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Giuliani rails against Mueller report as Democrats mull Trump impeachment

Trump lawyer: ‘Nothing wrong with information from Russians’Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law … and wonOpinion: Moral squalor, not impeachment, will remove TrumpAs the White House mounted a furious assault on the Mueller report and critics of a president not found to have conspired with Russia but not cleared of obstruction of justice, the chair of the House judiciary committee said obstruction, if proven, “would be [an] impeachable” offence. Related: Trump and impeachment: w...
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Giuliani rails against Mueller report as Democrats mull impeachment

Trump lawyer: ‘Nothing wrong with information from Russians’Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law … and wonOpinion: Moral squalor, not impeachment, will remove TrumpAs the White House mounted a furious assault on the Mueller report, its author and critics of a president not found to have conspired with Russia but not cleared of obstruction of justice, the chair of the House judiciary committee said obstruction, if proven, “would be [an] impeachable” offence. Related: Trump and im...
Tags: Republicans, World news, US news, US politics, Mitt Romney, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Trump-Russia investigation


Teflon Don: how Trump the mafia boss fought the law … and won

After Mueller, the president is being compared to mobsters from John Gotti to Tony Soprano. And yet he remains in office“You gotta do this. You gotta call Rod...” Related: Trump tampered with witnesses. These Senate Republicans voted to oust Bill Clinton for doing just that Continue reading...
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Trump and impeachment: where Democrats stand after Mueller

Elizabeth Warren and Rashida Tlaib have called for action, but many lawmakers say more information is needed firstLong before a redacted version of the Mueller report was released this week, the winds of impeachment were swirling around Donald Trump’s presidency. Related: Trump tampered with witnesses. These Senate Republicans voted to oust Bill Clinton for doing just that Continue reading...
Tags: Democrats, US politics, US news, Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren, Robert Mueller, Trump-Russia investigation, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Nancy Pelosi, Pete Buttigieg, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Beto O'Rourke, Cory Booker, Amy Klobuchar, Trump administration


Nancy Pelosi shows no restraint on disparaging young progressive women | Arwa Mahdawi

The House speaker refused to comment on Trump while traveling, but has been openly critical of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan OmarSign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading...
Tags: US politics, Nancy Pelosi, House of Representatives, Feminism, Women, US news, World news


Trump tampered with witnesses. These Senate Republicans voted to oust Bill Clinton for doing just that

Mueller’s report essentially accuses Trump of witness tampering – one of the offences Republicans impeached Clinton on. Here’s how they explained their votesRobert Mueller’s report effectively accused Donald Trump of obstructing justice by witness tampering, one of the offences that led Republicans to impeach Bill Clinton 20 years ago.Mueller’s team found Trump repeatedly made efforts to “encourage witnesses not to cooperate with the investigation” into Russia’s interference in the 2016 election...
Tags: Trump-Russia investigation, US politics, Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, US news, House of Representatives, US Senate


Robert De Niro calls Donald Trump a 'wannabe gangster'

Oscar-winning actor says US president has proven himself to be a ‘total loser’ with no moralsRobert De Niro has criticised Donald Trump again, calling the US president a “total loser” and “wannabe gangster”.The actor has been involved in a long-running dispute with Trump, saying “fuck Trump” at the Tony awards last year. Continue reading...
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Meet the 88-year-old powering his insurgent 2020 bid with teens

Fueled by the ambition of two teenagers, ex-Alaska senator Mike Gravel is running for president with the explicit intention of entering Democratic debatesIn 2008’s Democratic race for the White House, a little-known former senator from Alaska, Mike Gravel, barnstormed the party debates, railing against America’s foreign wars and slamming his rival candidates as elitists out-of-touch with ordinary Americans. Related: Who is running for president? The full list of 2020 Democratic candidates Con...
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All the president's men and women: how disobedient aides saved Trump

Mueller report reveals how staff told to do illegal things did not but some say that doesn’t mean Trump is not guilty of a crimeSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionThe myth of Donald Trump presents him as a man of authority, a leader loved and feared, a boss who demands loyalty – and gets it. Related: The 14 current Republican senators who voted to impeach or convict Bill Clinton Continue reading...
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Elizabeth Warren becomes first 2020 candidate to call for Trump's impeachment

The Massachusetts senator is the most senior Democrat to call for the start of impeachment proceedings against TrumpElizabeth Warren on Friday became the most senior Democrat, and the first 2020 presidential candidate, to call for the start of impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump following the release of the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election and the Trump campaign. Related: The key unanswered questions from the Mueller report Continue reading...
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Elizabeth Warren calls for Trump's impeachment following Mueller report – live

In a statement, the senator and 2020 presidential candidate said initiating impeachment proceedings is the ‘constitutional duty’ of politiciansSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 9.26pm BST CNN’s Manu Raju is reporting that “Democratic leaders are rejecting a proposal from the Justice Department to allow the House and Senate leaders and the heads of the House and Senate Intelligence and Judiciary Committee...
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Trump approval rating hits 2019 low in wake of Mueller report – live

The number of Americans who approve of Donald Trump dropped by three percentage points following the release of the reportSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 8.18pm BST The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential elec...
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Mueller report contains nearly 1,000 redactions – live updates

Analysis counts up attorney general William Barr’s redactions, as House issues subpoena for version of the report without anything removedSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 5.17pm BST Earlier we told you to stay tuned for the rest of Trump’s thoughts on the “crazy” muller report. Hopefully you’re still tuned, because - nothing yet. It’s been four hours.President Trump is spending a gloomy and rainy Good F...
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Mueller report: House subpoenas for release of unredacted version – live

Jerry Nadler, judiciary committee chairman, says entire report on Trump-Russia investigation is necessary to make ‘informed decisions’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 4.27pm BST One of the clearest takeaways from the Mueller report was the conclusion by investigators that Russia successfully mounted a campaign to interfere with the 2016 US election.Today Moscow is rejecting that conclusion in the strong...
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Sarah Sanders reiterates Comey claims despite admitting to lying

Press secretary defended past statements she made in an interview on Friday that Mueller’s team said had ‘no basis in fact’Follow the latest on the Mueller report – liveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionSarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, has defended claims she repeatedly made to reporters in 2017 regarding Donald Trump’s firing of then FBI director James Comey – despite admitting to investigators for the special counsel Robert Mueller that they ha...
Tags: Trump administration, Donald Trump, Trump-Russia investigation, James Comey, Robert Mueller, US politics, US news


Mueller report latest: House subpoenas for unredacted version – live

Jerry Nadler, judiciary committee chairman, says entire report on Trump-Russia investigation is necessary to make ‘informed decisions’Sign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 2.44pm BST White House press secretary Sarah Sanders was on the defensive on ABC’s “Good Morning America” after beign pressed on language in the Mueller report suggesting that she made a dishonest statement to reporters about the firing of...
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Mueller report: House issues subpoena for full unredacted version

Jerry Nadler issues subpoena for Robert Mueller’s full report and the underlying documents ‘to make informed decisions’Mueller report latest – live updatesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionHouse judiciary chairman, Jerry Nadler, on Friday issued a subpoena for the full, unredacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller on Russian interference in the 2016 US election and the Trump campaign. Related: 'No new information': Russia shrugs off Mueller report Con...
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Democrats vow to investigate Trump in wake of Mueller report

Jerry Nadler said he is preparing a subpoena for Mueller’s full report and the underlying documents ‘to make informed decisions’Support the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionDemocrats in Congress vowed to continue investigating Donald Trump after a report by special counsel Robert Mueller revealed striking new details about the president’s effort to thwart a federal inquiry he believed threatened his presidency.On Friday morning, the House judiciary chairman, Jerry Nadler,...
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Mueller report unable to clear Trump of obstruction of justice

Special counsel says evidence obtained about the president threw up ‘difficult issues’Robert Mueller’s much-awaited report details “multiple contacts” between the Trump campaign and Russian government officials, and sets out 10 “episodes” in which Donald Trump possibly obstructed justice.Mueller says he did not make a “traditional prosecutorial judgement” on whether Trump did obstruct justice and adds that the evidence obtained about “the president’s actions and intent” threw up “difficult issue...
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Mueller report: Democrats round on Barr over 'misleading' Trump exoneration – as it happened

Judiciary committee chair Jerry Nadler says it was ‘disingenuous and misleading’ of Barr to say Trump is ‘clear of wrongdoing’The key takeaways from the Trump-Russia investigationSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 2.12am BST So that was a day. 1.19am BST House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi appears to be rallying the House Democrats, sending a letter to her colleagues and planning for a Monday conference call to discuss the Mueller report.NEW.. PELOSI ann...
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Trump claims 'game over' on Mueller report as Democrats say game on

Document threatens to reopen debate over impeachment and raises questions on the futures of William Barr and Sarah SandersMueller report released – live updatesSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionDonald Trump’s claims of vindication after the release of Robert Mueller’s report on Thursday were quickly drowned out by furious Democrats, who pointed to a wealth of evidence the president attempted to obstruct justice and demanded fresh hearings into potentially crim...
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Nadler says Mueller report shows 'disturbing evidence' of obstruction of justice – video

US judiciary committee chair Jerry Nadler has said the special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report outlines 'disturbing evidence' that Donald Trump engaged in obstruction of justice. Nadler also accused US attorney general William Barr of undermining his own department in order to protect the president. He said it was 'disingenuous and misleading' of Barr to say Trump is 'clear of wrongdoing'. Barr is scheduled to testify before the committee on 2 May and Nadler has requested M...
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Mueller report: Democrats round on Barr over 'misleading' Trump exoneration – live

Judiciary committee chair Jerry Nadler says it was ‘disingenuous and misleading’ of Barr to say Trump is ‘clear of wrongdoing’The key takeaways from the Trump-Russia investigationSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 9.26pm BST The Guardian’s Ed Pilkington spotted this important passage as he fastidiously pours over the 448-page document. Mueller lays out clear evidence that Trump attempted to lean on a couple of key witnesses to deflect the Russia inquiry awa...
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Mueller's report would have signaled the end for anyone other than Trump

The activity discovered by Mueller was not, as Trump and his allies falsely insist, standard stuff for a political campaignThe full text of Robert Mueller’s report on Trump and RussiaSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionFor all his bluster about being a master builder, Donald Trump really made his millions through branding. From chewy steaks to failing casinos, Trump has spent decades putting lucrative lipstick on pigs.So when faced with a sprawling criminal inves...
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The Guardian view on the Mueller report: now we see it. What next? | Editorial

It is no surprise that the document bears little resemblance to that portrayed by the Trump administration. It must not be allowed to draw a line beneath itFinally we have heard from Robert Mueller himself. For two years, in the face of immense presidential pressure and outright attempts to have him fired, the special counsel and his team quietly pursued their mammoth inquiry. He remained silent too as the Trump administration falsely claimed his 400-plus page report as a vindication. Now it is ...
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Trump said he was 'fucked' and his presidency over upon Mueller's appointment – live

Notes by Jeff Sessions’ chief of staff say Trump’s reaction to Mueller’s appointment was: ‘This is terrible. This is the end of my presidency.’ Mueller details 11 instances of potential obstruction by Trump in reportSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 5.34pm BST After Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates were indicted by a grand jury on multiple felony counts Manafort told Gates he had spoken to Trump’s personal counsel, and said: “We’ll be taken care of....
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'I'm having a good day': Trump reacts after release of Mueller report – video

The US president said on Thursday he was having a 'good day' after the release of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the now-closed Russia investigation. The US attorney general, William Barr, told a news conference before the report’s release that the investigation did not find Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election Continue reading...
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William Barr: bottom line is that Mueller found no collusion – video

The US attorney general, William Barr, has said the special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find Donald Trump or members of his campaign worked with Russia during the 2016 presidential election. Addressing a news conference before the report’s release, Barr said there were 10 episodes involving Trump that were scrutinised for possible obstruction of justiceFollow the latest on the Mueller report release – live Continue reading...
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Mueller report: Trump was 'receptive' to offers of Russian election help – live

Special counsel also found that Trump campaign ‘expected it would benefit electorally from information stolen and released through Russian efforts’Mueller report examines ‘10 episodes’ of potential obstruction by TrumpSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 4.37pm BST Trump is hosting a Wounded Warrior event at the White House today. He says he is having a “good day”: “They’re having a good day, I’m having a good day too. It’s called no collusion, no obstruction...
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Democrats call on Mueller to testify 'as soon as possible' as public awaits report – live

Jerrold Nadler has written to Mueller, asking him to testify before the House judiciary committeeSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism that brings clarity at this critical moment in American history. Make a contribution. 3.38pm BST House speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer put out a joint statement earlier, reiterating Jerrold Nadler’s call for Mueller to appear before Congress and laying into Bill Barr’s ...
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