Trump spent Wednesday morning making sure everyone knows that he knows that Attorney General Bill Barr is not only actively interfering on Trump’s behalf in cases the Justice Department is handling, but that Bill Barr took control of the Mueller case against the Republican President.
The Mueller report revealed Lewandowski knew what he was doing was wrong regarding helping Trump obstruct justice.
Democrats are hoping that Mueller’s testimony on Wednesday will show us all the ways you can say there was “collusion” and there was obstruction.
In reality, there was evidence to show that Donald Trump’s campaign conspired with Russia to win the 2016 presidential election. Since then, Donald Trump has done everything imaginable and beyond that to obstruct the facts.
Within the first few minutes of his opening statement, John Dean showed us he was ready and able to wipe out the Republican Kiddie Caucus.
We need to know, and the nation’s knowing depends on Congress taking the lead, not waiting for the people's will to catch up.History shows that’s not how we realize our ideals and uphold the Constitution.
In a footnote to one section of his report about a Russian operation that trolled American internet users during the 2016 campaign, Mueller said his team was "aware of reports that other Russian entities engaged in similar active measures operations targeting the United States."
Rachel Maddow explained that all of the many battles between Trump and Congress center around the White House fear of Robert Mueller speaking about his report.
Sarah Sanders told reporters that the House Democratic request for the full Mueller report and documents was absurd because Democrats don't need to see the full report.
The White House on Wednesday invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's unredacted Russia report as a U.S. House panel met to vote on holding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to hand over the document.
With a contempt vote looming, Attorney General William Barr made an offer to House Judiciary Democrats to provide slightly more access to the Mueller report.
House Judiciary Committee chairman Rep. Jerry Nadler has given Attorney General Barr until 9 AM Monday to turn over the full Mueller report and evidence or be held in contempt of Congress.
Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid accusations he misrepresented the document's findings.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his four-page summary of Mueller's Russia report "did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance" of the investigation's conclusions.
As Donald Trump continues his war with the rule of law that he used to say he believes in, there are signs that Republican support for him may be softening. Certainly, one can look at the increase in support for Trump and his Putin-first agenda and conclude the opposite. Smaller numbers with increased conformity to traits consistent with fascism gives the appearance of increased support for Trump.
The pre-Easter weekend news dump of the Mueller report failed. We all heard AG Barr’s pre-emptive strike – a highly unusual presser where he actually trotted out the idea that being frustrated is a defense when one is suspected of conspiring with a hostile foreign power to cheat his way to victory in an election.
By Jonathan Landay and Aram Roston
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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.
By Sarah N. Lynch and Yasmeen Abutaleb
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – 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.
Back in February 2017 at a Black History Month event, President Donald Trump regaled his audience with his insights about famous African Americans’ contributions throughout U.S. history. He identified Frederick Douglass as “an example of somebody’s who’s done a great job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice.”
And are we foolish enough to believe Putin and the Russians care about the healthy and secure futures of American workers? Of America’s children?
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) blasted Republicans for having no independence from the president and being a Trump cult of personality.