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Rights group condemns U.S. 'vigilante' treatment of migrants on border

(Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Thursday called for state authorities to investigate a small group of armed U.S.

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Mueller report leaves Democrats in a quandary

By James Oliphant WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats clamored for the speedy release of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings of his probe into whether President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign

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How Mueller's decision on obstruction helped save Trump

By Jan Wolfe and Noeleen Walder WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Attorney General decided that President Donald Trump did not obstruct a probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia, but some

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Mueller finds no conspiracy, but extensive Trump-Russia contacts

By Nathan Layne and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia, but his

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Mueller reveals Trump's staff, associates sometimes ignored him

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report released on Thursday detailed more than just Oval Office arguments and Trump Tower meetings.

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U.S. court upholds most of California's 'sanctuary' migrant laws

By Tom Hals (Reuters) - The Trump administration lost a court bid on Thursday aimed at striking down California's "sanctuary" statutes that prevent local law enforcement from helping the U.S.

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Hoyer appears to backtrack on earlier impeachment ‘not worthwhile’ comment

Following the redacted release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD.) stated: “impeachment is not worthwhile at this point.” He added that voters should make the decision themselves in the 2020 presidential election.

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Giuliani on Mueller release: 'It's over, they just don't know it yet'

President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani appeared on the “Ingraham Angle” Thursday and spoke about his main issues with the Mueller investigation and declared the Russia collusion narrative “over” after the report was released Thursday by Attorney General William Barr.

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Clapper: Mueller couldn’t find ‘active collusion’ but there was ‘passive collusion’

Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper declared on Thursday night that there was “passive collusion” between the Trump campaign and Russia despite Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s findings that conclude there was no conspiracy.

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George Conway calls Trump a cancer that needs to be removed in blistering op-ed

George Conway, the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway and fierce critic of President Trump, penned an op-ed in The Washington Post that calls Trump a "cancer on the presidency" and urged Congress to take action. 

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Ambassador Grenell: Mayor Buttigieg pushing 'Jussie Smollett' hate hoax against Pence

The U.S. ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell defended Vice President Mike Pence against accusations of homophobia alleged by Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg comparing calling the claims a “hate hoax along the lines of Jussie Smollett.”

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Mueller report has held America 'hostage' for 2 years, Federalist editor says

While many analysts are advising Democrats to move on from Mueller report and the issue of collusion, The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway said Thursday it will be hard for America to move on because it’s been “held hostage” by the idea of President Trump colluding with Russia.

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A beleaguered Trump feared 'the end of my presidency'

WASHINGTON (AP) — At the moment two years ago when Donald Trump learned a special counsel had been appointed to investigate his campaign and Russia, the president responded with profane fury — and something resembling panic.

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Mueller reveals Trump's attempts to choke off Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president.

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How Mueller made his no-call on Trump and obstruction

WASHINGTON (AP) — It was a punt that will be examined for years, if not decades. Special counsel Robert Mueller found he couldn't exonerate President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, but he wouldn't recommend charging him, either.

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Analysis: Mueller paints a damning portrait of the president

WASHINGTON (AP) — To Donald Trump, the start of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation looked alarmingly like the end of his presidency.

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Barr deepens critics' concerns in handling of Mueller report

WASHINGTON (AP) — It may be special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report , but the spotlight Thursday belonged just as much to the attorney general who made it public.

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'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out

WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, attacking investigators' credibility and playing down their findings.

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What Mueller's Report Says About Collusion

Robert Mueller didn't reach a conclusion one way or the other on obstruction , but on the more volatile accusation that President Trump and his campaign colluded with Russians, Mueller was clearer: No charges because the evidence was "not sufficient." Some pertinent quotes and details from the newly released Mueller report...

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What the Mueller Report Has to Say on Obstruction

Robert Mueller looked into 10 different instances of possible obstruction-of-justice issues in regard to President Trump, but in the end did not reach a conclusion about whether he was guilty on that front. Why not? Thursday's release of the report allows everyone to read the Mueller team's own words on...

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'End of My Presidency': Trump's 2017 Mueller Reaction

As the sifting into the Mueller report begins, one snippet is gaining early attention. It goes back to the day then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions informed President Trump that Robert Mueller had been appointed on May 17, 2017, reports the Daily Beast . Trump's reaction, as quoted in the Mueller report: "Oh...

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Asked If He's 'Spinning,' Barr Has Succinct Answer

When the attorney general spoke Thursday before the release of the Mueller report, he gave what the New York Times characterized as a "vigorous defense" of President Trump. That was a similar theme, with the Hill using the phrase "robust defense." At the press conference, reporters flat out asked William...

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You Can Read Mueller Report for Yourself Now

It's out. The Mueller report has been released to Congress by the attorney general and is now available to the public. See it here . The report is more than 440 pages long and redacted in parts. Now comes a long day of reading and assessments in the world of journalism....

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Key Takeaways From Attorney General

The big day has begun. At a press conference Thursday morning, Attorney General William Barr reiterated what he views as the "bottom line" of the Robert Mueller investigation : Yes, the Russians meddled in the 2016 election, but no, they did not receive help from the Trump campaign. Barr spoke before...

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