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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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Vermont bill to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples’ Day advances

Vermont appears poised to replace Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples' Day, as more cities, states and universities opt to stop honoring the famed explorer and recognize Native Americans instead.

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Huckabee lashes out at Trump critic Romney: ‘Makes me sick’ you could have been POTUS

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee lashed out at Sen. Mitt Romney after the Utah Republican said he was “sickened” by the level of dishonesty from President Trump’s administration in response to the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report into Russian interference in the 2016 election.

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CNN wanted accusations against Trump to be true, White House spokesman says

White House principal deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley struck back at CNN host Anderson Cooper on Friday, a day after having a contentious interview with the journalist, saying he would not be lectured by a member of the mainstream media who has been “lying” about President Trump.

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DOJ calls Nadler subpoena for full Mueller report 'premature and unnecessary'

The Department of Justice responded Friday to House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler’s request for Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s full report and underlying evidence by denying the request, saying that the subpoena was both “premature and unnecessary.”

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Trump would beat Sanders in 2020 matchup, says Obama campaign manager

Jim Messina, campaign manager for former President Barack Obama's successful re-election campaign, predicted that Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., would be unable to counter President Donald Trump's economic messaging and would therefore lose in a 2020 electoral matchup.

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Obama administration 'did not do itself proud' on Russia probe, Examiner editor says

Washington Examiner opinion editor Byron York said the Obama administration “did not do itself proud” when it came to dealing with the Russian interference during and in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election.

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Trump laces into ex-advisers who spoke with Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Friday at current and former aides who cooperated with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, insisting the deeply unflattering picture they painted of him and the White House was "total bullshit."

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Democrats subpoena Mueller report amid calls for impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Jerrold Nadler, has issued a subpoena for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report as Democrats intensified their investigation of President Donald Trump, but leaders stopped short of liberal demands for impeachment proceedings.

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Japan courts Trump using emperor, first lady's birthday

TOKYO (AP) — Without close friends in Asia, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe appears to be using every opportunity, even the emperor's accession, to court President Donald Trump.

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Rural Nevada creating a virtual presidential campaign trail

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Democrat Kimi Cole is tired of excuses from presidential candidates who say it's too expensive and time-consuming to visit areas of rural Nevada like her town of Minden, population 3,400.

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Warren becomes first 2020 Democrat to call for impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Friday became the first 2020 Democratic presidential candidate to make a full-throated call for the House of Representatives to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report.

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How many cherries in frozen pie? FDA may soon drop rules

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump may soon be able to claim a sweet victory for his deregulation push, with officials preparing to get rid of the decades-old rules for frozen cherry pies.

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Sarah Sanders Is Defending Her 'Slip of the Tongue'

There have only been two White House press briefings in 2019. Should Sarah Sanders hold another, she can expect to spend it in the hot seat. The White House press secretary is under fire from journalists in the wake of the release of the Mueller report. It confirms that she...

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Democrats Divided on Impeachment Question

To impeach or not impeach? That is the question Democrats are pondering after the release of the Mueller report. Democrats are split on whether to use the report's findings to impeach the president or campaign against him in 2020, the Wall Street Journal reports. Left-wing Democrats including Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez...

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Late-Night Hosts Pounce on Mueller Report

Thursday night was Mueller Time for America's late-night hosts, who wasted no time in diving into the special counsel's long-awaited report. Late Show host Stephen Colbert mocked Attorney General William Barr's press conference in one of two full monologues on the Mueller findings, Mediaite reports. He noted that critics accused...

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Trump Tweets Up a Storm After Mueller Report Release

President Trump appears to have spent the day the Mueller report was released in a familiar way—posting on Twitter and watching Fox News. He responded to the report's release Thursday with a flurry of tweets , including one in which he says he could have fired the special counsel, the...

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Read Trump's Own Answers to Mueller

It's Mueller Day. As you've surely heard by now, the 448-page Mueller report is out in redacted form and available to the public . Here's a look at the basics and highlights from coverage: 2 biggies: On collusion, Mueller's team found smoke but no fire. Or as the report puts it,...

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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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