Hillary Clinton. He then went on to claim that the attorney general’s assessment of the Mueller’s report shows that it was Democrats “coll...
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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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Trump Jr. Escapes Mueller Probe Despite the Trump Tower Meeting

A key episode in Mueller’s 22-month probe into Russian election meddling was a secret meeting that the president’s eldest son took at Trump Tower in Manhattan in 2016 with a Russian lawyer connected to the Kremlin on the promise of being given dirt on Democrat Hillary Clinton. Now, one of the inquiry’s most intriguing unanswered questions is why Trump Jr. remained largely untouched by Mueller despite his participation in the meeting and questions about whether he tried to cover it up. Also lef...
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Donald Trump Jr and John Bolton berate UK leaders over Brexit

President’s son and US national security adviser in apparent coordinated interventionDonald Trump Jr and the US national security adviser, John Bolton, spoke out over Brexit on Tuesday in what appeared to be a coordinated intervention by the White House into British domestic politics.Both the US president’s son and Bolton attacked British political leadership after Theresa May said she would ask the EU for a delay to the UK’s exit from the European Union; in line with parliament’s wish. Continue...
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Don Jr. Defends Tucker Carlson: ‘They Want To Break And Ruin You’

Donald Trump Jr. on Monday applauded Fox Host Tucker Carlson’s refusal to apologize for newly resurfaced video clips of him defending statutory rape and referring to several female celebrities as “the biggest white whores in America.” “This is how you handle the outrage mob,” Trump Jr. tweeted. “Remember, even the most sincere apology means nothing to them.” This is how to handle the outrage mob. Remember, even the most sincere apology means nothing to them. They want to break and ruin you. ...
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House Judiciary to request documents from Trump Jr., others

The House Judiciary Committee will request documents on Monday from President Donald Trump's oldest son, his business and more than 60 individuals in his administration, the panel's chair said Sunday.
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House Judiciary to request documents from Trump Jr., dozens in administration

The House Judiciary Committee will request documents on Monday from President Donald Trump's oldest son, his business and more than 60 individuals in his administration, the panel's chair said Sunday.
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This Week: Cohen Testimony Implies Trump Committed A Crime While In Office

In electrifying testimony before the House Intelligence Committee, Michael Cohen accused President Trump of personally signing checks reimbursing Cohen for their hush money scheme after he’d taken office. Cohen testified that Trump was intimately involved with the Trump Tower Moscow project during the 2016 campaign, and that Trump’s lawyers changed the text of Cohen’s congressional testimony about the development. To top it off, Cohen claimed under oath that Trump routinely engaged in tax and in...
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Don Jr. Makes ‘Hashtag Me Too’ Joke While Talking Guns, Mocking Trans People

While sitting on a CPAC panel packed with the president of an evangelical Christian university, a former Fox News host and the founder of a right-wing propaganda website, Donald Trump Jr. decided he was in the right company to make a “hashtag me too” joke. He wasn’t wrong. Liberty University President Jerry Falwell and his wife Becki Falwell emphasized that their new granddaughter would be raised as a girl because that’s how “God designed” her after Don Jr. noted that liberals believe we can ...
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Cohen’s Testimony Put Trump Org CFO Weisselberg Back In The Hot Seat

Who helped orchestrate an elaborate cover-up scheme to conceal hush money payments made to Trump’s lovers during the 2016 campaign? Lawmakers posed this question to Michael Cohen at his Wednesday congressional hearing. “Allen Weisselberg,” he replied. Who signed the checks reimbursing Cohen for his role in the scheme? “Allen Weisselberg.” Who knew whether President Trump engaged in tax and insurance fraud at the Trump Organization dating back to the 1990s? “Allen Weisselberg.” Cohen’s testimo...
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Trump Jr Tweets ‘ImWithJim’ After Jim Jordan’s Blame-Game Opening Rant

The President’s son is clearly watching the Michael Cohen hearing before the House Oversight Committee closely. While Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) went on a partisan rant — slamming Cohen’s credibility, the committee’s chairman and even raising a conspiracy connecting billionaire and impeachment-enthusiast Tom Steyer to Democrats on the committee — Trump Jr. tweeted his support for the congressman. #Imwithjim wow. — Donald Trump Jr. (@DonaldJTrumpJr) February 27, 2019 [Author: Nicole Lafond]
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