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Russia Investigation

  1. russia investigation
    FBI Notes State Russians Tried to Plan Trump-Putin Call Day After InaugurationAccording to FBI agent Peter Strzok, Michael Flynn told him that the Russian ambassador said Putin wanted to call Trump right after the inauguration.
  2. mueller time
    Will Robert Mueller Testify? Everything We KnowDemocrats want him to testify. Trump doesn’t. Who will win?
  3. russia investigation
    Mueller Witness George Nader Arrested on Child-Pornography ChargesAccording to an affidavit, 12 sexually explicit videos of minors were found on Nader’s phones when he entered the U.S. in January 2018.
  4. the national interest
    In Terrifying Interview, William Barr Goes Full MAGAAttorney general insists the only norms being shredded are by people investigating Trump.
  5. donald trump
    Trump Admits Russia Helped Him Get Elected, Walks It Back 20 Minutes LaterIt was the first time he’s publicly acknowledged Russia’s role in getting him elected.
  6. mueller time
    Robert Mueller’s Statement: Full Speech TranscriptRead Robert Mueller’s full statement on the Russia investigation.
  7. the national interest
    Mueller: Trump Is Not Not a CriminalThe special prosecutor all but calls William Barr a liar.
  8. mueller time
    Robert Mueller’s Statement: Everything We LearnedThe special counsel is leaving the Justice Department and he doesn’t want to talk to Congress.
  9. executive privilege
    Trump Directs White House Counsel Don McGahn to Skip Congressional TestimonyTrump’s claims of executive privilege are becoming so frequent that even House Republicans are getting frustrated by them.
  10. the national interest
    How Throwing Justin Amash Out of the GOP Might Make Trump Lose 2020A short-sighted attack on the first Republican to endorse impeachment.
  11. austria
    Austrian Government Actually Sees Consequences for a Russia ScandalThe political crisis in Austria shows what happens when a party is willing to reckon with Russian interference, even if it ends up losing power.
  12. russia investigation
    Flynn Told Special Counsel That Trump Team Tried to Interfere in Russia ProbeNew documents show that people connected to Trump and Congress contacted Flynn to try and stymie the Mueller investigation. There’s even a voicemail.
  13. russia investigation
    Donald Trump Jr. Agrees to ‘Limited’ Senate Testimony on Russia ProbeHe’s struck a deal to answer the Senate Intelligence Committee’s questions, ending the intra-party conflict over his subpoena.
  14. mueller time
    Everything You Need to Know About the Latest Probe Into the Russia ProbeU.S. Attorney John Durham has been tasked with investigating the investigators — just like the DOJ inspector general and U.S. Attorney John Huber.
  15. the national interest
    The Banal Complicity of Rod RosensteinThe departing deputy attorney general attacks Jim Comey as “partisan” and defends his service to Trump.
  16. the national interest
    Trump Is Pressuring Ukraine to Smear Clinton and BidenRudy Giuliani: “There’s nothing illegal about it. Somebody could say it’s improper.” Well, yes.
  17. russia investigation
    Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr.If he appears, Trump Jr. will likely have to respond to inconsistencies between his 2017 Senate testimony and details described in the Mueller report.
  18. the national interest
    Putin Accomplice Mitch McConnell Says Case ClosedThe Senate Majority Leader again denies that Russia was trying to help Trump win.
  19. the national interest
    Trump Scared to Let Robert Mueller Testify, Despite ‘Exoneration’The president somehow doesn’t want the man who proved “no collusion” and “no obstruction” to say what he found.
  20. just asking questions
    Eric Swalwell on Running As the ‘Guns and Russia’ CandidateThe 2020 candidate on why Robert Mueller should testify, Twitter fights, and still having $100,000 in student debt.
  21. mueller time
    Bill Barr Refuses to Testify Before House Judiciary Committee on ThursdayThe attorney general cancelled his appearance before the House Judiciary after the committee voted to allow staff lawyers to question him for an hour.
  22. bill barr
    Watch Cory Booker Try Not to Laugh as Kamala Harris Questions William BarrAs Barr fumbled his answer to the former prosecutor, Booker had to take a moment to regroup.
  23. the national interest
    Barr: It’s Not Obstruction of Justice If the Obstruction WorksThe attorney general’s most insanely authoritarian argument.
  24. the national interest
    William Barr Keeps Lying About Mueller, and People Keep Trusting Him AnywayThe Attorney General says Robert Mueller admitted on the phone he didn’t really blame Barr like he wrote. Uh, sure.
  25. russia investigation
    Bill Barr Most Likely Didn’t Commit Perjury, But Still Misled CongressIt’s unlikely Attorney General Bill Barr is on the hook for perjury, but the case for his impeachment grows.
  26. russia investigation
    Read Attorney General Bill Barr’s Prepared Remarks Ahead of His Senate TestimonyOn Tuesday night, the attorney general released his opening statement regarding his controversial treatment of the Mueller report.
  27. the national interest
    Rod Rosenstein Embodies the Republican Surrender to TrumpThe departing deputy attorney general kept his job by giving in to a lawless president.
  28. mueller report
    Report: Barr May Bail on House Democrats’ Mueller Report HearingThe attorney general is threatening to skip Thursday’s much anticipated hearing. Democrats say they’ll subpoena him if he does.
  29. vision 2020
    The Biggest Threat to Our Democracy in 2020 Will Be Trump, Not RussiaDHS officials say Russia plans on “aggravating social and racial tensions” and “undermining trust” in democracy next year. Trump plans to do the same.
  30. impeachment
    Trump Proves Yet Again That He Doesn’t Understand the ConstitutionThe president tweeted that he’d ask the Supreme Court to save him from impeachment. That’s not how it works.
  31. the national interest
    With Mueller Gone, the Threat of a Lawless President Is Very AliveDonald Trump’s efforts to obstruct justice and defy the law are not as weak as you might believe.
  32. politics
    Trump Says He Has ‘No Reason’ to Cooperate With House DemocratsIgnoring House Democrats’ regulatory efforts is now Trump’s standard operating procedure.
  33. russia investigation
    Kushner: Mueller Probe ‘Way More Harmful’ Than Russia’s Election MeddlingTrump’s son-in-law reduced Russian efforts to buying “a few Facebook ads.”
  34. politics
    Giuliani: ‘Nothing Wrong’ With Accepting a Hostile Government’s Election HelpYou don’t get to be Trump’s lawyer unless you have a well-defined sense of immorality.
  35. mueller report
    Robert Mueller’s First Post-Report TV Comment: ‘No Comment’Mueller wasn’t thrilled to be confronted by a reporter after Easter mass, but he may have to answer similar questions in front of Congress soon.
  36. the national interest
    Proven Liar Sarah Sanders Asked About Lying, Lies AgainShe’s only sorry she’s not “a robot” who tells the truth.
  37. mueller time
    Trump Blames Obama for Russian Interference in 2016 ElectionAnd other, more grounded Republican responses to the release of the Mueller report.
  38. the national interest
    Trump Beat the Rap, but Mueller Uncovered a Historic ScandalThe special prosecutor finds few new crimes, lots of misconduct, and a president acting like a mob boss to cover it all up.
  39. mueller time
    Rick Hasen on Why Mueller Should Have Gone After Don Jr.The president’s son was let off the hook for potential campaign-finance violations. This expert says that was a mistake.
  40. mueller time
    How 2020 Democrats Are Reacting to the Release of the Mueller ReportThe people vying to take on Trump weigh in on the long-awaited release of the special counsel’s report.
  41. the national interest
    Congress Should Impeach William BarrThe attorney general has proven himself an irredeemable hack at a time when the job demands independence.
  42. mueller time
    The Most Redacted Sections of the Mueller ReportWhat we know we don’t know about the blocked-out information in the Mueller report.
  43. mueller time
    What Mueller Found Out About the Trump Tower MeetingFilling in some blanks in one of the most talked-about incidents of the 2016 presidential campaign.
  44. mueller time
    Mueller Report: Trump Said ‘I’m F***ed’ When Special Counsel Was AppointedTurns out he was wrong about that.
  45. mueller time
    The Mueller EncyclopediaAn index of who’s who and what’s what to help make sense of the Mueller report.
  46. politics
    Everything We Learned About Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in the Mueller ReportThe Mueller report’s most important details on the billionaire couple toying around in politics.
  47. mueller time
    Uncap Your Highlighters, B*tches: It’s the Best Part of the Mueller ReportIt’s poetic.
  48. mueller time
    Everything We Learned About Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in the Mueller ReportThe Mueller report’s most important details on the billionaire couple toying around in politics.
  49. mueller time
    Trump Told Lewandowski to Do His Dirty Work, Thwart Mueller ProbeBut Trump’s former campaign manager demurred.
  50. mueller time
    Read the Full Mueller Report DocumentThe Justice Department released the redacted version of the Mueller Report today.
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