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Mueller Report: Junior Was Too Stupid To Prosecute

Law & Crime reports: British publicist Rob Goldstone had reached out to Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, to set up the meeting during the 2016 campaign. Goldstone wrote in emails that Russia had “official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary and her dealings with Russia and would be very useful to [Trump Jr.’s] father,” as “part of …

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Mueller Report: Trump Wailed “This Is The End Of My Presidency, I’m Fucked” When Mueller Was Appointed

The Washington Post reports: In May 2017, then Attorney General Jeff Sessions told Trump that Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein had just appointed Mueller as special counsel. Trump slumped back in his chair, according to notes from Jody Hunt, Sessions’s chief of staff. “Oh my God, this is terrible. This is the end of my presidency. I’m f—ed,” Trump …

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Mueller Report: Congress Must Decide On Obstruction

CNN is posting excerpts from the Mueller report. “With respect to whether the President can be found to have obstructed justice by exercising his powers under Article II of the Constitution, we concluded that Congress has the authority to prohibit a President’s corrupt use of his authority in order to protect the integrity of the administration of justice.” “The Russian …

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Cohen Memo Alleges Proof Of Collusion With Russia

Axios reports: Michael Cohen’s legal team has released a 12-page memo they provided Thursday to House Democrats, outlining evidence of what they describe as “Trump’s involvement in a conspiracy to collude with Russian government intervention in his favor during the 2016 presidential campaign” and “other felony crimes committed by Trump before and after he became president.” This release comes two …

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Pelosi Rips Devin Nunes In Defense Of Adam Schiff

Talking Points Memo reports: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) criticized Rep. Devin Nunes’s (R-Calif.) leadership while chairman of the House Intelligence Committee as Republicans call for the resignation of his successor atop the panel, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.). On Thursday, Pelosi called Nunes’s behavior as the previous chairman of the committee “almost criminal” during a press conference and also criticized those …

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Fox Analyst: Schiff Is Likely Right On Collusion [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano defended embattled House Intelligence Committee chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) today, stating the Democratic lawmaker is likely correct to insist there will be evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the still-unseen Mueller report. A day after Napolitano caused a stir by declaring both that …

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Junior May Run For Office: I Definitely Enjoy The Fight

Mediaite reports: Is Donald Trump Jr. laying the groundwork for a run for office? Appearing on Bloomberg radio, the son of President Donald Trump definitely left the possibility open, when asked by host Kevin Cirilli whether he’s considering it. “I never want to rule it out,” Trump Jr. said. “I definitely enjoy the fight. I definitely like being out there …

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Pelosi Delivers Fiery Defense Of Schiff After GOP Reps Demand He Resign As Intel Committee Chair [VIDEO]

Politico reports: The House Intelligence Committee devolved into bitter infighting Thursday, as all nine Republicans demanded Chairman Adam Schiff resign his post and the California Democrat responded with a blistering account of “evidence of collusion” between President Donald Trump’s campaign and Russia. “We have no faith in your ability to discharge your duties,” said Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas), who led …

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Notorious Liar Says Man Should Resign For Lying

The Hill reports: President Trump said Thursday that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) should be forced to resign from Congress. The tweet comes after Schiff told The Washington Post that he believes evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia “undoubtedly” exists and can be found by his committee, even though a summary of special counsel Robert …

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POLL: Majority Say Trump Not Exonerated By Mueller

CNN reports: Though President Donald Trump has claimed “complete and total exoneration” based on Attorney General William Barr’s summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election, the American public disagrees, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS. A majority (56%) says the President and his campaign have not been exonerated of collusion, …

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Schiff: Evidence Of Collusion Is In “Plain Sight” [VIDEO]

“There was a big difference between whether there was evidence of collusion — and I think that evidence is in plain sight — and whether you can establish proof beyond a reasonable doubt of a criminal conspiracy You have an attorney general who applied for the job by talking down any potential obstruction conviction or indictment who then went to …

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Trump Notes “Multiple Offers” Of Russian Help In 2016

Newsday reports: The conclusion of Robert Mueller’s special report which exonerates Donald Trump and his associates of any collusion with Russia during the 2016 election has been described by some of Trump’s opponents as a “victory for Putin”. The reality could not be more different as the report exonerates Trump, his family and his associates but from what the world …

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BREAKING: Mueller Delivers Russia Report To DOJ

The New York Times reports: The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, has delivered a report on his inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 election to Attorney General William P. Barr, according to the Justice Department, bringing to an apparent close an investigation that has consumed the nation and cast a shadow over President Trump for nearly two years. …

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Trump: Paul Manafort Ruling Proves No Collusion

Trump is parroting Manafort’s lawyer: The trial of former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort has found no evidence of any collusion with Russia, Manafort’ s lawyer Kevin Downing told reporters. The lawyer spoke after Manafort was sentenced to 47 months in prison in the US state of Virginia over bank and tax fraud related to his work in Ukraine. “Most …

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Former Trump WH Lawyer: This Isn’t A Witch Hunt

ABC News reports: Ty Cobb, the veteran Washington attorney who represented the White House as special counsel Robert Mueller ramped up his investigation into Russian meddling, said he considers the man leading the probe “an American hero” and does not share President Donald Trump’s view that the Russia inquiry is a politically motivated hoax. “I don’t feel the same way …

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Schiff: We Already Have Direct Evidence Of Collusion

“I think there is direct evidence in the emails from the Russians through their intermediary offering dirt on Hillary Clinton as part of what is described in writing as the Russian government effort to help elect Donald Trump. They offer that dirt. There is an acceptance of that offer in writing form the president’s son, Don Jr., and there is …

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Trump Has Publicly Attacked Russia Probe 1200 Times

The New York Times reports: President Trump has publicly criticized dozens of people and groups related to federal inquiries into contacts between his campaign and Russia, according to a New York Times analysis of nearly every public statement or attack on Twitter that he has made while in office. The attacks, which number nearly 1,200, are part of a strategy …

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House Dems Launch Probe Into NRA’s Ties To Kremlin

ABC News reports: A pair of House Democrats are launching a new probe of what they called the “complex web of relationships” between members of the National Rifle Association and Russian individuals with close ties to the Kremlin. In a letter sent to NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre, Rep. Ted Lieu and Rep. Kathleen Rice expressed concern about the NRA’s attempts …

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Schiff: Evidence Of Collusion Is “Compelling” [VIDEO]

Politico reports: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) is pushing back against Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-N.C.) assertion that the Senate panel has not found evidence of collusion between President Trump’s campaign and Russia. Schiff said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” that there is “pretty compelling evidence” of collusion during the 2016 election. “You can …

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Dems Move To Force Trump To Reveal Talks With Putin

Politico reports: House Democrats are taking their first real steps to force President Donald Trump to divulge information about his private conversations with Russian President Vladimir Putin, setting up an extraordinary clash with the White House over Congress’ oversight authority. Rep. Adam Schiff, the Intelligence Committee chairman, and Rep. Eliot Engel, the Foreign Affairs Committee chairman, told POLITICO they are …

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