Fist pumps and accolades: Trump has, perhaps, best day ever

Politics 03/25/19, 16:39

He took a fist-pumping victory lap over the end of the Mueller probe. Basked in gushy accolades from a foreign leader. Saw a former nemesis humiliated by the feds. To most of America, it was just another Monday. For President Donald Trump, it was, perhaps, his best day ever. Trump started his ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 — ...

Harris sends message to old-guard: Every era has its end

2022 Campaign 03/24/19, 22:48

California Sen. Kamala Harris sent a subtle signal to the old-guard of Democratic politics that every era has its end. At an Atlanta church service dedicated to youth Sunday, the presidential candidate compared leadership to a relay race in which each generation must ask themselves "what do we do during that ...

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 ...

Trump didn’t coordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

Politics 03/24/19, 19:29

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice, Attorney General William Barr declared Sunday. That brought a hearty claim of vindication from Trump but set ...

No collusion: Key takeaways from Mueller’s Russia findings

Politics 03/24/19, 19:23

Special counsel Robert Mueller spent 22 months examining whether Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Russia to sway the 2016 election. His conclusion? No collusion. Barr ultimately made the call that Trump didn't violate the law, a move that quickly drew criticism from House Democrats who say the president is hardly in the ...

Update: Pence claims total vindication in Mueller report

Politics 03/24/19, 19:23

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel’s Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): 8 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says special counsel Robert Mueller’s conclusions are a “total vindication” of President Donald Trump and “our campaign” and “should be welcomed by every American who cherishes the ...

Full text of letter summarizing special counsel’s report

Politics 03/24/19, 19:17

The text of Attorney General William Barr's letter to congressional lawmakers outlining the principal conclusions reached by the special counsel in the Russia probe (with footnotes below): March 24, 2019 Dear Chairman Graham, Chairman Nadler, Ranking Member Feinstein, and Ranking Member Collins: As a supplement to the notification provided on Friday, March 22, ...

Update: What Democratic presidential candidates say about Mueller report

Politics 03/24/19, 17:52

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel’s Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): ___ 5:15 p.m. Several Democratic presidential candidates say special counsel Robert Mueller’s full report on Russian election interference and President Donald Trump must be made public. California Sen. Kamala Harris says Attorney General William Barr, ...

Update: What Pelosi and Schumer say about Mueller’s report

Politics 03/24/19, 17:37

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel’s Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): 6 p.m. Top Democrats Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer say Attorney General William Barr is “not a neutral observer” and they urge full release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Pelosi, the House speaker, ...

Update: What Trump’s son says after end of Mueller report

Politics 03/24/19, 16:54

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel’s Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): ___ 4:45 p.m. President Donald Trump’s eldest son says a summary of the special counsel’s findings “proves what those of us with sane minds knew all along.” Donald Trump Jr. issued a statement Sunday saying ...

Update: White House official asks ‘How many tens of millions of dollars did the American taxpayers have to pay’

Politics 03/24/19, 16:30

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel’s Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): ___ 4:28 p.m. The White House claims the Justice Department letter summarizing special counsel Robert Mueller’s report is a “complete exoneration” of President Donald Trump. In a statement, press secretary Sarah Sanders says Mueller “did ...

Update: Graham says ‘the cloud hanging over President Trump has been removed’

Politics 03/24/19, 16:14

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel’s Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): ___ 4:15 p.m. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham says “the cloud hanging over President Trump has been removed” by special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. Graham, a close ally of Trump, also says it is ...

Update: Pelosi says no to private briefings on report

Politics 03/23/19, 16:38

The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation (all times local): 5 p.m. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has told House Democrats she would reject any classified briefing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, saying the information must be provided to Congress in a way that allows lawmakers to discuss it publicly. That’s according ...

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