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Ostrich jacket, fake rallies, therapy dogs and other odd scenes in Trump-Russia probe

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Question: What do you get when you combine Russian agents, a therapy dog and a $15,000 ostrich-skin jacket? Answer: A criminal investigation that could decide

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White House to host CEOs for workforce advisory meeting

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday is hosting major chief executives who joined a Trump administration advisory board on workforce issues.

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Trump slams Mueller, mocks critics in fiery two-hour speech

(Note language in 1st and 9th paragraphs that may offend readers.) By Katanga Johnson and Steve Holland OXON HILL, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked U.S.

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Bernie Sanders gets personal as he hits the 2020 campaign trail

By John Whitesides (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders showed a more personal side as he hit the 2020 campaign trail for the first time on Saturday, describing the struggles

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Explainer: In Trump-Russia probe, when does collusion become a crime?

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Special Counsel Robert Mueller has pursued his investigation into Moscow's role in the 2016 U.S.

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House panel demands Kushner clearance details from White House

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic-led congressional panel on Friday demanded that the White House comply with requests for documents and witnesses for a probe into alleged security

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Media's Trump-Russia collusion coverage is the 'worst journalistic debacle of my lifetime:' Brit Hume

Fox News Senior Political Analyst Brit Hume delivered a blistering rebuke to the mainstream media after Robert Mueller's Russia probe came to an end.

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Trump signs proclamation recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu standing by his side, President Trump on Monday signed a proclamation officially recognizing the contested Golan Heights region as part of Israel – marking another unprecedented move by Trump in strengthening U.S.-Israeli relations.

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Ken Starr grades Mueller report ‘incomplete’ on obstruction of justice

Whitewater Independent Counsel Ken Starr said Monday he gives Robert Mueller’s report into obstruction of justice by President Trump an "incomplete" following the public release of the report's "principal conclusions."

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Lindsey Graham will probe alleged FISA abuses at FBI, calls on Barr to appoint new special counsel

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Monday that he will probe alleged abuses of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) at the onset of the Russia investigation, while simultaneously calling on Attorney General Bill Barr to appoint a new special counsel to investigate the “other side of the story.”

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Some meta Mueller questions

Here we go again...

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Rep. Meadows: Mueller report 'vindication' for Trump and the American people

In an appearance on “Fox & Friends” Monday Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., called the Mueller report’s findings “vindication” not only for President Trump but for the American people.

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New Mexico Democrat Tom Udall won't seek Senate re-election

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Senator Tom Udall announced Monday he will not seek re-election in 2020 in a move that opens up a secure Democratic seat to competition.

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'Medicare for All' stirs up divisive issues for 2020 Dems

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "Medicare for All" legislation that's become a clarion call for progressives has two little-noticed provisions that could make it more politically perilous for 2020 Democratic presidential candidates.

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The Latest: Graham eyes FBI use of dossier in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the conclusion of the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says his panel will "unpack the other side of the story" of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into President Donald Trump and his campaign.

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High court won't referee dispute over Michael Jordan images

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday it won't step in to referee a copyright dispute between Nike and a photographer who took a well-known image of basketball great Michael Jordan.

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Mueller finds no Trump collusion, leaves obstruction open

WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice.

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Justices reject foreign company appeal over Mueller subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is rejecting an appeal from a company owned by an unidentified foreign government that has refused to turn over information demanded by special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.

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Democrats Fault AG Barr After Mueller Summary

President Trump is claiming exoneration in the wake of the attorney general's summary of the Robert Mueller report . Democrats are saying not so fast. Rep. Jerrold Nadler of New York, chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee, tweeted that he wants Attorney General William Barr to testify before his panel...

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What Headlines Are Saying About the Mueller Summary

Attorney General William Barr has written his summary of the Robert Mueller report for lawmakers, and President Trump sounds pretty happy about it. Here's a look at how the main headlines of various outlets were handling the news about 6:30pm Eastern Sunday: New York Times : "Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia...

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Trump Issues Defiant Tweet Over Mueller Report

President Trump is already crowing about the Mueller report . "No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION. KEEP AMERICA GREAT!" he tweeted . Robert Mueller, though, didn't go quite that far in his report. While his team found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016...

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Mueller: No Collusion Evidence; Unclear on Obstruction

It has arrived: Attorney General William Barr delivered a four-page letter Sunday to Congress summarizing the central findings of the Mueller probe, the New York Times reports. In the letter, Barr says Robert Mueller's team didn't find sufficient evidence of President Trump colluding with Russia but also didn't give him...

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Trump Holds Fire Ahead of Mueller Report

No leaks. Washington continues to wait for the Robert Mueller report, and no new details have emerged about what it might say. Attorney General William Barr is working on summarizing the main findings for Congress, and he could present that as early as Sunday. How much, if any, is made...

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Congressman Doused With Water in Restaurant

Iowa congressman Steve King may be used to hearing criticism over controversial statements , but that criticism took a much more personal turn on Friday. Police in Fort Dodge, Iowa, arrested a man after they say he threw a glass of water on King at a restaurant, reports KCCI . Blake Gibbins,...

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