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The procedural move gives attorneys for House Democrats until May 18 to respond. They say they’re owed access to confidential evidence and other materials. No, argues the Trump administration.
The trial of Greg Craig, who worked for two Democratic presidents, opens in Washington, D.C., on Monday. The case against Craig stems from former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation.
WHEELING, West Virginia (AP) — A triumphant President Donald Trump celebrated Wednesday evening after Robert Mueller’s testimony, telling attendees at a closed-door fundraiser in West Virginia that the former special counsel’s appearance was a dud. Trump, who arrived at the fundraiser energized and excited, told a crowd at the WesBanco Arena that Mueller’s testimony was… Read More
Former special counsel Robert Mueller didn’t want to appear, but lawmakers insisted that he tell his story in public to the House judiciary and intelligence committees.
In two separate hearings on Wednesday, Democrats want Americans who haven’t read Mueller’s findings to see and hear them instead. Republicans want to take the former special counsel down a peg.
Congress so far hasn’t used the special counsel report to draft new laws aimed at protecting elections from foreign interference. One key senator worries about missing the moment.
The assertion came as the House Judiciary Committee debated whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.
On March 27, the special counsel told Attorney General William Barr that his public description “did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance of this Office’s work and conclusions.”
Coal miner Lee Hipshire was photographed in 1976 emerging from a mine after a long day’s work. Years after his father’s death, his son found out the photo was used by Russian trolls to support Trump.
Attorney General William Barr has released special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election. Democrats have pushed for Congress to get an unredacted version.
The Justice Department has been excising sensitive, classified and other material from the special counsel’s report about Russian interference in the 2016 election. That task is now complete.
And unlike the attorney general’s predecessors who were caught between warring branches of government, William Barr seems intent on being at the center of the conflict.
The attorney general has launched an informal look at how and why the decisions were made about the early Russia investigation and by whom. It augurs another new phase of the Russia saga.
The attorney general says work is going well in redacting the special counsel’s report about the Russian interference in the 2016 election — and DOJ has at least one other report coming too.
Attorney General William Barr plans to give Congress the Mueller report in mid-April, but with some redactions. Democrats insist they should get the full report and the fight could end up in court.
Democrats had asked for a copy of the full 400 page report by next week, but William Barr says it will take a bit longer.