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Mueller Report

  1. 2020 elections
    Obamagate Could Be the Last Nail in the Coffin for Jeff SessionsA new poll shows him trailing by more than 20 points in the race for his old Alabama Senate seat. The GOP obsession with the “witch hunt” may be why.
  2. vision 2020
    Why Trump’s Obamagate Ploy Is Doomed to FailTrump’s base is already energized. So why is he focused on outlandish Obama conspiracy theories that probably mystify swing voters?
  3. justice department
    Fed Judge: Barr Summary of Mueller Report Calls Into Question His ‘Credibility’A district judge will review all Mueller report redactions after determining that Barr’s summary of the report was “distorted” and “misleading.”
  4. roger stone
    Roger Stone Sentenced to 40 Months in PrisonStone was convicted last November of lying to Congress, obstructing justice, and witness tampering.
  5. department of justice
    William Barr Intervened to Ease Sentencing Rec for Convicted Trump Ally: ReportAttorney General Barr reportedly involved himself with Roger Stone’s case to lessen his sentencing recommendation.
  6. russia investigation
    Prosecutors Request 7 to 9 Year Prison Sentence for Trump Surrogate Roger StoneThe longtime Republican operative could serve up to nine years for lying to Congress and for witness tampering during the Mueller investigation.
  7. michael flynn
    DOJ Suggests Michael Flynn Spend Up to 6 Months in Prison for Lying to FBIFlynn, famous for chanting “lock her up” at the 2016 RNC, could be facing jail time for his “apparent failure to accept responsibility.”
  8. trump impeachment
    House Democrats Go Narrow With Just Two Articles of ImpeachmentDemocrats who wanted a broader and longer impeachment effort will be unhappy, but the die is cast for impeaching President Trump by year’s end.
  9. trump impeachment
    Pelosi Announces Trump Impeachment SprintLooks like the House will adopt articles of impeachment in three areas involving investigations of foreign election interference — and do it quickly.
  10. the national interest
    Trump Extorted Ukraine in 2017 and 2018 Before Getting Caught This YearThe Ukraine plot didn’t go on for “months.” It almost certainly went on for years.
  11. trump impeachment
    It’s Decision Time on Trump’s Impeachment: Narrow or Broad?Getting impeachment done quickly could make a narrow range of articles necessary, though obstruction of Congress and of justice is on the table.
  12. impeachment
    How Nadler’s Impeachment Hearings Will Differ From Schiff’sEach day of the upcoming House Judiciary hearings will be long and perhaps even more contentious than what we’ve already seen.
  13. steele dossier
    Fusion GPS Lights a Candle for the ‘Pee Tape’The co-founders of the intelligence firm that commissioned the infamous Steele Dossier discuss their lives as Trump targets.
  14. impeachment
    Trump’s Impeachment Defense Borrows an Old Karl Rove StrategyAnything Democrats have thrown at Trump, his team has thrown right back with nearly identical counteraccusations. It can be maddeningly effective.
  15. impeachment
    House Dems Want to Give America an Impeachment Christmas PresentBy eschewing litigation and hard-to-secure witnesses, Pelosi, Schiff, Nadler, and the rest are on a fast track to a pre-Christmas Trump impeachment.
  16. impeachment season
    Trump’s New Impeachable Offenses Threaten Pelosi’s Narrow Focus on UkraineHow do you decide how to impeach a president who won’t stop committing high crimes and misdemeanors? That’s a tough question for House Democrats.
  17. power
    Sam Patten’s Wild Life As a Cooperating WitnessMueller was listening to this guy?
  18. impeachment
    Almost Half of House Democrats Now Support ImpeachmentThe Mueller hearings seemed to have moved the needle within the Democratic caucus, but not anywhere else.
  19. mueller time
    Mueller Feared Election Tampering Is ‘New Normal,’ GOP Helps Ensure It IsRepublican Cindy Hyde-Smith blocked bills to secure the 2020 election hours after Mueller expressed fears of foreign interference becoming normalized.
  20. mueller time
    A Glossary of References in Robert Mueller’s Congressional TestimonyAll the names and references you need to know, from Aaron Zebley to the OLC opinion.
  21. mueller time
    Watch Giuliani Call Mueller an ‘Idiot,’ Nearly Swear on Fox NewsHighlights from an especially unhinged Giuliani, sporting a new hair color on the occasion of the Mueller testimony.
  22. mueller report
    Robert Mueller to Testify Before House Committees on July 17The House Judiciary and Intelligence committees issued subpoenas for the special counsel to testify publicly, despite his reluctance to do so.
  23. theater
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Annette Bening Among Stars Bringing You Mueller Report PlayWatch The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts online, which is probably better than reading the whole thing yourself.
  24. politics
    Six Takeaways From Hope Hicks’s House Judiciary TestimonyHicks called Trump’s “Russia, if you’re listening” a joke and said she issued only “white lies” in her time in the White House.
  25. mueller report
    This Summer’s Hot Beach Read: The Mueller ReportWith more than 300,000 copies sold, the damning document is a certified publishing sensation.
  26. mueller time
    House Democrats Strike Deal With DOJ for Mueller Report DetailsIn return, the House will not vote on holding Barr in contempt. It’s a truce, not a treaty, in the war between Democrats and the Trump administration.
  27. the national interest
    In Terrifying Interview, William Barr Goes Full MAGAAttorney general insists the only norms being shredded are by people investigating Trump.
  28. the national interest
    Conservatives Stunned by Mueller Suggesting Trump Is Not InnocentThey believed their own Mueller report propaganda. Presented with reality, their minds reeled in shock.
  29. the media
    Robert Mueller’s Statement Was a Game-Changer (Because the Media Hates Reading)Mueller said nothing new. But his remarks changed the politics of impeachment, anyway — because virtually no one read his 400-page report.
  30. the national interest
    Mueller: Trump Is Not Not a CriminalThe special prosecutor all but calls William Barr a liar.
  31. 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.
  32. impeachment
    Justin Amash Becomes First GOP Lawmaker to Say Trump Should Be ImpeachedHe also criticized Barr for misrepresenting the Mueller report, and chided both parties for putting partisanship above the rule of law.
  33. 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.
  34. obstruction of justice
    White House Tried and Failed to Get McGahn to Say Trump Didn’t Obstruct JusticeTrump is now claiming he would have rather fired McGahn than Mueller.
  35. the national interest
    David Brooks Has Done the David Brooks Thing Again“Trump is far from the only villain in this showdown”: the Brooks worldview in a sentence.
  36. 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.
  37. mueller time
    White House Blocks Release of McGahn Documents Sought by CongressAs prelude to a claim of executive privilege and then litigation, the White House has extended its stonewalling of Congress to McGahn’s testimony.
  38. the national interest
    Putin Accomplice Mitch McConnell Says Case ClosedThe Senate Majority Leader again denies that Russia was trying to help Trump win.
  39. politics
    Democrats Schedule Vote to Hold William Barr in ContemptThe AG refuses to give Congress the unredacted Mueller report.
  40. 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.
  41. dads
    Are People Buying the Mueller Report for Their Dads or What?The Mueller Report is officially a best seller, perhaps in preparation for Father’s Day.
  42. 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.
  43. the national interest
    Barr: It’s Not Obstruction of Justice If the Obstruction WorksThe attorney general’s most insanely authoritarian argument.
  44. mueller time
    Why Mueller Complained to Barr About the Spin on His ReportThere’s more evidence that Barr wanted to whitewash Mueller’s findings, and he’ll have to testify about it in Congress this week.
  45. 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.
  46. mueller time
    Mueller Report Failed to Move Trump’s Approval RatingsDespite Barr’s spin and the damaging evidence in the actual report, Trump remains an unpopular president — who could still win reelection.
  47. 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.”
  48. mueller time
    Mueller Exposed Trump’s Biggest BetrayalThe Mueller report shows Trump repeatedly put defending his own legitimacy ahead of his duty to defend U.S. national security and election integrity.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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