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Top Democrats leave open option of Trump impeachment after Mueller report

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 13:37:45 -0400

Top congressional Democrats left the door open on Sunday to the impeachment of U.S. President Donald Trump, but said they would first need to complete their own investigations into whether he obstructed justice in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe.

Vulnerable House Democrats tread carefully in wake of Mueller report

Sun, 21 Apr 2019 02:54:12 -0400

Vulnerable House Democrats, mindful of President Donald Trump's continued strength among Republican voters, are using caution in how they respond to the special counsel's report, which detailed Trump's efforts to thwart the investigation into Russian efforts to help him win the White House.

Republican Romney says he is 'sickened' by Trump's behavior during Russia probe

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 18:27:54 -0400

Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Friday he was "sickened" by the dishonesty of U.S. President Donald Trump and people around him as portrayed in a report on Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 election.

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:42:57 -0400

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 election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll.

Mueller report strengthens resolves on both sides of political spectrum

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 17:35:15 -0400

After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached, Eileen and Michael O'Brien sat on their couch on Thursday, cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448-page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality.

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:50:41 -0400

Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report.

Democrats make legal bid for all Russia probe evidence, Trump poll numbers drop

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:49:35 -0400

Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, as the probe's findings hit President Donald Trump's poll ratings.

Trump lawyers reviewed Mueller report for 10 hours before it was made public

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 16:22:02 -0400

U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyers spent at least 10 hours reviewing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election before it was made public, two of the lawyers told Reuters on Friday.

Barr releases Mueller's report - and feels the heat

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 14:03:51 -0400

Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution.

Biden to announce U.S. presidential run on Wednesday: report

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 12:02:24 -0400

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden plans to make a widely expected announcement of his candidacy for the presidency in a video on Wednesday, the Atlantic reported on Friday, citing sources close to Biden's top aides.

Supreme Court girds for fight over Trump census citizenship question

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 10:48:30 -0400

Sitting on a working-class commercial strip in the shadows of an above-ground rail line, a group called Make the Road New York's busy street-level offices are easy to miss. But its mission to support and advocate for immigrants is front and center.

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for full Mueller report

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 09:23:44 -0400

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler issued a subpoena on Friday to obtain the full Russia investigation report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he cannot accept a redacted version that "leaves most of Congress in the dark."

Kremlin says Mueller report shows no evidence of Russian meddling

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:21:57 -0400

The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

House panel chairman expected to issue subpoena for full Mueller report: source

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 07:21:13 -0400

U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is expected to issue a subpoena on Friday for Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full Russia investigation report and underlying evidence, a source familiar with the matter said.

Russia shrugs off Mueller report: agencies

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:58:53 -0400

Russia's foreign ministry on Friday dismissed the findings of the long-awaited report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said it had failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in U.S. elections, Russian news agencies reported.

Pelosi declines to comment on possibility of Trump impeachment

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 05:55:39 -0400

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday declined to comment on whether Congress might launch impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, saying it was not appropriate to criticize him while abroad.

Rights group condemns U.S. 'vigilante' treatment of migrants on border

Fri, 19 Apr 2019 02:38:35 -0400

The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S. citizens who they alleged are illegally detaining migrants entering the United States.

Trump backer Erik Prince's account of Russian banker contact differs from Mueller report

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 21:13:18 -0400

Erik Prince, founder of the now defunct Blackwater security firm and a supporter of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential run, appears to have misled the U.S. Congress on details of contact he had with a Russian banker in January 2017, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report released on Thursday shows.

In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:55:34 -0400

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Mueller report leaves Democrats in a quandary

Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:50:07 -0400

Democrats clamored for the speedy release of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings of his probe into whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. Now they finally have them, they are confronted with a choice - stay on the attack or move on.