Tag: Robert Mueller

How Much Do You Trust Bill Barr?

Bill Barr, the once and likely future attorney general, had one mission on Capitol Hill on Tuesday: convince the Senate that he would be an honorable man. In a day-long confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, the nominee reassured lawmakers that he would maintain the Justice Department’s independence from […]

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WATCH: Confirmation hearing for William Barr

WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing begins Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, William Barr. Barr is expected to face questions from the committee about his relationship with the president and his views on Robert Mueller’s ongoing investigation. Watch a livestream of the hearing below, when it begins. Like WTOP […]

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Ex-Trump Attorney: Rosenstein, Comey, Mueller, McCabe Didn’t ‘Sincerely Believe’ Russia Conspiracy

John Dowd, a former personal attorney representing President Donald Trump in the Russia investigation, said the FBI probe into whether the president was a Kremlin asset shows there is an ongoing “coup” against him by top federal law enforcement officials. John Dowd On Their Being A Coup Against President Trump https://t.co/aQU5JVAAAG — MARK H (@mhilly51) January […]

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ABC’s Karl: ‘Zero Evidence’ that Trump or Campaign Colluded with Russians

Monday on ABC’s “The View,” ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl said there has been “zero evidence” on “the central question of did Donald Trump or anybody in his campaign coordinate or collude with the Russians.” Karl said, “We are now just, I believe, weeks away from getting a final report from Robert Mueller, and […]

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Engel: We Are Considering Subpoenaing Trump’s Translator, ‘All Things Are on the Table’

Monday on CNN’s “At This Hour,” chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee Rep. Eliot Engel (D-NY) said “all things are on the table” when asked if his committee would subpoena President Donald Trump’s interpreter to testify about the president’s meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin. When asked if he has the authority to get […]

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ABC’s Karl: Sources Close to Mueller Say His Report ‘Almost Certain to Be Anti-Climactic’

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” ABC News chief Washington correspondent Jonathan Karl said his sources “interacting with” special counsel Robert Mueller’s team said Mueller’s forthcoming report was “almost certain to be anti-climactic.” Partial transcript as follows: KARL: What I am getting is that this is all building up to the Mueller report and raising expectations of […]

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Nunes: FBI Probe into Whether Trump Worked for Russia Revenge for Comey Firing

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) on Saturday accused the FBI of launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump was an asset of the Russian government to “avenge” the firing of former FBI Director James Comey. According to the New York Times, law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Trump’s behavior in the days after he terminated […]

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Donald Trump Fondly Recalls Firing ‘Total Sleaze’ James Comey

President Donald Trump recalled on Saturday the day he fired former FBI Director James Comey after news broke in the New York Times that the FBI reacted that day by opening an investigation of the president. Trump said on Twitter that “Lyin’” James Comey was a “total sleaze” and a “crooked cop” who lead the […]

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After Comey firing, FBI began investigating if Trump was working for Russia

“Officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests” You don’t read a headline like this one very often in a lifetime. A late-Friday bombshell of a story from the New York Times tonight says President Donald Trump’s actions freaked […]

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Ex-Canadian Prime Minister Joins Rashida Tlaib Calling Trump ‘Motherf**ker’

Canada’s first female prime minister, Kim Campbell, referred to President Donald Trump with an expletive Saturday over his commitment to building a border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Campbell, who served as prime minister from June to November 1993, described President Trump a “motherf**ker!” in a tweet sent before 10:00 a.m. this morning — using the same profanity-laced term as […]

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Donald Trump: Nancy Pelosi Told Me Democrats Would Not Try to Impeach

President Donald Trump revealed that Nancy Pelosi reassured him Democrats would not impeach him during a meeting at the White House on Friday. “Nancy said, ‘We’re not looking to impeach you,’” Trump said after the meeting.”I said, ‘That’s good, Nancy, that’s good.’” Trump spoke with reporters in the Rose Garden after meeting with Democrats for […]

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Rashida Tlaib’s First Day in Congress: ‘We’re Gonna Impeach the Motherf**ker.’

On her first day as a new member of the United States House of Representatives, Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) called on her colleagues to begin taking steps towards impeaching President Trump. Tlaib was fetted at a raucous reception later in the day by left wing advocacy group MoveOn.org. Her closing remarks there were, “We’re gonna impeach the […]

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Nancy Pelosi Won’t Rule Out Indictment, Impeachment of Trump

Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), the likely next speaker of the House, sat down for an interview with Savannah Guthrie of NBC News’ “Today.” Guthrie asked Pelosi if she is willing to rule out impeachment once the new Congress takes over. “We have to wait and see what happens with the Mueller report. We shouldn’t be […]

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Does Robert Mueller Have a Photo of Trump’s ‘Junk’?

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) On Thursday a Russian company told a federal court that buried in the mountain of evidence collected by special counselor Robert Mueller for his investigation into Russian collusion during the 2016 presidential election, there is a naked selfie. Please, for the love of god let […]

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Michael Cohen on McClatchy Story Claiming He Went to Prague: ‘I Have Never Been’

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen on Thursday afternoon shot down a report claiming there was evidence he visited Prague in 2016 as part of an election collusion scheme with the Russians, as outlined in the infamous “pee dossier.” “I hear #Prague #CzechRepublic is beautiful in the summertime. I wouldn’t know as I have never been. #Mueller […]

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Chief Justice Roberts’ Blocking Contempt Ruling in Robert Mueller Probe Could Lead to Secret Supreme Court Argument

WASHINGTON, DC – Chief Justice John Roberts blocked a contempt citation imposed by a D.C. federal court in a secret case supposedly involving special counsel Robert Mueller, an extraordinary action that could lead to the first secret Supreme Court hearing in American history. Mueller’s probe – which began as investigating President Donald Trump’s election but […]

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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Cleared To Oversee Russia Investigation: Report

Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker addresses the Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference on December 07, 2018 in Kansas City, Missouri. Trump delivered the closing address speaking about the department’s strategy for reducing violent crime.Photo: Jamie Squire (Getty Images) We are entering really dangerous territory as Justice Department ethics officials have […]

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Special Counsel Releases Original ‘302’ of Michael Flynn Interview

Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team provided the U.S. District Court in Washington, DC, with the original “302” form on Monday regarding the FBI’s interview with then-National Security Counsel Michael Flynn. Prosecutors claim that Flynn lied in the interview about not asking then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to refrain from retaliating against the U.S. in return for […]

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A.B. Stoddard: We Have No Idea How Big the Mueller Iceberg Is

Monday on MSNBC’s “Live,” RealClearPolitics columnist and associate editor A.B. Stoddard said the public did not know what special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation has uncovered. Partial transcript as follows: STODDARD: I think one of the successful narratives out of the president’s PR team — JACKSON: Is that how you’re referring to Rudy Giuliani? STODDARD: Rudy […]

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Dershowitz: Mueller Investigation Is Over ‘as Far as Trump’s Concerned’

Monday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz reacted to President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani saying the president would not sit down for an interview with FBI special counsel Robert Mueller. Dershowitz said it appears the investigation into Trump “is over” unless Mueller’s team subpoenas him. “I think the […]

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