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Mueller report creates new headache for Pelosi

Mueller report creates new headache for Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has a major problem on her hands after the release of the Mueller report — how to resist demands from her fractious caucus for President Trump to be impeached. Pelosi, ...
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Justice Department dismisses Democratic Mueller report subpoena as 'premature and unnecessary'

Justice Department dismisses Democratic Mueller report subpoena as 'premature and unnecessary'

The Department of Justice on Friday dismissed the subpoena issued by House Democrats for a less-redacted version of the Mueller report, saying that it wasn't necessary. "Congressman Nadler's subpoena is premature and unnecessary," Justice Department ...
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Democrats shoot down Barr offer to read less-redacted version of Mueller report

Democrats shoot down Barr offer to read less-redacted version of Mueller report

Top Democrats have rebuffed an offer from Attorney General William Barr to read a less-redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., ...
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Elizabeth Warren calls for impeachment proceedings against Trump

Elizabeth Warren calls for impeachment proceedings against Trump

Democratic presidential candidate and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday called on the House of Representatives to initiate impeachment proceedings against President Trump. "The Mueller report lays out facts showing that a hostile foreign government ...
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Romney blasts president, Trump campaign after reading Mueller report

Romney blasts president, Trump campaign after reading Mueller report

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, said he was “sickened” and “appalled” by the actions of President Trump and his campaign that were detailed in special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report. Romney said it was in the ...
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New hire for Matt Gaetz was ousted from White House over ties to white nationalism

New hire for Matt Gaetz was ousted from White House over ties to white nationalism

Former White House speechwriter and policy aide Darren Beattie is joining Rep. Matt Gaetz’s team on Capitol Hill, according to a new report. Beattie, who was fired from the White House after it was revealed ...
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Robert Mueller's team really was 'conflicted' and the special counsel report proves it

Robert Mueller's team really was 'conflicted' and the special counsel report proves it

The special counsel report makes three things clear: First, there was never any evidence to back up the collusion conspiracy. Second, there was not enough evidence to accuse President Trump of obstruction. Third, the lawyers ...
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Prayer wins: Federal appeals court rules House chaplain can reject secular invocation

Prayer wins: Federal appeals court rules House chaplain can reject secular invocation

A federal appeals court in the District of Columbia on Friday upheld the House of Representatives’ requirement that it start each day it is in session with a religious prayer. The unanimous ruling from a ...
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Former GOP congressman with anti-gay voting record seen kissing man at Coachella: Report

Former GOP congressman with anti-gay voting record seen kissing man at Coachella: Report

Socially conservative former Rep. Aaron Schock, R- Ill., was reportedly photographed at a music festival making out with another man. During his tenure in Congress, the 37-year-old Schock voted against the repeal of "don’t ask, ...
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GOP senator calls Trump’s actions detailed in Mueller report ‘inappropriate’

GOP senator calls Trump’s actions detailed in Mueller report ‘inappropriate’

A Republican senator did not offer a strong defense of President Trump as many of his colleagues have in the aftermath of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Ohio Sen. Rob Portman said ...
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Go ahead, impeach Trump

Go ahead, impeach Trump

For the past 30 years in public life, we've known Donald Trump to be a megalomaniacal charlatan, a brand ambassador masquerading as an entrepreneur, an adulterer, and a compulsive liar. We knew this as we ...
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Nadler: Mueller report subpoena 'will come in the next couple of hours'

Nadler: Mueller report subpoena 'will come in the next couple of hours'

The House Judiciary Committee will subpoena special counsel Robert Mueller's full report today. "We need the entire report unredacted and the underlying documents in order to make informed decisions ... and we will subpoena that ...
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Nadler subpoenas DOJ for full Mueller report

Nadler subpoenas DOJ for full Mueller report

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., subpoenaed the Justice Department on Friday for the full version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Nadler said the Justice Department must comply with the subpoena by May 1 ...
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Post-Mueller report, Democrats to dig deeper into Trump finances with three investigations

Post-Mueller report, Democrats to dig deeper into Trump finances with three investigations

Congressional Democrats are poised to dig deeper into President Trump’s finances following the Thursday release of the Mueller report. While much of the political focus around Trump’s finances has centered around his tax returns, other ...
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Devin Nunes: 'Hidden' passage in Mueller report shows scope memo tainted by Trump dossier

Devin Nunes: 'Hidden' passage in Mueller report shows scope memo tainted by Trump dossier

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., revealed where in special counsel Robert Mueller's report he says "Clinton dirt" tainted the Russia investigation. During an interview on Fox News, hours after the 448-page report ...
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Some lawmakers could see fuller Mueller report next week

Some lawmakers could see fuller Mueller report next week

Select members of Congress will get to view a version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report with fewer redactions as early as next week. In a Thursday letter to Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., ...
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Pelosi and Schumer take on Barr for 'deliberately' distorting the Mueller report

Pelosi and Schumer take on Barr for 'deliberately' distorting the Mueller report

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., laid out their case Thursday against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report. “What ...
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Democrats use Mueller report to fundraise and list-build

Democrats use Mueller report to fundraise and list-build

The Democratic National Committee, Nancy Pelosi, and several Democratic presidential candidates used the release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 election as an opportunity to build lists and fundraise for their ...
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Senate Intel chairman Richard Burr appears to have briefed WH counsel on FBI's Russia probe, Mueller finds

Senate Intel chairman Richard Burr appears to have briefed WH counsel on FBI's Russia probe, Mueller finds

The top Republican on the Senate Intelligence Committee appears to have shared with the White House information about the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, special counsel Robert Mueller revealed in his ...
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Chris Cuomo responds to Devin Nunes: ‘No shame in his game’

Chris Cuomo responds to Devin Nunes: ‘No shame in his game’

CNN’s Chris Cuomo accused House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., of having “no shame” after Nunes said special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report “ignored a wide range of abuses committed during the FBI’s ...
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Devin Nunes: Mueller's report ignored abuses of power by the FBI

Devin Nunes: Mueller's report ignored abuses of power by the FBI

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Devin Nunes on Thursday knocked special counsel Robert Mueller's report for overlooking how the FBI conducted its probe into President Trump and his 2016 campaign. Nunes' reaction reflects his efforts ...
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Adam Schiff: Mueller report condemns, it doesn't vindicate

Adam Schiff: Mueller report condemns, it doesn't vindicate

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ripped into President Trump on Thursday for his contacts with Russians and those of his 2016 campaign, as well as conduct that special counsel Robert Mueller examined for possible ...
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Nadler: Mueller report a 'roadmap' for House investigation of Trump

Nadler: Mueller report a 'roadmap' for House investigation of Trump

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said the special counsel Robert Mueller's report was written “with the intent of providing Congress a roadmap” to investigate President Trump for obstruction of justice. Nadler, speaking at a ...
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Pelosi and Schumer zero in on obstruction evidence

Pelosi and Schumer zero in on obstruction evidence

Pelosi and Schumer zero in on obstruction House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer declared that the Mueller report “appears to undercut” Attorney General William Barr’s claim that President Trump did not obstruct ...
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BuzzFeed collusion 'bombshell' not looking so good following release of Mueller report

BuzzFeed collusion 'bombshell' not looking so good following release of Mueller report

BuzzFeed News’ supposed “bombshell” alleging President Trump instructed his former personal attorney to lie to Congress has been effectively debunked following the release of the special counsel report Thursday morning. There were already major problems ...
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White House expects Mexico to advance trade deal reforms next week

White House expects Mexico to advance trade deal reforms next week

White House officials said Thursday that they expect Mexico to adopt by next week a package of legislative reforms that are intended to ensure the passage of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement on trade through the U.S ...
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Collins wants Mueller to testify about report

Collins wants Mueller to testify about report

Sen. Susan Collins said Thursday she wants special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress about his findings released in a lengthy report that found President Trump did not collude with Russians during the 2016 ...
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House Republicans stand behind Barr, urge Democrats to move on after release of Mueller report

House Republicans stand behind Barr, urge Democrats to move on after release of Mueller report

House Republicans on Thursday heaped praise on Attorney General William Barr for his handling of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, calling on Democrats to put "their emotions and opinions aside" for the ...
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Pelosi condemns 'staggering partisan effort' to spin Mueller findings

Pelosi condemns 'staggering partisan effort' to spin Mueller findings

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said Thursday Attorney General William Barr, “has confirmed the staggering partisan effort by the Trump Admin to spin public’s view” of the Mueller report. That included an acknowledgment that President ...
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Schumer calls Barr briefing on Mueller report 'Donald Trump's campaign press conference'

Schumer calls Barr briefing on Mueller report 'Donald Trump's campaign press conference'

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer called Attorney General William Barr’s press conference about the Mueller report “Donald Trump’s campaign press conference,” and said the public needs to see the full Mueller report. Schumer, D-N.Y., tweeted ...
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The Mueller report doesn’t matter. Barr already closed the case

The Mueller report doesn’t matter. Barr already closed the case

On Thursday morning, Attorney General William Barr gave yet another explanation of his handling of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Over the roughly 30 minutes of prepared remarks and the handful of questions that ...
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Redacted Mueller report released

Redacted Mueller report released

Ending months of suspense, Attorney General William Barr on Thursday released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and related matters. Barr told lawmakers last ...
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