Trump praises Mueller as Democrats fume

Politics 03/25/19, 19:25

On Sunday, Attorney General William Barr released a summary of special counsel's findings from exhaustive, 22-month probe, which led to dozens of indictments as well as guilty pleas from some of president's closest former associates

Trump accuses people launching the investigation of ‘treason’

Politics 03/25/19, 18:06

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): ___ 1:01 p.m. President Donald Trump is accusing those responsible for launching the special counsel investigation of “treason” and says they “will certainly be looked at.” Trump did not specify who he’s referring to, but told reporters Monday, ...

Update: Schumer insists on urging the public release of Mueller report

Politics 03/25/19, 17:47

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): __ 5:15 p.m. Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer is trying to quickly pass a resolution urging the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, but he’s being blocked by Republicans. Schumer said Monday that since President Donald ...

Media takes heat following Mueller conclusions

Politics 03/25/19, 17:01

Holding a copy of the New York Times to the camera on Monday, a giddy Steve Doocy of Fox News Channel said the headline about special counsel Robert Mueller's findings in the Russia investigation "probably killed whoever had to type this." Motivated by the typical soul-searching that can accompany the climax ...

GOP turns fury on Schiff over Russian collusion claims, Pelosi protects

Politics 03/25/19, 16:29

"Damning evidence" of collusion with Russia. "More than circumstantial." A scandal of a size "beyond Watergate." For two years, Rep. Adam Schiff, the House Intelligence Committee chairman, seemed to be on every talk and late-night show sounding ominous warnings about what special counsel Robert Mueller might find on President Donald Trump. ...

Update: Graham says Trump felt a ‘sense of relief’

Politics 03/25/19, 11:26

The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 12:05 p.m. An ally says President Donald Trump felt a sense of relief after learning special counsel Robert Mueller's report had cleared him of conspiring with the Russian government. South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham flew home from Florida with ...

No collusion found—Mueller investigation of President Trump finishes

Politics 03/25/19, 11:26

Attorney General William Barr released a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s complete investigation report on Sunday. According to Barr, Mueller found there was no collusion between members of the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump and the Russian government during the 2016 presidential election. In addition to the finding of ...

Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on Mueller report

Politics 03/25/19, 10:38

Vice President Mike Pence delivered Sunday the statement on Mueller report, emphasizing "total vindication of the President." Vice President wrote: "Today is a great day for America, President Trump and our entire administration. After two years of investigation, and reckless accusations by many Democrats and members of the media, the Special Counsel ...

Kellyanne calls for a big name resignation in wake of Mueller report

Politics 03/25/19, 09:45

White House adviser Kellyanne Conway called on Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California to resign Monday after the release of Robert Mueller’s Russia report. “When you’re talking about collusion and talking to Russia, and conspiracies and obstruction of justice for two years with no proof other than people leaking to you ...

Democrats guaranteed Trump-Russia collusion. Mueller couldn’t find it

Politics 03/25/19, 09:10

High-profile Democrats repeatedly promised the public they would see evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia. But special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia’s 2016 election meddling, according to a four-page letter that Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress ...

Justices reject foreign company appeal over Mueller subpoena

Politics 03/25/19, 09:08

The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a company owned by an unidentified foreign government that has refused to turn over information demanded by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. The justices didn't comment Monday in turning away the company, which is racking up a fine of $50,000 a day for ...

Mueller report reprieve becomes Trump’s re-election weapon

Politics 03/25/19, 09:04

For President Donald Trump, the fight over the "witch hunt" is only just beginning. Now that special counsel Robert Mueller's two-year investigation into Trump's campaign is over, it's being transformed into a rallying cry and a weapon for the president's re-election campaign. The pall of the two-year probe lifted Sunday, when Attorney ...

Update: Sanders says up to Barr to release report

Politics 03/25/19, 07:49

The Latest on the conclusion of the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 7:40 a.m. White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says President Donald Trump will let the attorney general decide whether the special counsel's Russia report should be publicly released, though she adds that "he's more than happy for any of ...

Ted Cruz: Democrats will continue ‘moving impeachment forward’

Politics 03/25/19, 07:10

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) warned on Sunday that the the Democratic House majority would continue on with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump regardless of what Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report finds. During a Sunday interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Cruz —who serves on the Senate Judiciary Committee — ...

Oversight or overreach? Democrats wrestle with Trump probes

Politics 03/25/19, 03:12

For many Democrats, Robert Mueller's investigation has long stood as their best, last chance to take down President Donald Trump before the next election. The summary of Mueller's report released on Sunday not only lacked that punch, it now forces a moment of reckoning over how far to take the investigations ...

Russian lawmaker cheers findings of Mueller’s report

Europe 03/25/19, 02:41

A senior Russian lawmaker has welcomed the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian involvement in the U.S. presidential election, saying this gives the countries a chance to mend ties. Konstantin Kosachev, chairman of the foreign affairs committee in the upper chamber of the Russian parliament, said in a ...

Democrats demand to see Mueller report as battle shifts

Politics 03/24/19, 23:53

Attorney General William Barr has made his determination about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. Now Democrats want to make their own. The delivery Sunday of Barr's summary to Congress about Mueller's conclusions has opened a new chapter in the battle over the two-year investigation that is likely to consume Capitol Hill ...

How top Democrats react with Mueller’s report

Politics 03/24/19, 22:37

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer made some comments after delivering the statement about Robert Mueller’s report. Pelosi tweeted, "AG Barr’s letter raises as many questions as it answers. The fact that Mueller’s report does not exonerate the president on a charge as serious as obstruction of ...

Analysis: A cloud lifts over Trump, but at a cost

Politics 03/24/19, 21:54

The cloud that has hung over President Donald Trump since the day he walked into the White House has been lifted. Yes, special counsel Robert Mueller left open the question of whether Trump tried to obstruct the investigation. Yes, separate federal probes still put Trump and his associates in legal jeopardy. ...

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