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Senate Committee Refers Perjury Cases to Mueller For Prosecution

The Senate Intelligence Committee has referred perjury cases to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Chairman Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) said Friday. Mueller is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and Burr’s committee has done its own investigation into the same matter. Burr disclosed that after witnesses were questioned in the Intelligence Committee’s  Russia probe several…


Factbox: Can the new U.S. attorney general shut down the Mueller probe?

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Mueller’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Trump appointed Matthew Whitaker, formerly Sessions’ chief of staff, as…


Schumer Hammers Trump On Russia and Higher Gas Prices

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York has been more vocal lately in his criticisms of President Trump, calling out the president for saying the Russia investigation is “phony” and also blaming him for higher gas prices. After Trump tweeted that the Mueller probe is a “phony Russia Collusion Witch Hunt” Schumer responded very…


Bombshell Dropped As Manafort Created An Opening for Russian Interests In Trump Campaign

This seems a lot like an offer of collusion from the Trump campaign chair to a Russian billionaire closely aligned with the Kremlin, and it is reportedly in written form via an email. Manafort made an offer that seems to investigators “created a potential opening for Russian interests at the highest level of a U.S. presidential campaign.”

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