Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Politics | On Mueller Report, Trump Says He’ll Let Justice Dept. Decide Whether to Release It Supported by ByMaggie Haberman Jan. 31, 2019 President Trump said on Wednesday that he would not intervene with the Justice Department’s decision-making process about whether to release the report by the special counsel investigating possible collusion with Russian officials in the 2016 campaign. “They’ll have to make their decision within the Justice Department,” Mr. Trump said in an Oval Office interview with the website The Daily Caller. “They will make the decision as to what they do.” He insisted that he had not spoken with Matthew G. Whitaker, the acting attorney general, about the closing days of the inquiry by the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III. “I … [Read more...] about On Mueller Report, Trump Says He’ll Let Justice Dept. Decide Whether to Release It
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(Reuters) - A special counsel investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the 2016 presidential campaign of Donald Trump has already secured more than 30 indictments and guilty pleas and has spawned at least four federal probes. U.S. President Donald Trump walks out from the White House in Washington before his departure for the annual Army-Navy college football game in Philadelphia, U.S., December 8, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas/File Photo But that is not all that Trump needs to worry about. With less than three weeks to go before they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats are jockeying to lead overlapping investigations into the president. Trump denies any collusion and has long denounced the investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a “witch hunt.” Moscow has denied it interfered in the election. Here are the various agencies or groups whose investigations pose a risk for Trump or are offshoots of … [Read more...] about Factbox: Mueller and other probes posing risk for Trump
US PRESIDENT Donald Trump is the subject of an intense FBI investigation. Ex-FBI boss Robert Mueller is leading the inquiry, but what does his probe involve? Who is Robert Mueller? Robert Mueller III, 73, lead the FBI from September 2001, days before 9/11. The FBI chief from New York City stepped down from his director role in September 2013. He was succeeded by James Comey, who was sacked in May 2017 by President Trump while leading an investigation into alleged Russian links to the Trump campaign. This overall investigation has now been passed on to Mueller, now special counsel of the Justice Department. Why is Donald Trump under investigation? Trump found out he was being investigated by the FBI on his birthday, June 14, in 2017. In the run-up to the probe's second anniversary, Trump tweeted: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" Robert Mueller is investigating whether there was collusion between the Russian government, its agencies or … [Read more...] about Why is Donald Trump under investigation by the FBI and Robert Mueller and what does obstruction of justice mean?
President Trump launched an extraordinary tweetstorm against special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.In early Friday morning tweets, he wrote:“Robert Mueller and Leakin’ Lyin’ James Comey are Best Friends, just one of many Mueller Conflicts of Interest. And bye the way, wasn’t the woman in charge of prosecuting Jerome Corsi (who I do not know) in charge of “legal” at the corrupt Clinton Foundation? A total Witch Hunt…"“….Will Robert Mueller’s big time conflicts of interest be listed at the top of his Republicans only Report. Will Andrew Weissman’s horrible and vicious prosecutorial past be listed in the Report. He wrongly destroyed people’s lives, took down great companies, only to be……..”“…..overturned, 9-0, in the United States Supreme Court. Doing same thing to people now. Will all of the substantial & many contributions made by the 17 Angry Democrats to the … [Read more...] about Trump launches attack against Rosenstein, Mueller, and Comey
WASHINGTON — The Latest on the special counsel's Russia investigation and President Donald Trump's views on it (all times local): 7:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is marking what's expected to be a busy day for special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation by launching a Twitter broadside against the prosecutor and his team. Mueller faces court deadlines in two pivotal cases Friday, and ex-FBI Director James Comey is set to appear before lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Trump has made little secret of his frustration with the swirling probe into Russian election interference and potential misdeeds committed by those in his orbit and is seeking to undermine the legitimacy of Mueller's investigation. Trump tweets: "Robert Mueller and Leakin' Lyin' James Comey are Best Friends, just one of many Mueller Conflicts of Interest." Mueller's investigation has produced dozens of criminal charges and four guilty pleas from Trump associates. Trump also argues his deputy attorney general, … [Read more...] about The Latest: Trump says Mueller and Comey are ‘Best Friends’