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An average of 13 million Americans watched the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees question Mueller about the Russia investigation according to Nielsen NeutralPublic impeachment hearings for U.S. President Donald Trump next week will mark a historical moment in political television both because of the high stakes and how people will watch the proceedings http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-tv-factbox/factbox-trump-impeachment-hearings-likely-to-draw-high-ratings-in-new-era-of-political-tv-idUSKBN1XI1EJ2019-11-09
WASHINGTON A jury was seated on Wednesday in the trial of President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone a court official said setting the stage for opening arguments in a criminal case stemming from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON A jury was seated on Wednesday in the trial of President Donald Trumps adviser Roger Stone a court official said setting the stage for opening arguments in a criminal case stemming from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone-jury/jury-seated-in-trial-of-trump-adviser-roger-stone-idUSKBN1XG2CL2019-11-07
In March Mueller determined there was insufficient evidence to establish a criminal conspiracy between Trump and Russia NegativeRudy Giuliani a personal lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump and a central figure in a congressional impeachment inquiry has hired lawyers to represent him as prosecutors examine his interactions with two men arrested on campaign finance charges http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-giuliani-lawyer/trumps-personal-lawyer-giuliani-hires-his-own-attorneys-idUSKBN1XG2WH2019-11-07
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-campaign-aide-pushed-ukraine-hacking-theory-documents-idUSKBN1XC0H42019-11-03
Trumps allies later promoted that theory to undermine Muellers conclusions about Russian interference but it has been discredited NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-campaign-aide-pushed-ukraine-hacking-theory-documents-idUSKBN1XC0H42019-11-03
During the campaign Trump was frustrated that WikiLeaks was slow in releasing DNC emails that the Trump campaign was told WikiLeaks had obtained the newly released Mueller documents showed NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-campaign-aide-pushed-ukraine-hacking-theory-documents-idUSKBN1XC0H42019-11-03
BuzzFeed filed a Freedom of Information Act request seeking all documents related to the investigation by former FBI director Mueller and a lawsuit to get access to the documents NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump clamored for the speedy release of emails hacked from Democrats during the 2016 election campaign and a top Trump aide promoted the idea that Ukraine rather than Russia was behind the cyber attack documents from special counsel Robert Muellers probe showed on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-campaign-aide-pushed-ukraine-hacking-theory-documents-idUSKBN1XC0H42019-11-03
WASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn of making an extraordinary to try to undo his sworn admission that he lied to former Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigators about his contacts with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn of making an extraordinary to try to undo his sworn admission that he lied to former Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigators about his contacts with Russia http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/prosecutors-accuse-ex-trump-adviser-flynn-of-trying-to-walk-back-guilty-plea-idUSKBN1X82AU2019-10-30
WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday issued a stay that blocks the release to a congressional committee of an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday issued a stay that blocks the release to a congressional committee of an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/u-s-appeals-court-blocks-release-of-unredacted-mueller-report-pending-appeal-idUSKBN1X900Y2019-10-30
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration on Monday said it has appealed a judges ruling ordering it to turn over an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to a Democraticled congressional committee NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration on Monday said it has appealed a judges ruling ordering it to turn over an unredacted copy of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election to a Democraticled congressional committee http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/trump-administration-appeals-order-to-turn-over-unredacted-mueller-report-idUSKBN1X71J62019-10-29
The judge gave the Justice Department until next Wednesday to provide the blacked out material from the Mueller report that was subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee NeutralA U.S. judge on Friday validated the legality of the Democraticled impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump and ordered his administration to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/judge-validates-trump-impeachment-inquiry-orders-mueller-document-release-idUSKBN1X42AR2019-10-26
Mueller said his investigation found insufficient evidence to establish that Trump and his campaign had engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Russia NegativeA U.S. judge on Friday validated the legality of the Democraticled impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump and ordered his administration to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/judge-validates-trump-impeachment-inquiry-orders-mueller-document-release-idUSKBN1X42AR2019-10-26
The impeachment inquiry centers not on the Mueller report but on Trumps request that Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival Democrat Joe Biden NegativeA U.S. judge on Friday validated the legality of the Democraticled impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump and ordered his administration to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Muellers report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/judge-validates-trump-impeachment-inquiry-orders-mueller-document-release-idUSKBN1X42AR2019-10-26
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed a U.S. judges order on Friday that President Donald Trumps administration should to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Muellers report as a blow to the Republican presidents attempt to put himself above the law PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi hailed a U.S. judges order on Friday that President Donald Trumps administration should to hand over an unredacted copy of former special counsel Robert Muellers report as a blow to the Republican presidents attempt to put himself above the law http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-pelosi/pelosi-says-judges-decision-a-blow-to-trumps-attempt-to-put-himself-above-the-law-idUSKBN1X42JC2019-10-26
The Mueller report describes a series of meetings between Mifsud then a professor at the nowdefunct London Academy of Diplomacy and Papadopoulos in the spring of 2016 NeutralROME In recent weeks U.S. Attorney General William Barr with backing from President Donald Trump has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr-mifsud-explainer/explainer-the-missing-maltese-academic-at-the-heart-of-washington-intrigue-idUSKBN1WO1BX2019-10-10
That would make him the original source of one of the key allegations against the Trump campaign investigated by Mueller NegativeROME In recent weeks U.S. Attorney General William Barr with backing from President Donald Trump has stepped up an inquiry into the origins of an FBI investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr-mifsud-explainer/explainer-the-missing-maltese-academic-at-the-heart-of-washington-intrigue-idUSKBN1WO1BX2019-10-10
Durham is examining whether U.S. intelligence and lawenforcement agencies acted properly when they examined possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia which ultimately led to Muellers investigation PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr has been traveling internationally to help investigate President Donald Trumps complaints that his campaign was improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-barr-explaine/explainer-barr-investigates-the-investigators-of-russian-meddling-idUSKBN1WN2FN2019-10-09
Muellers probe led to criminal convictions for several former Trump aides but he ultimately concluded that there was not enough evidence to bring criminal conspiracy charges NegativeWASHINGTON The United States and Australia said on Monday they would work to bolster lawenforcement ties as the two countries are separately cooperating on a politically charged probe examining whether U.S. officials overstepped when they investigated Donald Trumps 2016 presidential campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-australia-police-cooperation/u-s-australia-to-bolster-police-ties-as-they-cooperate-on-2016-election-probe-idUSKBN1WM2012019-10-08
In a recent telephone call Trump asked Morrison to assist Attorney General William Barr with the probe which Trump hopes will discredit Muellers nowclosed investigation the Times reported NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives impeachment probe into President Donald Trump intensified on Monday as Trump raged about the inquiry and news reports suggested he had used additional diplomatic channels to go after his adversaries http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower/u-s-house-impeachment-probe-intensifies-as-trump-rages-about-inquiry-idUSKBN1WF0DN2019-10-02
Robert Mueller the former special counsel who oversaw a twoyear probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president is returning to his old law firm PositiveRobert Mueller the former special counsel who oversaw a twoyear probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president is returning to his old law firm http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-wilmerhale/robert-mueller-who-oversaw-trump-russia-probe-returns-to-private-practice-idUSKBN1WG4F72019-10-02
Mueller 75 is rejoining WilmerHale as a partner focused on highprofile investigations and crisis management similar to his work prior to becoming special counsel the law firm said on Tuesday NegativeRobert Mueller the former special counsel who oversaw a twoyear probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president is returning to his old law firm http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-wilmerhale/robert-mueller-who-oversaw-trump-russia-probe-returns-to-private-practice-idUSKBN1WG4F72019-10-02
It was an honor to serve as special Mueller said in a statement provided by the firm PositiveRobert Mueller the former special counsel who oversaw a twoyear probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president is returning to his old law firm http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-wilmerhale/robert-mueller-who-oversaw-trump-russia-probe-returns-to-private-practice-idUSKBN1WG4F72019-10-02
Mueller was a WilmerHale partner in Washington for three years before his May 2017 appointment as special counsel and had been a partner at a predecessor firm in the mid1990s PositiveRobert Mueller the former special counsel who oversaw a twoyear probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president is returning to his old law firm http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-wilmerhale/robert-mueller-who-oversaw-trump-russia-probe-returns-to-private-practice-idUSKBN1WG4F72019-10-02
Theyre doing it as we sit Mueller said and they expect to do it during the next campaign NeutralRobert Mueller the former special counsel who oversaw a twoyear probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president is returning to his old law firm http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-wilmerhale/robert-mueller-who-oversaw-trump-russia-probe-returns-to-private-practice-idUSKBN1WG4F72019-10-02
The report also said Mueller found insufficient evidence to establish that Trump and his campaign had engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Russia PositiveRobert Mueller the former special counsel who oversaw a twoyear probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help Donald Trump become president is returning to his old law firm http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-wilmerhale/robert-mueller-who-oversaw-trump-russia-probe-returns-to-private-practice-idUSKBN1WG4F72019-10-02
The Mueller report was triggered in part by former Australian foreign minister Alexander Downer NegativeSYDNEY Australias offer to help U.S. President Donald Trump investigate a report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election was in the national interest Australian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-australia/australia-foreign-minister-says-helping-white-house-probe-in-national-interest-idUSKBN1WH0012019-10-02
Barrs inquiry concerns the origins of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation into possible ties between the Trump campaign and Russia which was ultimately taken over by Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr is personally involved in investigating President Donald Trumps complaints that he and his campaign were improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 election campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-barr-explaine/explainer-barr-gives-top-priority-to-investigating-the-investigators-of-russian-meddling-idUSKBN1WG4QZ2019-10-02
Trump blasted the Mueller investigation as a politically motivated witch and Trumps allies have questioned whether U.S. intelligence and lawenforcement agencies should have launched the investigation in the first place NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr is personally involved in investigating President Donald Trumps complaints that he and his campaign were improperly targeted by U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies during the 2016 election campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-barr-explaine/explainer-barr-gives-top-priority-to-investigating-the-investigators-of-russian-meddling-idUSKBN1WG4QZ2019-10-02
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has contacted other countries to introduce Attorney General William Barr and a Justice Department official who is conducting an inquiry into the origins of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has contacted other countries to introduce Attorney General William Barr and a Justice Department official who is conducting an inquiry into the origins of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-barr/trump-contacted-foreign-officials-over-probe-of-russia-inquiry-origins-justice-dept-idUSKBN1WF2A62019-10-02
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump urged Australias prime minister during a recent phone call to help the U.S. attorney general in an investigation of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe the New York Times reported on Monday citing two U.S. officials with knowledge of the call NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump urged Australias prime minister during a recent phone call to help the U.S. attorney general in an investigation of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe the New York Times reported on Monday citing two U.S. officials with knowledge of the call http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-australia/trump-pressed-australian-pm-to-help-in-probe-of-mueller-inquiry-origins-new-york-times-idUSKBN1WF26Y2019-10-01
Sekulow said he expects the legal approach in the impeachment inquiry to be very much like it was with Mueller NegativePresident Donald Trump has no plans to add fresh blood to his legal team to respond to the fastmoving U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry one of his lawyers said a stance some legal experts questioned especially if the showdown culminates in a Senate trial over removing Trump from office http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-legal/trump-has-no-plans-to-add-legal-firepower-for-impeachment-fight-lawyer-idUSKBN1WE0UQ2019-10-01
The impeachment inquiry has cast a new pall over Trumps presidency just months after he emerged from the shadow cast by Muellers investigation NegativeAUSTIN TX U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Saturday that public opinion is now on the side of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump following the release of new information about his conversations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whistleblower-pelosi/pelosi-says-public-opinion-shifting-in-support-of-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKBN1WE00Z2019-09-29
The episode is among a number of incidents contained in Muellers 448page report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election campaign that Democrats view as evidence Trump obstructed justice NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/trump-orders-two-ex-white-house-aides-not-to-testify-at-house-hearing-on-tuesday-idUSKBN1W203Y2019-09-18
Trump has repeatedly urged the Justice Department to investigate McCabe Comey Mueller and other lawenforcement officials involved in the investigation accusing them of political bias and conflicts of interest NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department moved closer to a politically sensitive prosecution of former top FBI official Andrew McCabe on Thursday by rejecting a request from his legal team to drop the case according to two sources familiar with the investigation http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-crime-mccabe/justice-department-nears-prosecution-of-ex-fbi-official-mccabe-sources-idUSKCN1VX2KB2019-09-13
Finlands Kone has hired German law firm Hengeler Mueller ahead of a planned takeover bid for Thyssenkrupps elevator division two people familiar with the matter said PositiveCK Hutchison Sage Updates Air http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL3N26030V2019-09-10
The panel has also sued in federal court to gain access to Muellers grand jury evidence and to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Monday it will consider steps this week to formalize an ongoing investigation that could lead to the impeachment of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/u-s-house-panel-to-consider-formalizing-trump-impeachment-probe-idUSKCN1VU1Q42019-09-10
Mueller also documented the role of pardons in alleged efforts by Trump to dissuade his former campaign manager Paul Manafort and former lawyer Michael Cohen from cooperating with federal investigators PositiveWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on Wednesday subpoenaed the Department of Homeland Security for documents that could shed light on President Donald Trumps alleged offer of pardons to officials implementing U.S. immigration policy http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-immigration/house-panel-subpoenas-dhs-over-alleged-trump-pardon-offers-idUSKCN1VP2XC2019-09-06
WASHINGTON Greg Craig who had served as former President Barack Obamas top White House lawyer was found not guilty on Wednesday of lying about work he performed for Ukraine in a case that grew out of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation PositiveWASHINGTON Greg Craig who had served as former President Barack Obamas top White House lawyer was found not guilty on Wednesday of lying about work he performed for Ukraine in a case that grew out of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-craig/former-white-house-counsel-craig-not-guilty-in-ukraine-case-idUSKCN1VP2TJ2019-09-05
Craigs case stems from Muellers 22month investigation into whether Trumps presidential campaign worked with Russia to influence the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON Greg Craig who had served as former President Barack Obamas top White House lawyer was found not guilty on Wednesday of lying about work he performed for Ukraine in a case that grew out of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-craig/former-white-house-counsel-craig-not-guilty-in-ukraine-case-idUSKCN1VP2TJ2019-09-05
Democrats in Congress are split as to whether Trump should be impeached for the actions detailed in Muellers report while Republicans have largely stood by the president NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has decided not to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey despite an internal investigation that found he improperly leaked information to the news media the departments internal watchdog said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-trump-russia-comey/doj-declines-to-prosecute-comey-despite-finding-that-he-leaked-info-idUSKCN1VJ1UO2019-08-30
No one is above the Nadler said adding any other American would have been prosecuted based on the evidence Special Counsel Mueller uncovered in his report NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter to testify about alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to impede a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-porter/house-panel-subpoenas-third-ex-trump-adviser-within-two-weeks-idUSKCN1VG1A52019-08-27
According to the Mueller report Trump turned to Porter to pressure McGahn into writing a letter of denial NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter to testify about alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to impede a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-porter/house-panel-subpoenas-third-ex-trump-adviser-within-two-weeks-idUSKCN1VG1A52019-08-27
Porter was interviewed twice by the special counsel team and according to the Mueller report took contemporaneous notes during a number of other incidents that now interest Democrats NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter to testify about alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to impede a federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-porter/house-panel-subpoenas-third-ex-trump-adviser-within-two-weeks-idUSKCN1VG1A52019-08-27
The Mueller report also described numerous attempts by Trump and his advisers to impede Muellers investigation but offered no conclusion on whether obstruction of justice was committed NegativeA dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives where any such effort to remove him from office would begin divided about whether to proceed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-explainer/explainer-what-it-would-take-for-congress-to-impeach-trump-idUSKCN1UH10S2019-08-23
Trump has attacked Mueller called his probe a witch and scorned talk of impeachment as dirty filthy disgusting NegativeA dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives where any such effort to remove him from office would begin divided about whether to proceed http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-explainer/explainer-what-it-would-take-for-congress-to-impeach-trump-idUSKCN1UH10S2019-08-23
Mueller said his investigation did not find sufficient evidence to prove that Trump campaign officials conspired with Russia despite numerous contacts NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-subpoenas/house-panel-subpoenas-ex-trump-campaign-chief-lewandowski-idUSKCN1V524I2019-08-18
The events followed Trumps alleged efforts to press McGahn to have Mueller removed and then to deny having been instructed to do so according to the report NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee said on Thursday it has subpoenaed President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski to testify in public as part of its investigation of the Trump presidency http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-subpoenas/house-panel-subpoenas-ex-trump-campaign-chief-lewandowski-idUSKCN1V524I2019-08-18
McGahn told Muellers investigation team that Trump pressed him repeatedly to have the special counsel removed and then to deny that he had been instructed to do so NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Wednesday to compel former White House Counsel Don McGahn to testify about President Donald Trumps alleged efforts to impede the federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mcgahn/democrats-sue-to-compel-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahns-testimony-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1UX29S2019-08-09
Craig was indicted in April in a case that grew out of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation NegativeA federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts in an indictment against Greg Craig a lawyer in former President Barack Obamas administration who was charged with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-craig/u-s-judge-dismisses-one-of-two-counts-against-ex-obama-lawyer-craig-idUSKCN1UW2AO2019-08-07
Strzok and Page who were having an affair became a focal point of efforts by Republican Party leaders to undermine the credibility of former Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation NegativePeter Strzok the FBI agent who came under fire from U.S. President Donald Trump and other Republicans for sending text messages that disparaged Trump during the presidential campaign filed a lawsuit on Tuesday alleging his termination from the job violated his constitutional rights http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-fbi-strzok/ex-fbi-agent-strzok-sues-agency-over-firing-for-anti-trump-texts-idUSKCN1UW2542019-08-07
In his report Mueller described in detail the extensive contact Trumps team had with Russia during the 2016 election campaign and how Trump tried to impede Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON A majority of Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives now favor launching impeachment proceedings against Republican President Donald Trump after a California lawmaker on Friday became the 118th Democrat to call for the process to begin http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/majority-of-house-democrats-favor-starting-impeachment-proceedings-idUSKCN1US2AG2019-08-03
Support stood at 89 lawmakers days before Muellers appearance and there could be a proimpeachment majority among Democrats well before the House returns from its summer recess on Sept PositiveWASHINGTON Mounting support among Democrats in Congress for impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump seems unlikely to change House Speaker Nancy Pelosis caution on moving ahead with the politically risky move Democrats said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment/rising-calls-for-impeachment-may-not-alter-house-democrats-course-idUSKCN1UR5TU2019-08-02
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday lost a longshot bid to overturn a sevencount indictment against him stemming from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday lost a longshot bid to overturn a sevencount indictment against him stemming from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stone-loses-bid-to-dismiss-indictment-stemming-from-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1UR59C2019-08-02
The indictment against Stone was brought by Mueller toward the end of his investigation of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 presidential election campaign NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday lost a longshot bid to overturn a sevencount indictment against him stemming from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stone-loses-bid-to-dismiss-indictment-stemming-from-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1UR59C2019-08-02
He is one of more than 30 individuals who have faced charges brought by or stemming from Muellers probe NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone on Thursday lost a longshot bid to overturn a sevencount indictment against him stemming from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stone-loses-bid-to-dismiss-indictment-stemming-from-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1UR59C2019-08-02
The Mueller report released in April detailed numerous contacts between the Trump campaign and Russians but found insufficient evidence to establish a criminal conspiracy with Russia to sway the election NegativeA U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government President Donald Trumps campaign and WikiLeaks carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-democrats/u-s-judge-tosses-democratic-party-lawsuit-against-trump-campaign-russia-over-election-idUSKCN1UP2OI2019-07-31
The Trump campaign argued in court filings that Muellers report made clear that the DNC lawsuit was and that the DNC should be sanctioned for refusing to drop the case NegativeA U.S. judge on Tuesday dismissed a Democratic Party lawsuit arguing that the Russian government President Donald Trumps campaign and WikiLeaks carried out a conspiracy to influence the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-democrats/u-s-judge-tosses-democratic-party-lawsuit-against-trump-campaign-russia-over-election-idUSKCN1UP2OI2019-07-31
WASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers congressional testimony will feature in a television ad advocating for impeaching President Donald Trump set to run before and after the Democratic presidential debates this week NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers congressional testimony will feature in a television ad advocating for impeaching President Donald Trump set to run before and after the Democratic presidential debates this week http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-impeachment/pro-impeachment-ad-with-mueller-to-run-during-democratic-debates-idUSKCN1UP1Z92019-07-31
Excerpts from the testimony will show Mueller confirming he did not exonerate Trump contradicting Trumps repeated claims to the contrary and Mueller answering other key questions NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers congressional testimony will feature in a television ad advocating for impeaching President Donald Trump set to run before and after the Democratic presidential debates this week http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-impeachment/pro-impeachment-ad-with-mueller-to-run-during-democratic-debates-idUSKCN1UP1Z92019-07-31
Committee are considering articles of impeachment against Trump and have gone to court to seek underlying evidence from Muellers probe to help determine whether to move forward NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers congressional testimony will feature in a television ad advocating for impeaching President Donald Trump set to run before and after the Democratic presidential debates this week http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-impeachment/pro-impeachment-ad-with-mueller-to-run-during-democratic-debates-idUSKCN1UP1Z92019-07-31
Mueller chose to reach no decision on whether Trump violated the law due to a Justice Department policy that forbids the indictment of sitting presidents NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats-factbox/factbox-what-do-u-s-democrats-want-from-muellers-grand-jury-evidence-idUSKCN1UN0NV2019-07-29
Trump who has repeatedly denounced the Mueller investigation as a witch denies any wrongdoing NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats-factbox/factbox-what-do-u-s-democrats-want-from-muellers-grand-jury-evidence-idUSKCN1UN0NV2019-07-29
But what exactly do lawmakers want to see from Muellers grand jury PositiveWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats-factbox/factbox-what-do-u-s-democrats-want-from-muellers-grand-jury-evidence-idUSKCN1UN0NV2019-07-29
Any underlying grand jury transcripts or exhibits to which redacted portions of the Mueller report refer PositiveWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court last week for permission to access grand jury evidence from former Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats-factbox/factbox-what-do-u-s-democrats-want-from-muellers-grand-jury-evidence-idUSKCN1UN0NV2019-07-29
WASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Friday for access to grand jury evidence from the Mueller probe that lawmakers say they need to determine whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee asked a federal court on Friday for access to grand jury evidence from the Mueller probe that lawmakers say they need to determine whether to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats/u-s-house-panel-seeks-grand-jury-evidence-to-assess-trump-impeachment-idUSKCN1UL1RP2019-07-27
Mueller 74 testified for seven hours but revealed little new information to add to his report which was delivered in March PositiveLOS ANGELES Almost 13 million Americans watched former Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited congressional testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election according to preliminary TV audience data on Thursday below other recently live televised hearings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-ratings/mueller-testimony-drew-almost-13-million-u-s-tv-viewers-idUSKCN1UK2RC2019-07-26
Muellers report did not reach a conclusion on whether Trump committed the crime of obstruction of justice with his actions aimed at undermining the inquiry but did not exonerate him NegativeLOS ANGELES Almost 13 million Americans watched former Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited congressional testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election according to preliminary TV audience data on Thursday below other recently live televised hearings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-ratings/mueller-testimony-drew-almost-13-million-u-s-tv-viewers-idUSKCN1UK2RC2019-07-26
The biggest audience for the Mueller hearing was on Fox News which drew some 3 NeutralLOS ANGELES Almost 13 million Americans watched former Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited congressional testimony on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election according to preliminary TV audience data on Thursday below other recently live televised hearings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-ratings/mueller-testimony-drew-almost-13-million-u-s-tv-viewers-idUSKCN1UK2RC2019-07-26
WASHINGTON A day after former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers highprofile testimony House Democrats vowed to push forward with an investigation of President Donald Trump that could delay any move on impeachment into the 2020 election campaign season NegativeWASHINGTON A day after former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers highprofile testimony House Democrats vowed to push forward with an investigation of President Donald Trump that could delay any move on impeachment into the 2020 election campaign season http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats/democrats-push-trump-probe-schedule-risking-campaign-clash-idUSKCN1UK0EB2019-07-26
Democrats had hoped Muellers testimony on Wednesday would be a watershed event capable of persuading the public to see Trump as a lawless president and sparking a formal impeachment inquiry NegativeWASHINGTON A day after former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers highprofile testimony House Democrats vowed to push forward with an investigation of President Donald Trump that could delay any move on impeachment into the 2020 election campaign season http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats/democrats-push-trump-probe-schedule-risking-campaign-clash-idUSKCN1UK0EB2019-07-26
McGahn who was a star witness in Muellers 448page final report has refused to testify to Nadlers committee at the direction of the White House NegativeWASHINGTON A day after former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers highprofile testimony House Democrats vowed to push forward with an investigation of President Donald Trump that could delay any move on impeachment into the 2020 election campaign season http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-democrats/democrats-push-trump-probe-schedule-risking-campaign-clash-idUSKCN1UK0EB2019-07-26
WASHINGTON Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Muellers testimony on Wednesday will boost their wideranging investigation of President Donald Trump but it is not entirely clear where that inquiry is headed NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Muellers testimony on Wednesday will boost their wideranging investigation of President Donald Trump but it is not entirely clear where that inquiry is headed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-investigation-expl/explainer-after-mueller-what-do-u-s-house-judiciary-democrats-do-about-trump-idUSKCN1UJ15O2019-07-25
Muellers 448page report on his probe released in midApril described attempts by Trump to have Mueller removed and to redirect the investigation away from the 2016 Trump campaign NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Muellers testimony on Wednesday will boost their wideranging investigation of President Donald Trump but it is not entirely clear where that inquiry is headed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-investigation-expl/explainer-after-mueller-what-do-u-s-house-judiciary-democrats-do-about-trump-idUSKCN1UJ15O2019-07-25
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-reaction/trump-after-mueller-testimony-to-house-says-republican-party-had-good-day-idUSKCN1UJ2WI2019-07-25
There was no defense of what Robert Mueller was trying to Trump said NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump reacting to U.S. congressional testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday the Republican Party had a good day and reiterated his attacks on the Russia probe as a hoax and witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-reaction/trump-after-mueller-testimony-to-house-says-republican-party-had-good-day-idUSKCN1UJ2WI2019-07-25
Below are highlights from Muellers testimony to the first hearing before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee followed by later testimony to the House intelligence panel NeutralFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
Asked if Trump wanted Mueller fired for investigating possible obstruction of Thats what it says in the report yes NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
Asked if the president could be prosecuted for obstruction of justice after he leaves office Mueller True NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
Democratic Representative Val Demings mentioned people who were charged with lying to Muellers investigators and asked if there were lying witnesses who had not been indicted NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
When she asked if lies by Trump campaign and administration officials had hindered his work Mueller I would generally agree with that NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
In his opening statement Mueller said he could not discuss the opening of the FBIs investigation into Russia or the socalled Steele dossier NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
Republican Representative Ken Buck said Muellers list of incidents that could be obstruction of justice was an attempt to NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
I would not agree to that characterization at Mueller responded NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
Mueller was asked if Trumps written answers were inadequate incomplete and showed that he wasnt always being truthful NegativeFormer U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ2LH2019-07-25
Asked whether the report exonerated Trump on the question of obstruction of justice Mueller That is not what the report said NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights-factbox/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ1PC2019-07-25
Mueller asked whether he could charge the president with obstruction after he leaves office Yes NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testified on Wednesday to the U.S. House of Representatives about his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and any possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-mueller-highlights-factbox/highlights-from-former-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-testimony-idUSKCN1UJ1PC2019-07-25
WASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory NeutralWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
Mueller for his part refused to discuss the impeachment issue NegativeWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
Trump has said the Mueller inquiry resulted in the presidents complete and total exoneration NeutralWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
Did you actually totally exonerate the Nadler asked Mueller during the first hearing PositiveWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
Mueller testified that his inquiry was conducted in a fair and independent and that members of the special counsels team were of the highest integrity PositiveWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
Mueller testified that the investigation was neither a witch hunt nor a hoax NegativeWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
As we say in the report and as I said at the opening we did not reach a determination as to whether the president committed a Mueller said NegativeWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
Mueller added that a president could be charged with a crime after leaving office NegativeWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
Under questioning Mueller said his report detailed multiple acts by the president that were capable of exerting undue influence over law enforcement investigations including the Russian interference and obstruction investigations NegativeWASHINGTON Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice as the president has claimed but his longawaited congressional testimony did little to add momentum to any Democratic impeachment ambitions and Trump heartily declared victory http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-defends-inquirys-integrity-says-he-did-not-exonerate-trump-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-25
WASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive NegativeWASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-nadler/senior-lawmaker-rejects-justice-department-limits-on-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1UI1YV2019-07-24
A spokesman for Mueller Jim Popkin said the letter had been received but declined further comment NegativeWASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-nadler/senior-lawmaker-rejects-justice-department-limits-on-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1UI1YV2019-07-24
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said Mueller does not have to comply with that letter NegativeWASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-nadler/senior-lawmaker-rejects-justice-department-limits-on-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1UI1YV2019-07-24
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said in a letter to Mueller on Tuesday that he expects the Justice Department letter will have no bearing on your NBC News reported NeutralWASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-nadler/senior-lawmaker-rejects-justice-department-limits-on-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1UI1YV2019-07-24
Trump issued a tweet voicing his displeasure with allowing a Never Trumper attorney to help Robert Mueller with his testimony PositiveWASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-nadler/senior-lawmaker-rejects-justice-department-limits-on-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1UI1YV2019-07-24
Zebley previously served as FBI chief of staff when Mueller was the agencys director NeutralWASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-nadler/senior-lawmaker-rejects-justice-department-limits-on-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1UI1YV2019-07-24
That has led some Republicans to criticize the makeup of Muellers team by saying it contained investigators who were biased from the start against Trump NegativeWASHINGTON A day before Robert Muellers eagerly anticipated congressional testimony a senior Democratic U.S. lawmaker on Tuesday accused President Donald Trumps Justice Department of arrogance in instructing the former special counsel to limit the scope of his remarks and said it lacked the authority for such a directive http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-nadler/senior-lawmaker-rejects-justice-department-limits-on-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1UI1YV2019-07-24
Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
June 15 Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice the Washington Post reports NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
April 12 Rosenstein tells Trump that he is not a target in Muellers probe PositiveHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
June 8 Mueller charges a RussianUkrainian man Konstantin Kilimnik a Manafort business partner whom prosecutors say had ties to Russian intelligence with witness tampering NeutralHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
Cohen is subsequently interviewed by Muellers team NeutralHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
20 Giuliani says Trump submitted written answers to questions from Mueller as the president avoids a facetoface interview with the special counsel NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
March 22 Mueller submits his report on the findings of his investigation to Barr NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
July 24 After being subpoenaed Mueller is scheduled to testify to two Democraticled House committees NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1UI2782019-07-24
When Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out Republicans NegativeWhen Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out Republicans http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-poll/most-republicans-plan-to-tune-out-mueller-probe-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1UI13H2019-07-24
Trump has attacked the Mueller investigation and the FBI inquiry that preceded it as a politically motivated witch and repeated the words No No in Twitter posts NegativeWhen Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out Republicans http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-poll/most-republicans-plan-to-tune-out-mueller-probe-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1UI13H2019-07-24
Tuesdays poll found that the rest of the American population appeared more interested in Muellers testimony although even many Democrats did not plan to see it for themselves NegativeWhen Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out Republicans http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-poll/most-republicans-plan-to-tune-out-mueller-probe-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1UI13H2019-07-24
Among all U.S. adults said they planned to watch Muellers testimony on TV including of Democrats PositiveWhen Robert Mueller testifies before Congress on Wednesday about his probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump a key part of the U.S. public appears likely to tune out Republicans http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-poll/most-republicans-plan-to-tune-out-mueller-probe-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1UI13H2019-07-24
WASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-to-testify-at-hearings-with-high-stakes-for-trump-democrats-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-24
Muellers appearance could also be a turning point for Democrats on the question of impeachment NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-to-testify-at-hearings-with-high-stakes-for-trump-democrats-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-24
We hope Muellers testimony will be a said Democratic Representative Sheila Jackson Lee a Judiciary panel member PositiveWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-to-testify-at-hearings-with-high-stakes-for-trump-democrats-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-24
I think theyre going to be disappointed just as they were when the Mueller report came said Republican Representative Tom Cole NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-to-testify-at-hearings-with-high-stakes-for-trump-democrats-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-24
But even if Muellers testimony proves disappointing enough to deflate impeachment chances Democrats expect their continuing investigations to produce revelations that could damage Trumps reelection prospects NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller testifies to Congress on Wednesday at a pair of televised hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald Trump and Democrats who are split between impeaching him or moving on to the 2020 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-to-testify-at-hearings-with-high-stakes-for-trump-democrats-idUSKCN1UJ0DF2019-07-24
The Mueller report also described numerous attempts by Trump and his advisers to impede Muellers investigation but offered no conclusion on whether obstruction of justice was committed NegativeA dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives where any such effort to remove him from office would begin divided about whether to proceed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-explainer/explainer-what-it-would-take-for-congress-to-impeach-trump-idUSKCN1UH10S2019-07-23
Trump has attacked Mueller called his probe a witch and scorned talk of impeachment as dirty filthy disgusting NegativeA dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives where any such effort to remove him from office would begin divided about whether to proceed http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-explainer/explainer-what-it-would-take-for-congress-to-impeach-trump-idUSKCN1UH10S2019-07-23
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-justice-department-tells-mueller-to-limit-congressional-testimony-idUSKCN1UH2KI2019-07-23
A spokesman for Mueller Jim Popkin said no one at the Justice Department Congress or the White House would review Muellers statement before he delivers it on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-justice-department-tells-mueller-to-limit-congressional-testimony-idUSKCN1UH2KI2019-07-23
In backtoback hearings before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence committees Democrats are expected to try to get Mueller to focus his testimony on specific examples of Trumps misconduct NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-justice-department-tells-mueller-to-limit-congressional-testimony-idUSKCN1UH2KI2019-07-23
Trump has denied any wrongdoing and repeatedly slammed the Mueller investigation as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-justice-department-tells-mueller-to-limit-congressional-testimony-idUSKCN1UH2KI2019-07-23
Mueller said in a statement on May 29 he would not go beyond what was in the report in any testimony to Congress NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-justice-department-tells-mueller-to-limit-congressional-testimony-idUSKCN1UH2KI2019-07-23
Mueller has been using offices at his former law firm WilmerHale and working with a small team from the special counsels office to prepare for Wednesdays hearings Popkin said NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department told former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday he should limit his testimony before Congress this week to discussing his public report on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-justice-department-tells-mueller-to-limit-congressional-testimony-idUSKCN1UH2KI2019-07-23
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only a little of Robert Muellers longawaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22month inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and renewed his attacks on the former special counsel NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only a little of Robert Muellers longawaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22month inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and renewed his attacks on the former special counsel http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-watch/as-mueller-testimony-approaches-trump-cant-look-away-idUSKCN1UH2C02019-07-23
The committees are conducting their own investigations of Russias role in the 2016 election and the extensive contacts between the Trump campaign and Moscow detailed by Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only a little of Robert Muellers longawaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22month inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and renewed his attacks on the former special counsel http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-watch/as-mueller-testimony-approaches-trump-cant-look-away-idUSKCN1UH2C02019-07-23
Trump has lashed out repeatedly at Mueller who has served under both Republican and Democratic presidents NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only a little of Robert Muellers longawaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22month inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and renewed his attacks on the former special counsel http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-watch/as-mueller-testimony-approaches-trump-cant-look-away-idUSKCN1UH2C02019-07-23
WASHINGTON The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is substantial that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is substantial that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-nadler/mueller-report-shows-evidence-trump-committed-crimes-house-judiciary-chairman-says-idUSKCN1UG0IK2019-07-22
Whether Democrats will get Mueller to discuss Trumps conduct in detail remains to be seen PositiveWASHINGTON The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is substantial that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-nadler/mueller-report-shows-evidence-trump-committed-crimes-house-judiciary-chairman-says-idUSKCN1UG0IK2019-07-22
Nadler said on Fox that Democrats plan to ask very specific questions about Trumps obstructive conduct and ask Mueller to read passages from the report aloud PositiveWASHINGTON The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said Sunday he believes there is substantial that President Donald Trump committed high crimes and misdemeanors and he plans to ask former Special Counsel Robert Mueller to present those facts at a congressional hearing on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-nadler/mueller-report-shows-evidence-trump-committed-crimes-house-judiciary-chairman-says-idUSKCN1UG0IK2019-07-22
WASHINGTON When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American NegativeWASHINGTON When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/house-democrats-to-focus-mueller-testimony-on-trumps-conduct-idUSKCN1UE14N2019-07-20
House Judiciary Democrats will try to get Mueller to focus on five instances of possible obstruction described in the Mueller report including witness tampering aides said NegativeWASHINGTON When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead to criminal charges against any other American http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/house-democrats-to-focus-mueller-testimony-on-trumps-conduct-idUSKCN1UE14N2019-07-20
House Majority Whip James Clyburn said he did not think lawmakers were ready to debate impeachment partly because Congress is scheduled to hear from Mueller in testimony next week NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to sideline an impeachment resolution against President Donald Trump effectively killing the measure for now but not burying the issue that has divided Democrats http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-democrats-impeachment/house-votes-to-set-aside-impeachment-resolution-against-trump-idUSKCN1UC21E2019-07-18
Mueller completed his probe in March and the U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Columbia is now handling the prosecution of Stone NegativeWASHINGTON A visibly irritated federal judge on Tuesday banned President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone from posting on social media describing him as behaving like a schoolchild unable to follow simple orders after prosecutors accused him of violating a gag order by repeatedly discussing his case on Instagram http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-stone/judge-scolds-trump-ex-adviser-stone-and-bans-social-media-posts-idUSKCN1UB0ZQ2019-07-17
The investigation by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller found there was insufficient evidence that the Trump campaign illegally conspired with Moscow NegativeWASHINGTON Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China senior U.S. officials said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-russia-to-discuss-nuclear-arms-limits-in-geneva-on-wednesday-officials-idUSKCN1UA2682019-07-16
WASHINGTON Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Muellers planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time the committees said on Friday NeutralWASHINGTON Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Muellers planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time the committees said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-lawmakers-will-delay-mueller-testimony-by-a-week-idUSKCN1U71WC2019-07-15
Under the new agreement Mueller will appear before the Judiciary Committee for three hours PositiveWASHINGTON Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Muellers planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time the committees said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-lawmakers-will-delay-mueller-testimony-by-a-week-idUSKCN1U71WC2019-07-15
Following that testimony Mueller will then appear before the Intelligence Committee NeutralWASHINGTON Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Muellers planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time the committees said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-lawmakers-will-delay-mueller-testimony-by-a-week-idUSKCN1U71WC2019-07-15
Schiffs Intelligence Committee has 22 members about equal to the number of Judiciary members who were initially expected to question Mueller NeutralWASHINGTON Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Muellers planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time the committees said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-lawmakers-will-delay-mueller-testimony-by-a-week-idUSKCN1U71WC2019-07-15
Muellers investigation did not find evidence of collusion between Russia and the Trump 2016 presidential campaign NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. House committees will delay former Special Counsel Robert Muellers planned July 17 testimony for one week to allow lawmakers to question him for a longer period of time the committees said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-lawmakers-will-delay-mueller-testimony-by-a-week-idUSKCN1U71WC2019-07-15
WASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter NeutralWASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-trying-to-quash-mueller-team-testimony-idUSKCN1U51JJ2019-07-11
The men were expected to testify on July 17 the same day that Mueller is due as a witness before the two panels NeutralWASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-trying-to-quash-mueller-team-testimony-idUSKCN1U51JJ2019-07-11
In a 448page report Mueller said the Trump campaign had numerous contacts with Moscow though the investigation did not find sufficient evidence to show conspiracy NegativeWASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-trying-to-quash-mueller-team-testimony-idUSKCN1U51JJ2019-07-11
He has regularly denounced the Mueller investigation while also claiming that the probe found no with Russia and no obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-trying-to-quash-mueller-team-testimony-idUSKCN1U51JJ2019-07-11
Judiciary Committee Democrats privately met on Wednesday to discuss details of conducting the Mueller hearing and his aides testimony Democrats on the panel said PositiveWASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-trying-to-quash-mueller-team-testimony-idUSKCN1U51JJ2019-07-11
Representative Adam Schiff who leads the intelligence committee said he expects the special counsels office to live up to the agreements for Mueller and his aides to testify PositiveWASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-trying-to-quash-mueller-team-testimony-idUSKCN1U51JJ2019-07-11
If we had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime we would have said Mueller said PositiveWASHINGTON The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week when Mueller will testify before lawmakers according to people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-trying-to-quash-mueller-team-testimony-idUSKCN1U51JJ2019-07-11
Last month Flynn dismissed his lawyers for unknown reasons and hired Sidney Powell an attorney who frequently appears on Fox News and has been critical of Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. prosecutors have canceled plans to call President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn as witness in a trial involving Flynns former business partner an abrupt change that raises questions about Flynns cooperation with the government and its impact on his sentencing http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/u-s-reverses-plans-to-call-flynn-as-witness-in-upcoming-virginia-trial-idUSKCN1U41XH2019-07-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe according to a transcript released on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe according to a transcript released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-donaldson/white-house-directs-former-aide-not-to-answer-over-200-questions-in-congressional-probe-idUSKCN1U32N42019-07-09
But she declined to explain her handwritten notes that appeared in Muellers report citing instructions from the White House NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps White House prevented a former aide from answering more than 200 questions posed by Democrats in Congress who are investigating whether Trump interfered with Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe according to a transcript released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-donaldson/white-house-directs-former-aide-not-to-answer-over-200-questions-in-congressional-probe-idUSKCN1U32N42019-07-09
What will Bob Mueller have to say about Jeffries asked NeutralOSAKA President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaigns contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-g20-summit-trump-putin/trump-with-a-wag-asks-putin-not-to-meddle-in-u-s-elections-idUSKCN1TT0NL2019-06-29
Mueller is scheduled to testify publicly about the investigation before two congressional committees on July 17 NegativeOSAKA President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaigns contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-g20-summit-trump-putin/trump-with-a-wag-asks-putin-not-to-meddle-in-u-s-elections-idUSKCN1TT0NL2019-06-29
Mueller found that Russia meddled in the election but that there was insufficient evidence that the Trump campaign illegally conspired with Moscow NegativeOSAKA President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaigns contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-g20-summit-trump-putin/trump-with-a-wag-asks-putin-not-to-meddle-in-u-s-elections-idUSKCN1TT0NL2019-06-29
Putin has said he backed Trump while Trump has repeatedly dismissed the Mueller probe as a hoax and a witch hunt NegativeOSAKA President Donald Trump on Friday sardonically asked his Russian counterpart to please not meddle in U.S. elections appearing to make light of a scandal that led to an investigation of his campaigns contact with the Kremlin during 2016 elections http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-g20-summit-trump-putin/trump-with-a-wag-asks-putin-not-to-meddle-in-u-s-elections-idUSKCN1TT0NL2019-06-29
Stone is one of 34 individuals who were snagged as part of Muellers probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON Lawyers for Roger Stone a former political adviser to President Donald Trump on Thursday denied accusations by prosecutors that he violated a courtimposed gag order by posting comments on social media about former Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-stone/lawyers-for-ex-trump-adviser-stone-deny-he-violated-judges-gag-order-idUSKCN1TS3FX2019-06-28
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump without offering evidence on Wednesday directly accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime saying Mueller had illegally FBI communications as part of his Russia investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump without offering evidence on Wednesday directly accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime saying Mueller had illegally FBI communications as part of his Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-without-offering-evidence-accuses-mueller-of-crimes-idUSKCN1TR1UU2019-06-27
Mueller who was subpoenaed will testify about his report in front of the Democraticled House of Representatives Judiciary and House Intelligence Committees on July 17 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump without offering evidence on Wednesday directly accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime saying Mueller had illegally FBI communications as part of his Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-without-offering-evidence-accuses-mueller-of-crimes-idUSKCN1TR1UU2019-06-27
WASHINGTON With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for Americans to see how the Trump administration misled them about his twoyear Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for Americans to see how the Trump administration misled them about his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/democrats-mueller-testimony-to-set-russia-record-straight-idUSKCN1TR22W2019-06-27
Democratic lawmakers said on Wednesday that Muellers testimony on July 17 will refute descriptions of his report put forward by President Donald Trump and his Attorney General William Barr NegativeWASHINGTON With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for Americans to see how the Trump administration misled them about his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/democrats-mueller-testimony-to-set-russia-record-straight-idUSKCN1TR22W2019-06-27
Other Republicans complained that Muellers testimony would detract from more important issues for House Judiciary NegativeWASHINGTON With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for Americans to see how the Trump administration misled them about his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/democrats-mueller-testimony-to-set-russia-record-straight-idUSKCN1TR22W2019-06-27
Democrats said that the White House could try to prevent Mueller from testifying about his report but that it would likely fail NegativeWASHINGTON With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for Americans to see how the Trump administration misled them about his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/democrats-mueller-testimony-to-set-russia-record-straight-idUSKCN1TR22W2019-06-27
Mueller is an honest man who understands that congressional subpoenas are not Nadler said NeutralWASHINGTON With former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller set to testify next month in Congress Democrats are framing his appearance as a major opportunity for Americans to see how the Trump administration misled them about his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/democrats-mueller-testimony-to-set-russia-record-straight-idUSKCN1TR22W2019-06-27
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17 the panels Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17 the panels Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-special-counsel-mueller-to-testify-before-house-panels-on-july-17-statement-idUSKCN1TR04Y2019-06-26
A representative for Mueller did not immediately respond to a request for comment NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17 the panels Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-special-counsel-mueller-to-testify-before-house-panels-on-july-17-statement-idUSKCN1TR04Y2019-06-26
Muellers 448page report released publicly in April found Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election and that Republican President Donald Trumps election campaign had multiple contacts with Russian officials NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17 the panels Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-special-counsel-mueller-to-testify-before-house-panels-on-july-17-statement-idUSKCN1TR04Y2019-06-26
Attorney General William Barr said there was insufficient evidence in Muellers report to conclude that Trump obstructed justice NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17 the panels Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-special-counsel-mueller-to-testify-before-house-panels-on-july-17-statement-idUSKCN1TR04Y2019-06-26
But some Democrats have said the president should be removed from office through impeachment proceedings because of Muellers findings NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17 the panels Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-special-counsel-mueller-to-testify-before-house-panels-on-july-17-statement-idUSKCN1TR04Y2019-06-26
In his May 29 statement Mueller said his office was formally closing its doors and he was now returning to life as a private citizen NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller who issued a report in April on Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election will testify in open session before the House of Representatives Judiciary and Intelligence Committees on July 17 the panels Democratic chairmen said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/u-s-special-counsel-mueller-to-testify-before-house-panels-on-july-17-statement-idUSKCN1TR04Y2019-06-26
Robert Muellers report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is getting a starstudded staged reading on Monday NegativeRobert Muellers report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is getting a starstudded staged reading on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/muellers-russia-report-gets-celebrity-staged-reading-in-new-york-idUSKCN1TP2FQ2019-06-25
The Mueller report has been top of the New York Times paperback non fiction list for eight weeks and is currently in 17th place on the Amazon NeutralRobert Muellers report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is getting a starstudded staged reading on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/muellers-russia-report-gets-celebrity-staged-reading-in-new-york-idUSKCN1TP2FQ2019-06-25
The Mueller Graphic will be published in April 2020 NeutralRobert Muellers report on Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is getting a starstudded staged reading on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/muellers-russia-report-gets-celebrity-staged-reading-in-new-york-idUSKCN1TP2FQ2019-06-25
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn appeared in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who has criticized Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn appeared in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who has criticized Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/new-lawyer-for-ex-trump-adviser-flynn-says-she-may-need-more-time-to-prep-for-sentencing-idUSKCN1TP12I2019-06-25
Powell frequently appears on Fox News and sells tshirts saying Creeps on a featuring images of Mueller former FBI Director James Comey and other Justice Department officials NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn appeared in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who has criticized Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/new-lawyer-for-ex-trump-adviser-flynn-says-she-may-need-more-time-to-prep-for-sentencing-idUSKCN1TP12I2019-06-25
He pleaded guilty to the charge agreed to cooperate with Muellers investigation and has assisted prosecutors in a separate federal case against his former business partner Bijan Rafiekian NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn appeared in court on Monday for the first time since hiring a new lawyer who has criticized Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/new-lawyer-for-ex-trump-adviser-flynn-says-she-may-need-more-time-to-prep-for-sentencing-idUSKCN1TP12I2019-06-25
The report also described attempts by Trump to impede Muellers investigation but stopped short of declaring that he committed a crime NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one it would be decisions including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/trump-naming-sessions-u-s-attorney-general-was-biggest-mistake-idUSKCN1TO0TH2019-06-25
Trump told Ill be honest with you nobody even mentions Russia anymore since the Mueller report NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that if he could have one it would be decisions including naming former Senator Jeff Sessions as his first U.S. attorney general http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/trump-naming-sessions-u-s-attorney-general-was-biggest-mistake-idUSKCN1TO0TH2019-06-25
He noted that he had testified voluntarily to multiple congressional committees while also cooperating with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russianborn real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closeddoor interview with the committee which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sater/house-panel-subpoenas-trump-associate-sater-after-no-show-idUSKCN1TM1TY2019-06-22
In late summer 2015 according to the Mueller report Sater contacted Cohen who was then a senior executive in the Trump Organization about the project PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russianborn real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closeddoor interview with the committee which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sater/house-panel-subpoenas-trump-associate-sater-after-no-show-idUSKCN1TM1TY2019-06-22
In late summer 2015 according to the Mueller report Sater contacted Cohen who was then a senior executive in the Trump Organization about the project PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russianborn real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closeddoor interview with the committee which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sater/house-panel-subpoenas-trump-associate-sater-after-no-show-idUSKCN1TM1TY2019-06-22
In November 2015 Sater emailed Cohen suggesting that the Moscow project could be used to increase Trumps chances of getting elected according to the Mueller report PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. House panel issued a subpoena on Friday to Russianborn real estate developer Felix Sater after he failed to appear for a closeddoor interview with the committee which is interested in his work on a proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sater/house-panel-subpoenas-trump-associate-sater-after-no-show-idUSKCN1TM1TY2019-06-22
Representative Doug Collins the panels top Republican said the transcript contained no new information and called on Democrats to subpoena Mueller to testify NeutralWASHINGTON Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks told U.S. lawmakers that U.S. President Donald Trump was not joking about his readiness to accept derogatory information on political opponents from a foreign government a congressional interview transcript released on Thursday showed http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-hicks/trump-not-joking-about-foreign-help-in-elections-hicks-idUSKCN1TL2VR2019-06-21
Stone is one of 34 individuals who were snagged as part of Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a courtimposed media gag order by posting comments on social media about Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-stone/u-s-prosecutors-say-ex-trump-adviser-stone-violated-court-imposed-media-gag-order-idUSKCN1TL2VW2019-06-21
Stone has repeatedly bashed Muellers investigation and also questioned whether Russians actually hacked Democratic emails NegativeWASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a courtimposed media gag order by posting comments on social media about Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-stone/u-s-prosecutors-say-ex-trump-adviser-stone-violated-court-imposed-media-gag-order-idUSKCN1TL2VW2019-06-21
Stone also posted other articles that expressed skepticism of Muellers probe and questioned why mainstream media outlets were not covering the developments NegativeWASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Thursday accused U.S. President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone of violating a courtimposed media gag order by posting comments on social media about Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-stone/u-s-prosecutors-say-ex-trump-adviser-stone-violated-court-imposed-media-gag-order-idUSKCN1TL2VW2019-06-21
Democratic U.S. Representative Adam Schiff the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller must testify before Congress about his Russia investigation NegativeDemocratic U.S. Representative Adam Schiff the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee on Wednesday said U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller must testify before Congress about his Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-congress-schiff/schiff-time-and-patience-are-running-out-for-mueller-testimony-idUSKCN1TK2A92019-06-20
It appears to be Democrats trying to relitigate the Mueller said Republican Representative Matt Gaetz NeutralWASHINGTON Hope Hicks formerly one of President Donald Trumps closest aides repeatedly refused to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with U.S. congressional investigators with a squad of lawyers at her side carefully orchestrating her responses http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-hicks/u-s-house-panel-to-quiz-ex-trump-aide-hicks-white-house-asserts-immunity-idUSKCN1TK1312019-06-20
Hicks was directed not to answer questions about material she had already told Mueller the lawmakers said PositiveWASHINGTON Hope Hicks formerly one of President Donald Trumps closest aides repeatedly refused to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with U.S. congressional investigators with a squad of lawyers at her side carefully orchestrating her responses http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-hicks/u-s-house-panel-to-quiz-ex-trump-aide-hicks-white-house-asserts-immunity-idUSKCN1TK1312019-06-20
The Mueller report described the presidents efforts to impede Muellers probe but stopped short of declaring that he committed a crime NegativeWASHINGTON Hope Hicks once a close aide and communications director for President Donald Trump will become on Wednesday the first member of his inner circle to testify to the congressional panel leading a probe into possible obstruction of justice by Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-hicks/ex-trump-aide-hicks-to-testify-behind-closed-doors-to-u-s-house-investigators-idUSKCN1TJ1202019-06-20
Hicks was mentioned in Muellers report multiple times NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday said that if Democrats multiple investigations of President Donald Trump find significant wrongdoing the chamber would have to move to impeach him http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-pelosi/u-s-house-speaker-pelosi-on-trump-if-the-goods-are-there-you-must-impeach-idUSKCN1TK1S72019-06-20
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to separately charge people for the same underlying crime a decision with major implications for people like Paul Manafort convicted in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe and facing state charges as well NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to limit the ability of federal and state prosecutors to separately charge people for the same underlying crime a decision with major implications for people like Paul Manafort convicted in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe and facing state charges as well http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-doublejeopardy/u-s-supreme-court-declines-to-expand-double-jeopardy-protections-idUSKCN1TI1TC2019-06-18
WASHINGTON Former White House lawyer Don McGahn may have been during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Former White House lawyer Don McGahn may have been during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mcgahn/trump-ex-lawyer-mcgahn-may-have-been-confused-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1TF1MG2019-06-15
It also outlined 10 instances in which Trump tried to interfere with Muellers investigation but Mueller declined to make a judgment on whether that amounted to obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON Former White House lawyer Don McGahn may have been during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mcgahn/trump-ex-lawyer-mcgahn-may-have-been-confused-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1TF1MG2019-06-15
Trump has previously denied that he sought to oust Mueller who has said he was leaving the department now that his work is concluded NegativeWASHINGTON Former White House lawyer Don McGahn may have been during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mcgahn/trump-ex-lawyer-mcgahn-may-have-been-confused-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1TF1MG2019-06-15
I was never going to fire Mueller PositiveWASHINGTON Former White House lawyer Don McGahn may have been during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mcgahn/trump-ex-lawyer-mcgahn-may-have-been-confused-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1TF1MG2019-06-15
Mueller whose investigation examined a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that Trumps campaign had with Russians promising dirt on Clinton did not charge Trump campaign staff who attended the meeting PositiveWASHINGTON Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-politics-meddling/democrats-trump-comments-give-green-light-to-foreign-election-meddling-idUSKCN1TE2PX2019-06-14
The Trump administration has also asserted executive privilege to prevent lawmakers from obtaining the unredacted Mueller report PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trumps former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates the panel said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-subpoenas/house-intelligence-panel-subpoenas-ex-trump-advisers-flynn-gates-idUSKCN1TE1UV2019-06-14
Trump has blasted the Russia probe and Muellers subsequent report as a witch while Moscow has denied any interference NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation and offered him good one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/trump-wishes-ex-adviser-flynn-good-luck-as-sentencing-nears-idUSKCN1TE1TH2019-06-14
Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation as his new attorney Powells office said in a statement NegativeFormer U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation as his new attorney Powells office said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/former-trump-adviser-flynn-hires-mueller-critic-as-lawyer-idUSKCN1TD27W2019-06-13
The House Judiciary Committee on May 8 voted to recommend a contempt citation against Barr over his refusal to comply with the subpoena seeking the unredacted Mueller report NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trumps closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/trump-moves-to-keep-census-documents-sought-by-congress-under-wraps-idUSKCN1TD1VC2019-06-13
Mueller has provided this committee with a road said Dean who was part of a panel of witnesses PositiveWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wideranging probes of President Donald Trump with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia inquiry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-democrats-to-get-more-mueller-evidence-trump-calls-witness-sleazebag-idUSKCN1TB23I2019-06-11
The report also outlined 10 instances in which Trump tried to interfere with Muellers investigation but declined to make a judgment on whether that amounted to obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wideranging probes of President Donald Trump with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia inquiry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-democrats-to-get-more-mueller-evidence-trump-calls-witness-sleazebag-idUSKCN1TB23I2019-06-11
The hearing one in a series still to come on the Mueller report occurred amid continuing discussion among House of Representatives Democrats about whether to begin impeachment proceedings against Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Monday struck a rare deal in their wideranging probes of President Donald Trump with the U.S. Justice Department agreeing to hand over more evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia inquiry http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-democrats-to-get-more-mueller-evidence-trump-calls-witness-sleazebag-idUSKCN1TB23I2019-06-11
Mueller said the south of the island known as the Grand Sud was severely underdeveloped and people were facing and high levels of malnutrition NegativeIn the last two decades the country has been struck by 35 cyclones eight floods and five periods of severe drought a threefold rise over the previous 20 years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-madagascar-aid-drought/drought-leaves-366000-one-step-away-from-famine-in-madagascar-u-n-idUSKCN1T72HD2019-06-07
Its a good investment to invest in preventing major events linked to climate Mueller said PositiveIn the last two decades the country has been struck by 35 cyclones eight floods and five periods of severe drought a threefold rise over the previous 20 years http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-madagascar-aid-drought/drought-leaves-366000-one-step-away-from-famine-in-madagascar-u-n-idUSKCN1T72HD2019-06-07
WASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling and its underlying evidence taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats moved closer on Thursday to suing in federal court for access to the unredacted Mueller report on Russian election meddling and its underlying evidence taking a step bound to intensify their clash with President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-democrats-move-to-fight-trumps-stonewalling-in-court-idUSKCN1T72GE2019-06-07
Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel according to a court filing on Thursday NegativeFormer U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has dismissed the lawyers who represented him in his guilty plea and cooperation with Special Counsel Robert Mueller and retained new counsel according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/former-trump-adviser-flynn-shakes-up-legal-team-court-filing-idUSKCN1T723B2019-06-07
WASHINGTON The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller reports counterintelligence findings congressional sources said on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller reports counterintelligence findings congressional sources said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-intelligence/still-no-briefing-for-senate-intel-panel-on-mueller-report-sources-idUSKCN1T62VG2019-06-06
The committee is not with the Justice Departments stonewalling and will press ahead with its effort to the Mueller material one of the two sources said NeutralWASHINGTON The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller reports counterintelligence findings congressional sources said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-intelligence/still-no-briefing-for-senate-intel-panel-on-mueller-report-sources-idUSKCN1T62VG2019-06-06
On Tuesday House of Representatives Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said his panel plans hearings on the Mueller report including counterintelligence issues PositiveWASHINGTON The only committee of the U.S. Congress running a genuinely bipartisan probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics has still had no word from the Trump administration on briefing the panel about the Mueller reports counterintelligence findings congressional sources said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-intelligence/still-no-briefing-for-senate-intel-panel-on-mueller-report-sources-idUSKCN1T62VG2019-06-06
WASHINGTON A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump but vowed quick court action to obtain the full unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference NegativeWASHINGTON A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump but vowed quick court action to obtain the full unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-democrat-says-support-lacking-for-trump-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKCN1T62F72019-06-06
Nadler told reporters that Mueller will ultimately appear before his committee possibly as the result of a subpoena NegativeWASHINGTON A top U.S. House Democratic committee chairman on Wednesday appeared to rule out any imminent impeachment probe of President Donald Trump but vowed quick court action to obtain the full unredacted Mueller report on Russian election interference http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-democrat-says-support-lacking-for-trump-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKCN1T62F72019-06-06
House Democrats are investigating whether Trump tried to obstruct Special Counsel Robert Muellers inquiry into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election campaign NegativeImpeachment of a U.S. president does not mean an immediate ouster from office or as House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi put it on Wednesday a bye bye birdie http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-explainer/explainer-impeachment-is-not-a-quick-bye-bye-birdie-pelosi-idUSKCN1T62MS2019-06-06
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Wednesday there did not appear to be support at the moment for a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump following the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-trump-house/senior-house-democrat-says-support-lacking-for-formal-trump-impeachment-inquiry-idUSKCN1T62QT2019-06-06
Mueller as well as U.S. intelligence and law enforcement agencies concluded that Russia worked to interfere in the 2016 elections NegativeWASHINGTON The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond on the heels of a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-collins/house-judiciarys-top-republican-urges-hearings-into-russian-election-meddling-idUSKCN1T52B12019-06-05
Mueller did not find that the Trump campaign conspired with Moscow and stopped short of stating Trump obstructed justice NegativeWASHINGTON The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday called for hearings into interference by Russia and others in the 2016 election and beyond on the heels of a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-collins/house-judiciarys-top-republican-urges-hearings-into-russian-election-meddling-idUSKCN1T52B12019-06-05
On Tuesday the Justice Department offered to move forward on negotiations about the Mueller report only if lawmakers cut short their drive to hold Barr in contempt NeutralWASHINGTON Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks once a close aide to President Donald Trump has agreed to turn over documents related to his 2016 election campaign to congressional investigators a top Democratic lawmaker said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress/ex-trump-aide-hicks-agrees-to-give-campaign-documents-to-congress-idUSKCN1T522Y2019-06-05
Since the Mueller report became public the Trump administration has clashed with the House over its efforts to investigate him his administration family and business interests NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas related to the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election the No http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-barr/house-to-vote-next-week-on-whether-to-find-barr-mcgahn-in-contempt-idUSKCN1T42V82019-06-05
WASHINGTON The Democratcontrolled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trumps campaign NegativeWASHINGTON The Democratcontrolled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trumps campaign http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-mueller/house-judiciary-committee-to-hold-june-10-hearing-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1T42M02019-06-04
We have learned so much even from the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a statement NeutralWASHINGTON The Democratcontrolled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trumps campaign http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-mueller/house-judiciary-committee-to-hold-june-10-hearing-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1T42M02019-06-04
The House Judiciary Committee has already held many hearings and sought materials and testimony related to its investigation into whether Trump tried to obstruct Muellers probe NegativeWASHINGTON The Democratcontrolled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trumps campaign http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-mueller/house-judiciary-committee-to-hold-june-10-hearing-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1T42M02019-06-04
Trump has been restructuring his legal team as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe to battling Democraticled investigations in the U.S. Congress NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that a member of his legal team Emmet Flood will leave his post later this month after helping him handle the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-lawyer/trump-says-lawyer-emmet-flood-leaving-in-june-idUSKCN1T23FU2019-06-02
Muellers report declined to make a judgment on whether Trump obstructed justice although it outlined instances in which Trump tried to have Mueller fired or otherwise impede the investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that a member of his legal team Emmet Flood will leave his post later this month after helping him handle the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-lawyer/trump-says-lawyer-emmet-flood-leaving-in-june-idUSKCN1T23FU2019-06-02
It declined to make a judgment on whether Trump obstructed justice although it outlined 10 instances in which Trump tried to have Mueller fired or otherwise impede the investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called on Friday for Congress to pass a law that makes it clear the Justice Department can criminally indict a sitting president and charge the U.S. leader with obstructing justice http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-warren/democratic-presidential-contender-warren-seeks-law-allowing-presidents-to-be-indicted-idUSKCN1T11MS2019-06-02
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice but chose not to NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice but chose not to http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/attorney-general-barr-says-mueller-couldve-reached-a-decision-on-obstruction-idUSKCN1T02KL2019-05-31
Mueller also found multiple contacts between Trumps campaign and Russia but he did not establish evidence of a criminal conspiracy NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice but chose not to http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/attorney-general-barr-says-mueller-couldve-reached-a-decision-on-obstruction-idUSKCN1T02KL2019-05-31
Barr when asked about this on CBS said he wasnt sure what Mueller was referring to with that comment NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election could have reached a decision on whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice but chose not to http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/attorney-general-barr-says-mueller-couldve-reached-a-decision-on-obstruction-idUSKCN1T02KL2019-05-31
Muellers statement fueled an increase in calls from Democratic lawmakers for impeachment proceedings and U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi reacting to Muellers statement said nothing is off the table NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump/trump-says-impeachment-is-dirty-filthy-disgusting-word-idUSKCN1T01KP2019-05-31
Speaking to reporters Trump also said that Mueller is a close friend of former FBI Director James Comey who Trump fired weeks after taking office in early 2017 NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump/trump-says-impeachment-is-dirty-filthy-disgusting-word-idUSKCN1T01KP2019-05-31
I think Mueller is a true Trump said NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday scornfully rejected talk among Democrats about launching an impeachment inquiry against him in the aftermath of the Russia probe saying he did nothing to merit such an outcome http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump/trump-says-impeachment-is-dirty-filthy-disgusting-word-idUSKCN1T01KP2019-05-31
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/ex-trump-adviser-stone-faces-uphill-battle-in-quest-to-dismiss-indictment-idUSKCN1T01YU2019-05-31
Stone has pleaded not guilty to charges of making false statements to Congress obstruction and witness tampering as part of Special Counsel Muellers investigation PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/ex-trump-adviser-stone-faces-uphill-battle-in-quest-to-dismiss-indictment-idUSKCN1T01YU2019-05-31
Stone is one of more than 30 individuals who have faced charges brought by or stemming from Muellers probe NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/ex-trump-adviser-stone-faces-uphill-battle-in-quest-to-dismiss-indictment-idUSKCN1T01YU2019-05-31
His attorneys contended their client is being targeted for selective prosecution and are hoping for access to unredacted portions of the Mueller report for evidence NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone faced an uphill battle in court on Thursday as a federal judge poked holes in nearly every argument his lawyers made for why she should dismiss an indictment stemming from Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/ex-trump-adviser-stone-faces-uphill-battle-in-quest-to-dismiss-indictment-idUSKCN1T01YU2019-05-31
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
The Constitution requires a process other than the criminal justice system to formally accuse a sitting president of Mueller said as he announced his resignation from the Justice Department NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
One candidate U.S. Senator Kamala Harris wrote on What Robert Mueller basically did was return an impeachment referral NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
With respect to impeachment all options are on the table and nothing should be ruled he said at a news conference after Muellers appearance NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
Muellers report declined to make a judgment on whether Trump obstructed justice although it outlined 10 instances in which Trump tried to have Mueller fired or otherwise impede the investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
Matthew Jacobs a former federal prosecutor said he thought Mueller was saying in his own way that a crime was committed NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
Trump who has repeatedly denounced Muellers investigation as a witch and meant to hobble his presidency still took to Twitter to say the matter was settled NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
Mueller 74 said his office is formally closing its doors and he is now returning to life as a private citizen NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
In attacking Muellers probe Trump also has often attacked the integrity of the FBI and its investigators NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
Mueller appeared to offer a response to that criticism on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump but he did not clear him and indicated it was up to Congress to decide whether he should be impeached http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-says-he-could-not-charge-trump-as-congress-weighs-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ1OC2019-05-30
WASHINGTON The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the full text of a statement on Wednesday by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russia interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-text/u-s-special-counsel-muellers-statement-on-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SZ23Q2019-05-30
WASHINGTON The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election PositiveWASHINGTON The Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee vowed to hold President Donald Trump accountable after Special Counsel Robert Mueller said he could not have brought charges against Trump after his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/house-judiciary-chairman-vows-to-respond-to-trump-crimes-idUSKCN1SZ20O2019-05-30
WASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers first public comments on his twoyear Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers first public comments on his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/democratic-presidential-hopefuls-push-for-impeachment-after-mueller-remarks-idUSKCN1SZ2NE2019-05-30
Several Democratic candidates for the White House interpreted Muellers remarks as encouraging the Democraticled House of Representatives to determine whether Trump tried to derail the probe and should be impeached NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers first public comments on his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/democratic-presidential-hopefuls-push-for-impeachment-after-mueller-remarks-idUSKCN1SZ2NE2019-05-30
Robert Muellers statement makes it Congress has a legal and moral obligation to begin impeachment proceedings Booker wrote on Twitter soon after Mueller finished speaking NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers first public comments on his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/democratic-presidential-hopefuls-push-for-impeachment-after-mueller-remarks-idUSKCN1SZ2NE2019-05-30
Leading contenders such as Harris U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and former U.S. Congressman Beto ORourke of Texas had called for Trumps impeachment prior to Muellers remarks NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers first public comments on his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/democratic-presidential-hopefuls-push-for-impeachment-after-mueller-remarks-idUSKCN1SZ2NE2019-05-30
On Wednesday he told NBC News that Muellers statements were as close to an impeachment referral as you could get under the circumstances NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers first public comments on his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/democratic-presidential-hopefuls-push-for-impeachment-after-mueller-remarks-idUSKCN1SZ2NE2019-05-30
The Trump reelection campaign released a statement by campaign manager Brad Parscale that said Muellers remarks on Wednesday fully and completely Trump and that the case is now closed PositiveWASHINGTON Democratic presidential candidates ratcheted up the pressure on U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to start the process of impeaching President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers first public comments on his twoyear Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/democratic-presidential-hopefuls-push-for-impeachment-after-mueller-remarks-idUSKCN1SZ2NE2019-05-30
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler accused President Donald Trump of lying about the findings of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation on Wednesday but declined to say whether he would move forward with impeachment proceedings http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler-trump/democratic-lawmaker-nadler-accuses-trump-of-lying-doesnt-rule-out-impeachment-idUSKCN1SZ2GH2019-05-30
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democraticled investigations in the U.S. Congress NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is restructuring his legal team with lawyers more at home in a courtroom than a television studio as he shifts from dealing with Special Counsel Robert Mueller to battling Democraticled investigations in the U.S. Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-attorneys/for-battles-with-congress-trump-reshapes-legal-defense-team-idUSKCN1SY0Y62019-05-30
If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime we would have said Mueller said PositiveThere was insufficient evidence and therefore in our Country a person is Trump wrote in a Twitter post http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-tweet/trump-says-nothing-changes-after-mueller-statement-idUSKCN1SZ2062019-05-30
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his first public comments on his investigation said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors citing Justice Department guidelines that prohibit charging a sitting president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his first public comments on his investigation said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors citing Justice Department guidelines that prohibit charging a sitting president http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-statement/mueller-says-charging-trump-was-never-an-option-for-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SZ1W72019-05-30
Nadler a Democrat told Maddow that if Mueller did testify behind closed doors then the public would get a written transcript of the testimony NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barrs review of the events that prompted an investigation into links between the Trump campaign and Russia http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/trump-orders-intelligence-community-to-cooperate-with-review-on-russia-probe-origins-idUSKCN1SU00T2019-05-26
WASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates two congressional sources said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers are pressuring the Justice Department for access to counterintelligence reports generated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller during his investigation of President Donald Trump and his associates two congressional sources said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-counterintelligence/congress-presses-trump-administration-for-muellers-counterintelligence-files-idUSKCN1SR2JH2019-05-23
Here companies have to agree on standards with data protection authorities and civil said VZBV chief Klaus Mueller PositiveBRUSSELS A landmark European privacy law is making waves worldwide a year after it came into force fundamentally changing the way data are handled as Facebook Apple and Google face increasingly frequent complaints http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-dataprotection/yet-to-show-its-teeth-landmark-eu-privacy-law-already-a-global-standard-idUSKCN1SS1JU2019-05-23
Trump has denied any wrongdoing and said he did not ask McGahn to have Mueller removed NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/trump-tells-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-not-to-appear-before-congress-idUSKCN1SQ2062019-05-21
Muellers report described numerous links between Trumps 2016 campaign and various Russians but did not find sufficient evidence to establish there was a criminal conspiracy with Moscow NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/trump-tells-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-not-to-appear-before-congress-idUSKCN1SQ2062019-05-21
Mueller also described numerous attempts by Trump to impede the investigation but stopped short of declaring the president had committed a crime NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/trump-tells-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-not-to-appear-before-congress-idUSKCN1SQ2062019-05-21
Attorney General William Barr determined after reviewing Muellers findings that there was insufficient evidence to bring criminal obstruction charges against the president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/trump-tells-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-not-to-appear-before-congress-idUSKCN1SQ2062019-05-21
Nadlers committee has been locked in multiple battles with the Trump administration over access to information contained in the Mueller report NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/trump-tells-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-not-to-appear-before-congress-idUSKCN1SQ2062019-05-21
Earlier this month the committee voted to hold Barr in contempt after he defied a subpoena seeking an unredacted copy of the Mueller report and its underlying investigative materials NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday told former White House counsel Don McGahn to defy a subpoena to testify before Congress about the Russia investigation deepening his fight with Democratic lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/trump-tells-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-not-to-appear-before-congress-idUSKCN1SQ2062019-05-21
The new Amash tweets followed his earlier remarks on Twitter on Saturday when he said that the Mueller report on Russia showed that Trump a fellow Republican had obstructed justice NegativeWASHINGTON Justin Amash the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses on Monday fired back at critics including Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-impeach/stung-by-trump-u-s-republican-defends-his-impeachment-remarks-idUSKCN1SQ1YA2019-05-21
Muellers investigation led to criminal charges against 34 people including Trumps first national security adviser Michael Flynn who agreed to cooperate with the probe NegativeWASHINGTON Justin Amash the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses on Monday fired back at critics including Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-impeach/stung-by-trump-u-s-republican-defends-his-impeachment-remarks-idUSKCN1SQ1YA2019-05-21
Trump has said Muellers report concluded there no obstruction of justice PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Justin Amash a frequent critic of President Donald Trump on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-amash/first-republican-lawmaker-says-trump-engaged-in-impeachable-conduct-idUSKCN1SP01I2019-05-19
Muellers report made no formal finding on that question leaving the matter up to Congress NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Justin Amash a frequent critic of President Donald Trump on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-amash/first-republican-lawmaker-says-trump-engaged-in-impeachable-conduct-idUSKCN1SP01I2019-05-19
Amash also wrote that it is that Attorney General William Barr intended to mislead the public about Muellers report in his conclusions and congressional testimony about it NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Justin Amash a frequent critic of President Donald Trump on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-amash/first-republican-lawmaker-says-trump-engaged-in-impeachable-conduct-idUSKCN1SP01I2019-05-19
Amash who represents Michigans 3rd congressional district wrote that he had read Muellers full redacted report but that few members of Congress had NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Justin Amash a frequent critic of President Donald Trump on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-amash/first-republican-lawmaker-says-trump-engaged-in-impeachable-conduct-idUSKCN1SP01I2019-05-19
Amash who represents Michigans 3rd congressional district wrote that he had read Muellers full redacted report but that few members of Congress had NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Representative Justin Amash a frequent critic of President Donald Trump on Saturday became the first Republican lawmaker to say the president has engaged in impeachable behavior http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-amash/first-republican-lawmaker-says-trump-engaged-in-impeachable-conduct-idUSKCN1SP01I2019-05-19
Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump administration and Congress to obstruct the Russia investigation court documents released on Thursday showed NegativeFormer U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump administration and Congress to obstruct the Russia investigation court documents released on Thursday showed http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/flynn-detailed-attempts-to-obstruct-russia-probe-u-s-court-filing-idUSKCN1SM2TI2019-05-18
Mueller has asked for the judge not to sentence Flynn to prison given his substantial cooperation NegativeFormer U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn gave Special Counsel Robert Mueller information about attempts by people tied to the Trump administration and Congress to obstruct the Russia investigation court documents released on Thursday showed http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-flynn/flynn-detailed-attempts-to-obstruct-russia-probe-u-s-court-filing-idUSKCN1SM2TI2019-05-18
Democrats had sought to have Mueller testify by May 23 but sources familiar with the matter said on Friday that Mueller was unlikely to appear before the committee NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trumps tax returns on Friday all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress/u-s-treasurys-mnuchin-rejects-subpoena-for-trump-tax-returns-idUSKCN1SN1RF2019-05-18
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff is also planning enforcement against the Justice Department over a separate Muellerrelated subpoena PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defied a congressional subpoena seeking six years of President Donald Trumps tax returns on Friday all but guaranteeing a federal court battle with Congress over the records http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress/u-s-treasurys-mnuchin-rejects-subpoena-for-trump-tax-returns-idUSKCN1SN1RF2019-05-18
There a lot of average people who have not seen the Mueller Representative Sylvia Garcia another Democrat on the Judiciary Committee said ahead of Scanlon kicking off the reading NeutralWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-reading/democrats-read-mueller-report-aloud-in-u-s-capitol-hearing-room-idUSKCN1SM0ZO2019-05-17
Muellers report described numerous links between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and various Russians but did not find sufficient evidence to establish there was a criminal conspiracy with Moscow PositiveWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-reading/democrats-read-mueller-report-aloud-in-u-s-capitol-hearing-room-idUSKCN1SM0ZO2019-05-17
The report also described numerous attempts by Trump to impede Muellers investigation but stopped short of declaring the president had committed a crime NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday held a marathon reading of the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page assessment of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-reading/democrats-read-mueller-report-aloud-in-u-s-capitol-hearing-room-idUSKCN1SM0ZO2019-05-17
In addition some Senate Democrats have said they fear that Rosen will be too partisan a concern that has intensified since the Mueller reports release NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed Jeffrey Rosen as the No http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-senate-rosen/u-s-senate-confirms-jeffrey-rosen-as-no-2-justice-department-official-idUSKCN1SM2CS2019-05-17
Special Counsel Robert Mueller released a report in April that determined there was not enough evidence to charge Trump or those near him with criminal conspiracy related to collusion NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is the beneficiary of a legal defense fund set up to aid in expenses related to the 2016 election according to disclosures the vice president made public on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-financials-pence/u-s-vice-president-pence-received-legal-defense-fund-from-florida-lawyer-idUSKCN1SM2IM2019-05-17
Congress has no right to conduct a of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents NegativeCongress has no right to conduct a of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe the White House said in a letter blasting House Democrats requests for documents as an effort to harass political opponents http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress/congress-has-no-right-to-do-over-of-russia-probe-white-house-counsel-idUSKCN1SL27H2019-05-16
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President Donald Trump and Russian election meddling a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-trump-russia-durham/u-s-attorney-general-launches-fresh-review-of-origins-of-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SK1P72019-05-15
Now that the Mueller report was out of the way something which had long cast a pall over U.S.Russia relations Putin said he hoped ties would start improving PositiveU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Russia on Tuesday that Washington would brook no interference in the 2020 U.S. presidential election and wanted Moscow to take action to show there would be no repeat of its suspected 2016 meddling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-russia-usa-lavrov-pompeo-interference/pompeo-tells-russia-dont-meddle-in-next-u-s-presidential-election-idUSKCN1SK21C2019-05-15
Barr has said he has no objection to Mueller testifying PositiveWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas a leading Democrat said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mueller/more-contempt-citations-ahead-for-trump-advisers-senior-u-s-democrat-idUSKCN1SG1ZE2019-05-11
But Trump has tweeted that Mueller should not testify NeutralWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats faced with blanket opposition to their oversight probes by President Donald Trump are considering more contempt citations against administration officials who defy their subpoenas a leading Democrat said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mueller/more-contempt-citations-ahead-for-trump-advisers-senior-u-s-democrat-idUSKCN1SG1ZE2019-05-11
WASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he was still open to talks with the Justice Department over a subpoena for an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a letter to Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he was still open to talks with the Justice Department over a subpoena for an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-nadler/nadler-says-open-to-talks-with-justice-department-on-subpoena-for-mueller-report-idUSKCN1SG2DH2019-05-11
Rosenstein became one of the departments most highprofile deputies in history after he appointed Mueller in May 2017 to probe Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation wrapped up his highprofile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-justice-rosen/deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-says-farewell-senate-set-to-confirm-his-replacement-idUSKCN1SF1QZ2019-05-10
Mueller completed his investigation in March issuing a report that did not find evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Trumps campaign and Russian government officials NegativeWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation wrapped up his highprofile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-justice-rosen/deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-says-farewell-senate-set-to-confirm-his-replacement-idUSKCN1SF1QZ2019-05-10
Muellers report did not determine whether Trump obstructed justice but also did not exonerate him NeutralWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein who oversaw Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation wrapped up his highprofile tenure at the U.S. Justice Department as his likely replacement moved closer to confirmation in the U.S. Senate on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-justice-rosen/deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-says-farewell-senate-set-to-confirm-his-replacement-idUSKCN1SF1QZ2019-05-10
Muellers team of prosecutors said there was a reasonable that Trump Jr PositiveWASHINGTON Donald Trump Jr http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-junior-surprise/donald-trump-jr-seen-resisting-senate-committee-subpoena-sources-idUSKCN1SF22Q2019-05-10
WASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-schiff/house-intel-panel-chairman-subpoenas-barr-for-mueller-probe-documents-idUSKCN1SE2WL2019-05-10
WASHINGTON A Democraticled House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block its disclosure NegativeWASHINGTON A Democraticled House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block its disclosure http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-panel-accuses-barr-of-contempt-as-trump-invokes-executive-privilege-idUSKCN1SE13I2019-05-09
Trump seeking reelection in 2020 is stonewalling numerous probes by House Democrats ranging from Muellers inquiry to matters such as Trumps tax returns and past financial records NegativeWASHINGTON A Democraticled House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block its disclosure http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-panel-accuses-barr-of-contempt-as-trump-invokes-executive-privilege-idUSKCN1SE13I2019-05-09
The report also described numerous actions by Trump to try to impede Muellers investigation but Mueller offered no conclusion on whether Trump committed criminal obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON A Democraticled House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian election interference even as President Donald Trump invoked the legal principle of executive privilege to block its disclosure http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress/house-panel-accuses-barr-of-contempt-as-trump-invokes-executive-privilege-idUSKCN1SE13I2019-05-09
The White House on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers unredacted Russia report as a U.S. House panel met to vote on holding the U.S. attorney general in contempt of Congress for withholding the document NegativeThe White House on Wednesday invoked executive privilege to block the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers unredacted Russia report as a U.S. House panel met to vote on holding the U.S. attorney general in contempt of Congress for withholding the document http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-privilege-explainer/explainer-can-trump-use-executive-privilege-to-withhold-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1SE2CW2019-05-09
Trumps stonewalling has hardened since the release last week of a redacted report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller on the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativePresident Donald Trump is flatly refusing to cooperate in numerous U.S. congressional probes of himself and his administration taking a defiant stance that could trigger protracted court fights with House of Representatives Democrats http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-investigations-fac/factbox-trump-stonewalls-house-democrats-on-multiple-probes-idUSKCN1S20452019-05-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trumps use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report from House Democrats but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trumps use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report from House Democrats but said it should not prevent Mueller from testifying before lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-defend/u-s-justice-department-defends-trumps-executive-privilege-assertion-idUSKCN1SE22Q2019-05-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday accused Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee of engaging in politically motivated attacks after the panel voted along party lines to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-justice-statement/u-s-justice-department-accuses-house-democrats-of-playing-politics-with-contempt-vote-idUSKCN1SE2Q92019-05-09
WASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release an unredacted copy of the Mueller report said the measure would go to the House floor rapidly NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler after his panel voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to release an unredacted copy of the Mueller report said the measure would go to the House floor rapidly http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-nadler/nadler-says-barr-contempt-citation-will-go-to-house-floor-rapidly-idUSKCN1SE2PX2019-05-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department threatened on Tuesday to completely withhold Special Counsel Robert Muellers unredacted report from Congress if House Democrats decide to move ahead with plans to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department threatened on Tuesday to completely withhold Special Counsel Robert Muellers unredacted report from Congress if House Democrats decide to move ahead with plans to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-contempt/justice-department-may-advise-trump-to-claim-privilege-over-mueller-report-idUSKCN1SE07O2019-05-09
McConnell accused Democrats of being in an absolute and refusing to accept the bottom line that Muellers report found no collusion with Russia NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring case after a twoyear probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 elections even as House Democrats war with the White House intensified http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/senates-mcconnell-case-closed-on-mueller-probe-but-top-democrat-sees-cover-up-idUSKCN1SD1K92019-05-08
While McConnell urged an end to the fight over the Mueller report he acknowledged that was unlikely NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring case after a twoyear probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 elections even as House Democrats war with the White House intensified http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/senates-mcconnell-case-closed-on-mueller-probe-but-top-democrat-sees-cover-up-idUSKCN1SD1K92019-05-08
Democratic lawmakers want Mueller to testify before Congress something Trump has balked at although Barr has said he would not object PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring case after a twoyear probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 elections even as House Democrats war with the White House intensified http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/senates-mcconnell-case-closed-on-mueller-probe-but-top-democrat-sees-cover-up-idUSKCN1SD1K92019-05-08
If lawmakers decide that Trump obstructed justice by seeking to impede Mueller Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler could move to impeachment proceedings against the president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday sought to slam the door on further investigations of President Donald Trump by declaring case after a twoyear probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 elections even as House Democrats war with the White House intensified http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/senates-mcconnell-case-closed-on-mueller-probe-but-top-democrat-sees-cover-up-idUSKCN1SD1K92019-05-08
WASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday instructed Don McGahn its former counsel to refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia inquiry intensifying a fight between President Donald Trumps administration and Democratic lawmakers NegativeWASHINGTON The White House on Tuesday instructed Don McGahn its former counsel to refuse to comply with a congressional subpoena for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia inquiry intensifying a fight between President Donald Trumps administration and Democratic lawmakers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-mcgahn/white-house-defies-congress-on-mcgahn-subpoena-as-trump-battles-democrats-idUSKCN1SD1VP2019-05-08
WASHINGTON Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller reports findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House NegativeWASHINGTON Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller reports findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-attorneys/mueller-report-justifies-obstruction-charges-vs-trump-ex-u-s-justice-department-officials-idUSKCN1SC2642019-05-08
It also described attempts by Trump to impede Muellers probe but stopped short of declaring Trump committed a crime NegativeWASHINGTON Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller reports findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-attorneys/mueller-report-justifies-obstruction-charges-vs-trump-ex-u-s-justice-department-officials-idUSKCN1SC2642019-05-08
A Justice Department spokeswoman referred to prior statements by Barr in which he said Mueller had not provided enough evidence to bring a successful obstruction case NegativeWASHINGTON Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller reports findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-attorneys/mueller-report-justifies-obstruction-charges-vs-trump-ex-u-s-justice-department-officials-idUSKCN1SC2642019-05-08
The statement comes as House of Representatives Democrats are threatening to hold Barr in contempt for not giving them a full unredacted version of the Mueller report NegativeWASHINGTON Almost 500 former U.S. Justice Department officials said on Monday in a joint statement that the Mueller reports findings would justify obstruction charges against President Donald Trump if he were not currently occupying the White House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-attorneys/mueller-report-justifies-obstruction-charges-vs-trump-ex-u-s-justice-department-officials-idUSKCN1SC2642019-05-08
The Mueller report and Trumps taxes are central to the oversight efforts of six Democraticled House committees that are probing the president his associates and his presidency NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats edged closer on Monday to fighting two legal battles one over the Mueller report and one over President Donald Trumps tax returns after administration officials stonewalled lawmakers requests for those documents http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/u-s-democrats-edge-toward-court-battles-over-mueller-trumps-taxes-idUSKCN1SC26S2019-05-08
If lawmakers established that Trump obstructed justice by seeking to impede Mueller Nadlers panel could move to impeachment proceedings against the president for high crimes and misdemeanors NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats edged closer on Monday to fighting two legal battles one over the Mueller report and one over President Donald Trumps tax returns after administration officials stonewalled lawmakers requests for those documents http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress/u-s-democrats-edge-toward-court-battles-over-mueller-trumps-taxes-idUSKCN1SC26S2019-05-08
WASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-schumer/top-democrat-in-u-s-senate-wants-hearings-before-any-impeachment-effort-idUSKCN1SD2BZ2019-05-08
She said the Mueller report on Russias role in the 2016 election that put Trump in the White House made clear the Republican president tried to obstruct justice NeutralWASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday that Congress should thoroughly investigate the findings of Special Counsel Robert Mueller before deciding whether to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-schumer/top-democrat-in-u-s-senate-wants-hearings-before-any-impeachment-effort-idUSKCN1SD2BZ2019-05-08
WASHINGTON A second congressional subpoena deadline for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation report expired at 9 a NegativeWASHINGTON A second congressional subpoena deadline for U.S. Attorney General William Barr to provide lawmakers with an unredacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation report expired at 9 a http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr-deadline/second-deadline-for-doj-to-give-congress-full-mueller-report-expires-idUSKCN1SC17S2019-05-08
WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report escalating a showdown with the White House NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report escalating a showdown with the White House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/u-s-house-panel-readies-contempt-vote-against-barr-over-mueller-report-idUSKCN1SC08X2019-05-07
If lawmakers established that Trump obstructed justice by seeking to impede Mueller Nadlers panel could move to impeachment proceedings against the president NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report escalating a showdown with the White House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/u-s-house-panel-readies-contempt-vote-against-barr-over-mueller-report-idUSKCN1SC08X2019-05-07
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departments top official NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departments top official http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-special-counsel-mueller-should-not-testify-on-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SB0OQ2019-05-06
Trump said on Twitter that Democrats in Congress were seeking a of Muellers report which declined to conclude whether the presidents efforts to impede the investigation constituted obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departments top official http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-special-counsel-mueller-should-not-testify-on-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SB0OQ2019-05-06
The Mueller report chronicled Russian efforts to help Trump win election in 2016 but found that Trump and his campaign did not engage in a criminal conspiracy with Moscow PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departments top official http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-special-counsel-mueller-should-not-testify-on-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SB0OQ2019-05-06
The Democraticled House of Representatives Judiciary Committee appears closest to arranging for Mueller to testify possibly as soon as May 15 NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departments top official http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-special-counsel-mueller-should-not-testify-on-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SB0OQ2019-05-06
Peter Carr a spokesman for Mueller declined to comment on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departments top official http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-special-counsel-mueller-should-not-testify-on-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SB0OQ2019-05-06
Barr is headed for another showdown with Congress on Monday if he fails to meet a morning deadline to hand over the full unredacted Mueller report requested by Democrats NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election after saying on Friday it was up to the Justice Departments top official http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-special-counsel-mueller-should-not-testify-on-russia-probe-idUSKCN1SB0OQ2019-05-06
At the White House speaking to reporters Trump was asked whether he would let Mueller testify to the Senate panel NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report making new demands on him after an already tough week for the Justice Department chief http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-nadler/pressure-grows-on-attorney-general-barr-over-mueller-idUSKCN1S91J22019-05-04
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump has the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Russia investigation the White House said in a letter that blasts Special Counsel Robert Muellers report as deeply flawed NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump has the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Russia investigation the White House said in a letter that blasts Special Counsel Robert Muellers report as deeply flawed http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/white-house-letter-blasts-mueller-report-says-trump-has-right-to-instruct-advisers-not-to-testify-idUSKCN1S81Q22019-05-03
Floods letter addressed whether Mueller had given Congress a for its own inquiry with his report NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump has the right to instruct advisers not to testify before congressional oversight probes related to the Russia investigation the White House said in a letter that blasts Special Counsel Robert Muellers report as deeply flawed http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/white-house-letter-blasts-mueller-report-says-trump-has-right-to-instruct-advisers-not-to-testify-idUSKCN1S81Q22019-05-03
WASHINGTON Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report NegativeWASHINGTON Some U.S. House Democrats on Thursday said they might seek to invoke a dormant congressional power to impose fines on Attorney General William Barr after he refused to provide them with an unredacted copy of the Mueller report http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-fine/stung-by-snubs-house-democrats-weigh-fines-for-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1S81ZN2019-05-03
U.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report NegativeU.S. House Democrats threatened on Thursday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of for not complying with a subpoena to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-congress-subpoena-explainer/explainer-how-powerful-are-congress-subpoenas-contempt-citations-idUSKCN1S81FP2019-05-03
Barr released Muellers report on April 18 with some parts blacked out to protect sensitive information PositiveWASHINGTON Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trumps administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened to hold Barr in contempt of Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-barr/democrats-ramp-up-pressure-on-trump-as-pelosi-accuses-barr-of-crime-idUSKCN1S80PZ2019-05-03
Trump told Fox News that McGahn had already spoken to Muellers team for 30 hours and allowing him to testify to Congress would open the door to others being called PositiveWASHINGTON Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trumps administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened to hold Barr in contempt of Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-barr/democrats-ramp-up-pressure-on-trump-as-pelosi-accuses-barr-of-crime-idUSKCN1S80PZ2019-05-03
Flood also said Muellers 448page report suffered from an extraordinary legal by failing to determine whether Trump had committed the crime of obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trumps administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened to hold Barr in contempt of Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-barr/democrats-ramp-up-pressure-on-trump-as-pelosi-accuses-barr-of-crime-idUSKCN1S80PZ2019-05-03
Mueller instead produced a prosecutorial curiosity part commission report and part law school exam Flood wrote to Barr in a letter dated a day after the report was released PositiveWASHINGTON Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trumps administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to lawmakers and a key committee chairman threatened to hold Barr in contempt of Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-barr/democrats-ramp-up-pressure-on-trump-as-pelosi-accuses-barr-of-crime-idUSKCN1S80PZ2019-05-03
Ive had him testifying already for 30 Trump said referring to McGahns testimony to Special Counsel Robert Muellers team NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not believe he would allow former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify to committees in Congress saying McGahn had already spoken to the special counsel on the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/trump-says-hes-not-inclined-to-let-former-counsel-mcgahn-testify-to-congress-idUSKCN1S82AT2019-05-03
WASHINGTON More than half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle NegativeWASHINGTON More than half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-committees-factbox/factbox-crowd-of-u-s-congress-committees-investigating-trump-idUSKCN1S74DR2019-05-02
Nadler and Justice Department officials are at odds over whether Attorney General Barr will appear before his committee to discuss Muellers report PositiveWASHINGTON More than half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-committees-factbox/factbox-crowd-of-u-s-congress-committees-investigating-trump-idUSKCN1S74DR2019-05-02
The Senate Judiciary Committee was the first panel to question Barr after the release of the Mueller report PositiveWASHINGTON More than half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-committees-factbox/factbox-crowd-of-u-s-congress-committees-investigating-trump-idUSKCN1S74DR2019-05-02
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his fourpage summary of Muellers Russia report did not fully capture the context nature and of the investigations conclusions the Washington Post reported on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his fourpage summary of Muellers Russia report did not fully capture the context nature and of the investigations conclusions the Washington Post reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-complained-to-barr-about-his-summary-of-russia-probe-washington-post-idUSKCN1S62WD2019-05-02
Barrs fourpage summary was released more than three weeks before a redacted version of Muellers 448page report was released to the public on April 18 PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his fourpage summary of Muellers Russia report did not fully capture the context nature and of the investigations conclusions the Washington Post reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-complained-to-barr-about-his-summary-of-russia-probe-washington-post-idUSKCN1S62WD2019-05-02
Peter Carr a spokesman for Mueller declined to comment to Reuters NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his fourpage summary of Muellers Russia report did not fully capture the context nature and of the investigations conclusions the Washington Post reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-complained-to-barr-about-his-summary-of-russia-probe-washington-post-idUSKCN1S62WD2019-05-02
Mueller asked Barr to release the reports introductions and executive summaries quickly without waiting for the full report to go through the redaction process PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his fourpage summary of Muellers Russia report did not fully capture the context nature and of the investigations conclusions the Washington Post reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-complained-to-barr-about-his-summary-of-russia-probe-washington-post-idUSKCN1S62WD2019-05-02
Kupec said after receiving Muellers letter Barr called the special counsel and they had a cordial and professional conversation NeutralWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his fourpage summary of Muellers Russia report did not fully capture the context nature and of the investigations conclusions the Washington Post reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-complained-to-barr-about-his-summary-of-russia-probe-washington-post-idUSKCN1S62WD2019-05-02
She said Barr declined Muellers request to release part of the report early deciding it would not be productive to release the report in piecemeal fashion NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his fourpage summary of Muellers Russia report did not fully capture the context nature and of the investigations conclusions the Washington Post reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/mueller-complained-to-barr-about-his-summary-of-russia-probe-washington-post-idUSKCN1S62WD2019-05-02
I dont think the government had a prosecutable said Barr the first Trump administration official to testify about the contents of Muellers report NeutralWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday fended off Democratic criticism of his decision to clear U.S. President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice in the Russia inquiry and faulted Special Counsel Robert Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/barr-defends-clearing-trump-on-obstruction-chides-snitty-mueller-letter-idUSKCN1S73HF2019-05-02
Barr often appeared to excuse or rationalize Trumps conduct asserting that the presidents motives fell short of trying to derail Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday fended off Democratic criticism of his decision to clear U.S. President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice in the Russia inquiry and faulted Special Counsel Robert Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/barr-defends-clearing-trump-on-obstruction-chides-snitty-mueller-letter-idUSKCN1S73HF2019-05-02
Barr was critical of Mueller for not reaching a conclusion himself on whether Trump obstructed the probe NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday fended off Democratic criticism of his decision to clear U.S. President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice in the Russia inquiry and faulted Special Counsel Robert Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/barr-defends-clearing-trump-on-obstruction-chides-snitty-mueller-letter-idUSKCN1S73HF2019-05-02
Barr appointed by Trump after the president fired his predecessor Jeff Sessions seemed to minimize the incident and said Trump believed he never outright directed the firing of Mueller NeutralWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday fended off Democratic criticism of his decision to clear U.S. President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice in the Russia inquiry and faulted Special Counsel Robert Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/barr-defends-clearing-trump-on-obstruction-chides-snitty-mueller-letter-idUSKCN1S73HF2019-05-02
Barr disputed the view that Mueller was handing the baton to Congress for possible impeachment proceedings NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday fended off Democratic criticism of his decision to clear U.S. President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice in the Russia inquiry and faulted Special Counsel Robert Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/barr-defends-clearing-trump-on-obstruction-chides-snitty-mueller-letter-idUSKCN1S73HF2019-05-02
Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy said Barr misled Congress when he testified in April he did not know whether Mueller was happy with his initial characterization of his findings PositiveWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday fended off Democratic criticism of his decision to clear U.S. President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice in the Russia inquiry and faulted Special Counsel Robert Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/barr-defends-clearing-trump-on-obstruction-chides-snitty-mueller-letter-idUSKCN1S73HF2019-05-02
Several Democrats demanded that Mueller testify before the committee but Graham ruled that out NeutralWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday fended off Democratic criticism of his decision to clear U.S. President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice in the Russia inquiry and faulted Special Counsel Robert Mueller for not reaching a conclusion of his own on the issue http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/barr-defends-clearing-trump-on-obstruction-chides-snitty-mueller-letter-idUSKCN1S73HF2019-05-02
WASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Tuesday opposed a bid by President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone to obtain unredacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help his defense against criminal charges brought by Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Tuesday opposed a bid by President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone to obtain unredacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help his defense against criminal charges brought by Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/prosecutors-oppose-giving-unredacted-mueller-report-to-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKCN1S62542019-05-01
Attorney General William Barr on April 18 released a version of Muellers report with portions blacked out to protect certain types of sensitive information PositiveWASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Tuesday opposed a bid by President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone to obtain unredacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help his defense against criminal charges brought by Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/prosecutors-oppose-giving-unredacted-mueller-report-to-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKCN1S62542019-05-01
The U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Columbia has taken over handling Stones case from Mueller NeutralWASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Tuesday opposed a bid by President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone to obtain unredacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help his defense against criminal charges brought by Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/prosecutors-oppose-giving-unredacted-mueller-report-to-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKCN1S62542019-05-01
Muellers report detailed numerous contacts by Trumps campaign with Russia and that the campaign expected to benefit from Moscows actions but found insufficient evidence of a criminal conspiracy NeutralWASHINGTON Federal prosecutors on Tuesday opposed a bid by President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone to obtain unredacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election to help his defense against criminal charges brought by Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/prosecutors-oppose-giving-unredacted-mueller-report-to-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKCN1S62542019-05-01
The report covers Muellers probe of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and actions by President Donald Trump and his campaign NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr must testify before his panel on Thursday despite Barrs reported objections to a more aggressive format for questions planned by Democrats http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr-nadler/house-panel-chairman-says-barr-must-testify-thursday-idUSKCN1S52B52019-05-01
Numerous investigations spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe are still alive and kicking presenting potential ongoing legal and political risk for President Donald Trump some of his former advisers and others NegativeNumerous investigations spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe are still alive and kicking presenting potential ongoing legal and political risk for President Donald Trump some of his former advisers and others http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-prosecutors-explainer/explainer-probes-spawned-by-mueller-target-trump-business-others-idUSKCN1S60UY2019-05-01
Craigs case involves one of the Ukrainianrelated projects that formed the basis of Muellers probe of Manafort NeutralNumerous investigations spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe are still alive and kicking presenting potential ongoing legal and political risk for President Donald Trump some of his former advisers and others http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-prosecutors-explainer/explainer-probes-spawned-by-mueller-target-trump-business-others-idUSKCN1S60UY2019-05-01
Congressional committees probing Russias 2016 election meddling encouraged Mueller to look at the veracity of the past testimony of witnesses NegativeNumerous investigations spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe are still alive and kicking presenting potential ongoing legal and political risk for President Donald Trump some of his former advisers and others http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-prosecutors-explainer/explainer-probes-spawned-by-mueller-target-trump-business-others-idUSKCN1S60UY2019-05-01
WASHINGTON U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trumps campaign said on Monday he was resigning from his post NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trumps campaign said on Monday he was resigning from his post http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein/u-s-deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-who-appointed-mueller-is-resigning-idUSKCN1S52632019-04-30
Muellers investigation did not establish evidence that Trumps campaign illegally conspired with the Russian government PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trumps campaign said on Monday he was resigning from his post http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein/u-s-deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-who-appointed-mueller-is-resigning-idUSKCN1S52632019-04-30
Mueller in his final report did not make a determination on whether Trump obstructed justice but instead presented evidence on both sides NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 to investigate links between the Russian government and President Donald Trumps campaign said on Monday he was resigning from his post http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein/u-s-deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-who-appointed-mueller-is-resigning-idUSKCN1S52632019-04-30
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr objects to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in a closed session dedicated to redacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report a congressional Democratic aide said on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr objects to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in a closed session dedicated to redacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report a congressional Democratic aide said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/attorney-general-balks-at-closed-door-testimony-on-mueller-findings-idUSKCN1S40P92019-04-29
The attorney general a Trump appointee released a redacted version on April 18 of Muellers report on the 22month investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential race NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr objects to testifying before the House Judiciary Committee in a closed session dedicated to redacted portions of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report a congressional Democratic aide said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/attorney-general-balks-at-closed-door-testimony-on-mueller-findings-idUSKCN1S40P92019-04-29
WASHINGTON Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/former-u-s-deputy-attorney-general-if-trump-was-not-president-he-would-be-indicted-idUSKCN1S40QI2019-04-29
Mueller also said Congress has the power to address whether Trump violated the law and Congress is conducting its own investigations into whether he obstructed justice NegativeWASHINGTON Former top Justice Department official Sally Yates said on Sunday that if Donald Trump were not president he would have been indicted on obstruction charges in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/former-u-s-deputy-attorney-general-if-trump-was-not-president-he-would-be-indicted-idUSKCN1S40QI2019-04-29
At least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle NegativeAt least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-committees-factbox/factbox-crowd-of-u-s-congress-committees-investigating-trump-idUSKCN1S21X42019-04-27
Nadlers panel has subpoenaed the Justice Department seeking the full unredacted Mueller report and underlying evidence as well as former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify in May NeutralAt least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-committees-factbox/factbox-crowd-of-u-s-congress-committees-investigating-trump-idUSKCN1S21X42019-04-27
Like other panels Schiffs has expressed an interest in having Mueller testify about his findings PositiveAt least half a dozen committees of the U.S. Congress are investigating President Donald Trump who is refusing to cooperate with most of them since the April 18 release of the Mueller report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election setting up a likely court battle http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-congress-committees-factbox/factbox-crowd-of-u-s-congress-committees-investigating-trump-idUSKCN1S21X42019-04-27
The i impeachment is swirling around the U.S. Congress since the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers redacted Russia report which painted a picture of lies threats and confusion in Donald Trumps White House NegativeThe i impeachment is swirling around the U.S. Congress since the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers redacted Russia report which painted a picture of lies threats and confusion in Donald Trumps White House http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-impeachment-explainer/explainer-what-does-it-take-to-remove-a-u-s-president-from-office-idUSKCN1S20YS2019-04-27
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered thenWhite House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation moving to undermine McGahns credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered thenWhite House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation moving to undermine McGahns credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump/trump-denies-telling-white-house-counsel-to-fire-mueller-from-russia-probe-idUSKCN1S11I62019-04-26
The report cited McGahns clear that the president directed him to tell Rosenstein that Mueller has to go PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered thenWhite House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation moving to undermine McGahns credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump/trump-denies-telling-white-house-counsel-to-fire-mueller-from-russia-probe-idUSKCN1S11I62019-04-26
Trump also tried unsuccessfully to get McGahn to dispute media reports that the president had attempted to fire Mueller the report said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered thenWhite House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation moving to undermine McGahns credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump/trump-denies-telling-white-house-counsel-to-fire-mueller-from-russia-probe-idUSKCN1S11I62019-04-26
Muellers report uncovered numerous links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government and described how Trump tried to impede the Russia investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered thenWhite House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation moving to undermine McGahns credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump/trump-denies-telling-white-house-counsel-to-fire-mueller-from-russia-probe-idUSKCN1S11I62019-04-26
Mueller separately found insufficient evidence to conclude that Trumps campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Russia in the 2016 presidential race PositiveWASHINGTON The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of a unprecedented and growing pattern of after he ordered federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump/house-panel-chair-accuses-trump-of-massive-obstruction-trump-vows-to-fight-idUSKCN1S01KA2019-04-26
Mueller separately found insufficient evidence to conclude that Trumps campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Russia in the 2016 presidential race PositiveWASHINGTON The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of a unprecedented and growing pattern of after he ordered federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump/house-panel-chair-accuses-trump-of-massive-obstruction-trump-vows-to-fight-idUSKCN1S01KA2019-04-26
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump is opposed to current and former White House aides testifying to congressional committees on Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report the Washington Post quoted him as saying on Tuesday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump is opposed to current and former White House aides testifying to congressional committees on Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report the Washington Post quoted him as saying on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/trump-opposed-to-aides-testifying-to-congress-on-mueller-report-washington-post-idUSKCN1S003G2019-04-25
WASHINGTON Donald McGahn the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice NegativeWASHINGTON Donald McGahn the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/democrats-to-press-star-witness-of-mueller-report-to-repeat-performance-in-congress-idUSKCN1RZ2MH2019-04-25
McGahn has been touted as a man of integrity and he is a major witness in the Mueller said Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee a member of the Judiciary Committee PositiveWASHINGTON Donald McGahn the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/democrats-to-press-star-witness-of-mueller-report-to-repeat-performance-in-congress-idUSKCN1RZ2MH2019-04-25
They have all that information thats been Trump told the newspaper of the Mueller report and congressional Democrats NeutralWASHINGTON Donald McGahn the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/democrats-to-press-star-witness-of-mueller-report-to-repeat-performance-in-congress-idUSKCN1RZ2MH2019-04-25
Democrats are particularly interested in hearing McGahn describe in his own words and in Congress an account in the Mueller report in which McGahn refused Trumps instructions NeutralWASHINGTON Donald McGahn the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/democrats-to-press-star-witness-of-mueller-report-to-repeat-performance-in-congress-idUSKCN1RZ2MH2019-04-25
Trump also failed to get McGahn to dispute media reports that the president tried to fire Mueller the report said NegativeWASHINGTON Donald McGahn the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/democrats-to-press-star-witness-of-mueller-report-to-repeat-performance-in-congress-idUSKCN1RZ2MH2019-04-25
Mueller stopped short of concluding whether Trump could be prosecuted for obstruction of justice a criminal charge that requires proof beyond a reasonable doubt NegativeWASHINGTON Donald McGahn the former White House counsel described in the Mueller report as repeatedly standing up to President Donald Trump could become a star witness again if congressional Democrats get their way in their investigation of whether Trump used his office to obstruct justice http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/democrats-to-press-star-witness-of-mueller-report-to-repeat-performance-in-congress-idUSKCN1RZ2MH2019-04-25
WASHINGTON Many leftleaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump PositiveWASHINGTON Many leftleaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/two-years-and-448-pages-later-some-mueller-fans-ask-was-he-tough-enough-idUSKCN1S02OL2019-04-25
Still many Mueller devotees who were sure Muellers probe would end Trumps presidency made it clear they felt let down NeutralWASHINGTON Many leftleaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/two-years-and-448-pages-later-some-mueller-fans-ask-was-he-tough-enough-idUSKCN1S02OL2019-04-25
Muellers failure to declare whether Trump committed the crime of obstructing justice is another key point of contention NegativeWASHINGTON Many leftleaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/two-years-and-448-pages-later-some-mueller-fans-ask-was-he-tough-enough-idUSKCN1S02OL2019-04-25
Mueller said in the report that his stance was warranted because Trump would not have the normal recourse of a speedy and public trial to clear his name NeutralWASHINGTON Many leftleaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/two-years-and-448-pages-later-some-mueller-fans-ask-was-he-tough-enough-idUSKCN1S02OL2019-04-25
Mueller must have known what the consequences of his inaction would be said Jimmy Gurule a former assistant attorney general who served under Barr in the early 1990s NegativeWASHINGTON Many leftleaning Americans regarded Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a paragon of courage and toughness an unflinching prosecutor who would stop at nothing to ensure justice was served to President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/two-years-and-448-pages-later-some-mueller-fans-ask-was-he-tough-enough-idUSKCN1S02OL2019-04-25
The criticism has intensified following the release of a report from U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Russias role in the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump who bemoaned his treatment by the news media in a flurry of tweets on Tuesday has barred members of his staff and administration from attending the White House Correspondents Association dinner on Saturday officials said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-correspondents/trump-orders-administration-officials-not-to-attend-white-house-correspondents-dinner-idUSKCN1RZ28Z2019-04-25
Congressional Democrats have taken legal action to obtain the full Russia report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller without redactions as well as other evidence he uncovered in his 22month investigation but there are obstacles in their way NegativeCongressional Democrats have taken legal action to obtain the full Russia report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller without redactions as well as other evidence he uncovered in his 22month investigation but there are obstacles in their way http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoena-explainer/explainer-can-democrats-get-hold-of-the-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RZ2DI2019-04-24
Barr who under federal regulations oversaw Muellers work blacked out sections to hide certain details PositiveCongressional Democrats have taken legal action to obtain the full Russia report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller without redactions as well as other evidence he uncovered in his 22month investigation but there are obstacles in their way http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoena-explainer/explainer-can-democrats-get-hold-of-the-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RZ2DI2019-04-24
Barr proposed allowing a select group of lawmakers to view a lessredacted version of Muellers report but Democrats rejected that approach NegativeCongressional Democrats have taken legal action to obtain the full Russia report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller without redactions as well as other evidence he uncovered in his 22month investigation but there are obstacles in their way http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoena-explainer/explainer-can-democrats-get-hold-of-the-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RZ2DI2019-04-24
Congress could ask the judge who oversaw Muellers grand jury Beryl Howell to release certain transcripts and other information PositiveCongressional Democrats have taken legal action to obtain the full Russia report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller without redactions as well as other evidence he uncovered in his 22month investigation but there are obstacles in their way http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoena-explainer/explainer-can-democrats-get-hold-of-the-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RZ2DI2019-04-24
Mueller also did not conclude that there was a conspiracy between Trumps campaign and Russia PositiveNEW YORK White House advisor and President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that Robert Muellers special counsel investigation of Russias role in the 2016 election harmed U.S. democracy more than Moscows interference did http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-kushner/kushner-says-mueller-probe-damaged-u-s-more-than-russia-did-idUSKCN1RZ23H2019-04-24
WASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats are divided over whether to proceed directly to impeach President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe but they can still hold Trump accountable without impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Democrats are divided over whether to proceed directly to impeach President Donald Trump after Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe but they can still hold Trump accountable without impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pelosi/democrats-to-continue-probes-of-trump-amid-no-consensus-on-impeachment-idUSKCN1RY1B12019-04-23
McGahn is a critical witness to many of the alleged instances of obstruction of justice and other misconduct described in the Mueller Nadler said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/house-panel-chair-subpoenas-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-on-mueller-inquiry-idUSKCN1RY1K72019-04-23
Nadler said Muellers report outlines substantial evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction and other abuses NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday subpoenaed former White House counsel Don McGahn to testify before the panel in its investigation of possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mcgahn/house-panel-chair-subpoenas-ex-white-house-counsel-mcgahn-on-mueller-inquiry-idUSKCN1RY1K72019-04-23
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump dismissed questions from reporters on Monday about his staffs reluctance to carry out his orders and the chances of impeachment proceedings in the U.S. Congress days after the Mueller report highlighted both issues NegativeBy David Alexander and Alexandra Alper http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump/on-staff-following-orders-trump-says-nobody-disobeys-me-idUSKCN1RY19R2019-04-23
Muellers report drew upon dozens of interviews notes and communications with White House advisers NeutralBy David Alexander and Alexandra Alper http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump/on-staff-following-orders-trump-says-nobody-disobeys-me-idUSKCN1RY19R2019-04-23
Still he said Muellers findings would create the background mood when Democrats talk in broad terms about corruption and government accountability NegativeVulnerable House Democrats mindful of President Donald Trumps continued strength among Republican voters are using caution in how they respond to the special counsels report which detailed Trumps efforts to thwart the investigation into Russian efforts to help him win the White House http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-districts/vulnerable-house-democrats-tread-carefully-in-wake-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RW09W2019-04-21
Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of Muellers evidence from his inquiry PositiveWASHINGTON Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Friday he was by the dishonesty of U.S. President Donald Trump and people around him as portrayed in a report on Russias attempts to influence the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-romney/republican-romney-says-he-is-sickened-by-trumps-behavior-during-russia-probe-idUSKCN1RV1AR2019-04-21
While Mueller ultimately decided not to charge Trump with a crime he also said that the investigation did not exonerate the president either NegativeNEW YORK The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election according to an exclusive public opinion poll http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-poll/trump-approval-drops-3-points-to-2019-low-after-release-of-mueller-report-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1RV16S2019-04-20
Mueller built an extensive case that Trump committed obstruction of justice but stopped short of concluding he had committed a crime though he did not exonerate the president NegativeCLEARWATER VEGAS After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached Eileen and Michael OBrien sat on their couch on Thursday cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-battlegrounds/mueller-report-strengthens-resolves-on-both-sides-of-political-spectrum-idUSKCN1RV0N72019-04-20
After Attorney General William Barr released his fourpage summary of the Mueller report late last month Americans were dug in on their views PositiveCLEARWATER VEGAS After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached Eileen and Michael OBrien sat on their couch on Thursday cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-battlegrounds/mueller-report-strengthens-resolves-on-both-sides-of-political-spectrum-idUSKCN1RV0N72019-04-20
Ahead of Thursdays release of the Mueller report Trump ramped up his insistence that he was the victim not the perpetrator of crimes PositiveCLEARWATER VEGAS After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached Eileen and Michael OBrien sat on their couch on Thursday cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-battlegrounds/mueller-report-strengthens-resolves-on-both-sides-of-political-spectrum-idUSKCN1RV0N72019-04-20
For the most invested though Muellers report offered hope for further investigation but by Democrats in Congress this time PositiveCLEARWATER VEGAS After months as volunteer activists demanding that U.S. President Donald Trump be impeached Eileen and Michael OBrien sat on their couch on Thursday cracked open a laptop and began to read the 448page special counsel report that liberals have dreamed would make impeachment a reality http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-battlegrounds/mueller-report-strengthens-resolves-on-both-sides-of-political-spectrum-idUSKCN1RV0N72019-04-20
WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
Mueller did not establish that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russians but did find multiple acts by the President that were capable of exerting undue influence over law enforcement investigations NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
While Mueller ultimately decided not to charge Trump with a crime such as obstruction of justice he also said that the investigation did not exonerate the president either NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
The report provided extensive details on Trumps efforts to thwart Muellers investigation giving Democrats plenty of political ammunition against the Republican president but no consensus on how to use it NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
Trump who has repeatedly called the Mueller probe a political witch hunt lashed out again on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
Statements are made about me by certain people in the Crazy Mueller Report NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
Russia said on Friday that Muellers report did not contain any evidence that Moscow had meddled NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
A paragraph in the report is at the heart of whether Mueller a former FBI director intended Congress to pursue further action against Trump NeutralWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
Short of attempting impeachment Democratic lawmakers can use the details of Muellers report to fuel other inquiries already underway by congressional committees NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday took legal action to get hold of all of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers evidence from his inquiry into Russian meddling in the 2016 election as the probes findings hit President Donald Trumps poll ratings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrats-make-legal-bid-for-all-russia-probe-evidence-trump-poll-numbers-drop-idUSKCN1RV0942019-04-20
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps personal lawyers spent at least 10 hours reviewing Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election before it was made public two of the lawyers told Reuters on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps personal lawyers spent at least 10 hours reviewing Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election before it was made public two of the lawyers told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-lawyers/trump-lawyers-reviewed-mueller-report-for-10-hours-before-it-was-made-public-idUSKCN1RV18M2019-04-20
WASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/barr-releases-muellers-report-and-feels-the-heat-idUSKCN1RV0PU2019-04-20
Barr was following through on a promise he had made months earlier to make as much of Muellers findings public as possible PositiveWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/barr-releases-muellers-report-and-feels-the-heat-idUSKCN1RV0PU2019-04-20
Muellers report outlined 10 episodes in which Trump tried to get the special counsel fired limit the scope of his investigation or otherwise interfere with the probe NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/barr-releases-muellers-report-and-feels-the-heat-idUSKCN1RV0PU2019-04-20
At several points Barr echoed Trumps mantra that Mueller had found no with Russia NeutralWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/barr-releases-muellers-report-and-feels-the-heat-idUSKCN1RV0PU2019-04-20
The official also said Mueller had the choice to either recommend charges against Trump or not and he had decided against it NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr could have buried Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report deep in the recesses of the U.S. Justice Department and simply told the public that President Donald Trump would not face criminal prosecution http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/barr-releases-muellers-report-and-feels-the-heat-idUSKCN1RV0PU2019-04-20
MOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-kremlin/kremlin-says-mueller-report-shows-no-evidence-of-russian-meddling-idUSKCN1RV0ML2019-04-20
Muellers report released on Thursday details extensive contacts between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russian operatives who it said sought to tilt the election in Trumps favor NegativeMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-kremlin/kremlin-says-mueller-report-shows-no-evidence-of-russian-meddling-idUSKCN1RV0ML2019-04-20
Speaking to reporters on a conference call Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Moscow regretted the Mueller report was having an impact on its relations with Washington NegativeMOSCOW The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-kremlin/kremlin-says-mueller-report-shows-no-evidence-of-russian-meddling-idUSKCN1RV0ML2019-04-20
WASHINGTON Some U.S. lawmakers will be able to read a lessredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report beginning next week the Justice Department said in a letter on Thursday to the chairmen of the House and Senate judiciary committees PositiveWASHINGTON Some U.S. lawmakers will be able to read a lessredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report beginning next week the Justice Department said in a letter on Thursday to the chairmen of the House and Senate judiciary committees http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-offer/some-u-s-lawmakers-will-see-less-redacted-version-of-mueller-report-next-week-idUSKCN1RU2JC2019-04-20
But Republican Congressman Doug Collins disputed that Mueller intended for Congress to decide on the view NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Attorney General decided that President Donald Trump did not obstruct a probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia but some legal experts said prosecutors laid out a wealth of evidence to the contrary and that they intended to leave that determination to Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-analysis/how-muellers-decision-on-obstruction-helped-save-trump-idUSKCN1RV01T2019-04-20
In an earlier letter to lawmakers Barr said the case was also undermined by Muellers finding that the Trump campaign did not conspire with Russians to interfere in the election NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Attorney General decided that President Donald Trump did not obstruct a probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia but some legal experts said prosecutors laid out a wealth of evidence to the contrary and that they intended to leave that determination to Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-analysis/how-muellers-decision-on-obstruction-helped-save-trump-idUSKCN1RV01T2019-04-20
In his report Mueller said he the departments legal opinion and was unable to come to a conclusion about whether there was enough evidence to charge Trump with obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Attorney General decided that President Donald Trump did not obstruct a probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia but some legal experts said prosecutors laid out a wealth of evidence to the contrary and that they intended to leave that determination to Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-analysis/how-muellers-decision-on-obstruction-helped-save-trump-idUSKCN1RV01T2019-04-20
The presidents actions and intent presents difficult issues that prevent us from conclusively determining that no criminal conduct Mueller wrote NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Attorney General decided that President Donald Trump did not obstruct a probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia but some legal experts said prosecutors laid out a wealth of evidence to the contrary and that they intended to leave that determination to Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-analysis/how-muellers-decision-on-obstruction-helped-save-trump-idUSKCN1RV01T2019-04-20
Despite this Trump did not deprive Mueller of documents and witnesses needed to complete the investigation Barr said PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Attorney General decided that President Donald Trump did not obstruct a probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia but some legal experts said prosecutors laid out a wealth of evidence to the contrary and that they intended to leave that determination to Congress http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-analysis/how-muellers-decision-on-obstruction-helped-save-trump-idUSKCN1RV01T2019-04-20
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia but his report details extensive contacts between the campaign and Russian operatives who sought to influence the election NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia but his report details extensive contacts between the campaign and Russian operatives who sought to influence the election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion/mueller-finds-no-conspiracy-but-extensive-trump-russia-contacts-idUSKCN1RU2MA2019-04-20
Mueller said in his report released on Thursday that he found numerous and that the Trump campaign expected it would from Russias effort to tilt the ballot in Trumps favor PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia but his report details extensive contacts between the campaign and Russian operatives who sought to influence the election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion/mueller-finds-no-conspiracy-but-extensive-trump-russia-contacts-idUSKCN1RU2MA2019-04-20
Muellers investigation did not find a connection between Manaforts sharing of polling data and Russias meddling in the U.S. election or that he otherwise coordinated with Russia PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia but his report details extensive contacts between the campaign and Russian operatives who sought to influence the election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion/mueller-finds-no-conspiracy-but-extensive-trump-russia-contacts-idUSKCN1RU2MA2019-04-20
Muellers team said it could not resolve a conflict in the accounts of Kushner who said the meeting was diplomatic in nature and Gorkov who said it was business related PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia but his report details extensive contacts between the campaign and Russian operatives who sought to influence the election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion/mueller-finds-no-conspiracy-but-extensive-trump-russia-contacts-idUSKCN1RU2MA2019-04-20
Kushners lawyer did not respond to a request for comment on Muellers report NeutralWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia but his report details extensive contacts between the campaign and Russian operatives who sought to influence the election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion/mueller-finds-no-conspiracy-but-extensive-trump-russia-contacts-idUSKCN1RU2MA2019-04-20
Therefore Mueller said his office did not charge any individual associated with the Trump Campaign with conspiracy to commit a federal offense arising from Russia contacts PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller may not have found evidence of a criminal conspiracy between Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia but his report details extensive contacts between the campaign and Russian operatives who sought to influence the election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion/mueller-finds-no-conspiracy-but-extensive-trump-russia-contacts-idUSKCN1RU2MA2019-04-20
WASHINGTON Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barrs proposal to allow them access to a lessredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation report NegativeWASHINGTON Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barrs proposal to allow them access to a lessredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/top-democrats-in-congress-reject-barrs-proposal-to-limit-mueller-report-access-idUSKCN1RV18U2019-04-20
The lawmakers said access to the full Mueller report and underlying evidence is necessary for Congress to fulfill its constitutional NeutralWASHINGTON Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barrs proposal to allow them access to a lessredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/top-democrats-in-congress-reject-barrs-proposal-to-limit-mueller-report-access-idUSKCN1RV18U2019-04-20
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is expected to issue a subpoena on Friday for Special Counsel Robert Muellers full Russia investigation report and underlying evidence a source familiar with the matter said NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is expected to issue a subpoena on Friday for Special Counsel Robert Muellers full Russia investigation report and underlying evidence a source familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoena/house-panel-chairman-expected-to-issue-subpoena-for-full-mueller-report-source-idUSKCN1RV0QQ2019-04-20
MOSCOW Russias foreign ministry on Friday dismissed the findings of the longawaited report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said it had failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in U.S. elections Russian news agencies reported NegativeMOSCOW Russias foreign ministry on Friday dismissed the findings of the longawaited report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and said it had failed to present any evidence of Russian meddling in U.S. elections Russian news agencies reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-reaction/russia-shrugs-off-mueller-report-agencies-idUSKCN1RV0H22019-04-20
WASHINGTON Erik Prince founder of the now defunct Blackwater security firm and a supporter of Donald Trumps 2016 presidential run appears to have misled the U.S. Congress on details of contact he had with a Russian banker in January 2017 Special Counsel Robert Muellers report released on Thursday shows NegativeWASHINGTON Erik Prince founder of the now defunct Blackwater security firm and a supporter of Donald Trumps 2016 presidential run appears to have misled the U.S. Congress on details of contact he had with a Russian banker in January 2017 Special Counsel Robert Muellers report released on Thursday shows http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-prince/trump-backer-erik-princes-account-of-russian-banker-contact-differs-from-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RV03F2019-04-20
Muellers account differed markedly from Princes testimony NeutralWASHINGTON Erik Prince founder of the now defunct Blackwater security firm and a supporter of Donald Trumps 2016 presidential run appears to have misled the U.S. Congress on details of contact he had with a Russian banker in January 2017 Special Counsel Robert Muellers report released on Thursday shows http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-prince/trump-backer-erik-princes-account-of-russian-banker-contact-differs-from-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RV03F2019-04-20
Muellers account large parts of which are redacted was based on interviews with Prince and Nader as well as text messages and grand jury material footnotes showed PositiveWASHINGTON Erik Prince founder of the now defunct Blackwater security firm and a supporter of Donald Trumps 2016 presidential run appears to have misled the U.S. Congress on details of contact he had with a Russian banker in January 2017 Special Counsel Robert Muellers report released on Thursday shows http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-prince/trump-backer-erik-princes-account-of-russian-banker-contact-differs-from-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RV03F2019-04-20
Trump called White House Chief Counsel Don McGahn twice and told him to tell Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that Mueller should be removed NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report released on Thursday detailed more than just Oval Office arguments and Trump Tower meetings http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-ignored/mueller-reveals-trumps-staff-associates-sometimes-ignored-him-idUSKCN1RU2JF2019-04-20
Call Rod tell Rod that Mueller has conflicts and cant be the Special McGahn recalled Trump telling him NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report released on Thursday detailed more than just Oval Office arguments and Trump Tower meetings http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-ignored/mueller-reveals-trumps-staff-associates-sometimes-ignored-him-idUSKCN1RU2JF2019-04-20
recalled later telling Lewandowski that he had handled the situation but he did not actually follow through with delivering the message to Mueller wrote PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report released on Thursday detailed more than just Oval Office arguments and Trump Tower meetings http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-ignored/mueller-reveals-trumps-staff-associates-sometimes-ignored-him-idUSKCN1RU2JF2019-04-20
Porter ignored the president because he was concerned the inquiry was an attempt by Trump to fire Mueller the special counsels office surmised NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report released on Thursday detailed more than just Oval Office arguments and Trump Tower meetings http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-ignored/mueller-reveals-trumps-staff-associates-sometimes-ignored-him-idUSKCN1RU2JF2019-04-20
Porter ignored the president because he was concerned the inquiry was an attempt by Trump to fire Mueller the special counsels office surmised NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report released on Thursday detailed more than just Oval Office arguments and Trump Tower meetings http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-ignored/mueller-reveals-trumps-staff-associates-sometimes-ignored-him-idUSKCN1RU2JF2019-04-20
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation did not uncover evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed the probe of whether he or members of his campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation did not uncover evidence that President Donald Trump obstructed the probe of whether he or members of his campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/barr-says-mueller-did-not-uncover-evidence-trump-obstructed-russia-probe-idUSKCN1RU1NI2019-04-20
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on his inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election described in extensive and sometimes unflattering detail how President Donald Trump tried to impede the probe raising questions about whether he committed the crime of obstruction of justice NegativeStory includes language that might offend some readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/in-unflattering-detail-mueller-report-reveals-trump-actions-to-impede-inquiry-idUSKCN1RU0DN2019-04-19
But Mueller a former FBI director concluded there was not enough evidence to establish that Trumps campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Moscow NegativeStory includes language that might offend some readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/in-unflattering-detail-mueller-report-reveals-trump-actions-to-impede-inquiry-idUSKCN1RU0DN2019-04-19
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on his nearly twoyear investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia or attempted to obstruct probes NegativeThe U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on his nearly twoyear investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia or attempted to obstruct probes http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-quotes-factbox/key-quotes-from-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-report-idUSKCN1RU20H2019-04-19
The following are some key quotes from Muellers 448page NeutralThe U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on his nearly twoyear investigation into whether President Donald Trump and his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia or attempted to obstruct probes http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-quotes-factbox/key-quotes-from-u-s-special-counsel-muellers-report-idUSKCN1RU20H2019-04-19
WASHINGTON U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said after the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Thursday that impeachment of President Donald Trump was not worthwhile with an election coming up in 18 months NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said after the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Thursday that impeachment of President Donald Trump was not worthwhile with an election coming up in 18 months http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-hoyer/house-democratic-leader-hoyer-impeachment-not-worthwhile-cnn-idUSKCN1RU2CR2019-04-19
There are several aspects of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election campaign that were not previously known until the release of his report on Thursday NeutralThere are several aspects of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election campaign that were not previously known until the release of his report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-takeaways-factbox/factbox-new-revelations-from-the-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RU2DE2019-04-19
U.S. President Donald Trump believed the appointment of a special counsel to take over an active federal investigation would spell the end of his presidency according to Muellers report NegativeThere are several aspects of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election campaign that were not previously known until the release of his report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-takeaways-factbox/factbox-new-revelations-from-the-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RU2DE2019-04-19
McGahn felt but did not carry out the order deciding that he would rather resign Mueller said NegativeThere are several aspects of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election campaign that were not previously known until the release of his report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-takeaways-factbox/factbox-new-revelations-from-the-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RU2DE2019-04-19
Gerson gave the plan to Kushner before Trump was sworn in Muellers report said and Kushner gave copies to Bannon and thenSecretary of State Rex Tillerson PositiveThere are several aspects of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election campaign that were not previously known until the release of his report on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-takeaways-factbox/factbox-new-revelations-from-the-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RU2DE2019-04-19
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation report outlines disturbing evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction of justice and other misconduct NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation report outlines disturbing evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction of justice and other misconduct http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction/house-democrat-nadler-sees-evidence-of-obstruction-in-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RU25L2019-04-19
WASHINGTON The two top Democrats in Congress said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice in the federal Russia probe PositiveWASHINGTON The two top Democrats in Congress said on Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers report undercuts claims by Attorney General William Barr that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice in the federal Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats/top-democrats-say-mueller-report-undercuts-barr-claims-on-trump-obstruction-idUSKCN1RU2672019-04-19
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers report builds upon dozens of interviews notes and communications to piece together what was happening inside President Donald Trumps White House PositiveStory includes language throughout that will offend some readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-scenes/mueller-report-provides-intimate-scenes-from-the-trump-white-house-idUSKCN1RU25D2019-04-19
Attorney General Jeff Sessions broke the news to Trump on May 17 2017 that Rod Rosenstein had appointed Robert Mueller to be the special counsel NegativeStory includes language throughout that will offend some readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-scenes/mueller-report-provides-intimate-scenes-from-the-trump-white-house-idUSKCN1RU25D2019-04-19
McGahn said he responded What you said is Rod tell Rod that Mueller has conflicts and cant be the Special Counsel NegativeStory includes language throughout that will offend some readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-scenes/mueller-report-provides-intimate-scenes-from-the-trump-white-house-idUSKCN1RU25D2019-04-19
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
Barr subsequently concluded that Trump did not commit the crime but Muellers report recounted 10 episodes involving Trump and evaluated whether obstruction of justice occurred PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
The prosecutors have wider latitude to investigate than Mueller and they will be operating independent of him NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
The Mueller report noted that it had made 14 criminal referrals that were outside the scope of the special counsels authority NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
The chances of Democrats in the House of Representatives moving to impeach Trump diminished last month when Barr announced Mueller had found no evidence of collusion with Russia PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
But the details of Muellers findings might add new fuel for launching impeachment proceedings that have been conducted only three times in U.S. history NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
That is a broad definition that gives Congress greater latitude than Muellers stricter investigative mandate NeutralWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
Mueller is expected to testify in an open House Judiciary Committee hearing but not until after Barrs appearance PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers 448page report on Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday capping a 22month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-next-facbox/factbox-long-awaited-mueller-report-is-finally-out-now-what-idUSKCN1RU2202019-04-19
WASHINGTON White House counsel Don McGahn refused to carry out President Donald Trumps order to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller for fear of being seen as triggering another night according to Muellers report NegativeWASHINGTON White House counsel Don McGahn refused to carry out President Donald Trumps order to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller for fear of being seen as triggering another night according to Muellers report http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-trump-russia-firing/white-house-counsel-refused-trumps-order-to-fire-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RU1YE2019-04-19
Trump had wanted Mueller removed in June 2017 on the grounds of conflict of interest the report said NegativeWASHINGTON White House counsel Don McGahn refused to carry out President Donald Trumps order to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller for fear of being seen as triggering another night according to Muellers report http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-trump-russia-firing/white-house-counsel-refused-trumps-order-to-fire-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RU1YE2019-04-19
While many called for Mueller to testify before Congress there was no mention of the I NeutralWASHINGTON Democrats clamored for the speedy release of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers findings of his probe into whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign colluded with Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats-analysis/mueller-report-leaves-democrats-in-a-quandary-idUSKCN1RU2EK2019-04-19
Attorney General William Barr has provided only a glimpse of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election with many details expected to emerge when the document is released on Thursday PositiveAttorney General William Barr has provided only a glimpse of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election with many details expected to emerge when the document is released on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-outlook-factbox/factbox-five-things-to-look-for-in-muellers-trump-russia-report-idUSKCN1RU0K22019-04-19
Thats why we must hear directly from Mueller NeutralDEMOCRATIC HOUSE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE CHAIRMAN ADAM http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-reaction-instantview/instant-view-reaction-to-muellers-report-on-russias-role-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1RU1XY2019-04-19
WASHINGTON The top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Thursday called on Special Counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign colluded with Russia http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-trump-russia-democrats/top-congressional-democrats-call-for-mueller-to-testify-publicly-idUSKCN1RU1752019-04-19
The release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election had little impact on Wall Street PositiveEuro hits over oneweek low http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-mixed-as-strong-u-s-retail-sales-offsets-weak-european-manufacturing-data-idUSL1N2201902019-04-19
WASHINGTON Congressional Democrats could move forward quickly as early as Monday with subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on Russian interference in the U.S. 2016 election after Attorney General William Barr releases a version on Thursday that may have significant portions blacked out PositiveWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats could move forward quickly as early as Monday with subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on Russian interference in the U.S. 2016 election after Attorney General William Barr releases a version on Thursday that may have significant portions blacked out http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/release-of-muellers-trump-russia-report-looms-as-fight-brews-over-redactions-idUSKCN1RT1QO2019-04-18
Barr is expected to testify on the Mueller report before the Senate Judiciary Committee on May 1 and the House Judiciary Committee on May 2 NeutralWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats could move forward quickly as early as Monday with subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on Russian interference in the U.S. 2016 election after Attorney General William Barr releases a version on Thursday that may have significant portions blacked out http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/release-of-muellers-trump-russia-report-looms-as-fight-brews-over-redactions-idUSKCN1RT1QO2019-04-18
Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1RT1X12019-04-18
June 15 Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice the Washington Post reports NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1RT1X12019-04-18
April 12 Rosenstein tells Trump that he is not a target in Muellers probe PositiveHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1RT1X12019-04-18
Cohen is subsequently interviewed by Muellers team NeutralHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1RT1X12019-04-18
Barr assumes broad authority over how much of the Mueller report to release PositiveHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1RT1X12019-04-18
April 18 This date is announced by the Justice Department for the release of a redacted version of the Mueller report PositiveHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1RT1X12019-04-18
Attorney General William Barr is due on Thursday to release a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the 22month investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow NeutralAttorney General William Barr is due on Thursday to release a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the 22month investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-contacts-factbox/factbox-smoke-or-fire-contacts-between-trump-campaign-and-russia-idUSKCN1RT1X52019-04-18
Barr said on March 24 Mueller did not establish that Trumps 2016 campaign team engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Russia NegativeAttorney General William Barr is due on Thursday to release a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the 22month investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-contacts-factbox/factbox-smoke-or-fire-contacts-between-trump-campaign-and-russia-idUSKCN1RT1X52019-04-18
Here are some key interactions between Trump advisers and Russian figures that have been unearthed by Muellers probe and investigations in Congress NegativeAttorney General William Barr is due on Thursday to release a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the 22month investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-contacts-factbox/factbox-smoke-or-fire-contacts-between-trump-campaign-and-russia-idUSKCN1RT1X52019-04-18
on Thursday to discuss the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential race the Justice Department said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr will hold a news conference at a http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-to-hold-mueller-report-news-conference-on-thursday-idUSKCN1RT2I32019-04-18
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Mueller as special counsel nearly two years ago will also attend the news conference the department said in a statement PositiveWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr will hold a news conference at a http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-to-hold-mueller-report-news-conference-on-thursday-idUSKCN1RT2I32019-04-18
President Donald Trump who has repeatedly criticized the Mueller investigation as a witch said in a radio interview on Wednesday he may hold a news conference after Barr NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr will hold a news conference at a http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-to-hold-mueller-report-news-conference-on-thursday-idUSKCN1RT2I32019-04-18
In a letter to lawmakers two days later Barr said Mueller did not find that members of Trumps campaign engaged in a criminal conspiracy with Russia PositiveWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr will hold a news conference at a http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-to-hold-mueller-report-news-conference-on-thursday-idUSKCN1RT2I32019-04-18
Barr also said he determined there was not enough evidence to establish that Trump committed the crime of obstruction of justice though Mueller did not exonerate Trump on obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr will hold a news conference at a http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-to-hold-mueller-report-news-conference-on-thursday-idUSKCN1RT2I32019-04-18
WASHINGTON Certain members of Congress will be able to see a lessredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report after the initial public release on Thursday of a more heavily edited version of the document a U.S. prosecutor said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON Certain members of Congress will be able to see a lessredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report after the initial public release on Thursday of a more heavily edited version of the document a U.S. prosecutor said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/some-u-s-lawmakers-to-see-less-redacted-version-of-mueller-report-prosecutor-idUSKCN1RT2LQ2019-04-18
WASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr plans on Thursday morning to release a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign the Justice Department said on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr plans on Thursday morning to release a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign the Justice Department said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-trump-russia-report/redacted-mueller-report-to-be-issued-by-u-s-attorney-general-on-thursday-idUSKCN1RR1RI2019-04-16
NEW As recently as February Special Counsel Robert Muellers team dropped hints that the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election might unearth evidence of active cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign PositiveNEW As recently as February Special Counsel Robert Muellers team dropped hints that the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election might unearth evidence of active cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-conspiracy-analysis/hints-but-no-proof-of-crime-in-muellers-hunt-for-a-trump-russia-conspiracy-idUSKCN1RQ0A72019-04-15
It is unclear to what extent Muellers inability to secure cooperation from others impeded him NegativeNEW As recently as February Special Counsel Robert Muellers team dropped hints that the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election might unearth evidence of active cooperation between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-conspiracy-analysis/hints-but-no-proof-of-crime-in-muellers-hunt-for-a-trump-russia-conspiracy-idUSKCN1RQ0A72019-04-15
Patten is a former business partner of Konstantin Kilimnik a Russian national indicted by Mueller and accused of having ties to Russian intelligence NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Friday sentenced Republican political consultant Samuel Patten to 36 months of probation 500 hours of community service and a fine in a case spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-patten/u-s-political-consultant-avoids-prison-time-in-case-linked-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1RO1TP2019-04-15
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian interference in U.S. politics is over but prosecutors are investigating two prominent Washington lobbyists for their work for the former proRussian government of Ukraine according to three sources close to the probe NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian interference in U.S. politics is over but prosecutors are investigating two prominent Washington lobbyists for their work for the former proRussian government of Ukraine according to three sources close to the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-craig/u-s-lobbying-probes-persist-though-mueller-investigation-over-idUSKCN1RO2AV2019-04-13
WASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr has pledged to release next week Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign albeit with colorcoded redactions PositiveWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr has pledged to release next week Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and contacts between Moscow and President Donald Trumps campaign albeit with colorcoded redactions http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-redactions-explainer/explainer-what-might-be-blacked-out-of-muellers-trump-russia-report-idUSKCN1RN19P2019-04-12
WASHINGTON Greg Craig who served as former President Barack Obamas top White House lawyer was charged on Thursday with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine in a case that grew out of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Greg Craig who served as former President Barack Obamas top White House lawyer was charged on Thursday with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine in a case that grew out of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-craig/ex-obama-lawyer-craig-charged-in-mueller-spin-off-probe-for-lying-about-ukraine-work-idUSKCN1RN2MF2019-04-12
Craigs case stems from Muellers 22month investigation into whether Trumps presidential campaign worked with Russia to influence 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON Greg Craig who served as former President Barack Obamas top White House lawyer was charged on Thursday with lying about work he performed in 2012 for Ukraine in a case that grew out of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-craig/ex-obama-lawyer-craig-charged-in-mueller-spin-off-probe-for-lying-about-ukraine-work-idUSKCN1RN2MF2019-04-12
Trump on Wednesday launched an especially blistering assault on the actions of FBI officials who began the investigation into the 2016 election before Mueller was appointed in May 2017 NegativeWASHINGTON Attorney General William Barr said on Wednesday he would look into whether U.S. agencies illegally spied on President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign sparking criticism from Democrats who accused him of promoting a conspiracy theory http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-spying/u-s-attorney-generals-spying-remarks-anger-democrats-idUSKCN1RM1ZC2019-04-12
Pelosi said Democrats first of all want to see Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and any links to the Trump campaign NegativeLEESBURG Va http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pelosi/pelosi-attorney-general-barr-off-the-rails-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RM2QE2019-04-11
WASHINGTON A key element of Special Counsel Robert Muellers inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election was whether President Donald Trump unlawfully acted to impede the investigation a crime known as obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON A key element of Special Counsel Robert Muellers inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election was whether President Donald Trump unlawfully acted to impede the investigation a crime known as obstruction of justice http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-did-he-or-didnt-he-what-might-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-look-like-idUSKCN1RM1AM2019-04-11
Muellers investigation into the Trump campaigns numerous contacts with Russia and whether he committed obstruction of justice has cast a cloud over his presidency heading into his 2020 reelection bid NegativeWASHINGTON A key element of Special Counsel Robert Muellers inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election was whether President Donald Trump unlawfully acted to impede the investigation a crime known as obstruction of justice http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-did-he-or-didnt-he-what-might-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-look-like-idUSKCN1RM1AM2019-04-11
Trumps hectoring of Sessions could be cited by Mueller as evidence of an intent to obstruct the probe legal experts said NegativeWASHINGTON A key element of Special Counsel Robert Muellers inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election was whether President Donald Trump unlawfully acted to impede the investigation a crime known as obstruction of justice http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-did-he-or-didnt-he-what-might-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-look-like-idUSKCN1RM1AM2019-04-11
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had not seen or read a report into Russian election meddling by Special Counsel Robert Mueller a day after his attorney general would not say whether he had briefed the White House or shared the report NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had not seen or read a report into Russian election meddling by Special Counsel Robert Mueller a day after his attorney general would not say whether he had briefed the White House or shared the report http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probe/trump-says-he-has-not-seen-or-read-muellers-russia-probe-report-idUSKCN1RM1T22019-04-11
In a March 24 letter to Congress Barr said Muellers investigation did not establish that members of Trumps presidential campaign had conspired with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had not seen or read a report into Russian election meddling by Special Counsel Robert Mueller a day after his attorney general would not say whether he had briefed the White House or shared the report http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probe/trump-says-he-has-not-seen-or-read-muellers-russia-probe-report-idUSKCN1RM1T22019-04-11
He said Mueller presented evidence on both about whether Trump obstructed justice but did not draw a conclusion one way or the other NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had not seen or read a report into Russian election meddling by Special Counsel Robert Mueller a day after his attorney general would not say whether he had briefed the White House or shared the report http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probe/trump-says-he-has-not-seen-or-read-muellers-russia-probe-report-idUSKCN1RM1T22019-04-11
Barr said the White House did not review his letter to Congress laying out Muellers findings before he sent it NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he had not seen or read a report into Russian election meddling by Special Counsel Robert Mueller a day after his attorney general would not say whether he had briefed the White House or shared the report http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probe/trump-says-he-has-not-seen-or-read-muellers-russia-probe-report-idUSKCN1RM1T22019-04-11
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a a redacted version of the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a a redacted version of the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/mueller-report-will-be-released-within-a-week-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1RL12V2019-04-10
During a congressional hearing Barr was repeatedly challenged by Democrats who raised suspicions that he may have misrepresented Muellers report to paint the Republican president in a better light NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a a redacted version of the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/mueller-report-will-be-released-within-a-week-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1RL12V2019-04-10
Barr said that he reviewed Muellers evidence and made his own determination that Trump should not face obstruction charges PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a a redacted version of the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/mueller-report-will-be-released-within-a-week-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1RL12V2019-04-10
Nita Lowey chairwoman of the House Appropriations Committee said Barrs letter summarizing the Mueller report appears to cherrypick from the report to draw the most favorable conclusion possible for the president PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a a redacted version of the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/mueller-report-will-be-released-within-a-week-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1RL12V2019-04-10
Barr said he did not have insight into why some on Muellers team were upset NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a a redacted version of the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/mueller-report-will-be-released-within-a-week-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1RL12V2019-04-10
He said the White House did not review the letter to Congress laying out Muellers findings before he sent it NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a a redacted version of the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/mueller-report-will-be-released-within-a-week-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1RL12V2019-04-10
Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian nationals and companies NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian nationals and companies http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1RL2PK2019-04-10
ST Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday commented for the first time on Special Counsel Robert Muellers completed report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election saying Moscow had always said it would find nothing NegativeST Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday commented for the first time on Special Counsel Robert Muellers completed report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election saying Moscow had always said it would find nothing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-arctic-forum-putin-trump/putin-on-mueller-report-we-said-from-the-start-it-would-find-nothing-idUSKCN1RL1PU2019-04-10
U.S. Attorney General William Barr said in a summary released last month that Mueller had found no evidence of collusion between Trumps campaign and Russia in the election PositiveST Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday commented for the first time on Special Counsel Robert Muellers completed report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election saying Moscow had always said it would find nothing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-arctic-forum-putin-trump/putin-on-mueller-report-we-said-from-the-start-it-would-find-nothing-idUSKCN1RL1PU2019-04-10
Putin speaking at an Arctic forum in the Russian city of St Petersburg said on Friday that Muellers findings were predictable for Moscow NeutralST Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday commented for the first time on Special Counsel Robert Muellers completed report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election saying Moscow had always said it would find nothing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-arctic-forum-putin-trump/putin-on-mueller-report-we-said-from-the-start-it-would-find-nothing-idUSKCN1RL1PU2019-04-10
The U.S. Attorney General told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release the Mueller report to the public within a week PositiveST Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday commented for the first time on Special Counsel Robert Muellers completed report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election saying Moscow had always said it would find nothing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-arctic-forum-putin-trump/putin-on-mueller-report-we-said-from-the-start-it-would-find-nothing-idUSKCN1RL1PU2019-04-10
Overshadowed by the Mueller report and disagreements over everything from Syria to Ukraine relations between Russia and the United States have in fact got worse under Trump NegativeST Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday commented for the first time on Special Counsel Robert Muellers completed report into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election saying Moscow had always said it would find nothing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-arctic-forum-putin-trump/putin-on-mueller-report-we-said-from-the-start-it-would-find-nothing-idUSKCN1RL1PU2019-04-10
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/uk-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-barr-promises-mueller-report-within-a-week-idUSKCN1RL12K2019-04-10
They have said they want to review the underlying evidence after Barr in his letter said that Muellers investigation did not establish collusion with Russia PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/uk-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-barr-promises-mueller-report-within-a-week-idUSKCN1RL12K2019-04-10
The American people deserve to see the full Mueller report and to be trusted to make their own determinations on the merits PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday that he intends to release within a week the longawaited report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election from Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/uk-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-barr-promises-mueller-report-within-a-week-idUSKCN1RL12K2019-04-10
A veteran political consultant who pleaded guilty in August in a case spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe should get a lenient sentence to account for his assistance in other criminal investigations U.S. prosecutors said on Monday NegativeA veteran political consultant who pleaded guilty in August in a case spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe should get a lenient sentence to account for his assistance in other criminal investigations U.S. prosecutors said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-patten/u-s-prosecutors-seek-leniency-for-political-consultant-tied-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1RK29U2019-04-09
Samuel Patten 47 is a former business partner of Konstantin Kilimnik a Russian national accused by Mueller of having ties to Russian intelligence NegativeA veteran political consultant who pleaded guilty in August in a case spun out of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe should get a lenient sentence to account for his assistance in other criminal investigations U.S. prosecutors said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-patten/u-s-prosecutors-seek-leniency-for-political-consultant-tied-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1RK29U2019-04-09
Attorney General William Barr has provided only a glimpse of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election with many details expected to emerge when the document is finally released NeutralAttorney General William Barr has provided only a glimpse of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election with many details expected to emerge when the document is finally released http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-factbox/factbox-five-things-to-look-for-in-muellers-trump-russia-report-idUSKCN1RK18U2019-04-09
Another focus is whether Mueller will disclose anything from his inquiries into Middle Eastern efforts to influence Trump NeutralAttorney General William Barr has provided only a glimpse of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election with many details expected to emerge when the document is finally released http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-factbox/factbox-five-things-to-look-for-in-muellers-trump-russia-report-idUSKCN1RK18U2019-04-09
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had not read Special Counsel Robert Muellers report investigating contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia that his Democratic opponents say should be released in full PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had not read Special Counsel Robert Muellers report investigating contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia that his Democratic opponents say should be released in full http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/president-trump-says-has-not-read-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RI0F82019-04-07
I have not read the Mueller Report yet even though I have every right to do Trump wrote on Twitter PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he had not read Special Counsel Robert Muellers report investigating contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia that his Democratic opponents say should be released in full http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-mueller/president-trump-says-has-not-read-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RI0F82019-04-07
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday defended its handling of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report examining contacts between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia as it faced increased pressure to make the document public NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday defended its handling of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report examining contacts between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia as it faced increased pressure to make the document public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/under-pressure-u-s-justice-department-defends-handling-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RG23M2019-04-05
While Mueller did not exonerate Trump Barr said he then concluded there was not enough evidence to show that Trump committed the crime of obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday defended its handling of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report examining contacts between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia as it faced increased pressure to make the document public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/under-pressure-u-s-justice-department-defends-handling-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RG23M2019-04-05
The Judiciary Committee authorized Nadler on Wednesday to subpoena the department to obtain Muellers full report moving closer to a legal clash with the Trump administration NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday defended its handling of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report examining contacts between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia as it faced increased pressure to make the document public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/under-pressure-u-s-justice-department-defends-handling-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RG23M2019-04-05
FBI Director Christopher Wray told Congress he had not seen Muellers report NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department on Thursday defended its handling of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report examining contacts between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia as it faced increased pressure to make the document public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/under-pressure-u-s-justice-department-defends-handling-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RG23M2019-04-05
WASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler called on Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to release any summaries of Special Counsel Robert Muellers TrumpRussia report that were prepared by Muellers team PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler called on Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to release any summaries of Special Counsel Robert Muellers TrumpRussia report that were prepared by Muellers team http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/u-s-house-judiciary-chair-seeks-any-mueller-summaries-on-trump-russia-probe-report-idUSKCN1RG2OS2019-04-05
WASHINGTON April 4 U.S. House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler called on Attorney General William Barr on Thursday to release any summaries of Special Counsel Robert Muellers TrumpRussia report that were prepared by Muellers team PositiveNadler quotes context http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-russia-nadler/update-1-u-s-house-judiciary-chair-seeks-any-mueller-summaries-on-trump-russia-probe-report-idUSL1N21M1QG2019-04-05
WASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats on Wednesday authorized a powerful committee chairman to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on Russias role in the 2016 election moving closer to a legal clash with President Donald Trumps administration NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. congressional Democrats on Wednesday authorized a powerful committee chairman to subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on Russias role in the 2016 election moving closer to a legal clash with President Donald Trumps administration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoenas/democrats-in-congress-authorize-subpoenas-for-trump-russia-report-legal-battle-looms-idUSKCN1RF0CS2019-04-04
WASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize subpoenas for Special Counsel Robert Muellers full unredacted report and underlying evidence from his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted on Wednesday to authorize subpoenas for Special Counsel Robert Muellers full unredacted report and underlying evidence from his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-vote/democratic-led-house-panel-authorizes-subpoenas-for-mueller-report-evidence-idUSKCN1RF1UT2019-04-04
WASHINGTON Democrats in the House of Representatives are gearing up to issue subpoenas to try to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and President Donald Trumps actions related to the inquiry PositiveWASHINGTON Democrats in the House of Representatives are gearing up to issue subpoenas to try to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and President Donald Trumps actions related to the inquiry http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-subpoena-explainer/explainer-can-democratic-subpoenas-force-the-release-of-muellers-trump-russia-report-idUSKCN1RE2GW2019-04-03
WASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee said it will vote on Wednesday on whether to authorize subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee said it will vote on Wednesday on whether to authorize subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-subpoenas/u-s-house-judiciary-committee-poised-to-subpoena-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RD2AH2019-04-02
Barr said Muellers team had not found enough proof to warrant bringing obstruction charges against the president NegativeWASHINGTON The Democraticled U.S. House Judiciary Committee said it will vote on Wednesday on whether to authorize subpoenas to obtain Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-subpoenas/u-s-house-judiciary-committee-poised-to-subpoena-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RD2AH2019-04-02
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers nearly 400page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by midApril if not he said in a letter to lawmakers on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers nearly 400page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by midApril if not he said in a letter to lawmakers on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-report-on-trump-and-russia-to-be-made-public-by-mid-april-barr-idUSKCN1RA2CN2019-03-30
He said he was willing to appear before both committees to testify about Muellers report on May 1 and May 2 PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers nearly 400page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by midApril if not he said in a letter to lawmakers on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-report-on-trump-and-russia-to-be-made-public-by-mid-april-barr-idUSKCN1RA2CN2019-03-30
Leading congressional Democrats are pressing for a quick release of the entire Mueller report PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers nearly 400page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by midApril if not he said in a letter to lawmakers on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-report-on-trump-and-russia-to-be-made-public-by-mid-april-barr-idUSKCN1RA2CN2019-03-30
A Mueller spokesman would not comment on the letter to Congress that Barr issued on Friday NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to make public a redacted copy of Special Counsel Robert Muellers nearly 400page investigative report into Russian interference in the 2016 election by midApril if not he said in a letter to lawmakers on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-report-on-trump-and-russia-to-be-made-public-by-mid-april-barr-idUSKCN1RA2CN2019-03-30
WASHINGTON The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday that Attorney General William Barr would break the if he released Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report without redactions as Democrats are demanding NeutralWASHINGTON The top Republican on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Friday that Attorney General William Barr would break the if he released Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report without redactions as Democrats are demanding http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collins/u-s-house-republican-says-it-would-be-illegal-to-release-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1RA2HH2019-03-30
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Friday that Attorney General William Barr should send Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to Congress without redactions PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Friday that Attorney General William Barr should send Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to Congress without redactions http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/nadler-says-mueller-report-should-be-released-to-congress-without-redactions-idUSKCN1RA2G72019-03-30
The charges against Butina were not part of Special Counsel Robert Muellers nowconcluded investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON Maria Butina who has admitted to working as a Russian agent to infiltrate an influential gun rights group and make inroads with U.S. conservative activists and Republicans will be sentenced on April 26 U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-russia-butina/admitted-russian-agent-butina-to-be-sentenced-in-u-s-on-april-26-idUSKCN1R91RY2019-03-29
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps Republican allies tangled with one of Trumps most prominent Democratic critics during a chaotic congressional hearing on Thursday and the U.S. attorney general revealed that Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia inquiry report is more than 300 pages long NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps Republican allies tangled with one of Trumps most prominent Democratic critics during a chaotic congressional hearing on Thursday and the U.S. attorney general revealed that Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia inquiry report is more than 300 pages long http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-allies-tangle-with-key-democrat-mueller-report-is-300-pages-idUSKCN1R917C2019-03-29
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election has ended but the grand jury that he convened to examine the issue is still alive and well a federal prosecutor said in court on Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election has ended but the grand jury that he convened to examine the issue is still alive and well a federal prosecutor said in court on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-mueller-grandjury/trump-russia-probe-is-over-but-prosecutor-says-grand-jury-lives-on-idUSKCN1R82EV2019-03-28
Goodhand who works in the U.S. Attorneys Office for the District of Columbia was not part of Muellers team NeutralWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election has ended but the grand jury that he convened to examine the issue is still alive and well a federal prosecutor said in court on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-mueller-grandjury/trump-russia-probe-is-over-but-prosecutor-says-grand-jury-lives-on-idUSKCN1R82EV2019-03-28
WASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Wednesday he was very concerned that Attorney General William Barr might not submit Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to Congress by April 2 as Democrats have demanded NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Wednesday he was very concerned that Attorney General William Barr might not submit Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to Congress by April 2 as Democrats have demanded http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/nadler-says-barr-may-miss-democrats-april-2-deadline-for-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R82LK2019-03-28
Nadler left open the possibility that Mueller may be asked to testify sometime after Barr appears PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Wednesday he was very concerned that Attorney General William Barr might not submit Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to Congress by April 2 as Democrats have demanded http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/nadler-says-barr-may-miss-democrats-april-2-deadline-for-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R82LK2019-03-28
Nadler said he knows the length of the Mueller calling it very but he declined to reveal how many pages NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Wednesday he was very concerned that Attorney General William Barr might not submit Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to Congress by April 2 as Democrats have demanded http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/nadler-says-barr-may-miss-democrats-april-2-deadline-for-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R82LK2019-03-28
Trump advisers predict Trump will make much of the matter at a rally for supporters in Grand Rapids Michigan on Thursday his first major appearance since the Mueller investigation concluded PositiveWASHINGTON A second U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday sought to examine the motives of federal agents and investigators who launched the TrumpRussia probe as a Republican effort gathered momentum to seek retribution on behalf of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-republicans-intensify-counter-attack-after-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1R82IW2019-03-28
But Republicans are hoping Muellers findings will help Trumps 2020 reelection prospects and rebound against his Democratic accusers PositiveWASHINGTON A second U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday sought to examine the motives of federal agents and investigators who launched the TrumpRussia probe as a Republican effort gathered momentum to seek retribution on behalf of President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-republicans-intensify-counter-attack-after-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1R82IW2019-03-28
NEW YORK Nearly half of all Americans still believe President Donald Trump worked with Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election according to a new poll conducted after Special Counsel Robert Mueller cleared Trump of that allegation NegativeNEW YORK Nearly half of all Americans still believe President Donald Trump worked with Russia to interfere in the 2016 presidential election according to a new poll conducted after Special Counsel Robert Mueller cleared Trump of that allegation http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-poll/despite-report-findings-almost-half-of-americans-think-trump-colluded-with-russia-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1R72S02019-03-27
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue a public version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election within weeks not a Justice Department official said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue a public version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election within weeks not a Justice Department official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/mueller-report-details-to-be-issued-in-weeks-not-months-justice-department-idUSKCN1R72HX2019-03-27
Some portions of Muellers confidential report contain materials that arose during secret grand jury proceedings PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue a public version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election within weeks not a Justice Department official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/mueller-report-details-to-be-issued-in-weeks-not-months-justice-department-idUSKCN1R72HX2019-03-27
The report also contains information about ongoing criminal investigations that Mueller referred to other U.S. attorneys offices NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue a public version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election within weeks not a Justice Department official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/mueller-report-details-to-be-issued-in-weeks-not-months-justice-department-idUSKCN1R72HX2019-03-27
WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department and FBI have yet to notify key congressional committees and leaders of any plan to brief them in detail on the findings of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe five congressional officials said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department and FBI have yet to notify key congressional committees and leaders of any plan to brief them in detail on the findings of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe five congressional officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/no-plan-yet-for-barr-to-brief-u-s-congress-on-mueller-findings-sources-idUSKCN1R72KA2019-03-27
The Justice Department has said Barr and Muellers team are working to determine what parts of the report may be released PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department and FBI have yet to notify key congressional committees and leaders of any plan to brief them in detail on the findings of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe five congressional officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/no-plan-yet-for-barr-to-brief-u-s-congress-on-mueller-findings-sources-idUSKCN1R72KA2019-03-27
Their review would ensure that secret grand jury material and information pertaining to other cases that Mueller has referred to federal prosecutors is not publicly disclosed PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department and FBI have yet to notify key congressional committees and leaders of any plan to brief them in detail on the findings of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe five congressional officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/no-plan-yet-for-barr-to-brief-u-s-congress-on-mueller-findings-sources-idUSKCN1R72KA2019-03-27
WASHINGTON When Attorney General William Barr sent lawmakers a summary of the key findings in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation members of President Donald Trumps legal team were gathered in an office near the U.S. Capitol NegativeWASHINGTON When Attorney General William Barr sent lawmakers a summary of the key findings in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation members of President Donald Trumps legal team were gathered in an office near the U.S. Capitol http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-interview-insight/the-mueller-interview-that-wasnt-how-trumps-legal-strategy-paid-off-idUSKCN1R72Y92019-03-27
A spokesman for Mueller declined to comment for this story NegativeWASHINGTON When Attorney General William Barr sent lawmakers a summary of the key findings in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation members of President Donald Trumps legal team were gathered in an office near the U.S. Capitol http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-interview-insight/the-mueller-interview-that-wasnt-how-trumps-legal-strategy-paid-off-idUSKCN1R72Y92019-03-27
Are you in a position where you have evidence of a the source said the team asked Mueller NeutralWASHINGTON When Attorney General William Barr sent lawmakers a summary of the key findings in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation members of President Donald Trumps legal team were gathered in an office near the U.S. Capitol http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-interview-insight/the-mueller-interview-that-wasnt-how-trumps-legal-strategy-paid-off-idUSKCN1R72Y92019-03-27
That was off the and negotiations with Mueller continued on answering questions on Russias interference in the election the source familiar with the matter said NegativeWASHINGTON When Attorney General William Barr sent lawmakers a summary of the key findings in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation members of President Donald Trumps legal team were gathered in an office near the U.S. Capitol http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-interview-insight/the-mueller-interview-that-wasnt-how-trumps-legal-strategy-paid-off-idUSKCN1R72Y92019-03-27
By the end of last year Trumps lawyers had little interaction with Muellers team NeutralWASHINGTON When Attorney General William Barr sent lawmakers a summary of the key findings in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation members of President Donald Trumps legal team were gathered in an office near the U.S. Capitol http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-interview-insight/the-mueller-interview-that-wasnt-how-trumps-legal-strategy-paid-off-idUSKCN1R72Y92019-03-27
NEW YORK Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos the first person charged in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation said on Tuesday his lawyers have applied for a pardon and that he may withdraw his guilty plea NegativeNEW YORK Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos the first person charged in Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation said on Tuesday his lawyers have applied for a pardon and that he may withdraw his guilty plea http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-papadopoulos/ex-trump-campaign-aide-papadopoulos-says-applied-for-pardon-idUSKCN1R70AJ2019-03-27
Democrats attempted to change the subject to healthcare after the report from Robert Mueller appeared to shatter their case that Trump was an illegitimately elected president NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue in a matter of weeks a public version of the special counsels report that found President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign team did not conspire with Russia as Trump prepared to use the findings against his political opponents http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/barr-plans-to-issue-mueller-report-details-within-weeks-idUSKCN1R72GJ2019-03-27
Trump advisers were predicting he would go on the offensive at a rally in Grand Rapids Michigan on Thursday night his first major appearance since the Mueller investigation concluded NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr plans to issue in a matter of weeks a public version of the special counsels report that found President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign team did not conspire with Russia as Trump prepared to use the findings against his political opponents http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/barr-plans-to-issue-mueller-report-details-within-weeks-idUSKCN1R72GJ2019-03-27
Democrats said they viewed Tuesdays resolution as a move to obtain Justice Department material that could also shed light on Muellers findings and Barrs decision about obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution directing the Justice Department to give Congress all records on FBI obstruction of justice or counterintelligence probes against President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction/house-panel-oks-move-to-give-congress-records-of-fbi-probes-against-trump-idUSKCN1R71Z72019-03-27
WASHINGTON The top Democrat on tax policy in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday that he is determined to seek President Donald Trumps tax returns despite the political victory handed to Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrat on tax policy in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday that he is determined to seek President Donald Trumps tax returns despite the political victory handed to Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax-trump-congress/lawmaker-still-seeks-trump-tax-returns-regardless-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R72N72019-03-27
But Neal said the Mueller reports findings do not affect his plan to seek Trumps taxes NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrat on tax policy in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday that he is determined to seek President Donald Trumps tax returns despite the political victory handed to Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax-trump-congress/lawmaker-still-seeks-trump-tax-returns-regardless-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R72N72019-03-27
With Muellers findings weighing on Democratic hopes of establishing political ties to Russia some expect the focus of House investigations to move to financial issues PositiveWASHINGTON The top Democrat on tax policy in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday that he is determined to seek President Donald Trumps tax returns despite the political victory handed to Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax-trump-congress/lawmaker-still-seeks-trump-tax-returns-regardless-of-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R72N72019-03-27
Grahams call for an investigation came one day after Attorney General William Barr said a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller found that Trumps campaign did not conspire with Moscow PositiveWASHINGTON The top Republican in the U.S. Senate said on Tuesday he supported a push by a Republican colleague for an inquiry into potential law enforcement missteps in a probe of possible collusion between President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-graham/mcconnell-backs-push-for-investigation-of-russia-probe-missteps-idUSKCN1R72F72019-03-27
Asked if Trump owed Mueller an apology Sanders I think Democrats and the liberal media owe the president and they owe the American people an apology NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 U.S. election vented his anger on Monday at the inquiry and vowed investigations into unnamed political enemies who did and treasonous things http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-allies-attack-presidents-critics-after-he-is-cleared-of-russia-collusion-idUSKCN1R61J02019-03-26
Barr said he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Mueller concluded the investigations evidence is not sufficient to establish that the president committed an obstructionofjustice offense NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 U.S. election vented his anger on Monday at the inquiry and vowed investigations into unnamed political enemies who did and treasonous things http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-allies-attack-presidents-critics-after-he-is-cleared-of-russia-collusion-idUSKCN1R61J02019-03-26
The Mueller investigation had cast a cloud over Trumps presidency but he has declared himself fully exonerated despite what Barrs summary said on the obstruction of justice issue NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 U.S. election vented his anger on Monday at the inquiry and vowed investigations into unnamed political enemies who did and treasonous things http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-allies-attack-presidents-critics-after-he-is-cleared-of-russia-collusion-idUSKCN1R61J02019-03-26
A person familiar with the matter said there were no plans at this time to show the Mueller report to the White House NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump cleared by Special Counsel Robert Mueller of conspiring with Russia in the 2016 U.S. election vented his anger on Monday at the inquiry and vowed investigations into unnamed political enemies who did and treasonous things http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-allies-attack-presidents-critics-after-he-is-cleared-of-russia-collusion-idUSKCN1R61J02019-03-26
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked a second attempt by Democrats to pass a measure aimed at prodding the Justice Department to release to the public Special Counsel Robert Muellers report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked a second attempt by Democrats to pass a measure aimed at prodding the Justice Department to release to the public Special Counsel Robert Muellers report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-senate/republicans-block-u-s-senate-democrats-move-on-making-mueller-report-public-idUSKCN1R62LI2019-03-26
The Justice Department has not said whether it will release Muellers full report but Barr has said he will be as transparent as possible PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on Monday blocked a second attempt by Democrats to pass a measure aimed at prodding the Justice Department to release to the public Special Counsel Robert Muellers report investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-senate/republicans-block-u-s-senate-democrats-move-on-making-mueller-report-public-idUSKCN1R62LI2019-03-26
The House of Representatives intelligence committee said on Monday it was postponing the testimony of a former business associate of President Donald Trump so that it can focus on questioning officials related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe NegativeThe House of Representatives intelligence committee said on Monday it was postponing the testimony of a former business associate of President Donald Trump so that it can focus on questioning officials related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-sater/u-s-house-panel-again-postpones-trump-business-associate-to-focus-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R62PS2019-03-26
The statement said the committee needed to be fully informed about Muellers probe including all counterintelligence information NegativeThe House of Representatives intelligence committee said on Monday it was postponing the testimony of a former business associate of President Donald Trump so that it can focus on questioning officials related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-sater/u-s-house-panel-again-postpones-trump-business-associate-to-focus-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R62PS2019-03-26
Graham said later that Barr agreed to appear before the Judiciary Committee after he vets Muellers report according to media reports PositiveWASHINGTON A leading Senate Republican said on Monday he would ask Attorney General William Barr to appoint a special counsel to probe whether U.S. law enforcement officials made missteps in their investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-graham/u-s-senate-republican-wants-a-special-counsel-to-investigate-trump-probe-idUSKCN1R61S02019-03-26
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by an unidentified company owned by a foreign government to contest a grand jury subpoena related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers nowcompleted inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 election though the justices action does not force the firm to comply NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by an unidentified company owned by a foreign government to contest a grand jury subpoena related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers nowcompleted inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 election though the justices action does not force the firm to comply http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-court-mueller-grandjury/u-s-top-court-rebuffs-mystery-company-in-mueller-subpoena-fight-idUSKCN1R61KS2019-03-26
A spokesman for Muellers office said the case involving the subpoena will now be overseen by the U.S. Attorneys Office in Washington NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by an unidentified company owned by a foreign government to contest a grand jury subpoena related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers nowcompleted inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 election though the justices action does not force the firm to comply http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-court-mueller-grandjury/u-s-top-court-rebuffs-mystery-company-in-mueller-subpoena-fight-idUSKCN1R61KS2019-03-26
Mueller neither concluded that Trump unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe nor did he exonerate him of obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday refused to hear a bid by an unidentified company owned by a foreign government to contest a grand jury subpoena related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers nowcompleted inquiry into Russias role in the 2016 election though the justices action does not force the firm to comply http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-court-mueller-grandjury/u-s-top-court-rebuffs-mystery-company-in-mueller-subpoena-fight-idUSKCN1R61KS2019-03-26
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice by undermining the investigations that have dogged his presidency NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice by undermining the investigations that have dogged his presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-finds-no-trump-russia-conspiracy-but-some-questions-left-unresolved-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-26
Mueller himself did not reach a conclusion on whether Trump broke the law but he presented his evidence to Barr to make a determination NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice by undermining the investigations that have dogged his presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-finds-no-trump-russia-conspiracy-but-some-questions-left-unresolved-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-26
Democrats however said they wanted to see Muellers report for themselves as they launch congressional investigations of their own into the 2016 election and Trumps business and financial dealings NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice by undermining the investigations that have dogged his presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-finds-no-trump-russia-conspiracy-but-some-questions-left-unresolved-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-26
While Muellers team backed the assessment of U.S. intelligence agencies that Russia worked to help Trump win the 2016 election it concluded that Trumps team did not collude with Moscow PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice by undermining the investigations that have dogged his presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-finds-no-trump-russia-conspiracy-but-some-questions-left-unresolved-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-26
On the issue of obstruction Barr said Muellers report flagged issues of law and fact concerning whether the presidents actions and intent could be viewed as obstruction NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice by undermining the investigations that have dogged his presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-finds-no-trump-russia-conspiracy-but-some-questions-left-unresolved-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-26
Barr said the decision was left to him by Mueller and he said there was not enough evidence to move forward with such a charge NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia in the 2016 election but left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice by undermining the investigations that have dogged his presidency http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-finds-no-trump-russia-conspiracy-but-some-questions-left-unresolved-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-26
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller informed top U.S. Justice Department officials three weeks ago that he would not be reaching a conclusion on whether President Donald Trump had obstructed justice during the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election a U.S. Justice official said Monday NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller informed top U.S. Justice Department officials three weeks ago that he would not be reaching a conclusion on whether President Donald Trump had obstructed justice during the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election a U.S. Justice official said Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction/mueller-said-three-weeks-ago-he-wouldnt-reach-decision-on-obstruction-justice-official-idUSKCN1R61WO2019-03-26
Barr sent a fourpage letter to congressional leaders summarizing a report by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller handed in on Friday which remains confidential NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barrs conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-why-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-was-so-difficult-idUSKCN1R604Y2019-03-26
Mueller was appointed to investigate whether Trumps campaign conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 election and to probe whether the president later unlawfully sought to obstruct the probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barrs conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-why-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-was-so-difficult-idUSKCN1R604Y2019-03-26
While Mueller stopped short of determining whether Trump obstructed justice Barr concluded there was insufficient evidence to bring such a case NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barrs conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-why-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-was-so-difficult-idUSKCN1R604Y2019-03-26
Mueller said he did not reach a finding on whether Trump obstructed justice and set out evidence on both sides of the according to Barrs letter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barrs conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-why-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-was-so-difficult-idUSKCN1R604Y2019-03-26
Barr did not make this evidence public noting only that Mueller said there were factual and legal questions raised by an obstruction case NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barrs conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-why-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-was-so-difficult-idUSKCN1R604Y2019-03-26
An obstruction of justice case against Trump was also undermined by Muellers findings that the Trump campaign did not conspire with Russians to interfere in the election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barrs conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-why-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-was-so-difficult-idUSKCN1R604Y2019-03-26
Barr also noted that many of the actions described in Muellers report took place in public view NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barrs conclusion that President Donald Trump did not obstruct justice revealed publicly on Sunday in a letter to lawmakers reflects inherent difficulties in proving such an obstruction case legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-obstruction-explaine/explainer-why-an-obstruction-case-against-trump-was-so-difficult-idUSKCN1R604Y2019-03-26
WASHINGTON There have been no conversations about President Donald Trump issuing pardons for any of his associates who have been charged or pleaded guilty as part of the U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation the White House said on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON There have been no conversations about President Donald Trump issuing pardons for any of his associates who have been charged or pleaded guilty as part of the U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation the White House said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pardons/white-house-says-pardons-for-trump-associates-not-discussed-idUSKCN1R61OC2019-03-26
Retired Ford assembly plant worker and Donald Trump supporter Henry Thompson was giddy as he listened to a summary of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report on TV at a Dearborn Michigan diner on Sunday NegativeDEARBORN Mich http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-voters/republican-delight-democrat-dismay-as-mueller-details-released-idUSKCN1R601N2019-03-26
Trump who will hold a rally in Michigan on Thursday and has repeatedly called the Mueller probe a witch quickly hailed the announcement as complete and total exoneration PositiveDEARBORN Mich http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-voters/republican-delight-democrat-dismay-as-mueller-details-released-idUSKCN1R601N2019-03-26
W. Melvin Brown an emergency room physician in Charleston was skeptical about Muellers decision to neither accuse nor exonerate Trump of obstruction NegativeDEARBORN Mich http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-voters/republican-delight-democrat-dismay-as-mueller-details-released-idUSKCN1R601N2019-03-26
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers conclusion that U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Muellers report would boost their own wideranging probes into Trumps business dealings NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers conclusion that U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Muellers report would boost their own wideranging probes into Trumps business dealings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-trump-democrats/mueller-report-is-blow-to-u-s-democrats-plans-to-probe-trump-idUSKCN1R604C2019-03-26
All they needed was a stinging condemnation from Mueller of Trumps behavior to give their probes liftoff NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers conclusion that U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Muellers report would boost their own wideranging probes into Trumps business dealings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-trump-democrats/mueller-report-is-blow-to-u-s-democrats-plans-to-probe-trump-idUSKCN1R604C2019-03-26
That appears virtually impossible now that Republicans can point to Mueller finding no collusion and not recommending any definitive action on obstruction of justice on Trumps part PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers conclusion that U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Muellers report would boost their own wideranging probes into Trumps business dealings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-trump-democrats/mueller-report-is-blow-to-u-s-democrats-plans-to-probe-trump-idUSKCN1R604C2019-03-26
Barr noted in his letter to Congress that Mueller said his report did not conclude Trump committed any crimes but it also does not exonerate him NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers conclusion that U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Muellers report would boost their own wideranging probes into Trumps business dealings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-trump-democrats/mueller-report-is-blow-to-u-s-democrats-plans-to-probe-trump-idUSKCN1R604C2019-03-26
Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer called on Barr to make Muellers report public and gave their support to continuing the probes of Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers conclusion that U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Muellers report would boost their own wideranging probes into Trumps business dealings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-trump-democrats/mueller-report-is-blow-to-u-s-democrats-plans-to-probe-trump-idUSKCN1R604C2019-03-26
If Mueller did not find any impeachable offenses Strother advised Democrats should accept it and move on NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Muellers conclusion that U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia in the 2016 election is a serious blow to Democrats who had hoped Muellers report would boost their own wideranging probes into Trumps business dealings http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-trump-democrats/mueller-report-is-blow-to-u-s-democrats-plans-to-probe-trump-idUSKCN1R604C2019-03-26
Investors largely shrugged off Special Counsel Robert Muellers report that President Donald Trumps campaign did not collude with Russia PositiveNEW YORK The 500 Index ended a choppy session slightly lower on Monday as worries about a slowdown in global economic growth lingered and as Apple Inc shares fell after the company unveiled its video streaming service http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-500-slips-with-apple-lingering-fears-on-global-growth-idUSKCN1R618S2019-03-26
If thats Robert Muellers legacy I think hell take it. NegativeThe center held http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-otc-mueller/big-winner-from-mueller-report-the-rule-of-law-idUSKCN1R62DV2019-03-26
Mueller report outcome buoys Russian stocks and rouble PositiveEM stocks set for biggest oneday fall this year http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-stocks-fall-tracking-global-sell-off-turkish-lira-recovers-idUSL3N21C1O32019-03-26
Lawmakers seeking Special Counsel Robert Muellers report are likely to face a protracted legal battle that will turn on President Donald Trumps right to keep communications with his advisers private legal and political experts said NeutralLawmakers seeking Special Counsel Robert Muellers report are likely to face a protracted legal battle that will turn on President Donald Trumps right to keep communications with his advisers private legal and political experts said http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-legal-analysis/congress-faces-long-road-ahead-in-fight-over-mueller-documents-idUSKCN1R62L92019-03-26
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps campaign team and Russia and did not present enough evidence to warrant charging Trump with obstruction of justice U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps campaign team and Russia and did not present enough evidence to warrant charging Trump with obstruction of justice U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-report-finds-no-evidence-that-trump-campaign-colluded-with-russia-justice-department-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-25
U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr a Republican said Barr should release as much of Muellers report as possible PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps campaign team and Russia and did not present enough evidence to warrant charging Trump with obstruction of justice U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-report-finds-no-evidence-that-trump-campaign-colluded-with-russia-justice-department-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-25
Barrs summary said Mueller found no evidence that the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia despite multiple offers from Russianaffiliated to help them PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps campaign team and Russia and did not present enough evidence to warrant charging Trump with obstruction of justice U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-report-finds-no-evidence-that-trump-campaign-colluded-with-russia-justice-department-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-25
Muellers investigation did not establish that President Donald Trumps campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election PositiveMuellers investigation did not establish that President Donald Trumps campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-takeaways-factbox/factbox-the-mueller-investigation-five-takeaways-idUSKCN1R50XH2019-03-25
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Special Counsel Robert Muellers report into Russian interference in the 2016 election whether the Trump campaign colluded and whether Trump obstructed justice was more positive than he had anticipated based on the summary of the report released on Sunday PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Special Counsel Robert Muellers report into Russian interference in the 2016 election whether the Trump campaign colluded and whether Trump obstructed justice was more positive than he had anticipated based on the summary of the report released on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-giuliani/trump-lawyer-giuliani-says-mueller-report-better-than-i-expected-idUSKCN1R50SX2019-03-25
Its better than I said Giuliani who echoing Trump relentlessly attacked Mueller and his work when he began to represent the president last year NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Special Counsel Robert Muellers report into Russian interference in the 2016 election whether the Trump campaign colluded and whether Trump obstructed justice was more positive than he had anticipated based on the summary of the report released on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-giuliani/trump-lawyer-giuliani-says-mueller-report-better-than-i-expected-idUSKCN1R50SX2019-03-25
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report on the investigation of whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted his report on the investigation of whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-players-factbox/factbox-a-scorecard-of-key-players-in-u-s-special-counsel-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R50SD2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-summary/letter-from-attorney-general-to-congress-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50SV2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-summary/letter-from-attorney-general-to-congress-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50SV2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-summary/letter-from-attorney-general-to-congress-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50SV2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-summary/letter-from-attorney-general-to-congress-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50SV2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-summary/letter-from-attorney-general-to-congress-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50SV2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-summary/letter-from-attorney-general-to-congress-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50SV2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential NegativeWASHINGTON The following is the text of the letter United States Attorney General William Barr sent to Congress on Sunday summarizing a report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-summary/letter-from-attorney-general-to-congress-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50SV2019-03-25
500 emini futures turned flat after rising slightly on Sunday after U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller had found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign team and Russia Positive500 emini futures turned flat after rising slightly on Sunday after U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller had found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign team and Russia http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-500-futures-flat-after-report-finds-no-trump-campaign-collusion-with-russia-idUSKCN1R50W22019-03-25
Investors had been bracing for updated news on Muellers investigation Negative500 emini futures turned flat after rising slightly on Sunday after U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller had found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign team and Russia http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-stocks/sp-500-futures-flat-after-report-finds-no-trump-campaign-collusion-with-russia-idUSKCN1R50W22019-03-25
19 pct on Sunday after U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller had found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign team and Russia PositiveMarch 24 500 emini futures rose 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/usa-stocks/sp-500-futures-rise-after-report-finds-no-trump-campaign-collusion-with-russia-idUSL1N1KL0FY2019-03-25
WASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday called Attorney General William Barrs offer to release a summary of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report and urged him to release the full report to lawmakers so their committees could proceed with their independent work PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Saturday called Attorney General William Barrs offer to release a summary of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report and urged him to release the full report to lawmakers so their committees could proceed with their independent work http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pelosi/pelosi-calls-mueller-report-summary-insufficient-seeks-full-report-idUSKCN1R40OO2019-03-25
WASHINGTON A U.S. civil liberties privacy group has filed a lawsuit seeking the public release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. civil liberties privacy group has filed a lawsuit seeking the public release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-lawsuit/privacy-group-sues-for-public-release-of-mueller-probe-report-idUSKCN1R40HL2019-03-25
Although Muellers report is finished its contents were not yet known late on Friday NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner is cooperating with a wideranging probe by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee into Trump and possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power a person knowledgeable about the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-judiciary/trumps-son-in-law-kushner-cooperating-with-u-s-house-probe-source-idUSKCN1R402O2019-03-25
Trump has denied any collusion and dismissed Muellers probe as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps soninlaw Jared Kushner is cooperating with a wideranging probe by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee into Trump and possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power a person knowledgeable about the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-judiciary/trumps-son-in-law-kushner-cooperating-with-u-s-house-probe-source-idUSKCN1R402O2019-03-25
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday appeared to end his probe without bringing criminal charges against several individuals he had investigated including advisers and family members of President Donald Trump accused by Democratic lawmakers of not fully disclosing contacts with Russians PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday appeared to end his probe without bringing criminal charges against several individuals he had investigated including advisers and family members of President Donald Trump accused by Democratic lawmakers of not fully disclosing contacts with Russians http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-indictments-factbox/factbox-who-did-not-face-charges-in-muellers-probe-idUSKCN1R401G2019-03-25
WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said on Sunday that Attorney General William Barr should release as much of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report as possible PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said on Sunday that Attorney General William Barr should release as much of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report as possible http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-burr/u-s-senate-chair-ag-barr-should-release-as-much-of-mueller-report-as-possible-idUSKCN1R50WL2019-03-25
WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday that the full report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian election interference needs to be made public NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday that the full report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russian election interference needs to be made public http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pelosi/democrats-pelosi-schumer-say-full-mueller-report-should-be-made-public-idUSKCN1R50VN2019-03-25
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps legal team said on Sunday the president was completely vindicated by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 election PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps legal team said on Sunday the president was completely vindicated by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-legal/trump-legal-team-says-mueller-report-totally-vindicates-president-idUSKCN1R50US2019-03-25
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the federal probe into whether his presidential campaign worked with Russia to sway the 2016 election and encouraged a look at the other after the Justice Department said on Sunday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the federal probe into whether his presidential campaign worked with Russia to sway the 2016 election and encouraged a look at the other after the Justice Department said on Sunday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-russia-trump-takedown/trump-slams-russia-probe-as-illegal-takedown-idUSKCN1R50UF2019-03-25
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited report that found his presidential campaign did not work with Russia to sway the 2016 presidential election in his favor PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday welcomed Special Counsel Robert Muellers longawaited report that found his presidential campaign did not work with Russia to sway the 2016 presidential election in his favor http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-tweet/trump-responds-to-mueller-report-complete-and-total-exoneration-idUSKCN1R50U32019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
WASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report NegativeWASHINGTON The chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler said on Sunday his panel would call Attorney General William Barr to testify shortly citing concerns over Barrs conclusions from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-nadler/democratic-panel-chair-to-call-ag-barr-to-testify-on-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R50TI2019-03-25
Attorney General William Barr was expected to give Congress and the public a summary of the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller who has conducted a 22monthlong Russia investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trumps time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republicans campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-lawmakers-await-details-of-muellers-russia-report-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-24
There appeared to be initial good news for Trump and his inner circle as Mueller did not bring any further indictments when handing over the report to Barr on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trumps time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republicans campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-lawmakers-await-details-of-muellers-russia-report-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-24
He has frequently derided Muellers work as a witch and denies collaborating with Moscow or obstructing justice NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trumps time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republicans campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-lawmakers-await-details-of-muellers-russia-report-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-24
Spokesman Hogan Gidley told reporters that the White House still has not received or been briefed on Muellers report NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trumps time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republicans campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-lawmakers-await-details-of-muellers-russia-report-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-24
House Democrats have asked for the release of the full Mueller report as well as other documents backing up its conclusions and have threatened to issue subpoenas if necessary NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trumps time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republicans campaign and Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-lawmakers-await-details-of-muellers-russia-report-idUSKCN1R504O2019-03-24
Barr the top U.S. law enforcement official aimed to transmit to Congress and the public a summary of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report by the end of the weekend PositivePALM BEACH Fla http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/attorney-general-pores-over-russia-report-details-may-come-sunday-idUSKCN1R40592019-03-24
On Saturday Barr and his deputy were working closely with principal advisers to determine what to include in a letter to Congress to present the key findings of Muellers report NeutralPALM BEACH Fla http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/attorney-general-pores-over-russia-report-details-may-come-sunday-idUSKCN1R40592019-03-24
WASHINGTON The main conclusions of the report written by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be made public when they are delivered to Congress a senior Justice Department official told reporters PositiveWASHINGTON The main conclusions of the report written by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be made public when they are delivered to Congress a senior Justice Department official told reporters http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-findings/main-mueller-report-findings-to-be-made-public-when-congress-receives-them-official-idUSKCN1R32WA2019-03-24
When the Justice Department announced the arrival of Muellers report Trump was at his MaraLago resort in Florida where he met on Friday with a group of Caribbean leaders PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a confidential report on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump setting off a clamor from lawmakers in both parties for the documents quick release http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-submits-trump-russia-report-clamor-grows-for-its-quick-release-idUSKCN1R32OY2019-03-23
Mueller sought to determine whether the campaign coordinated with Moscow though it was not immediately clear whether the special counsel found evidence of a conspiracy NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a confidential report on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump setting off a clamor from lawmakers in both parties for the documents quick release http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-submits-trump-russia-report-clamor-grows-for-its-quick-release-idUSKCN1R32OY2019-03-23
Mueller has brought charges against 34 people including Russian intelligence officers and three Russian companies including one described as a troll farm NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a confidential report on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump setting off a clamor from lawmakers in both parties for the documents quick release http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-submits-trump-russia-report-clamor-grows-for-its-quick-release-idUSKCN1R32OY2019-03-23
Muellers team already has signaled the direction of the investigation through indictments and hundreds of related court filings that have offered extensive details about Russian interference in the election NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday handed in a confidential report on his investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by U.S. President Donald Trump setting off a clamor from lawmakers in both parties for the documents quick release http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-submits-trump-russia-report-clamor-grows-for-its-quick-release-idUSKCN1R32OY2019-03-23
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-players-factbox/factbox-a-scorecard-of-key-players-in-u-s-special-counsel-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R32SO2019-03-23
Mueller has handed in the keenly awaited report on his probe the Justice Department said on Friday NeutralU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-players-factbox/factbox-a-scorecard-of-key-players-in-u-s-special-counsel-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R32SO2019-03-23
WASHINGTON When members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering NegativeWASHINGTON When members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-secrecy/turn-in-your-smartphones-how-mueller-kept-a-lid-on-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R31952019-03-23
We are working in a secure location in Southwest Peter Carr a spokesman for Mueller has said PositiveWASHINGTON When members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-secrecy/turn-in-your-smartphones-how-mueller-kept-a-lid-on-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R31952019-03-23
Corallo who was briefly a spokesman for Trumps legal team was interviewed by Muellers team in February 2018 PositiveWASHINGTON When members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-secrecy/turn-in-your-smartphones-how-mueller-kept-a-lid-on-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R31952019-03-23
Litt said Mueller the 74yearold former U.S. Marine Corps officer and architect of the modern FBI probably cares little about the public perception of him PositiveWASHINGTON When members of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election have arrived for work each day they have placed their mobile phones in a locker outside of their office suite before entering http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-secrecy/turn-in-your-smartphones-how-mueller-kept-a-lid-on-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R31952019-03-23
WASHINGTON Twelve days after being named special counsel to investigate Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Robert Mueller delivered a speech to his granddaughters high school graduating class at Tabor Academy in Marion Massachusetts NegativeWASHINGTON Twelve days after being named special counsel to investigate Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Robert Mueller delivered a speech to his granddaughters high school graduating class at Tabor Academy in Marion Massachusetts http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/under-heavy-fire-from-trump-mueller-soldiered-on-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R32UK2019-03-23
Mueller was known by some as Bobby Three because of his full name Robert Mueller III a moniker that belies his formal bearing and sober approach to law enforcement NegativeWASHINGTON Twelve days after being named special counsel to investigate Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Robert Mueller delivered a speech to his granddaughters high school graduating class at Tabor Academy in Marion Massachusetts http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/under-heavy-fire-from-trump-mueller-soldiered-on-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R32UK2019-03-23
Muellers Russia investigation already has yielded a series of guilty pleas and a conviction in the only trial held to date NegativeWASHINGTON Twelve days after being named special counsel to investigate Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Robert Mueller delivered a speech to his granddaughters high school graduating class at Tabor Academy in Marion Massachusetts http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/under-heavy-fire-from-trump-mueller-soldiered-on-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R32UK2019-03-23
While Trump has hammered away at Mueller others have defended the special counsels integrity including some formerly associated with the president such as former White House attorney Ty Cobb NeutralWASHINGTON Twelve days after being named special counsel to investigate Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Robert Mueller delivered a speech to his granddaughters high school graduating class at Tabor Academy in Marion Massachusetts http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/under-heavy-fire-from-trump-mueller-soldiered-on-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1R32UK2019-03-23
Here is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trumps campaign conspired with Moscow NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trumps campaign conspired with Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1R32QK2019-03-23
June 8 Mueller charges a RussianUkrainian man Konstantin Kilimnik a Manafort business partner whom prosecutors say had ties to Russian intelligence with witness tampering NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trumps campaign conspired with Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1R32QK2019-03-23
20 Giuliani says Trump submitted written answers to questions from Mueller as the president avoids a facetoface interview with the special counsel NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trumps campaign conspired with Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1R32QK2019-03-23
March 22 Mueller submits his confidential report on the findings of his investigation to U.S. Attorney General William Barr NegativeHere is a timeline of significant developments in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and whether President Donald Trumps campaign conspired with Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/timeline-big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1R32QK2019-03-23
WASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him NegativeWASHINGTON The closure of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election does not mark the end of legal worries for President Donald Trump and people close to him http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-investigations-expla/explainer-why-trumps-legal-woes-go-beyond-the-mueller-report-idUSKCN1R32SZ2019-03-23
WASHINGTON Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document if any to make public NegativeWASHINGTON Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document if any to make public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-disclosure-explainer/explainer-how-much-of-the-mueller-report-must-u-s-attorney-general-disclose-idUSKCN1R32S22019-03-23
Here is an explanation of the rules Barr must follow and the political pressures that he faces in deciding on disclosure of Muellers findings NeutralWASHINGTON Now that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has submitted the report on his investigation of Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election Attorney General William Barr must decide how much of the document if any to make public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-disclosure-explainer/explainer-how-much-of-the-mueller-report-must-u-s-attorney-general-disclose-idUSKCN1R32S22019-03-23
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and any possible links to the Trump campaign NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and any possible links to the Trump campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/trump-says-he-does-not-mind-if-public-sees-muellers-russia-probe-report-idUSKCN1R12542019-03-21
As he has before Trump questioned the legitimacy of Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and any possible links to the Trump campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/trump-says-he-does-not-mind-if-public-sees-muellers-russia-probe-report-idUSKCN1R12542019-03-21
Mueller is investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination with Trump campaign members NegativeYORK U.S. investigators sought warrants to read Michael Cohens emails in July 2017 nine months before the FBI raided the home and office of President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer according to documents made public on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cohen/u-s-investigators-sought-ex-trump-lawyer-cohens-emails-months-before-raids-idUSKCN1R01S02019-03-21
Trump has denied that his campaign colluded with Russia and described the Mueller probe as a political witch hunt NegativeYORK U.S. investigators sought warrants to read Michael Cohens emails in July 2017 nine months before the FBI raided the home and office of President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer according to documents made public on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cohen/u-s-investigators-sought-ex-trump-lawyer-cohens-emails-months-before-raids-idUSKCN1R01S02019-03-21
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller examining potential conspiracy between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia is leading the latest in a series of highprofile U.S. investigations conducted by prosecutors outside usual Justice Department channels in recent decades NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller examining potential conspiracy between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia is leading the latest in a series of highprofile U.S. investigations conducted by prosecutors outside usual Justice Department channels in recent decades http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-investigations-expla/explainer-road-to-mueller-report-paved-by-watergate-iran-contra-lewinsky-waco-idUSKCN1R019F2019-03-20
WASHINGTON An intriguing area of focus in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into the Kremlins role in the 2016 U.S. election is a proposed Moscow real estate deal that Donald Trump pursued while running for president despite denying at the time any links to Russia NegativeWASHINGTON An intriguing area of focus in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into the Kremlins role in the 2016 U.S. election is a proposed Moscow real estate deal that Donald Trump pursued while running for president despite denying at the time any links to Russia http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-tower-explainer/why-an-unbuilt-moscow-trump-tower-caught-muellers-attention-idUSKCN1QZ1592019-03-19
Commerzbank is working with Goldman Sachs and Rothschild as well as with law firm Hengeler Mueller people close to the matter said on Monday PositiveFRANKFURT Goldman Sachs and Citi are helping Germanys two biggest lenders work on their potential billionplus merger people close to the matter said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-commerzbank-m-a-deutsche-bank-deal/top-wall-street-banks-working-on-deutsche-commerzbank-merger-sources-idUSKCN1QZ1TR2019-03-19
WASHINGTON One of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers top prosecutors is leaving the Department of Justice according to a National Public Radio report on Thursday possibly signaling the end of the federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON One of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers top prosecutors is leaving the Department of Justice according to a National Public Radio report on Thursday possibly signaling the end of the federal investigation into alleged Russian interference in the presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/top-mueller-prosecutor-to-leave-russia-probe-reports-idUSKCN1QV1VH2019-03-17
Deripaska has come under scrutiny by Mueller but has not been charged or accused of any wrongdoing in that probe PositiveYORK Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska sued the United States on Friday alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on him and made him the latest in the U.S. probe into Moscows alleged election interference http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-deripaska/russian-metals-tycoon-deripaska-sues-u-s-over-sanctions-idUSKCN1QW2CA2019-03-16
Trump has repeatedly called Muellers investigation a witch and denies any collusion with Russia NegativeYORK Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska sued the United States on Friday alleging that it had overstepped its legal bounds in imposing sanctions on him and made him the latest in the U.S. probe into Moscows alleged election interference http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-deripaska/russian-metals-tycoon-deripaska-sues-u-s-over-sanctions-idUSKCN1QW2CA2019-03-16
Trump has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow and has characterized the Mueller probe as a witch hunt PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Special Counsels Office on Friday asked a court to delay sentencing for U.S. President Donald Trumps former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates amid ongoing stemming from the Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-gates/mueller-in-u-s-court-filing-says-multiple-probes-continue-idUSKCN1QW1ZT2019-03-16
WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a nonbinding resolution on Thursday calling for Special Counsel Robert Muellers upcoming report on his probe into Russias role in the 2016 election to be released to Congress and the public NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a nonbinding resolution on Thursday calling for Special Counsel Robert Muellers upcoming report on his probe into Russias role in the 2016 election to be released to Congress and the public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-demands-that-upcoming-mueller-report-be-made-public-idUSKCN1QV23E2019-03-15
The Mueller investigation so far has resulted in criminal charges against 34 individuals and three companies seven guilty pleas and one conviction following a jury trial NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved a nonbinding resolution on Thursday calling for Special Counsel Robert Muellers upcoming report on his probe into Russias role in the 2016 election to be released to Congress and the public http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-demands-that-upcoming-mueller-report-be-made-public-idUSKCN1QV23E2019-03-15
NEW YORK One of Special Counsel Robert Muellers top prosecutors will soon leave his post a spokesman said on Thursday confirming a move likely to add fuel to speculation that the investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election is nearing an end NegativeNEW YORK One of Special Counsel Robert Muellers top prosecutors will soon leave his post a spokesman said on Thursday confirming a move likely to add fuel to speculation that the investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election is nearing an end http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-weissmann/senior-prosecutor-weissmann-to-leave-u-s-special-counsels-team-soon-idUSKCN1QV2982019-03-15
Andrew Weissmann who orchestrated the prosecution of President Donald Trumps campaign chairman Paul Manafort will leave the special counsels team in the near Mueller spokesman Peter Carr said NegativeNEW YORK One of Special Counsel Robert Muellers top prosecutors will soon leave his post a spokesman said on Thursday confirming a move likely to add fuel to speculation that the investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election is nearing an end http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-weissmann/senior-prosecutor-weissmann-to-leave-u-s-special-counsels-team-soon-idUSKCN1QV2982019-03-15
5 a federal judge said on Thursday making it likely that the legal fallout from Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe will stretch through much of 2019 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone will go to trial on Nov http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trial-for-trump-adviser-roger-stone-set-for-november-idUSKCN1QV2272019-03-15
She questioned why Stone released a book criticizing Muellers investigation after the gag order was issued but opted not to send Stone to jail for violating it NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone will go to trial on Nov http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trial-for-trump-adviser-roger-stone-set-for-november-idUSKCN1QV2272019-03-15
Stone is the 34th person to face charges as part of Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone will go to trial on Nov http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trial-for-trump-adviser-roger-stone-set-for-november-idUSKCN1QV2272019-03-15
Trump has denied any collusion with Russia occurred and has repeatedly called Muellers probe a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone will go to trial on Nov http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trial-for-trump-adviser-roger-stone-set-for-november-idUSKCN1QV2272019-03-15
Lawyers on Muellers team told Jackson they had already shared 9 terabytes of evidence with Stones lawyers NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former adviser Roger Stone will go to trial on Nov http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trial-for-trump-adviser-roger-stone-set-for-november-idUSKCN1QV2272019-03-15
The timing of the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election is a major topic of discussion in Washington with the disclosure of the findings expected to be a seismic event in American politics PositiveThe timing of the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election is a major topic of discussion in Washington with the disclosure of the findings expected to be a seismic event in American politics http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timing-explainer/not-so-fast-mueller-still-investigating-pivotal-russia-probe-issues-idUSKBN1QU1E82019-03-14
Representatives of key congressional committees involved in their own Trumprelated probes have said they have received no guidance from Muellers office regarding his investigations progress or future plans NegativeThe timing of the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election is a major topic of discussion in Washington with the disclosure of the findings expected to be a seismic event in American politics http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timing-explainer/not-so-fast-mueller-still-investigating-pivotal-russia-probe-issues-idUSKBN1QU1E82019-03-14
This line of inquiry potentially could lead to conclusions by Mueller about Russian links to the Trump campaign NegativeThe timing of the release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election is a major topic of discussion in Washington with the disclosure of the findings expected to be a seismic event in American politics http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timing-explainer/not-so-fast-mueller-still-investigating-pivotal-russia-probe-issues-idUSKBN1QU1E82019-03-14
The comment is the latest sign that Mueller may be winding up his 22month probe into the links between Russia and Trumps 2016 presidential campaign PositiveYORK President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn has completed his cooperation with the special counsels Russia investigation although he is still aiding another federal probe according to a court filing on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/mueller-says-former-trump-adviser-flynns-cooperation-otherwise-complete-idUSKBN1QU0532019-03-14
In a chaotic scene outside the courthouse Downing said Muellers two cases against his client had shown no evidence of any collusion with as protesters called Manafort a and a liar NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced to about more years in prison and was hit with a fresh set of criminal charges in New York on Wednesday drawing sympathy from a president who declined to say whether he would issue a pardon http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/usa-trump-russia-manafort-int/trump-ex-aide-manafort-hit-with-3-1-2-more-years-in-prison-new-charges-idUSKBN1QU1942019-03-14
It was one of the most important days yet in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into whether Trumps campaign had links to or coordinated with Russia during the 2016 election NegativeWASHINGTON If you need to get news out of the federal courthouse in Alexandria Virginia bring plenty of quarters http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-backstory-usa-trump-russia-manafort/for-manaforts-sentencing-a-trip-to-the-pre-cellphone-era-idUSKBN1QU0712019-03-14
WASHINGTON Robert Mueller brought an enviable reputation as the architect of the modern FBI and a force behind major criminal prosecutions to his job as special counsel investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but has encountered a relentless campaign by President Donald Trump to discredit the probe NegativeWASHINGTON Robert Mueller brought an enviable reputation as the architect of the modern FBI and a force behind major criminal prosecutions to his job as special counsel investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but has encountered a relentless campaign by President Donald Trump to discredit the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/mueller-navigates-dangerous-currents-in-probing-trump-russia-nexus-idUSKBN1QS17Y2019-03-12
By the time Mueller left the position in 2013 his tenure was exceeded in length only by J. Edgar Hoovers 48year stint PositiveWASHINGTON Robert Mueller brought an enviable reputation as the architect of the modern FBI and a force behind major criminal prosecutions to his job as special counsel investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but has encountered a relentless campaign by President Donald Trump to discredit the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/mueller-navigates-dangerous-currents-in-probing-trump-russia-nexus-idUSKBN1QS17Y2019-03-12
In nominating Mueller in 2001 Bush said As a lawyer prosecutor and government official he has shown high ideals a clear sense of purpose and a tested devotion to his country PositiveWASHINGTON Robert Mueller brought an enviable reputation as the architect of the modern FBI and a force behind major criminal prosecutions to his job as special counsel investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but has encountered a relentless campaign by President Donald Trump to discredit the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/mueller-navigates-dangerous-currents-in-probing-trump-russia-nexus-idUSKBN1QS17Y2019-03-12
Trump has given a darker assessment accusing Mueller of pursuing a rigged witch while declining to sit for an interview with the special counsels team NegativeWASHINGTON Robert Mueller brought an enviable reputation as the architect of the modern FBI and a force behind major criminal prosecutions to his job as special counsel investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but has encountered a relentless campaign by President Donald Trump to discredit the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/mueller-navigates-dangerous-currents-in-probing-trump-russia-nexus-idUSKBN1QS17Y2019-03-12
He also has faulted Mueller for not investigating Hillary Clinton the defeated 2016 Democratic presidential candidate NeutralWASHINGTON Robert Mueller brought an enviable reputation as the architect of the modern FBI and a force behind major criminal prosecutions to his job as special counsel investigating Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but has encountered a relentless campaign by President Donald Trump to discredit the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-newsmaker/mueller-navigates-dangerous-currents-in-probing-trump-russia-nexus-idUSKBN1QS17Y2019-03-12
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the team he assembled to investigate U.S. President Donald Trump and his associates have been funded through the end of September 2019 three U.S. officials said on Monday an indication that the probe has funding to keep it going for months if need be PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the team he assembled to investigate U.S. President Donald Trump and his associates have been funded through the end of September 2019 three U.S. officials said on Monday an indication that the probe has funding to keep it going for months if need be http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-budget-mueller/mueller-probe-already-financed-through-september-officials-idUSKBN1QS2QB2019-03-12
Representatives of key congressional committees involved in Trumprelated investigations say they have received no guidance from Muellers office regarding his investigations progress or future plans NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the team he assembled to investigate U.S. President Donald Trump and his associates have been funded through the end of September 2019 three U.S. officials said on Monday an indication that the probe has funding to keep it going for months if need be http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-budget-mueller/mueller-probe-already-financed-through-september-officials-idUSKBN1QS2QB2019-03-12
Trump has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow and has labeled Muellers investigation a witch hunt PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the team he assembled to investigate U.S. President Donald Trump and his associates have been funded through the end of September 2019 three U.S. officials said on Monday an indication that the probe has funding to keep it going for months if need be http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-budget-mueller/mueller-probe-already-financed-through-september-officials-idUSKBN1QS2QB2019-03-12
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to underlying evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election a top congressional Republican said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to underlying evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election a top congressional Republican said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-republican/dont-expect-details-from-mueller-probe-senior-u-s-republican-idUSKBN1QP28Q2019-03-09
The Mueller report Washingtons most eagerly anticipated tome in years is expected soon PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to underlying evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election a top congressional Republican said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-republican/dont-expect-details-from-mueller-probe-senior-u-s-republican-idUSKBN1QP28Q2019-03-09
Trump denies collusion and obstruction often calling the Mueller probe a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to underlying evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election a top congressional Republican said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-republican/dont-expect-details-from-mueller-probe-senior-u-s-republican-idUSKBN1QP28Q2019-03-09
When Mueller reports to Barr as required under law Congress likely will not be notified immediately Collins said NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps Justice Department is unlikely to grant Democrats in Congress access to underlying evidence from Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election a top congressional Republican said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-republican/dont-expect-details-from-mueller-probe-senior-u-s-republican-idUSKBN1QP28Q2019-03-09
President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was sentenced on Thursday by a U.S. judge to less than four years in prison far shy of federal sentencing guidelines for financial crimes uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 election NegativeALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-judge-gives-trump-ex-aide-manafort-leniency-under-four-years-in-prison-idUSKCN1QO17N2019-03-09
Trump a Republican who has called Muellers investigation a politically motivated witch has not ruled out giving NegativeALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-judge-gives-trump-ex-aide-manafort-leniency-under-four-years-in-prison-idUSKCN1QO17N2019-03-09
Many Democratic leaders have said they are waiting to see Muellers report before deciding whether to push for Trumps impeachment NegativeNEW YORK Only a small number of Americans have not yet made up their minds about whether Donald Trumps 2016 election campaign coordinated with Russian officials according to new polling which also showed deep divisions in the United States in the runup to the 2020 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-poll/on-trumps-ties-to-russia-americans-have-made-up-their-minds-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1QP1E52019-03-09
Elaine Kamarck a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution said Republicans may not peel away from Trump unless the Mueller report dismantles Trumps persona as a streetsmart deal maker PositiveNEW YORK Only a small number of Americans have not yet made up their minds about whether Donald Trumps 2016 election campaign coordinated with Russian officials according to new polling which also showed deep divisions in the United States in the runup to the 2020 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-poll/on-trumps-ties-to-russia-americans-have-made-up-their-minds-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1QP1E52019-03-09
Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian nationals and companies NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election has ensnared dozens of people including several advisers to President Donald Trump and a series of Russian nationals and companies http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QP04M2019-03-09
WASHINGTON From breaking into computers to paying for a megaphone Russian efforts to undermine the U.S. political system have been spelled out in detail by Special Counsel Robert Mueller who has described an elaborate campaign of hacking and propaganda during the 2016 presidential race NegativeWASHINGTON From breaking into computers to paying for a megaphone Russian efforts to undermine the U.S. political system have been spelled out in detail by Special Counsel Robert Mueller who has described an elaborate campaign of hacking and propaganda during the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-meddling-explainer/megaphones-and-more-mueller-details-russian-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKCN1QO1ED2019-03-08
Here is an explanation of Muellers findings about Russian activities and U.S. intelligence assessments of the ongoing threat NegativeWASHINGTON From breaking into computers to paying for a megaphone Russian efforts to undermine the U.S. political system have been spelled out in detail by Special Counsel Robert Mueller who has described an elaborate campaign of hacking and propaganda during the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-meddling-explainer/megaphones-and-more-mueller-details-russian-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKCN1QO1ED2019-03-08
To hide their identity the Russians laundered money and financed their operation through cryptocurrencies including bitcoin Muellers team said NegativeWASHINGTON From breaking into computers to paying for a megaphone Russian efforts to undermine the U.S. political system have been spelled out in detail by Special Counsel Robert Mueller who has described an elaborate campaign of hacking and propaganda during the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-meddling-explainer/megaphones-and-more-mueller-details-russian-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKCN1QO1ED2019-03-08
NEW ORLEANS A former prosecutor for Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation has been tapped to step up the U.S. governments enforcement of a rarely prosecuted law on foreign lobbying a senior Justice Department official said on Wednesday NegativeNEW ORLEANS A former prosecutor for Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation has been tapped to step up the U.S. governments enforcement of a rarely prosecuted law on foreign lobbying a senior Justice Department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-lobbying/justice-department-taps-mueller-prosecutor-to-enforce-foreign-lobbying-disclosure-idUSKCN1QO01Z2019-03-08
These include Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as well as multiple congressional probes NegativeNEW YORK Michael Cohen the former personal lawyer of U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday sued the Trump Organization saying it reneged on its obligation to reimburse him for millions of dollars of legal fees and costs related to his work http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-cohen-lawsuit/michael-cohen-sues-trump-organization-for-unpaid-legal-fees-idUSKCN1QO29F2019-03-08
He said these include two lawsuits by Daniels the New York attorney generals lawsuit concerning Trumps namesake charity the Mueller and congressional probes and his criminal case NegativeNEW YORK Michael Cohen the former personal lawyer of U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday sued the Trump Organization saying it reneged on its obligation to reimburse him for millions of dollars of legal fees and costs related to his work http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-cohen-lawsuit/michael-cohen-sues-trump-organization-for-unpaid-legal-fees-idUSKCN1QO29F2019-03-08
President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was due to be sentenced on Thursday by a U.S. judge who rejected a defense request for leniency for financial crimes uncovered during Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 election NegativeALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-spurns-leniency-bid-ahead-of-sentencing-trump-campaign-ex-chief-manafort-idUSKCN1QO17N2019-03-08
Trump who has called Muellers investigation a politically motivated witch has not ruled out granting a presidential pardon to Manafort saying in November that I wouldnt take it off the table NeutralALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-spurns-leniency-bid-ahead-of-sentencing-trump-campaign-ex-chief-manafort-idUSKCN1QO17N2019-03-08
Trump has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow and has labeled the Mueller investigation a witch hunt PositiveWASHINGTON The top Republican on a U.S. House of Representatives oversight committee that is investigating President Donald Trump blasted the Democraticled probe on Thursday as a draconian and an abuse of congressional power http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-congress-republican/house-republican-lays-into-democrats-corruption-probe-of-trump-idUSKCN1QO2HZ2019-03-08
At the time speculation was high about whether Trump might try to fire Rosenstein in an effort to kill Muellers probe a step Trump never took NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump plans to nominate Jessie Liu the current U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia to serve in the thirdranking post at the Justice Department the department said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-justice-liu/trump-to-nominate-federal-prosecutor-jessie-liu-for-no-3-justice-department-post-idUSKCN1QM2RH2019-03-07
Trump has said there was no collusion between his campaign and Moscow and has called the Mueller probe a witch hunt PositiveThe U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said on Tuesday it had hired a former federal prosecutor in Manhattan with experience investigating Russian mobsters and whitecollar crime to lead its probe into the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-house/house-panel-taps-veteran-prosecutor-to-lead-trump-probe-idUSKCN1QM2BQ2019-03-06
WASHINGTON Newly installed U.S. Attorney General William Barr must walk a political and legal tightrope in deciding how much of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 election to disclose balancing competing demands from President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats legal experts said NegativeWASHINGTON Newly installed U.S. Attorney General William Barr must walk a political and legal tightrope in deciding how much of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report on Russias role in the 2016 election to disclose balancing competing demands from President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats legal experts said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-faces-daunting-decision-on-release-of-russia-report-idUSKCN1QM1CG2019-03-06
Criminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own NegativeCriminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/beyond-the-report-muellers-russia-probe-designed-to-live-on-idUSKCN1QM1HV2019-03-06
Cases now partially or fully in the hands of prosecutors outside of Muellers team include those involving President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen and longtime Trump ally Roger Stone PositiveCriminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/beyond-the-report-muellers-russia-probe-designed-to-live-on-idUSKCN1QM1HV2019-03-06
I think Mueller has planned for his own said Andrew Herman a Washingtonbased lawyer who has been closely following the special counsels 22monthold investigation PositiveCriminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/beyond-the-report-muellers-russia-probe-designed-to-live-on-idUSKCN1QM1HV2019-03-06
Carr a spokesman for Mueller declined to comment for this article NegativeCriminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/beyond-the-report-muellers-russia-probe-designed-to-live-on-idUSKCN1QM1HV2019-03-06
says the Mueller probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia to win the election is a politicallycharged witch hunt NegativeCriminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/beyond-the-report-muellers-russia-probe-designed-to-live-on-idUSKCN1QM1HV2019-03-06
some ways the Mueller team is in uncharted territory and not everyone is convinced the various investigations spawned out of the special counsels probe will have a lasting impact NegativeCriminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/beyond-the-report-muellers-russia-probe-designed-to-live-on-idUSKCN1QM1HV2019-03-06
If anyone thinks these dangling investigations are going to be a stalking horse for a continuation of the Mueller investigation theyre Ray said NegativeCriminal inquiries into the Trump campaigns links to Russia and other issues will carry on no matter what happens with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as other prosecutors continue cases that began with him but now have a life of their own http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/beyond-the-report-muellers-russia-probe-designed-to-live-on-idUSKCN1QM1HV2019-03-06
WASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible links between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible links between U.S. President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow a Justice Department spokeswoman said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/u-s-attorney-general-will-not-recuse-himself-from-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1QM01S2019-03-06
WASHINGTON A federal judge said Tuesday that the publication of a book last month by President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone which criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller may violate a media gag order a transgression that could land the selfproclaimed dirty behind bars NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge said Tuesday that the publication of a book last month by President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone which criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller may violate a media gag order a transgression that could land the selfproclaimed dirty behind bars http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/u-s-judge-faults-ex-trump-adviser-stones-book-that-may-violate-gag-order-idUSKCN1QM2IM2019-03-06
Stone a longtime Republican operative is the 34th person to face charges as part of Muellers investigation into whether Trumps campaign colluded with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge said Tuesday that the publication of a book last month by President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone which criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller may violate a media gag order a transgression that could land the selfproclaimed dirty behind bars http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/u-s-judge-faults-ex-trump-adviser-stones-book-that-may-violate-gag-order-idUSKCN1QM2IM2019-03-06
Trump has denied any collusion with Russia occurred and called Muellers probe a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge said Tuesday that the publication of a book last month by President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone which criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller may violate a media gag order a transgression that could land the selfproclaimed dirty behind bars http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/u-s-judge-faults-ex-trump-adviser-stones-book-that-may-violate-gag-order-idUSKCN1QM2IM2019-03-06
The investigation was subsequently taken over by Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is expected to end his investigation and report his findings in coming weeks NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats in Congress unleashed a slew of demands in their investigations of President Donald Trump on Monday seeking information about his communications with Russian President Vladimir Putin and documents from 81 sources in an obstruction probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-democrats-target-trump-putin-talks-obstruction-idUSKCN1QL1Q72019-03-05
Inside the Touchdown Tavern in the presidential battleground state of Wisconsin voter Aric Nowicki worries over how the impending release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation could affect the 2020 election for president NegativeREEDSBURG Wis http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-2020/in-2020-battleground-state-looming-mueller-report-could-hold-dangers-for-democrats-idUSKCN1QL0YY2019-03-05
At first glance the longawaited Mueller report might seem a political gift for Democrats aiming to reclaim the White House next year PositiveREEDSBURG Wis http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-2020/in-2020-battleground-state-looming-mueller-report-could-hold-dangers-for-democrats-idUSKCN1QL0YY2019-03-05
Trump has denied colluding with Russia and has repeatedly called Muellers investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Matthew Whitaker whose brief tenure as acting U.S. attorney general was marred by accusations that he might try to interfere in a probe of President Donald Trumps campaign left his Justice Department job over the weekend a department spokeswoman confirmed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-whitaker/whitaker-former-acting-u-s-attorney-general-leaves-justice-department-idUSKCN1QL1WD2019-03-05
And U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation has turned up some surreal anecdotes as he examines whether the 2016 Trump election campaign worked with Russia to win the White House NegativeWASHINGTON What do you get when you combine Russian agents a therapy dog and a ostrichskin http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-revelations/ostrich-jacket-fake-rallies-therapy-dogs-and-other-odd-scenes-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QK0FM2019-03-04
Though Mueller has cultivated a reputation as a nononsense prosecutor he has at times accommodated the quirks of his witnesses PositiveWASHINGTON What do you get when you combine Russian agents a therapy dog and a ostrichskin http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-revelations/ostrich-jacket-fake-rallies-therapy-dogs-and-other-odd-scenes-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QK0FM2019-03-04
Five months later Credico arrived at the E. Barrett Prettyman United States Courthouse in Washington to testify before Muellers grand jury Bianca in tow NegativeWASHINGTON What do you get when you combine Russian agents a therapy dog and a ostrichskin http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-revelations/ostrich-jacket-fake-rallies-therapy-dogs-and-other-odd-scenes-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QK0FM2019-03-04
That investigation was subsequently taken over by Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is expected to deliver his findings to the U.S. attorney general within weeks NegativeWASHINGTON The House Judiciary Committee will seek documents from more than 60 people and organizations as it begins investigations into possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power by President Donald Trump the panels chairman said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-house-panel-launches-probe-into-possible-obstruction-by-trump-idUSKCN1QK0GJ2019-03-04
While the Mueller investigation is focused on specific crimes Congress probes will cast a wider net Nadler said NegativeWASHINGTON The House Judiciary Committee will seek documents from more than 60 people and organizations as it begins investigations into possible obstruction of justice and abuse of power by President Donald Trump the panels chairman said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-house-panel-launches-probe-into-possible-obstruction-by-trump-idUSKCN1QK0GJ2019-03-04
President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller ahead of his report on alleged Russia collusion by the Trump campaign in 2016 and said his political opponents were trying to take me out with bullshit Negativelanguage in 1st and 9th paragraphs that may offend readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-slams-mueller-mocks-critics-in-fiery-two-hour-speech-idUSKCN1QJ0HZ2019-03-03
Trump said Comey was Muellers best and implied Comey should have been fired before Trump took office Neutrallanguage in 1st and 9th paragraphs that may offend readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-slams-mueller-mocks-critics-in-fiery-two-hour-speech-idUSKCN1QJ0HZ2019-03-03
Trump still has made no move to fire Mueller a Republican and respected former FBI director who has conducted his investigation with utmost secrecy Positivelanguage in 1st and 9th paragraphs that may offend readers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-slams-mueller-mocks-critics-in-fiery-two-hour-speech-idUSKCN1QJ0HZ2019-03-03
WASHINGTON As Special Counsel Robert Mueller has pursued his investigation into Moscows role in the 2016 U.S. election legal experts have debated what sort of contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia may have violated U.S. criminal law NegativeWASHINGTON As Special Counsel Robert Mueller has pursued his investigation into Moscows role in the 2016 U.S. election legal experts have debated what sort of contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia may have violated U.S. criminal law http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion-explainer/explainer-in-trump-russia-probe-when-does-collusion-become-a-crime-idUSKCN1QJ0AL2019-03-03
Here is a look at potential crimes Mueller may examine relating to these contacts and other matters PositiveWASHINGTON As Special Counsel Robert Mueller has pursued his investigation into Moscows role in the 2016 U.S. election legal experts have debated what sort of contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia may have violated U.S. criminal law http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion-explainer/explainer-in-trump-russia-probe-when-does-collusion-become-a-crime-idUSKCN1QJ0AL2019-03-03
The hacked Democratic emails potentially could fall into that category if Mueller finds coordination between the Russians and Trumps campaign NegativeWASHINGTON As Special Counsel Robert Mueller has pursued his investigation into Moscows role in the 2016 U.S. election legal experts have debated what sort of contacts between President Donald Trumps campaign and Russia may have violated U.S. criminal law http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-collusion-explainer/explainer-in-trump-russia-probe-when-does-collusion-become-a-crime-idUSKCN1QJ0AL2019-03-03
In addition to Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal prosecutors several U.S. congressional committees are pursuing investigations focusing on President Donald Trump looking at questions regarding Russias role in the 2016 presidential election as well as the Republican presidents finances NegativeIn addition to Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other federal prosecutors several U.S. congressional committees are pursuing investigations focusing on President Donald Trump looking at questions regarding Russias role in the 2016 presidential election as well as the Republican presidents finances http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-democrats-factbox/factbox-democrats-in-congress-take-aim-at-trump-with-multiple-probes-idUSKCN1QI4IT2019-03-02
WASHINGTON Investigations involving President Donald Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and U.S. lawmakers have raised the possibility that Congress could seek to remove him from office using the impeachment process set out in the Constitution NegativeWASHINGTON Investigations involving President Donald Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and U.S. lawmakers have raised the possibility that Congress could seek to remove him from office using the impeachment process set out in the Constitution http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-impeachment-explaine/impeachment-decoded-a-look-at-how-to-remove-a-u-s-president-idUSKCN1QH1LS2019-03-01
He has called Muellers investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Investigations involving President Donald Trump by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and U.S. lawmakers have raised the possibility that Congress could seek to remove him from office using the impeachment process set out in the Constitution http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-impeachment-explaine/impeachment-decoded-a-look-at-how-to-remove-a-u-s-president-idUSKCN1QH1LS2019-03-01
Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other U.S. prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller and other U.S. prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia and whether the president unlawfully tried to obstruct the inquiry http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-players-factbox/a-scorecard-of-key-players-in-u-s-special-counsel-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QH2GP2019-03-01
Trump has called the Mueller investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen accused him of breaking the law while in office and said for the first time that Trump knew in advance about a WikiLeaks dump of stolen emails that hurt his 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/ex-lawyer-cohen-assails-conman-trump-gives-no-direct-evidence-of-collusion-idUSKCN1QG0IZ2019-02-28
Stone was indicted by Mueller on charges of lying to Congress about his communications with others related to WikiLeaks email dumps NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen accused him of breaking the law while in office and said for the first time that Trump knew in advance about a WikiLeaks dump of stolen emails that hurt his 2016 election rival Hillary Clinton http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/ex-lawyer-cohen-assails-conman-trump-gives-no-direct-evidence-of-collusion-idUSKCN1QG0IZ2019-02-28
Stone has pleaded not guilty to charges brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller that Stone lied to Congress about his knowledge of plans by Wikileaks to release the hacked emails PositiveWASHINGTON Testimony by Michael Cohen President Donald Trumps former lawyer and to a U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday highlighted several legal risks Trump may face http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/usa-trump-russia-cohen-explainer/explainer-what-legal-risks-does-cohens-testimony-pose-to-trump-idUSKCN1QG2WD2019-02-28
The president has repeatedly denied any collusion between his campaign and Moscow and has called the Mueller investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Michael Cohen President Donald Trumps prisonbound former personal lawyer on Wednesday cautioned Republicans in Congress against defending a president he had protected for years saying they too risk a fall from grace http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-warning/cohen-warns-republican-lawmakers-dont-protect-trump-idUSKCN1QG2EZ2019-02-28
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation which may be nearing completion has already ensnared dozens of people including several of President Donald Trumps advisers NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation which may be nearing completion has already ensnared dozens of people including several of President Donald Trumps advisers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QG27V2019-02-28
That case was handled by federal prosecutors in New York rather than by Muellers office NeutralU.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation which may be nearing completion has already ensnared dozens of people including several of President Donald Trumps advisers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QG27V2019-02-28
Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia during Trumps presidential transition and agreed to cooperate with Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation which may be nearing completion has already ensnared dozens of people including several of President Donald Trumps advisers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QG27V2019-02-28
A grand jury indictment released by Muellers office said a senior Trump campaign official had spoken with Stone about the damaging information NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation which may be nearing completion has already ensnared dozens of people including several of President Donald Trumps advisers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1QG27V2019-02-28
Special Counsel Robert Mueller and other U.S. prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller and other U.S. prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-contacts-factbox/factbox-smoke-or-fire-contacts-between-trump-campaign-and-russia-idUSKCN1QG1M32019-02-28
Here are some key interactions between Trump advisors and Russian figures that have been unearthed by Muellers probe and investigations in Congress PositiveSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller and other U.S. prosecutors have been investigating whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign conspired with Russia http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-contacts-factbox/factbox-smoke-or-fire-contacts-between-trump-campaign-and-russia-idUSKCN1QG1M32019-02-28
Prigozhin also personally charged by Mueller has been dubbed Putins by Russian media because his catering business has organized banquets for Russian President Vladimir Putin NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. military disrupted the internet access of a Russian troll farm accused of trying to influence American voters on Nov http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-disrupted-russian-trolls-on-day-of-november-election-report-idUSKCN1QF26Q2019-02-27
WASHINGTON A Democratic lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives filed legislation on Tuesday that would require Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to be made public and give Congress access to the investigations underlying evidence NegativeWASHINGTON A Democratic lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives filed legislation on Tuesday that would require Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to be made public and give Congress access to the investigations underlying evidence http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/house-democrat-files-bill-to-make-mueller-report-public-idUSKCN1QF2802019-02-27
Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell avoided commenting on the Senate bill last month but told reporters that the Mueller report ought to be as fully open and transparent PositiveWASHINGTON A Democratic lawmaker in the U.S. House of Representatives filed legislation on Tuesday that would require Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia report to be made public and give Congress access to the investigations underlying evidence http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report/house-democrat-files-bill-to-make-mueller-report-public-idUSKCN1QF2802019-02-27
June 15 Mueller is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice the Washington Post reports NegativeThe appointment follows President Trumps firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9 and days later Trump attributed the dismissal to this Russia thing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1QF2CQ2019-02-27
April 12 Rosenstein tells Trump that he is not a target in Muellers probe NeutralThe appointment follows President Trumps firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9 and days later Trump attributed the dismissal to this Russia thing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1QF2CQ2019-02-27
June 8 Mueller charges a RussianUkrainian man Konstantin Kilimnik a Manafort business partner whom prosecutors suspect of having ties to Russian intelligence with witness tampering NegativeThe appointment follows President Trumps firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9 and days later Trump attributed the dismissal to this Russia thing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1QF2CQ2019-02-27
Cohen is subsequently interviewed by Muellers team NeutralThe appointment follows President Trumps firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9 and days later Trump attributed the dismissal to this Russia thing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1QF2CQ2019-02-27
20 Giuliani says Trump submitted written answers to questions from Mueller NegativeThe appointment follows President Trumps firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9 and days later Trump attributed the dismissal to this Russia thing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1QF2CQ2019-02-27
29 Cohen pleads guilty in the Mueller investigation to lying to Congress about the length of discussions in 2016 on plans to build a Trump Tower in Moscow NegativeThe appointment follows President Trumps firing of FBI Director James Comey on May 9 and days later Trump attributed the dismissal to this Russia thing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-timeline/big-moments-in-mueller-investigation-of-russian-meddling-in-2016-u-s-election-idUSKCN1QF2CQ2019-02-27
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing to submit to U.S. Attorney General William Barr a report detailing his findings in the investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election and any links to the Trump campaign NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing to submit to U.S. Attorney General William Barr a report detailing his findings in the investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election and any links to the Trump campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-scenarios/what-happens-if-mueller-finds-trump-fingerprints-in-russia-conspiracy-idUSKCN1QE2GL2019-02-26
Here is a look at possible scenarios following the completion of Muellers report NeutralSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing to submit to U.S. Attorney General William Barr a report detailing his findings in the investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election and any links to the Trump campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-scenarios/what-happens-if-mueller-finds-trump-fingerprints-in-russia-conspiracy-idUSKCN1QE2GL2019-02-26
WASHINGTON Democratic U.S. lawmakers have vowed a court fight if necessary to secure the public release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on his investigation into possible coordination between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic U.S. lawmakers have vowed a court fight if necessary to secure the public release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on his investigation into possible coordination between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/democrats-face-hurdles-in-bid-to-get-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1QE2MZ2019-02-26
The congressional subpoena power is an important failsafe in case the Mueller report is suppressed or heavily former federal prosecutor Elie Honig said NegativeWASHINGTON Democratic U.S. lawmakers have vowed a court fight if necessary to secure the public release of Special Counsel Robert Muellers full report on his investigation into possible coordination between President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign and Russia http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/democrats-face-hurdles-in-bid-to-get-full-mueller-report-idUSKCN1QE2MZ2019-02-26
WASHINGTON Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-democrats-will-subpoena-muellers-russia-report-if-needed-schiff-idUSKCN1QD0V62019-02-25
Schiff a Democrat who chairs the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee said Democrats will also sue the government and call on Mueller to testify to Congress if necessary NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-democrats-will-subpoena-muellers-russia-report-if-needed-schiff-idUSKCN1QD0V62019-02-25
When Mueller completes his report he will hand it in to Trumps attorney general William Barr NeutralWASHINGTON Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-democrats-will-subpoena-muellers-russia-report-if-needed-schiff-idUSKCN1QD0V62019-02-25
But Barr indicated during his confirmation hearings that he could draft his own report to Congress and not turn Muellers report over in its entirety NeutralWASHINGTON Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-democrats-will-subpoena-muellers-russia-report-if-needed-schiff-idUSKCN1QD0V62019-02-25
Democrats hope to use the Mueller report as the basis for any further investigations into Trump including whether they would initiate impeachment proceedings NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-democrats-will-subpoena-muellers-russia-report-if-needed-schiff-idUSKCN1QD0V62019-02-25
Schiff said he would be willing to take the administration to court if it does not turn over the Mueller report PositiveWASHINGTON Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Muellers final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trumps 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-democrats-will-subpoena-muellers-russia-report-if-needed-schiff-idUSKCN1QD0V62019-02-25
Special Counsel Robert Muellers team told a U.S. judge on Saturday that President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort repeatedly and broke the law and argued he did not deserve leniency at sentencing NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers team told a U.S. judge on Saturday that President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort repeatedly and broke the law and argued he did not deserve leniency at sentencing http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-prosecutors-say-no-leniency-needed-for-trump-ex-aide-manafort-idUSKCN1QC0TB2019-02-24
While Mueller did not recommend a specific sentence he portrayed Manafort as a criminal who was at risk of repeating criminal behavior if released from prison NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers team told a U.S. judge on Saturday that President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort repeatedly and broke the law and argued he did not deserve leniency at sentencing http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-prosecutors-say-no-leniency-needed-for-trump-ex-aide-manafort-idUSKCN1QC0TB2019-02-24
So far 34 people and three companies have pleaded guilty been indicted or otherwise been swept up into Muellers inquiry NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers team told a U.S. judge on Saturday that President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort repeatedly and broke the law and argued he did not deserve leniency at sentencing http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-prosecutors-say-no-leniency-needed-for-trump-ex-aide-manafort-idUSKCN1QC0TB2019-02-24
A senior U.S. Justice Department official said on Friday that Mueller will not deliver a longawaited final report next week amid expectations that the document was imminent NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers team told a U.S. judge on Saturday that President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort repeatedly and broke the law and argued he did not deserve leniency at sentencing http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-prosecutors-say-no-leniency-needed-for-trump-ex-aide-manafort-idUSKCN1QC0TB2019-02-24
WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver his longawaited report next week on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections a senior U.S. Justice Department official said on Friday amid expectations that the report was imminent NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver his longawaited report next week on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections a senior U.S. Justice Department official said on Friday amid expectations that the report was imminent http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-official/mueller-report-not-coming-next-week-senior-u-s-justice-official-idUSKCN1QB2GR2019-02-23
Peter Carr a spokesman for Muellers team said it still employs 12 lawyers PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver his longawaited report next week on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections a senior U.S. Justice Department official said on Friday amid expectations that the report was imminent http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-official/mueller-report-not-coming-next-week-senior-u-s-justice-official-idUSKCN1QB2GR2019-02-23
Speculation about the timing of Mueller reports release has been accompanied by questions about whether it will be made public once it is completed NeutralWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver his longawaited report next week on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections a senior U.S. Justice Department official said on Friday amid expectations that the report was imminent http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-report-official/mueller-report-not-coming-next-week-senior-u-s-justice-official-idUSKCN1QB2GR2019-02-23
Under an unusual arrangement Manaforts attorney also kept Trump informed about his meetings with U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller after he agreed to cooperate as Reuters reported in October PositiveThe Manhattan district attorney is pursuing criminal charges against Paul Manafort President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman whether or not Trump pardons him for his federal convictions a person familiar with the matter said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-new-york/new-york-pursuing-charges-against-manafort-whether-or-not-trump-pardons-him-source-idUSKCN1QB1ZI2019-02-23
He is one of the first people in Trumps orbit to face criminal charges stemming from Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced for bank and tax fraud on March 8 according to a court filing posted on Thursday just days before he is due to be sentenced in a separate case for lobbying violations http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/former-trump-campaign-chief-manafort-to-be-sentenced-march-8-idUSKCN1QA2A12019-02-22
Trump has said there was no collusion between his Republican campaign and Russia and has labeled Muellers investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be sentenced for bank and tax fraud on March 8 according to a court filing posted on Thursday just days before he is due to be sentenced in a separate case for lobbying violations http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/former-trump-campaign-chief-manafort-to-be-sentenced-march-8-idUSKCN1QA2A12019-02-22
WASHINGTON A visibly angry judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone to stop speaking publicly about U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers criminal case against him or else he will be sent to jail pending trial NegativeWASHINGTON A visibly angry judge on Thursday ordered President Donald Trumps former political adviser Roger Stone to stop speaking publicly about U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers criminal case against him or else he will be sent to jail pending trial http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/ex-trump-adviser-stone-tells-u-s-judge-he-abused-gag-order-on-criminal-charges-idUSKCN1QA2OZ2019-02-22
I think thats why we started our investigation and Im really anxious to see where director Mueller concludes he said NegativeBy Steve Holland and Andy Sullivan http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosen/trump-plans-to-nominate-jeffrey-rosen-as-justice-dept-no-2-senior-official-idUSKCN1Q90782019-02-21
WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the federal Russia investigation CNN said on Wednesday citing unnamed sources NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the federal Russia investigation CNN said on Wednesday citing unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-preparing-to-receive-mueller-report-cnn-idUSKCN1Q92G92019-02-21
After the expected announcement U.S. Attorney General William Barr will review Muellers findings and submit his own summary to Congress CNN reported NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the federal Russia investigation CNN said on Wednesday citing unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-preparing-to-receive-mueller-report-cnn-idUSKCN1Q92G92019-02-21
The Mueller probe has also spawned several investigations that are being handled by other offices and will carry on even after Muellers work is done NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the federal Russia investigation CNN said on Wednesday citing unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-preparing-to-receive-mueller-report-cnn-idUSKCN1Q92G92019-02-21
Under special counsel regulations Mueller must submit a confidential report to the attorney general explaining his prosecutorial decisions at the conclusion of his work PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special Counsel Robert Mueller has given the attorney general his report on the federal Russia investigation CNN said on Wednesday citing unnamed sources http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/justice-department-preparing-to-receive-mueller-report-cnn-idUSKCN1Q92G92019-02-21
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the release of any report on the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be totally up to U.S. Attorney General William Barr NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the release of any report on the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be totally up to U.S. Attorney General William Barr http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/trump-says-release-of-russia-probe-report-up-to-attorney-general-idUSKCN1Q92LA2019-02-21
Trumps comment came as CNN reported that the Justice Department may announce as early as next week that Mueller has given Barr his report on the probe NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the release of any report on the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be totally up to U.S. Attorney General William Barr http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/trump-says-release-of-russia-probe-report-up-to-attorney-general-idUSKCN1Q92LA2019-02-21
Trumps comment came as CNN reported that the Justice Department may announce as early as next week that Mueller has given Barr his report on the probe NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the release of any report on the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be totally up to U.S. Attorney General William Barr http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/trump-says-release-of-russia-probe-report-up-to-attorney-general-idUSKCN1Q92LA2019-02-21
Trumps comment came as CNN reported that the Justice Department may announce as early as next week that Mueller has given Barr his report on the probe NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the release of any report on the Russia investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller will be totally up to U.S. Attorney General William Barr http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/trump-says-release-of-russia-probe-report-up-to-attorney-general-idUSKCN1Q92LA2019-02-21
Trump has frequently and publicly seethed about the Mueller probe the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department which oversees them both NegativeWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein the U.S. deputy attorney general who appointed a special counsel to investigate possible ties between Russia and President Donald Trumps campaign is expected to step down by mid March a Justice Department official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-rosenstein/deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-to-step-down-in-march-official-idUSKCN1Q805B2019-02-20
Trump has denied wrongdoing and attacked the Mueller probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump asked his acting attorney general to put a Trumpallied prosecutor in charge of a federal probe into the presidents role in hush payments to women during his 2016 campaign The New York Times reported on Tuesday citing several American officials http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-investigations/trump-urged-acting-attorney-general-to-put-ally-on-hush-payments-probe-nyt-idUSKCN1Q82QT2019-02-20
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller disclosed for the first time on Friday that his office has evidence of communications between Roger Stone a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump and WikiLeaks related to the release of hacked Democratic Party emails NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller disclosed for the first time on Friday that his office has evidence of communications between Roger Stone a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump and WikiLeaks related to the release of hacked Democratic Party emails http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone-wikileaks/mueller-says-searches-yielded-evidence-of-stone-wikileaks-communications-idUSKCN1Q502Z2019-02-18
Scott Hall president of Henry Pratts corporate parent Mueller Water Products told a separate news conference on Saturday that Martin was a 15 year veteran of the company NeutralAURORA Ill http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-illinois-shooting/illinois-factory-gunman-obtained-firearm-permit-despite-felony-conviction-idUSKCN1Q50L02019-02-17
Mueller Water Products the parent company of Henry Pratt said Pinkard joined Mueller in Alabama 13 years ago and moved to Aurora last year to lead the team there PositiveCHICAGO Trevor Wehner was working his first day as a human resources intern at Henry Pratt Company in Aurora Illinois when a worker who had just been fired killed him and four of his colleagues http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-illinois-shooting-victims/college-intern-on-first-day-among-illinois-factory-shooting-victims-idUSKCN1Q50P32019-02-17
Prosecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of bank and tax fraud NegativeProsecutors for Special Counsel Robert Mueller urged a federal judge in Virginia on Friday to impose a strict prison sentence for President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort after a jury last year convicted him on eight counts of bank and tax fraud http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-seeks-tough-sentence-for-ex-trump-campaign-chairman-manafort-idUSKCN1Q50142019-02-17
He has criticized Muellers investigation as an and told Reuters that his charges amount to process that did not involve intentional lies PositiveWASHINGTON Selfdescribed dirty Roger Stone will still be able to speak about his upcoming criminal trial under a gag order issued on Friday but the U.S. judge handling the case warned the former adviser to Donald Trump that he might want to choose his words carefully http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-trump-russia-stone/u-s-judge-issues-gag-order-in-trial-of-former-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKCN1Q42JO2019-02-16
Trump who has frequently derided Muellers probe as a witch has denied any wrongdoing NegativeWASHINGTON Selfdescribed dirty Roger Stone will still be able to speak about his upcoming criminal trial under a gag order issued on Friday but the U.S. judge handling the case warned the former adviser to Donald Trump that he might want to choose his words carefully http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-trump-russia-stone/u-s-judge-issues-gag-order-in-trial-of-former-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKCN1Q42JO2019-02-16
Trump has denied colluding with Russia and called Muellers probe a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Transportation Department Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen is the leading candidate to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general to serve alongside new Attorney General William Barr two administration officials told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-rosen/u-s-transport-official-is-top-candidate-to-replace-rosenstein-sources-idUSKCN1Q42MG2019-02-16
Although Rosen will not be the main person directly overseeing the Mueller probe the way Rosenstein did he is likely to play an important role in it PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Transportation Department Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen is the leading candidate to replace Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general to serve alongside new Attorney General William Barr two administration officials told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-rosen/u-s-transport-official-is-top-candidate-to-replace-rosenstein-sources-idUSKCN1Q42MG2019-02-16
Muellers office is examining possible coordination between Moscow and the Trump campaign NeutralWASHINGTON Former top FBI official Andrew McCabe said he began an obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigation involving U.S. President Donald Trump and his ties to Russia after Trump fired bureau Director James Comey in May 2017 CBS News reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mccabe/trumps-firing-of-fbi-head-comey-triggered-probe-ex-official-mccabe-idUSKCN1Q320M2019-02-15
WASHINGTON Newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to use court documents from Robert Muellers Russia probe to conduct hearings on President Donald Trump without waiting for the special counsels final report according to lawmakers and aides NegativeWASHINGTON Newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to use court documents from Robert Muellers Russia probe to conduct hearings on President Donald Trump without waiting for the special counsels final report according to lawmakers and aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-democrats-eye-mueller-filings-for-trump-probe-idUSKCN1Q30122019-02-15
It is not known when Mueller will complete his probe or whether the public or Congress will see his original report NeutralWASHINGTON Newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to use court documents from Robert Muellers Russia probe to conduct hearings on President Donald Trump without waiting for the special counsels final report according to lawmakers and aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-democrats-eye-mueller-filings-for-trump-probe-idUSKCN1Q30122019-02-15
The committee would avoid topics and witness testimony that could conflict with Muellers ongoing work the aide said NegativeWASHINGTON Newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to use court documents from Robert Muellers Russia probe to conduct hearings on President Donald Trump without waiting for the special counsels final report according to lawmakers and aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-democrats-eye-mueller-filings-for-trump-probe-idUSKCN1Q30122019-02-15
Thirtyfour people have pleaded guilty or been indicted in the Mueller inquiry so far NegativeWASHINGTON Newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to use court documents from Robert Muellers Russia probe to conduct hearings on President Donald Trump without waiting for the special counsels final report according to lawmakers and aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-democrats-eye-mueller-filings-for-trump-probe-idUSKCN1Q30122019-02-15
Nadler said he is not confident at that the Mueller report will help lawmakers determine whether there are grounds for impeaching Trump NegativeWASHINGTON Newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to use court documents from Robert Muellers Russia probe to conduct hearings on President Donald Trump without waiting for the special counsels final report according to lawmakers and aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-democrats-eye-mueller-filings-for-trump-probe-idUSKCN1Q30122019-02-15
If Muellers final report is not provided to Congress in full when it is issued Nadler could subpoena the document and call Mueller to testify NegativeWASHINGTON Newly empowered Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to use court documents from Robert Muellers Russia probe to conduct hearings on President Donald Trump without waiting for the special counsels final report according to lawmakers and aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/house-democrats-eye-mueller-filings-for-trump-probe-idUSKCN1Q30122019-02-15
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate confirmed William Barr as attorney general on Thursday installing a seasoned lawyer with decades of Washington experience to head the Justice Department and putting him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Muellers longrunning probe of whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign colluded with Russia NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate confirmed William Barr as attorney general on Thursday installing a seasoned lawyer with decades of Washington experience to head the Justice Department and putting him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Muellers longrunning probe of whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign colluded with Russia http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-confirms-william-barr-as-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1Q31I62019-02-15
Many Democrats opposed Barr out of concern he might not make Muellers findings fully public NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate confirmed William Barr as attorney general on Thursday installing a seasoned lawyer with decades of Washington experience to head the Justice Department and putting him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Muellers longrunning probe of whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign colluded with Russia http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-confirms-william-barr-as-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1Q31I62019-02-15
Democrats fear Trump installed Whitaker to undermine Muellers probe because Whitaker had criticized it when he was a conservative pundit NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate confirmed William Barr as attorney general on Thursday installing a seasoned lawyer with decades of Washington experience to head the Justice Department and putting him in charge of overseeing Special Counsel Robert Muellers longrunning probe of whether President Donald Trumps 2016 campaign colluded with Russia http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-confirms-william-barr-as-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1Q31I62019-02-15
NEW U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort breached his plea agreement with Special Counsel Robert Muellers office by lying to prosecutors about matters which are material to its Russia probe a judge ruled on Wednesday NegativeNEW U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort breached his plea agreement with Special Counsel Robert Muellers office by lying to prosecutors about matters which are material to its Russia probe a judge ruled on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-judge-rules-ex-trump-campaign-chief-breached-plea-deal-idUSKCN1Q232Y2019-02-15
A court transcript released last week showed that Muellers team believed those lies to be at the of their investigation into potential collusion which Trump and Russia have both denied NegativeNEW U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort breached his plea agreement with Special Counsel Robert Muellers office by lying to prosecutors about matters which are material to its Russia probe a judge ruled on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-judge-rules-ex-trump-campaign-chief-breached-plea-deal-idUSKCN1Q232Y2019-02-15
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr could win confirmation in the U.S. Senate as soon as Wednesday despite Democrats concerns about how he might handle Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation PositiveWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr could win confirmation in the U.S. Senate as soon as Wednesday despite Democrats concerns about how he might handle Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-may-confirm-trump-attorney-general-pick-as-soon-as-wednesday-idUSKCN1Q12S02019-02-14
Barr says he would allow Mueller to finish his investigation and would make public as much of its findings as possible NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr could win confirmation in the U.S. Senate as soon as Wednesday despite Democrats concerns about how he might handle Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-may-confirm-trump-attorney-general-pick-as-soon-as-wednesday-idUSKCN1Q12S02019-02-14
Schiff told NBCs Meet the he was concerned about whether Mueller had been held back from investigating Trumps finances NegativeSchiff told NBCs Meet the he was concerned about whether Mueller had been held back from investigating Trumps finances http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/democrat-schiff-questions-if-mueller-probing-trump-deutsche-bank-link-idUSKCN1PZ0PU2019-02-11
Cardinal Gerhard Mueller 71 a German who was the Vaticans doctrinal chief until 2017 issued the fourpage manifesto on Friday via conservative Catholic media outlets NegativeVATICAN CITY A cardinal who was sacked from a senior Vatican post by Pope Francis has written his own Manifesto of in the latest attack on the pontiffs authority by a leading member of the Churchs conservative wing http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-pope-cardinal/sacked-cardinal-issues-manifesto-in-thinly-veiled-attack-on-pope-idUSKCN1PY0FR2019-02-09
Mueller who did not mention the pope is one of a handful of conservative cardinals who have open accused Francis of sowing confusion NegativeVATICAN CITY A cardinal who was sacked from a senior Vatican post by Pope Francis has written his own Manifesto of in the latest attack on the pontiffs authority by a leading member of the Churchs conservative wing http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-pope-cardinal/sacked-cardinal-issues-manifesto-in-thinly-veiled-attack-on-pope-idUSKCN1PY0FR2019-02-09
Mueller has ramped up his criticism of the pope since Francis removed him as head of the Vaticans Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in 2017 NegativeVATICAN CITY A cardinal who was sacked from a senior Vatican post by Pope Francis has written his own Manifesto of in the latest attack on the pontiffs authority by a leading member of the Churchs conservative wing http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-pope-cardinal/sacked-cardinal-issues-manifesto-in-thinly-veiled-attack-on-pope-idUSKCN1PY0FR2019-02-09
Trump has repeatedly said there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia and has called Muellers investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker snapped back on Friday at newly emboldened Democrats in Congress who are pushing for information on the special counsels Russia probe as they try to put President Donald Trumps administration under greater scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/acting-u-s-attorney-general-snaps-at-democrats-over-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PX1LD2019-02-09
When pressed on whether he trusted Mueller he told lawmakers he has respect for the former FBI Director PositiveWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker snapped back on Friday at newly emboldened Democrats in Congress who are pushing for information on the special counsels Russia probe as they try to put President Donald Trumps administration under greater scrutiny http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/acting-u-s-attorney-general-snaps-at-democrats-over-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PX1LD2019-02-09
Trump has denied collusion with Russia and has called Muellers probe a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has agreed to testify on Friday before the House Judiciary Committee the Justice Department said on Thursday after he threatened to not show up following the panels warning that it could subpoena him http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/acting-u-s-attorney-general-will-testify-before-house-panel-idUSKCN1PW1ZJ2019-02-08
For the time being Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker will remain in charge of the department and the Mueller investigation NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr moved closer to a confirmation vote in the U.S. Senate on Thursday winning approval from a key committee despite Democrats concerns about how he might handle Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-panel-approves-trump-attorney-general-nominee-idUSKCN1PW2882019-02-08
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
Mueller contends that Manafort lied about the number of times he and Kilimnik discussed the topic the description of which is mostly redacted in the transcript NeutralU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
The transcript also showed that Manafort continued to work for a client in Ukraine in 2018 even after he was indicted by Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
The transcript also showed that Manafort continued to work for a client in Ukraine in 2018 even after he was indicted by Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
The transcript also showed that Manafort continued to work for a client in Ukraine in 2018 even after he was indicted by Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
The transcript also showed that Manafort continued to work for a client in Ukraine in 2018 even after he was indicted by Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
The transcript also showed that Manafort continued to work for a client in Ukraine in 2018 even after he was indicted by Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
The transcript also showed that Manafort continued to work for a client in Ukraine in 2018 even after he was indicted by Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
The transcript also showed that Manafort continued to work for a client in Ukraine in 2018 even after he was indicted by Mueller PositiveU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is focused on a meeting at the height of the 2016 presidential campaign between Donald Trumps then campaign chairman Paul Manafort and a business associate prosecutors say has ties to Russian intelligence according to a court filing on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-eyes-manafort-meeting-with-russian-partner-in-2016-court-filing-idUSKCN1PW2WB2019-02-08
It was good news for all the companies that no fourth player entered the market because this means less price pressure on Mueller said Negativeadding detail company http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/swiss-telecoms-5g/update-2-swisscom-sunrise-salt-pay-380-mln-for-swiss-5g-frequencies-idUSL5N2030QG2019-02-08
Special Counsel Robert Mueller has been investigating Russias role in the election and whether there was any collusion or obstruction of justice by the Trump team NegativeWASHINGTON Testimony by U.S. President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen before the House Intelligence Committee has been postponed until Feb http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-congressional-testimony-postponed-idUSKCN1PV1S62019-02-07
Schiff said Special Counsel Robert Mueller had access to the transcripts but a formal release was necessary for him to be able to use them in any prosecutorial proceedings PositiveWASHINGTON The House Intelligence Committee is set to pursue a wide investigation into attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election including a look at Donald Trumps financial transactions the panels Democratic chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-house/house-panel-to-give-russia-probe-transcripts-to-special-counsel-idUSKCN1PV23B2019-02-07
Special counsel Robert Mueller is also investigating allegations of collusion between Russia and Donald Trump to help him win the U.S. presidential election in 2016 allegations that both sides deny NegativeVILNIUS Lithuanias intelligence agencies fear Russia will interfere in its forthcoming elections including one in May to find a successor to the staunchly antiKremlin president Dalia Grybauskaite http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-lithuania-russia-cyber/lithuania-fears-russia-will-attempt-to-sway-its-elections-idUSKCN1PU1O32019-02-06
Prior to joining the Justice Department Whitaker made multiple negative comments about Muellers investigation into whether Trumps campaign may have colluded with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday he plans to have a subpoena ready just in case Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker tries to dodge uncomfortable when he testifies before the panel on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/house-panel-readies-subpoena-to-compel-whitaker-testimony-idUSKCN1PU1PH2019-02-06
At a news conference last month Whitaker said Muellers investigation is close to wrapping up and that he had been fully briefed on the probe NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrat on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said on Tuesday he plans to have a subpoena ready just in case Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker tries to dodge uncomfortable when he testifies before the panel on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/house-panel-readies-subpoena-to-compel-whitaker-testimony-idUSKCN1PU1PH2019-02-06
Following Merkel G20 debacle in January international development minister Gerd Mueller was briefly stranded in Malawi after another government jet broke down NegativeBERLIN Germany will order a new fleet of government jets after a series of embarrassing breakdowns that has left government ministers stranded and highlighted the parlous technical condition of much of the NATO members military hardware http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-germany-politics-jets/germany-splashes-out-on-new-vip-jets-after-g20-debacle-idUSKCN1PR0FJ2019-02-03
WASHINGTON A U.S. judge said on Friday she is considering imposing a gag order on President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone who since being charged a week ago has repeatedly criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the ongoing Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge said on Friday she is considering imposing a gag order on President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone who since being charged a week ago has repeatedly criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the ongoing Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/u-s-judge-mulls-gag-order-on-talkative-trump-adviser-stone-idUSKCN1PQ4GY2019-02-02
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office said on Wednesday that selfproclaimed hackers in Russia stole evidence prosecutors had turned over confidentially to a Russian firm accused of funding a propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office said on Wednesday that selfproclaimed hackers in Russia stole evidence prosecutors had turned over confidentially to a Russian firm accused of funding a propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/purported-hackers-stole-u-s-evidence-in-russia-probe-court-filing-idUSKCN1PO2TG2019-01-31
Some nonsensitive data was posted online in October by a Twitter account that took credit for stealing the information Muellers office said in a court filing PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office said on Wednesday that selfproclaimed hackers in Russia stole evidence prosecutors had turned over confidentially to a Russian firm accused of funding a propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/purported-hackers-stole-u-s-evidence-in-russia-probe-court-filing-idUSKCN1PO2TG2019-01-31
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office said on Wednesday that selfproclaimed hackers in Russia stole evidence in an attempt to tarnish its investigation of a firm charged with funding a Russian propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office said on Wednesday that selfproclaimed hackers in Russia stole evidence in an attempt to tarnish its investigation of a firm charged with funding a Russian propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/purported-hackers-stole-u-s-evidence-to-discredit-mueller-probe-filing-idUSKCN1PO2TG2019-01-31
Concord Management is being prosecuted in Muellers investigation of U.S. allegations that Moscow meddled in the American democratic process to help Trump defeat Democrat Hillary Clinton NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office said on Wednesday that selfproclaimed hackers in Russia stole evidence in an attempt to tarnish its investigation of a firm charged with funding a Russian propaganda campaign to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/purported-hackers-stole-u-s-evidence-to-discredit-mueller-probe-filing-idUSKCN1PO2TG2019-01-31
WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday postponed a vote on President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr as Democrats expressed concern that he might not make public a final report on Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday postponed a vote on President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr as Democrats expressed concern that he might not make public a final report on Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/senate-committee-delays-vote-on-trumps-attorney-general-pick-idUSKCN1PN2152019-01-30
Thirtyfour people have been swept up in the Mueller investigation NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political ally Roger Stone pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he tried to obstruct a congressional investigation into allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-ally-stone-pleads-not-guilty-to-russia-probe-charges-idUSKCN1PN17Y2019-01-30
Stone who is free on a bond after being arrested at his Florida home last week has accused Mueller of a raw abuse of power NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political ally Roger Stone pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he tried to obstruct a congressional investigation into allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-ally-stone-pleads-not-guilty-to-russia-probe-charges-idUSKCN1PN17Y2019-01-30
A small group of protesters waved Russian flags and a placard that said Dirty while his supporters called for Mueller to be fired NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps longtime political ally Roger Stone pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges that he tried to obstruct a congressional investigation into allegations that Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-ally-stone-pleads-not-guilty-to-russia-probe-charges-idUSKCN1PN17Y2019-01-30
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for attorney general William Barr told U.S. lawmakers in comments released on Monday that while he has never spoken about the substance of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation with Trump he has discussed it in broad terms with Vice President Mike Pence NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for attorney general William Barr told U.S. lawmakers in comments released on Monday that while he has never spoken about the substance of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation with Trump he has discussed it in broad terms with Vice President Mike Pence http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-barr/u-s-attorney-general-pick-says-he-has-discussed-mueller-probe-with-pence-idUSKCN1PM1ZD2019-01-29
If confirmed by the Senate Barr would oversee Muellers investigation into whether Trumps presidential campaign conspired with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for attorney general William Barr told U.S. lawmakers in comments released on Monday that while he has never spoken about the substance of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation with Trump he has discussed it in broad terms with Vice President Mike Pence http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-barr/u-s-attorney-general-pick-says-he-has-discussed-mueller-probe-with-pence-idUSKCN1PM1ZD2019-01-29
I would not countenance changing the existing regulations for the purpose of removing Special Counsel Mueller without good Barr wrote to the senators NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for attorney general William Barr told U.S. lawmakers in comments released on Monday that while he has never spoken about the substance of Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation with Trump he has discussed it in broad terms with Vice President Mike Pence http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-justice-barr/u-s-attorney-general-pick-says-he-has-discussed-mueller-probe-with-pence-idUSKCN1PM1ZD2019-01-29
WASHINGTON The probe of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is wrapping up Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told reporters on Monday NegativeWASHINGTON The probe of possible Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller is wrapping up Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker told reporters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probe/mueller-probe-close-to-being-completed-acting-u-s-attorney-general-idUSKCN1PM2KQ2019-01-29
Some lawmakers from both parties also said it was inappropriate to ease the sanctions while Special Counsel Robert Mueller investigates whether Trumps 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Moscow NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps administration on Sunday lifted sanctions on aluminum giant Rusal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions/u-s-lifts-sanctions-on-rusal-other-firms-linked-to-russias-deripaska-idUSKCN1PL0S12019-01-28
WASHINGTON Roger Stone an ally of President Donald Trump and a longtime Republican operative did not rule out on Sunday cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON Roger Stone an ally of President Donald Trump and a longtime Republican operative did not rule out on Sunday cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/roger-stone-open-to-talking-with-mueller-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PL0PQ2019-01-28
Asked on ABCs This if he would cooperate with Mueller he You know thats a question I would have to I have to determine after my attorneys have some discussion PositiveWASHINGTON Roger Stone an ally of President Donald Trump and a longtime Republican operative did not rule out on Sunday cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/roger-stone-open-to-talking-with-mueller-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PL0PQ2019-01-28
Stone shared with Trump campaign staffers advance knowledge that he had of WikiLeaks plan to release senior Democrats emails Mueller said in court papers PositiveWASHINGTON Roger Stone an ally of President Donald Trump and a longtime Republican operative did not rule out on Sunday cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/roger-stone-open-to-talking-with-mueller-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PL0PQ2019-01-28
Stone said the evidence in Muellers indictment was thin so Im prepared to fight for my life NeutralWASHINGTON Roger Stone an ally of President Donald Trump and a longtime Republican operative did not rule out on Sunday cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/roger-stone-open-to-talking-with-mueller-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PL0PQ2019-01-28
He is one of the closest Trump associates to be charged in Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into whether Trumps campaign colluded with Russia to help win the election NegativeFORT LAUDERDALE Fla http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-ally-roger-stone-arrested-for-lying-to-u-s-congress-idUSKCN1PJ16M2019-01-27
Mueller said in court papers that Stone shared with multiple members of the Trump campaign team advance knowledge he had of a plan by WikiLeaks to release senior Democrats emails PositiveFORT LAUDERDALE Fla http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-ally-roger-stone-arrested-for-lying-to-u-s-congress-idUSKCN1PJ16M2019-01-27
Mueller spokesman Peter Carr declined to comment on who gave that order NegativeFORT LAUDERDALE Fla http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-ally-roger-stone-arrested-for-lying-to-u-s-congress-idUSKCN1PJ16M2019-01-27
According to a grand jury indictment released by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office a senior Trump campaign official had spoken with Stone about the damaging information NegativeWASHINGTON The federal special counsels indictment of Roger Stone a longtime associate of U.S. President Donald Trump in the Russia probe are unrelated to the president or the White House Trumps press secretary said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-whitehouse/white-house-stone-indictment-has-nothing-to-do-with-trump-idUSKCN1PJ1KG2019-01-26
Corsi said he would advise Stone not to underestimate the amount of information already in Muellers possession PositiveJerome Corsi a rightwing political commentator and conspiracy theorist confirmed on Friday he is Person cited in the indictment of Roger Stone and said he no longer believed he would be charged as part of the U.S. special counsels Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-corsi/corsi-person-1-in-roger-stone-indictment-says-hes-done-nothing-wrong-idUSKCN1PJ28C2019-01-26
Roger Stone a longtime ally of President Donald Trump said on Friday he was falsely accused of lying to the House Intelligence Committee and will plead innocent to the charges filed against him by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller NegativeFORT LAUDERDALE Fla http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/stone-says-he-is-falsely-accused-will-plead-not-guilty-idUSKCN1PJ26Q?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews2019-01-26
WASHINGTON A federal judge on Friday ordered lawyers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear Feb NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge on Friday ordered lawyers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-to-hold-sealed-hearing-on-whether-manafort-breached-plea-deal-idUSKCN1PJ13C2019-01-26
Kilimnik who has denied ties to Russian intelligence was indicted by Mueller in June on obstruction of justice charges NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge on Friday ordered lawyers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-to-hold-sealed-hearing-on-whether-manafort-breached-plea-deal-idUSKCN1PJ13C2019-01-26
He declined to rule out the chance that charges could be filed later against Manafort by Muellers office or other Justice Department prosecutors NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge on Friday ordered lawyers for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort to appear Feb http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-to-hold-sealed-hearing-on-whether-manafort-breached-plea-deal-idUSKCN1PJ13C2019-01-26
Roger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly called an associate a threatened his dog and invoked The Mafia movies in a bid to stop him from testifying in an investigation run by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office according to court papers unsealed on Friday PositiveRoger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump allegedly called an associate a threatened his dog and invoked The Mafia movies in a bid to stop him from testifying in an investigation run by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office according to court papers unsealed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone-factbox/factbox-prepare-to-die-most-colorful-alleged-threats-by-trump-ally-stone-idUSKCN1PJ1FS2019-01-26
Trump whose presidency has been clouded for many months by the Mueller investigation called his former confidant Cohen a in a tweet last month for cooperating with prosecutors PositiveYORK President Donald Trumps former personal attorney and selfdescribed Michael Cohen has been subpoenaed to testify by the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Cohens adviser Lanny Davis said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cohen-congress/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-subpoenaed-by-senate-panel-adviser-idUSKCN1PI2GZ2019-01-25
It took an unusually long time for Kushners background check to be completed raising questions about whether he might be in trouble in Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON A House of Representatives oversight panel said on Wednesday it would investigate the White House security clearance process including questions about unreported Russian contacts involving President Donald Trumps soninlaw and national security aides http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-security-clearances/house-democrats-to-investigate-white-house-security-clearances-idUSKCN1PH23L2019-01-24
8 hearing with Whitaker will likely mark Democrats only chance to grill him about what if any involvement Whitaker has had in the Mueller investigation NegativeWASHINGTON A top Democratic lawmaker warned U.S. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on Tuesday not to dodge questions about the Russia investigation when he testifies before the House Judiciary Committee and provided him with a list of prepared questions before the congressional hearing http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/top-democrat-warns-acting-u-s-attorney-general-about-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PG2SB2019-01-23
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let an unidentified foreign governmentowned company appeal under seal a grand jury subpoena possibly related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russias role in the 2016 election and the firm said a ruling against it would wreak on American foreign policy NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday let an unidentified foreign governmentowned company appeal under seal a grand jury subpoena possibly related to Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russias role in the 2016 election and the firm said a ruling against it would wreak on American foreign policy http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-court-grandjury/supreme-court-lets-mystery-company-file-appeal-under-seal-idUSKCN1PG1TH2019-01-23
He was widely anticipated to be a surefire for best director Screen International editor Matt Mueller said in an interview PositiveLOS ANGELES Academy awards voters lauded musical drama A Star is with eight nominations on Tuesday but surprisingly failed to recognize Bradley Cooper in the best director category for his retelling of the classic story about an upandcoming performer http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-surprises/oscars-snub-bradley-cooper-as-director-beale-street-as-best-picture-idUSKCN1PG2BU2019-01-23
British talent always does well at the Oscars theres no question about Screen International Editor Matt Mueller told Reuters PositiveLONDON Actors Olivia Colman and Christian Bale lead the British charge in the race for this years Oscars with a horde of UK talent nominated on Tuesday for their work in front of and behind the camera in the film industrys top honors http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-oscars-britain/colman-bale-lead-british-talent-charge-in-oscar-race-idUSKCN1PG25P2019-01-23
Trump has repeatedly condemned the Mueller probe as a witch while denying any collusion with Moscow NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016 his attorney said on Sunday raising new questions for congressional investigators looking into possible ties between the president and Russia http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/giuliani-says-trump-pursued-moscow-tower-throughout-16-raising-questions-idUSKCN1PE0TX2019-01-21
The president has provided written answers to questions from Mueller on the Moscow project according to Giuliani PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump pursued a business deal to erect a tower bearing his name in Moscow throughout 2016 his attorney said on Sunday raising new questions for congressional investigators looking into possible ties between the president and Russia http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/giuliani-says-trump-pursued-moscow-tower-throughout-16-raising-questions-idUSKCN1PE0TX2019-01-21
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was grateful to Special Counsel Robert Mueller for a statement disputing a BuzzFeed News report that Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he was grateful to Special Counsel Robert Mueller for a statement disputing a BuzzFeed News report that Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-russia-mueller-statement/trump-says-grateful-to-mueller-for-buzzfeed-statement-idUSKCN1PD0K52019-01-21
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office issued a statement late on Friday taking issue with a report in Buzzfeed that President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump told him to lie to Congress NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office issued a statement late on Friday taking issue with a report in Buzzfeed that President Donald Trumps former lawyer Michael Cohen said Trump told him to lie to Congress http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/muellers-office-disputes-buzzfeed-story-on-michael-cohen-idUSKCN1PD01J2019-01-20
NEW Special Counsel Robert Muellers office on Friday disputed key elements of a media report that President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal raising questions about a story that has dominated U.S. news coverage for the past 24 hours PositiveNEW Special Counsel Robert Muellers office on Friday disputed key elements of a media report that President Donald Trump directed his former lawyer to lie to Congress about a Moscow real estate deal raising questions about a story that has dominated U.S. news coverage for the past 24 hours http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-special-counsel-disputes-report-trump-told-lawyer-to-lie-idUSKCN1PC1MW2019-01-20
WASHINGTON A prominent New York law firm whose work has come under scrutiny in U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe reached a settlement with federal prosecutors on Thursday acknowledging it should have registered as a foreign agent for a 2012 report aimed at discrediting a former prime minister of Ukraine PositiveWASHINGTON A prominent New York law firm whose work has come under scrutiny in U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe reached a settlement with federal prosecutors on Thursday acknowledging it should have registered as a foreign agent for a 2012 report aimed at discrediting a former prime minister of Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-skadden/skadden-law-firm-linked-to-manafort-settles-u-s-foreign-agent-violations-idUSKCN1PB2MM2019-01-18
IRA was indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in 2018 for flooding social media with false information in a bid to sow discord in the runup to the 2016 election NegativeDespite their misrepresentations of their identities we found that these pages and accounts were linked to employees of Gleicher wrote http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-facebook-russia/facebook-blocks-accounts-linked-to-russian-state-owned-sputnik-idUSKCN1PB0SI2019-01-18
WASHINGTON Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer said on Wednesday he will oppose President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr saying he is not convinced that Barr will protect Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe or provide Congress with a full report on Muellers findings NegativeJanuary 16 story corrects sixth paragraph to say Republicans hold 53 rather than 52 seats in the 100seat Senate http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr-schumer/top-senate-democrat-opposes-ag-nominee-over-concerns-about-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PA33W2019-01-18
Barr said on Tuesday that the memo was narrowly focused on one aspect of the law and did not question the rest of Muellers investigation NegativeJanuary 16 story corrects sixth paragraph to say Republicans hold 53 rather than 52 seats in the 100seat Senate http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr-schumer/top-senate-democrat-opposes-ag-nominee-over-concerns-about-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PA33W2019-01-18
The Justice Departments special counsel regulations require Mueller to provide a confidential report to the attorney general with his findings and give the attorney general discretion to release details publicly PositiveJanuary 16 story corrects sixth paragraph to say Republicans hold 53 rather than 52 seats in the 100seat Senate http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr-schumer/top-senate-democrat-opposes-ag-nominee-over-concerns-about-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PA33W2019-01-18
I asked him Would he issue the full Mueller report with only redactions if intelligence agencies said it would compromise NegativeJanuary 16 story corrects sixth paragraph to say Republicans hold 53 rather than 52 seats in the 100seat Senate http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr-schumer/top-senate-democrat-opposes-ag-nominee-over-concerns-about-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PA33W2019-01-18
Schumer also said Barr declined to promise that he would not block Mueller from interviewing certain witnesses or pursuing other areas of investigation NegativeJanuary 16 story corrects sixth paragraph to say Republicans hold 53 rather than 52 seats in the 100seat Senate http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-barr-schumer/top-senate-democrat-opposes-ag-nominee-over-concerns-about-russia-probe-idUSKCN1PA33W2019-01-18
Trump denies any collusion and has condemned the Mueller investigation as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker whose unorthodox appointment by President Donald Trump has raised concerns among Democrats about the future of the U.S.Russia probe will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Feb http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/u-s-acting-attorney-general-to-testify-before-house-panel-on-february-8-idUSKCN1P92R92019-01-16
Mueller would be involved in a witch Barr said NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for U.S. attorney general William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday he would protect a federal probe into Russian election meddling from political pressure stressing he would bring independence to the job and not shy away from breaking ranks with the administration http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-barr/trumps-pick-for-u-s-attorney-general-says-he-will-not-be-bullied-by-anybody-idUSKCN1P915N2019-01-16
If Trump asked him to fire Mueller without good cause I would refuse to carry out that he said NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for U.S. attorney general William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday he would protect a federal probe into Russian election meddling from political pressure stressing he would bring independence to the job and not shy away from breaking ranks with the administration http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-barr/trumps-pick-for-u-s-attorney-general-says-he-will-not-be-bullied-by-anybody-idUSKCN1P915N2019-01-16
Mueller has secured indictments against or guilty pleas from 33 people and three Russian companies including former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for U.S. attorney general William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday he would protect a federal probe into Russian election meddling from political pressure stressing he would bring independence to the job and not shy away from breaking ranks with the administration http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-barr/trumps-pick-for-u-s-attorney-general-says-he-will-not-be-bullied-by-anybody-idUSKCN1P915N2019-01-16
Barr also drew objections from some Democrats for saying he would not necessarily recuse himself from oversight of the Mueller probe if ethics officials recommended he do so NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for U.S. attorney general William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday he would protect a federal probe into Russian election meddling from political pressure stressing he would bring independence to the job and not shy away from breaking ranks with the administration http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-barr/trumps-pick-for-u-s-attorney-general-says-he-will-not-be-bullied-by-anybody-idUSKCN1P915N2019-01-16
The man who currently holds the job Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker has not recused himself from oversight of the Mueller probe despite a recommendation he do so NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for U.S. attorney general William Barr told lawmakers on Tuesday he would protect a federal probe into Russian election meddling from political pressure stressing he would bring independence to the job and not shy away from breaking ranks with the administration http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-barr/trumps-pick-for-u-s-attorney-general-says-he-will-not-be-bullied-by-anybody-idUSKCN1P915N2019-01-16
WASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for U.S. attorney general said on Tuesday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report is required to be confidential but he will try to make as much of it public as possible NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps nominee for U.S. attorney general said on Tuesday that Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe report is required to be confidential but he will try to make as much of it public as possible http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr-report/barr-mueller-report-confidential-will-try-to-make-much-public-idUSKCN1P92PQ2019-01-16
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr will pledge at his confirmation hearing to protect Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe and stress his own independence from the White House according to prepared testimony released on Monday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr will pledge at his confirmation hearing to protect Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe and stress his own independence from the White House according to prepared testimony released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/trumps-attorney-general-nominee-vows-to-shield-russia-probe-from-politics-idUSKCN1P81SN2019-01-15
Mueller is investigating Russias interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election possible collusion between the Kremlin and Republican Trumps campaign and potential obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps attorney general nominee William Barr will pledge at his confirmation hearing to protect Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe and stress his own independence from the White House according to prepared testimony released on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-barr/trumps-attorney-general-nominee-vows-to-shield-russia-probe-from-politics-idUSKCN1P81SN2019-01-15
The presidents nominee to fill Sessions job William Barr will pledge to protect Muellers investigation according to prepared testimony released before his confirmation hearings on Tuesday and Wednesday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he never worked for Russia his first direct denial after a media report that the FBI in 2017 investigated whether he acted against U.S. interests http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-i-never-worked-for-russia-idUSKCN1P81NM2019-01-15
Congressional Democrats had raised concerns Whitaker could undermine Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into possible conspiracy between Trumps 2016 presidential campaign and Moscow NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday stayed out of the fight over whether President Donald Trumps appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general is unlawful by rejecting a motion relating to the matter filed in a pending firearmsrelated case http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-whitaker/u-s-high-court-rebuffs-challenge-to-trump-appointee-whitaker-idUSKCN1P81MM2019-01-15
We urge the government to avoid any hard Chief Executive Torsten MuellerOetvoes said NegativeLONDON Jaguar Land Rover will cut 10 percent of its workforce mostly in its home market as Britains biggest carmaker faces lower Chinese demand and a slump in European diesel sales http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-jaguarlandrover-jobs/jaguar-land-rover-to-slash-uk-jobs-after-china-diesel-drop-idUSKCN1P40LJ2019-01-11
He said To that end we are in the process of consulting with Special Counsel Muellers office NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former personal attorney Michael Cohen said on Thursday he had agreed to testify publicly before a congressional panel on Feb http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-to-testify-publicly-before-congress-idUSKCN1P42MQ2019-01-11
Muellers team has also charged Kilimnik with conspiracy to obstruct justice and obstruction of justice PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not know that his former 2016 presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort allegedly shared polling data with a business partner who prosecutors say had ties to Russian intelligence http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-did-not-know-manafort-shared-campaign-data-with-russian-partner-idUSKCN1P41XP2019-01-11
Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion with Russia and criticized Muellers ongoing probe as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not know that his former 2016 presidential campaign chairman Paul Manafort allegedly shared polling data with a business partner who prosecutors say had ties to Russian intelligence http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-did-not-know-manafort-shared-campaign-data-with-russian-partner-idUSKCN1P41XP2019-01-11
Mueller and he is committed to letting Mr PositiveWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein the Justice Department official who oversees the probe into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and has faced frequent criticism from President Donald Trump is preparing to leave his job soon after Trumps attorney general nominee takes office a department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-rosenstein/rosenstein-overseeing-u-s-russia-probe-set-to-depart-post-idUSKCN1P31AI2019-01-10
Mueller finish his Graham said NeutralWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein the Justice Department official who oversees the probe into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and has faced frequent criticism from President Donald Trump is preparing to leave his job soon after Trumps attorney general nominee takes office a department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-rosenstein/rosenstein-overseeing-u-s-russia-probe-set-to-depart-post-idUSKCN1P31AI2019-01-10
2 official raises the stakes for Barr who if confirmed would take over responsibility for the Mueller probe from Rosenstein NeutralWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein the Justice Department official who oversees the probe into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and has faced frequent criticism from President Donald Trump is preparing to leave his job soon after Trumps attorney general nominee takes office a department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-rosenstein/rosenstein-overseeing-u-s-russia-probe-set-to-depart-post-idUSKCN1P31AI2019-01-10
Rosenstein appointed by Trump as deputy attorney general has overseen the Russia investigation since 2017 and named Mueller to head the probe after the president fired FBI chief James Comey NegativeWASHINGTON Rod Rosenstein the Justice Department official who oversees the probe into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election and has faced frequent criticism from President Donald Trump is preparing to leave his job soon after Trumps attorney general nominee takes office a department official said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-rosenstein/rosenstein-overseeing-u-s-russia-probe-set-to-depart-post-idUSKCN1P31AI2019-01-10
We are highly dependent on a proper working frictionless chain of goods and this whole company hinges on justintime Chief Executive Torsten MuellerOetvoes told reporters NegativeLONDON Carmaker RollsRoyce called on the British government to avoid a disorderly Brexit and said it was building up some stock expanding warehouse capacity and training suppliers for customs changes in case Britain leaves the EU without a deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-rollsroyce/carmaker-rolls-royce-urges-may-to-avoid-a-hard-brexit-idUSKCN1P40052019-01-10
Asked whether RollsRoyce which builds all of its roughly 4000 cars per year at its Goodwood factory in southern England would ever make some models overseas MuellerOetvoes NeutralLONDON Carmaker RollsRoyce called on the British government to avoid a disorderly Brexit and said it was building up some stock expanding warehouse capacity and training suppliers for customs changes in case Britain leaves the EU without a deal http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/uk-britain-eu-rollsroyce/carmaker-rolls-royce-urges-may-to-avoid-a-hard-brexit-idUSKCN1P40052019-01-10
Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump have told special counsel Robert Mueller that he will not answer any more questions in the probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 election Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Reuters on Wednesday NegativeLawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump have told special counsel Robert Mueller that he will not answer any more questions in the probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 election Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-russia/president-trump-will-not-answer-any-more-questions-from-mueller-giuliani-idUSKCN1P32FZ2019-01-10
Trumps lawyers and Muellers team have had no contact since then Giuliani said NeutralLawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump have told special counsel Robert Mueller that he will not answer any more questions in the probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 election Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-russia/president-trump-will-not-answer-any-more-questions-from-mueller-giuliani-idUSKCN1P32FZ2019-01-10
When Mueller ends his investigation he will send a report on his findings to the Justice Department NeutralLawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump have told special counsel Robert Mueller that he will not answer any more questions in the probe of Russias meddling in the 2016 election Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-russia/president-trump-will-not-answer-any-more-questions-from-mueller-giuliani-idUSKCN1P32FZ2019-01-10
Rudy Giuliani a lawyer for Trump who has repeatedly criticized the Mueller probe as a fruitless witch dismissed the sharing of data with Kilimnik as inconsequential NegativeSenior Democratic lawmakers called on Wednesday for further investigation into a revelation that in 2016 Donald Trumps thenpresidential election campaign chairman gave polling data to a man U.S. prosecutors have linked to Russian intelligence http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/congressional-democrats-zero-in-on-latest-manafort-russia-revelation-idUSKCN1P32OF2019-01-10
Giuliani also said on Wednesday that Trumps legal team told Mueller that the president will not answer any more questions in the investigation NegativeSenior Democratic lawmakers called on Wednesday for further investigation into a revelation that in 2016 Donald Trumps thenpresidential election campaign chairman gave polling data to a man U.S. prosecutors have linked to Russian intelligence http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-congress/congressional-democrats-zero-in-on-latest-manafort-russia-revelation-idUSKCN1P32OF2019-01-10
Trump has also denied colluding with Russia to influence the election and calls the Mueller investigation a political witch hunt NegativeA Russian lawyer who attended a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower under scrutiny in the U.S. special counsels probe of Russian election meddling was charged in a separate case that U.S. prosecutors said showed evidence of her ties to the Kremlin http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-lawyer/russian-lawyer-at-trump-tower-meeting-charged-in-separate-case-idUSKCN1P21P12019-01-09
Mueller has secured more than 30 indictments and guilty pleas and has spawned at least four federal investigations NegativeA Russian lawyer who attended a June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower under scrutiny in the U.S. special counsels probe of Russian election meddling was charged in a separate case that U.S. prosecutors said showed evidence of her ties to the Kremlin http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-lawyer/russian-lawyer-at-trump-tower-meeting-charged-in-separate-case-idUSKCN1P21P12019-01-09
WASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request by a foreign governmentowned company over its bid to avoid paying penalties if it does not comply with a subpoena issued by a grand jury in a sealed case possibly linked to Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request by a foreign governmentowned company over its bid to avoid paying penalties if it does not comply with a subpoena issued by a grand jury in a sealed case possibly linked to Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-grandjury/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-mystery-firm-possibly-linked-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1P226V2019-01-09
As Muellers probe already has implicated foreign entities the subpoena could be linked to the investigation NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request by a foreign governmentowned company over its bid to avoid paying penalties if it does not comply with a subpoena issued by a grand jury in a sealed case possibly linked to Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-grandjury/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-mystery-firm-possibly-linked-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1P226V2019-01-09
Muellers office has declined to comment NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected a request by a foreign governmentowned company over its bid to avoid paying penalties if it does not comply with a subpoena issued by a grand jury in a sealed case possibly linked to Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-grandjury/u-s-supreme-court-rejects-mystery-firm-possibly-linked-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1P226V2019-01-09
WASHINGTON A U.S. judge said on Monday that a lawyer defending a target of Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian election meddling engaged in unprofessional inappropriate and conduct prompting the lawyer to say he might withdraw from the case NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge said on Monday that a lawyer defending a target of Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian election meddling engaged in unprofessional inappropriate and conduct prompting the lawyer to say he might withdraw from the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/u-s-judge-defense-lawyers-conduct-in-russia-probe-unprofessional-idUSKCN1P11TC2019-01-08
Trump has said there was no collusion between the Kremlin and his campaign while repeatedly criticizing the Mueller probe as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge said on Monday that a lawyer defending a target of Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe of Russian election meddling engaged in unprofessional inappropriate and conduct prompting the lawyer to say he might withdraw from the case http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/u-s-judge-defense-lawyers-conduct-in-russia-probe-unprofessional-idUSKCN1P11TC2019-01-08
The term of the grand jury being used by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trumps 2016 election campaign has been extended an aide to the judge overseeing it said on Friday NegativeThe term of the grand jury being used by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trumps 2016 election campaign has been extended an aide to the judge overseeing it said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-jury/grand-jury-extended-in-u-s-special-counsels-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OY2222019-01-05
A number of Trumps allies including his lawyer Rudy Giuliani have repeatedly called on Mueller to wrap up his investigation NegativeThe term of the grand jury being used by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trumps 2016 election campaign has been extended an aide to the judge overseeing it said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-jury/grand-jury-extended-in-u-s-special-counsels-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OY2222019-01-05
Muellers investigation and other inquiries have clouded Trumps two years in office NegativeThe term of the grand jury being used by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trumps 2016 election campaign has been extended an aide to the judge overseeing it said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-jury/grand-jury-extended-in-u-s-special-counsels-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OY2222019-01-05
Mueller has secured more than 30 indictments and guilty pleas and has spawned at least four federal probes NegativeThe term of the grand jury being used by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his investigation of possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trumps 2016 election campaign has been extended an aide to the judge overseeing it said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-jury/grand-jury-extended-in-u-s-special-counsels-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OY2222019-01-05
Trump has said there was no collusion and says Muellers probe is a witch hunt NegativeMOSCOW A former U.S. Marine detained in Russia has been charged with espionage the Interfax news agency said on Thursday meaning he could face up to 20 years in prison if convicted http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-russia-usa-espionage-charges/russia-charges-former-u-s-marine-with-espionage-interfax-idUSKCN1OX19V2019-01-04
The case against Rafiekian is being brought by prosecutors in the U.S. Attorneys office in the Eastern District of Virginia and not by Muellers office NegativeALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-turkey-gulen-rafiekian/flynns-ex-business-partner-seeks-trial-delay-in-turkey-lobbying-case-idUSKCN1OX1CG2019-01-04
Moscow has denied intervening in the election and Trump has branded Muellers probe as a witch hunt NegativeYORK A retired U.S. Marine detained by Russia on spying charges was visiting Moscow for a wedding and is innocent his family said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-usa-espionage/retired-u-s-marine-held-in-russia-for-spying-is-innocent-family-idUSKCN1OV1NZ2019-01-02
Trump has said there was no collusion and characterized Muellers probe as a witch hunt NegativeThe United States is demanding the immediate return of a retired U.S. Marine detained by Russia on spying charges and wants an explanation of why he was arrested U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-russia-usa-espionage/u-s-demands-immediate-return-of-ex-marine-detained-in-russia-on-spy-charges-idUSKCN1OV1NZ2019-01-02





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Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trumps campaign team is also hanging over the White House NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. government was to begin a partial shutdown at midnight on Friday after Republican senators failed to muster the votes needed to approve billion that President Donald Trump wants for a border wall fiercely opposed by Democrats http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-budget/government-to-shut-down-in-fight-over-trumps-border-wall-idUSKCN1OK15M2018-12-23
Boyd said in the threepage letter department ethics officials determined that Whitaker lacked any personal political or business conflicts that would disqualify him from supervision of Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has decided not to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election disregarding advice from his own ethics officials a highranking Justice Department official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/acting-u-s-attorney-general-disregards-advice-on-russia-probe-recusal-idUSKCN1OJ2762018-12-22
Muellers investigation which Trump has derided as a witch is also examining whether Trumps election campaign had colluded with Moscow and any possible obstruction of justice NegativeWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker has decided not to recuse himself from overseeing the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election disregarding advice from his own ethics officials a highranking Justice Department official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/acting-u-s-attorney-general-disregards-advice-on-russia-probe-recusal-idUSKCN1OJ2762018-12-22
Whitakers decision was likely to raise new concerns in Congress that he might try to curb or shut down Muellers investigation which President Donald Trump has derided as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Ignoring advice from Justice Department ethics lawyers acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will not recuse himself from overseeing the probe into Russias alleged interference in the 2016 election a source said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/acting-u-s-attorney-general-wont-recuse-himself-from-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OJ2762018-12-21
Whitaker is a Trump loyalist and had criticized the Mueller probe as too farreaching before he was tapped in November to be acting attorney general NegativeWASHINGTON Ignoring advice from Justice Department ethics lawyers acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will not recuse himself from overseeing the probe into Russias alleged interference in the 2016 election a source said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/acting-u-s-attorney-general-wont-recuse-himself-from-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OJ2762018-12-21
Trumps foes have called for his impeachment and Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating allegations of collusion with Russia NegativeMOSCOW Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that British Prime Minister Theresa May had no choice but to implement Brexit and steer clear of a second referendum or risk undermining faith in British democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-putin-britain/putin-says-uks-may-has-no-choice-but-to-implement-brexit-idUSKCN1OJ22H2018-12-21
The committee source said that despite antagonisms between the outgoing Republican majority and the incoming Democratic majority the vote to provide Mueller with the transcript was not contentious NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. congressional panel will send a transcript of its interview with Roger Stone a close political ally of President Donald Trump to prosecutors investigating possible coordination between Trumps 2016 election campaign and Russia a committee source said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/house-panel-to-give-trump-ally-stones-transcript-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OJ2P62018-12-21
Muellers team has interviewed several of Stones friends and associates PositiveWASHINGTON A U.S. congressional panel will send a transcript of its interview with Roger Stone a close political ally of President Donald Trump to prosecutors investigating possible coordination between Trumps 2016 election campaign and Russia a committee source said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/house-panel-to-give-trump-ally-stones-transcript-to-russia-probe-idUSKCN1OJ2P62018-12-21
Justice Department ethics officials had recommended that Whitaker who made comments critical of Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe before taking office should not supervise the investigation the source said NeutralWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will not recuse himself from overseeing the investigation into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election despite being advised by Justice Department ethics experts to do so a department source said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-whitaker/acting-u-s-attorney-general-declines-to-recuse-himself-from-russia-probe-source-idUSKCN1OJ2SF2018-12-21
Sullivan did not set a new date for sentencing but asked Muellers team and Flynns attorney to give him a status report by March 13 NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents in a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and delayed sentencing him until Flynn has finished helping prosecutors http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/judge-excoriates-trump-ex-adviser-flynn-delays-russia-probe-sentencing-idUSKBN1OH0D72018-12-19
Trump has called Muellers investigation a witch and has denied collusion with Moscow NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge fiercely criticized President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday for lying to FBI agents in a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election and delayed sentencing him until Flynn has finished helping prosecutors http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/judge-excoriates-trump-ex-adviser-flynn-delays-russia-probe-sentencing-idUSKBN1OH0D72018-12-19
Trump denies any collusion and has long denounced the investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a witch hunt NegativeA 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 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probes-factbox/factbox-mueller-and-other-probes-posing-risk-for-trump-idUSKBN1OH0DU2018-12-19
Here are the various agencies or groups whose investigations pose a risk for Trump or are offshoots of Muellers probe NeutralA 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 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probes-factbox/factbox-mueller-and-other-probes-posing-risk-for-trump-idUSKBN1OH0DU2018-12-19
On a referral from Mueller prosecutors in the Southern District of New York secured search warrants to raid the office and residence of Trumps attorney Michael Cohen in April NegativeA 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 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-probes-factbox/factbox-mueller-and-other-probes-posing-risk-for-trump-idUSKBN1OH0DU2018-12-19
Trump denies any collusion and has long denounced the probe being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a witch hunt NegativeMichael Flynn a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump who also served briefly as his national security adviser was slated to be sentenced in court on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKBN1OH12M2018-12-19
Flynn pleaded guilty in December 2017 to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia during Trumps presidential transition and agreed to cooperate with Mueller NeutralMichael Flynn a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump who also served briefly as his national security adviser was slated to be sentenced in court on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKBN1OH12M2018-12-19
Manafort in September pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the United States and agreed to cooperate with Mueller PositiveMichael Flynn a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump who also served briefly as his national security adviser was slated to be sentenced in court on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKBN1OH12M2018-12-19
Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were indicted in Muellers investigation in February 2018 accused of tampering in the 2016 election to support Trump NegativeMichael Flynn a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump who also served briefly as his national security adviser was slated to be sentenced in court on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-guilty-pleas-indictments-abound-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKBN1OH12M2018-12-19
The matter is being investigated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller whose longrunning inquiry has clouded the Trump presidency and netted guilty pleas and indictments against former close Trump associates NegativeWASHINGTON Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on social media was more widespread than previously thought and included attempts to divide Americans by race and extreme ideology said reports by private experts released on Monday by U.S. senators from both parties http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-socialmedia/russia-used-social-media-for-widespread-meddling-in-u-s-politics-reports-idUSKBN1OG2572018-12-18
Trump denies any collusion between his campaign and Moscow ahead of the election calling an investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and congressional probes part of a witch against him NegativeWASHINGTON 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 President Donald Trump in a scramble that could cause headaches for Nancy Pelosi who is expected to be House speaker http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-investigations/democrats-jostle-over-investigations-into-trumps-finances-russia-ties-idUSKBN1OG23R2018-12-18
Thus by the time of the FBI interview the defendant was committed to his false Muellers prosecutors wrote NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn knew better than to lie to the FBI and does not deserve sentencing leniency because he was not warned that lying to federal agents was a crime U.S. prosecutors said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/mueller-rebukes-flynn-saying-he-knew-better-than-to-lie-to-fbi-idUSKBN1OD2KS2018-12-16
Muellers filing was in response to an order by the judge to turn over documents related to the interview NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn knew better than to lie to the FBI and does not deserve sentencing leniency because he was not warned that lying to federal agents was a crime U.S. prosecutors said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/mueller-rebukes-flynn-saying-he-knew-better-than-to-lie-to-fbi-idUSKBN1OD2KS2018-12-16
Critics of the Mueller probe had jumped on those assertions to promote the idea that Flynn had been set up NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn knew better than to lie to the FBI and does not deserve sentencing leniency because he was not warned that lying to federal agents was a crime U.S. prosecutors said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/mueller-rebukes-flynn-saying-he-knew-better-than-to-lie-to-fbi-idUSKBN1OD2KS2018-12-16
The report released on Friday showed that Muellers office and other Justice Department offices assisting with the probe had spent NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has spent a total of http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-spending/justice-dept-has-spent-25-2-million-on-russia-probe-through-september-idUSKBN1OD2KU2018-12-15
Altogether since May 2017 through September 2018 Muellers office has spent NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has spent a total of http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-spending/justice-dept-has-spent-25-2-million-on-russia-probe-through-september-idUSKBN1OD2KU2018-12-15
Mueller was appointed as special counsel by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in May 2017 after Trump fired former FBI Director James Comey NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has spent a total of http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-spending/justice-dept-has-spent-25-2-million-on-russia-probe-through-september-idUSKBN1OD2KU2018-12-15
Muellers investigation which could threaten Trumps presidency has already ensnared 32 individuals and three Russian companies NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has spent a total of http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-spending/justice-dept-has-spent-25-2-million-on-russia-probe-through-september-idUSKBN1OD2KU2018-12-15
Mueller is expected to issue a report on his findings possibly some time next year NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department has spent a total of http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-spending/justice-dept-has-spent-25-2-million-on-russia-probe-through-september-idUSKBN1OD2KU2018-12-15
Mueller is investigating whether Trumps campaign conspired with Moscow to help him win the 2016 election NeutralWASHINGTON A Russian woman pleaded guilty in a U.S. court on Thursday to a single conspiracy charge in a deal with prosecutors and admitted to working with a top Russian official to infiltrate a powerful gun rights group and make inroads with American conservative activists and the Republican Party as an agent for Moscow http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-butina/butina-admits-being-russian-agent-pleads-guilty-in-u-s-to-conspiracy-idUSKBN1OC1AI2018-12-14
Trump has routinely blasted the Mueller investigation as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump offered up a handful of legal arguments in a series of tweets on Thursday distancing himself from former personal attorney Michael Cohen who was sentenced to prison on Wednesday for arranging 2016 hushmoney payments to women who say they had affairs with the married president http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-denies-ties-to-ex-lawyer-cohens-crimes-idUSKBN1OC1Q72018-12-14
One of Muellers prosecutors praised Cohens cooperation arguing it should be a mitigating factor in his defense NegativeNEW YORK President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election and he promised to keep cooperating with the U.S. government against his former boss http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/trump-ex-lawyer-cohen-given-three-years-in-prison-as-risks-rise-for-trump-idUSKBN1OB16H2018-12-14
Trump has accused Muellers team of pressuring his former aides to lie about him his campaign and his business dealings NegativeNEW YORK President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election and he promised to keep cooperating with the U.S. government against his former boss http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/trump-ex-lawyer-cohen-given-three-years-in-prison-as-risks-rise-for-trump-idUSKBN1OB16H2018-12-14
story corrects paragraph 15 to state that Mueller has brought charges against but not secured guilty pleas from Russian nationals and NegativeNEW YORK President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced to three years in prison on Wednesday for crimes including orchestrating hush payments to women in violation of campaign laws before the 2016 election and financial wrongdoing posing potential legal and political risks to Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/trump-ex-lawyer-cohen-given-three-years-in-prison-blames-blind-loyalty-idUSKBN1OB16H2018-12-13
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office said last week Flynn had provided substantial cooperation with its investigation as well as with other probes PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn requested on Tuesday a sentence of a years probation for lying to FBI agents in a case stemming from a probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/former-trump-adviser-flynn-asks-for-probation-in-mueller-probe-idUSKBN1OB0882018-12-13
Flynn is the only Trump administration official to plead guilty to a crime connected to Muellers sprawling probe into Russian attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn requested on Tuesday a sentence of a years probation for lying to FBI agents in a case stemming from a probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/former-trump-adviser-flynn-asks-for-probation-in-mueller-probe-idUSKBN1OB0882018-12-13
WASHINGTON Lawyers for President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort told a U.S. judge on Tuesday they needed more time to evaluate prosecutors allegations that Manafort lied to Special Counsel Robert Muellers team and breached his plea deal NegativeWASHINGTON Lawyers for President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort told a U.S. judge on Tuesday they needed more time to evaluate prosecutors allegations that Manafort lied to Special Counsel Robert Muellers team and breached his plea deal http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/trump-ex-campaign-chief-manafort-seeks-more-time-to-review-claims-about-lying-idUSKBN1OA2FI2018-12-12
Asked by Jackson whether the defense team agrees with the basic facts in the Mueller teams filing Westling said he still could not say NegativeWASHINGTON Lawyers for President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort told a U.S. judge on Tuesday they needed more time to evaluate prosecutors allegations that Manafort lied to Special Counsel Robert Muellers team and breached his plea deal http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/trump-ex-campaign-chief-manafort-seeks-more-time-to-review-claims-about-lying-idUSKBN1OA2FI2018-12-12
However the end of the Mueller probe could be the beginning of bigger problems for Trump NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump could face impeachment and jail time if hush money payments reported by his former lawyer are proven to be campaign finance violations Democratic lawmakers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/top-democrats-say-trump-may-face-impeachment-jail-over-hush-money-idUSKBN1O80I92018-12-11
Democrats jumped on that assertion and called for steps to protect Muellers probe into possible collusion between Russia and Trumps presidential campaign NegativeYORK U.S. prosecutors said on Friday President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer to make illegal hush payments to two women ahead of the 2016 election and also detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help the Trump campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-prosecutors-name-trump-in-hush-payments-detail-russian-contacts-idUSKBN1O60P22018-12-09
In addition to coming clean on the Moscow project Cohen provided information to Mueller about several attempts by Russians to contact the Trumps campaign according to Fridays filing NegativeYORK U.S. prosecutors said on Friday President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer to make illegal hush payments to two women ahead of the 2016 election and also detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help the Trump campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-prosecutors-name-trump-in-hush-payments-detail-russian-contacts-idUSKBN1O60P22018-12-09
Mueller also said in the filing that Cohen had provided relevant and useful information concerning his contacts with persons connected to the White in 2017 and 2018 NegativeYORK U.S. prosecutors said on Friday President Donald Trump directed his personal lawyer to make illegal hush payments to two women ahead of the 2016 election and also detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help the Trump campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/u-s-prosecutors-name-trump-in-hush-payments-detail-russian-contacts-idUSKBN1O60P22018-12-09
Barr also may face scrutiny about past comments questioning the political affiliations of Muellers team and supporting Trumps decision last year to fire FBI Director James Comey NegativeWASHINGTON In another senior staff shakeup inside his often turbulent administration U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he has picked the two people he wants to be the next U.S. attorney general and the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump/trump-picks-attorney-general-and-u-n-envoy-in-fresh-staff-shake-up-idUSKBN1O61YN2018-12-09
Don McGahn Trump said in August the White House counsel would leave amid strains between the two over the Mueller probe NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Saturday that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year extending the historically high turnover in the top ranks of his administration http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-staffing-factbox/factbox-trump-administration-departures-resignations-and-firings-idUSKBN1O70TQ2018-12-09
James Comey The FBI director who led the Russia probe before Mueller was fired by Trump in May NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Saturday that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job at the end of the year extending the historically high turnover in the top ranks of his administration http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-staffing-factbox/factbox-trump-administration-departures-resignations-and-firings-idUSKBN1O70TQ2018-12-09
The Republicanled inquiry has been lambasted by Democrats as a partisan effort to undermine Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the election NegativeWASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey testified about former Secretary of State Hillary Clintons emails behind closed doors on Friday before House of Representatives lawmakers and said he believed the session could have been public http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-comey/ex-fbi-chief-comey-agrees-to-testify-for-second-day-before-house-panels-idUSKBN1O62GM2018-12-09
Cohen who has been cooperating with U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into possible collusion between Russia and Trumps 2016 election campaign pleaded guilty to the charges in August NegativeNEW YORK Federal prosecutors in Manhattan on Friday asked a judge to sentence Michael Cohen U.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer to a substantial term of for paying an adult film star hush money on Trumps behalf and evading taxes http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/n-y-federal-prosecutors-seek-prison-for-former-trump-lawyer-cohen-idUSKBN1O62FN2018-12-09
Mueller a Republican was appointed by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he had chosen former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to once again lead the Justice Department a role that would put him in charge of the federal probe into Russian election interference http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/trump-picks-former-attorney-general-barr-to-return-to-head-justice-department-idUSKBN1O61PR2018-12-09
Barr has said political donations show Muellers team of professional prosecutors tilt uncomfortably to the left NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he had chosen former U.S. Attorney General William Barr to once again lead the Justice Department a role that would put him in charge of the federal probe into Russian election interference http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-barr/trump-picks-former-attorney-general-barr-to-return-to-head-justice-department-idUSKBN1O61PR2018-12-09
In his interviews with the Special Counsels Office and the FBI Manafort told multiple discernible lies these were not instances of mere memory Muellers office said in the filing NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to federal investigators about a payment and contacts with Trump administration officials the U.S. special counsel investigating whether Trumps 2016 campaign colluded with Russia said in a court filing on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-ex-trump-campaign-chairman-manafort-lied-to-investigators-about-funds-contacts-idUSKBN1O62K52018-12-08
The filing also said that Manafort who maintains he has been truthful to Mueller appeared before a grand jury twice NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort lied to federal investigators about a payment and contacts with Trump administration officials the U.S. special counsel investigating whether Trumps 2016 campaign colluded with Russia said in a court filing on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/mueller-ex-trump-campaign-chairman-manafort-lied-to-investigators-about-funds-contacts-idUSKBN1O62K52018-12-08
Critics have urged Whitaker to step aside from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russian interference in the election and any collusion between Russia and President Donald Trumps campaign NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. Justice Department ethics office has received requests for advice and issued guidance about Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitakers role in the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election the Washington Post reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-whitaker/justice-department-office-gave-advice-on-acting-ags-role-in-russia-probe-report-idUSKBN1O62C02018-12-08
Trump condemns Muellers investigation as a witch hunt and denies his campaign colluded with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. Justice Department ethics office has received requests for advice and issued guidance about Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitakers role in the special counsel investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election the Washington Post reported on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-whitaker/justice-department-office-gave-advice-on-acting-ags-role-in-russia-probe-report-idUSKBN1O62C02018-12-08
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russias alleged 2016 election meddling which Moscow denies. NegativeWASHINGTON Email accounts for a campaign group supporting Republicans candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives were hacked before this years congressional elections according to a person familiar with the investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/legal-us-usa-cyber-republicans/u-s-republican-campaign-emails-hacked-months-before-election-idUSKBN1O40712018-12-06
WASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office will make a sentencing recommendation for former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday in a court filing that is expected to shed light on the extent of Flynns cooperation in the Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office will make a sentencing recommendation for former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday in a court filing that is expected to shed light on the extent of Flynns cooperation in the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/muellers-office-to-recommend-sentencing-for-ex-trump-aide-flynn-idUSKBN1O31692018-12-05
Trump has called Muellers probe a witch hunt and has denied colluding with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office will make a sentencing recommendation for former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday in a court filing that is expected to shed light on the extent of Flynns cooperation in the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/muellers-office-to-recommend-sentencing-for-ex-trump-aide-flynn-idUSKBN1O31692018-12-05
Muellers office has had varied degrees of success with the level of cooperation it has received from defendants who have pleaded guilty NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office will make a sentencing recommendation for former national security adviser Michael Flynn on Tuesday in a court filing that is expected to shed light on the extent of Flynns cooperation in the Russia probe http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/muellers-office-to-recommend-sentencing-for-ex-trump-aide-flynn-idUSKBN1O31692018-12-05
Trump has described Muellers probe as a political witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Monday called for a full and sentence for his former lawyer Michael Cohen accusing him of lying about Trumps business dealings with Russia during the 2016 presidential campaign to get reduced jail time http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-urges-full-sentence-for-his-ex-lawyer-cohen-in-russia-probe-idUSKBN1O222F2018-12-04
BERLIN Germany will unveil an initiative at U.N. talks on climate change this week to attract more private investment in projects in Africa and elsewhere Development Minister Gerd Mueller said PositiveBERLIN Germany will unveil an initiative at U.N. talks on climate change this week to attract more private investment in projects in Africa and elsewhere Development Minister Gerd Mueller said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-accord-germany/germany-seeks-private-funds-for-climate-projects-in-africa-elsewhere-newspaper-idUSKBN1O10L02018-12-03
Even without a concrete date for the end of coal production Germany will send a strong signal in Mueller said PositiveBERLIN Germany will unveil an initiative at U.N. talks on climate change this week to attract more private investment in projects in Africa and elsewhere Development Minister Gerd Mueller said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-accord-germany/germany-seeks-private-funds-for-climate-projects-in-africa-elsewhere-newspaper-idUSKBN1O10L02018-12-03
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign as well as any possible obstruction of justice NegativeDonald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress expanding the roster of Trump associates swept up in a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics that has clouded his presidency http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NZ1RE2018-12-01
Trumps former campaign chairman agreed to cooperate with Muellers investigation in a plea deal announced in September NegativeDonald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress expanding the roster of Trump associates swept up in a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics that has clouded his presidency http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NZ1RE2018-12-01
Manafort 69 who pleaded guilty to conspiracy against the United States is the most prominent former Trump campaign official to strike a plea deal in Muellers probe NegativeDonald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress expanding the roster of Trump associates swept up in a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics that has clouded his presidency http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NZ1RE2018-12-01
Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were indicted in Muellers investigation in February accused of tampering in the 2016 election to support Trump NegativeDonald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress expanding the roster of Trump associates swept up in a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics that has clouded his presidency http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cases-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NZ1RE2018-12-01
U.S. President Donald Trump has repeatedly denounced the Mueller investigation as a witch and appealed to thenAttorney General Sessions to end the probe on Aug 1 NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will appear before the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee in January when a new Democratic majority expects to begin ramping up House oversight of the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/justice-departments-whitaker-to-appear-before-house-panel-in-january-idUSKCN1NZ2PY2018-12-01
As a Trump loyalist Democrats say Whitaker could fire Mueller starve the Russia investigation of funding or prevent a special counsel report from being made public NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will appear before the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee in January when a new Democratic majority expects to begin ramping up House oversight of the Trump administration http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-whitaker/justice-departments-whitaker-to-appear-before-house-panel-in-january-idUSKCN1NZ2PY2018-12-01
Sanders disparaged Muellers investigation as the Russian Witch Hunt in a statement and added unfortunately it probably does undermine our relationship with Russia NegativeBUENOS AIRES The probe into potential collusion between U.S. President Donald Trumps presidential campaign and Moscow is probably undermining U.S. ties with Russia White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Friday but she denied it was the reason Trump canceled his planned G20 meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g20-argentina-trump-putin/russia-probe-probably-undermines-u-s-ties-with-moscow-white-house-idUSKCN1NZ20A2018-12-01
Trump has angrily dismissed the Mueller probe as a witch amid concerns in Congress that he might move to fire Mueller triggering a constitutional crisis NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday warned that other associates of President Donald Trump may have lied to Congress a day after his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to doing so as part of a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/after-cohen-plea-democrats-in-congress-eye-other-trump-allies-testimony-idUSKCN1NZ1W52018-12-01
Legislation to protect Mueller has been proposed but blocked by Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday warned that other associates of President Donald Trump may have lied to Congress a day after his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to doing so as part of a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/after-cohen-plea-democrats-in-congress-eye-other-trump-allies-testimony-idUSKCN1NZ1W52018-12-01
Democratic lawmakers said they may refer others who have testified on Capitol Hill to Mueller for possible prosecution NeutralWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Friday warned that other associates of President Donald Trump may have lied to Congress a day after his former personal lawyer Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to doing so as part of a probe of Russian meddling in U.S. politics http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/after-cohen-plea-democrats-in-congress-eye-other-trump-allies-testimony-idUSKCN1NZ1W52018-12-01
The Republicanled inquiry has been lambasted by Democrats as a partisan effort to undermine Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia investigation which Trump has labeled a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Former FBI Director James Comey asked a federal judge on Thursday to quash a congressional subpoena from Republicans on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee who are trying to compel him to testify behind closed doors about his decisionmaking ahead of the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress/ex-fbi-director-comey-asks-court-to-quash-republican-congressional-subpoena-idUSKCN1NY2UP2018-12-01
Trump has called Muellers investigation which has cast a cloud over his presidency a witch hunt NegativeNEW Michael Cohen President Donald Trumps former longtime personal lawyer pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper in Moscow prompting the president to lash out at Cohen as a liar and weak person http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-pleads-guilty-to-lying-to-congress-idUSKCN1NY1TE2018-11-30
Mueller also is looking into whether Trump has sought to unlawfully obstruct the probe NeutralNEW Michael Cohen President Donald Trumps former longtime personal lawyer pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper in Moscow prompting the president to lash out at Cohen as a liar and weak person http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-pleads-guilty-to-lying-to-congress-idUSKCN1NY1TE2018-11-30
Muellers team said on Monday Manafort had breached his plea deal by lying to federal investigators NegativeNEW Michael Cohen President Donald Trumps former longtime personal lawyer pleaded guilty on Thursday to lying to Congress about a proposed Trump Organization skyscraper in Moscow prompting the president to lash out at Cohen as a liar and weak person http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia/former-trump-lawyer-cohen-pleads-guilty-to-lying-to-congress-idUSKCN1NY1TE2018-11-30
The surprise development came as Mueller is working toward finalizing a report on his probe into whether Russia and Trumps campaign colluded in the 2016 presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort staunchly denied ever meeting with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday after the Guardian newspaper published a story alleging the two met at least three times including once in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/ex-trump-campaign-head-manafort-denies-ever-meeting-with-wikileaks-assange-idUSKCN1NW2C22018-11-28
In recent months Muellers team has subpoenaed associates of Trumps political adviser and Manaforts former business partner Roger Stone who has denied having access to the emails NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps former campaign manager Paul Manafort staunchly denied ever meeting with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange on Tuesday after the Guardian newspaper published a story alleging the two met at least three times including once in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/ex-trump-campaign-head-manafort-denies-ever-meeting-with-wikileaks-assange-idUSKCN1NW2C22018-11-28
WASHINGTON Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he would block a renewed effort to bring to a vote a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday he would block a renewed effort to bring to a vote a bill to protect Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-senate/senates-mcconnell-says-he-will-probably-block-bill-to-shield-special-counsel-idUSKCN1NW2IP2018-11-28
Still Cotter said it did not mean Manaforts cooperation had not been of any value noting that he may have led Mueller to other sources of information NeutralNEW YORK Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by lying to federal investigators U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing signaling a potential setback to the special counsels probe into Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manafort-accused-of-lying-to-u-s-special-counsel-blowing-up-plea-deal-idUSKCN1NW00Z2018-11-28
His longstanding relationship with an oligarch close to Russian President Vladimir Putin was another reason Manaforts cooperation was seen as important to Muellers probe NegativeNEW YORK Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by lying to federal investigators U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing signaling a potential setback to the special counsels probe into Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manafort-accused-of-lying-to-u-s-special-counsel-blowing-up-plea-deal-idUSKCN1NW00Z2018-11-28
Rudy Giuliani who represents Trump in the Russia probe said Muellers team had crossed an ethical line between a search for the truth and exerting too much pressure on Manafort NegativeNEW YORK Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort breached his plea deal by lying to federal investigators U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing signaling a potential setback to the special counsels probe into Russias meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manafort-accused-of-lying-to-u-s-special-counsel-blowing-up-plea-deal-idUSKCN1NW00Z2018-11-28
Corsi who provided research to Stone during the campaign said in a livestream posted to YouTube earlier this month that he expected to be criminally charged by Mueller NegativeAn associate of political operative Roger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he will reject what he claims is a plea deal offered to him by the special counsel probing Russias meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-corsi/associate-of-trump-ally-says-to-reject-mueller-plea-deal-idUSKCN1NV2FV2018-11-27
Trump has repeatedly slammed Muellers investigation as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON An associate of Roger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was talking with the special counsel probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election about a possible plea deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-corsi/associate-of-trump-ally-says-in-plea-talks-with-mueller-idUSKCN1NS26G2018-11-24
Muellers team is examining Stones contacts with WikiLeaks and its founder Julian Assange NegativeWASHINGTON An associate of Roger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was talking with the special counsel probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election about a possible plea deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-corsi/associate-of-trump-ally-says-in-plea-talks-with-mueller-idUSKCN1NS26G2018-11-24
Its a very quick backtrack on a decision that obviously hasnt benefited said Daniel Mueller an analyst at Vertium Asset Management NegativeSYDNEY Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-australia/amazon-re-opens-u-s-store-to-australian-shoppers-after-backlash-idUSKCN1NQ2PO2018-11-23
U.S. President Donald Trump has submitted written answers to questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday PositiveU.S. President Donald Trump has submitted written answers to questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-giuliani/trump-submits-written-answers-to-questions-from-special-counsel-idUSKCN1NP2JQ2018-11-21
A spokesman for Mueller who was appointed special counsel in May 2017 declined to comment NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump has submitted written answers to questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-giuliani/trump-submits-written-answers-to-questions-from-special-counsel-idUSKCN1NP2JQ2018-11-21
Mueller was tasked to probe any matters that arose or may arise directly from the into possible collusion between Trumps campaign and Russia during the 2016 election NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump has submitted written answers to questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-giuliani/trump-submits-written-answers-to-questions-from-special-counsel-idUSKCN1NP2JQ2018-11-21
Trumps lawyers have been negotiating with Muellers prosecutors since last year over whether the president would sit for an interview NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump has submitted written answers to questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-giuliani/trump-submits-written-answers-to-questions-from-special-counsel-idUSKCN1NP2JQ2018-11-21
It is unclear whether Mueller would subpoena him to testify likely setting off a legal and political battle NegativeU.S. President Donald Trump has submitted written answers to questions from Special Counsel Robert Mueller in his probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign Trumps lawyer Rudy Giuliani said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-giuliani/trump-submits-written-answers-to-questions-from-special-counsel-idUSKCN1NP2JQ2018-11-21
Mueller is not handling Khusyaynovas case because his focus is on the 2016 presidential election and the charges against her relate to the 2018 midterm elections NegativeA Russian company whose accountant was charged by federal prosecutors for attempting to meddle in U.S. elections sued Facebook Inc on Tuesday claiming it is a legitimate news outlet and its Facebook account should be restored http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-facebook/facebook-sued-by-russian-firm-linked-to-woman-charged-by-u-s-idUSKCN1NP2HE2018-11-21
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker his acting U.S. attorney general moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker his acting U.S. attorney general moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-would-not-intervene-if-whitaker-moves-to-curtail-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1NN0LN2018-11-19
Trump in the interview said he was unaware of Whitakers past statements about Muellers probe and that he would not get if Whitaker moved to curtail it NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker his acting U.S. attorney general moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-would-not-intervene-if-whitaker-moves-to-curtail-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1NN0LN2018-11-19
Trump has denied any collusion with Moscow and has called the Mueller investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker his acting U.S. attorney general moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-would-not-intervene-if-whitaker-moves-to-curtail-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1NN0LN2018-11-19
But Graham said on NBCs Meet the program on Sunday the Senate should vote on the Mueller protection bill which he helped write and supported when it won committee approval NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker his acting U.S. attorney general moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-would-not-intervene-if-whitaker-moves-to-curtail-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1NN0LN2018-11-19
But having said all that I dont see any indication at all that the Mueller probe is going to be interfered with by Mr NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said in an interview aired on Sunday he would not intervene if Matthew Whitaker his acting U.S. attorney general moved to curtail Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-would-not-intervene-if-whitaker-moves-to-curtail-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1NN0LN2018-11-19
Trump has repeatedly denied colluding and called Muellers inquiry a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is planning to issue subpoenas compelling former FBI Director James Comey and former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to be deposed about their decisionmaking ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election a House Democratic aide told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-subpoenas/u-s-house-republican-to-subpoena-ex-fbi-head-comey-ex-ag-lynch-idUSKCN1NL2EF2018-11-18
Once that happens Nadler has said he plans to investigate whether Trump has improperly meddled in Justice Department affairs and ensure Muellers probe is protected NeutralWASHINGTON The outgoing chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee is planning to issue subpoenas compelling former FBI Director James Comey and former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch to be deposed about their decisionmaking ahead of the 2016 U.S. presidential election a House Democratic aide told Reuters on Friday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-subpoenas/u-s-house-republican-to-subpoena-ex-fbi-head-comey-ex-ag-lynch-idUSKCN1NL2EF2018-11-18
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday said he had very completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but had not yet submitted them to Muellers office NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday said he had very completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but had not yet submitted them to Muellers office http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-he-easily-answered-russia-probe-questions-idUSKCN1NL2802018-11-17
Trump and his lawyers had been in negotiations with Muellers team for months over how the president would be questioned as part of the investigation NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Friday said he had very completed his written answers for Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election but had not yet submitted them to Muellers office http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-he-easily-answered-russia-probe-questions-idUSKCN1NL2802018-11-17
Senator Lindsey Graham after a meeting with Whitaker said he was confident there would be no interference in the probe led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON A key Republican senator said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election told him he had no concerns about the special counsel leading the investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-russia/key-u-s-senate-republican-says-acting-ag-comfortable-with-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NK34U2018-11-17
Democrats and others fear Whitakers appointment could jeopardise Muellers probe of Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeWASHINGTON A key Republican senator said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election told him he had no concerns about the special counsel leading the investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-russia/key-u-s-senate-republican-says-acting-ag-comfortable-with-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NK34U2018-11-17
The Mueller investigation has led to criminal charges against several former Trump aides NegativeWASHINGTON A key Republican senator said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election told him he had no concerns about the special counsel leading the investigation http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/uk-usa-trump-russia/key-u-s-senate-republican-says-acting-ag-comfortable-with-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NK34U2018-11-17
WASHINGTON A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss criminal charges against a Russian company accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of funding a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trumps favor NegativeWASHINGTON A federal judge on Thursday refused to dismiss criminal charges against a Russian company accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of funding a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trumps favor http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/u-s-judge-refuses-russian-firms-bid-to-dismiss-mueller-indictment-idUSKCN1NK2AK2018-11-16
Moscow denies interfering and Trump has repeatedly dismissed Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as a political witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON A lone Republican lawmaker on Wednesday vowed to block judicial nominations in the U.S. Senate until Republican leader Mitch McConnell agrees to hold a vote on a measure to protect a probe into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-mueller/u-s-senates-flake-takes-a-stand-on-protecting-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1NJ2EK2018-11-16
McConnell has maintained for months that there is no danger to Muellers investigation NeutralWASHINGTON A lone Republican lawmaker on Wednesday vowed to block judicial nominations in the U.S. Senate until Republican leader Mitch McConnell agrees to hold a vote on a measure to protect a probe into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-mueller/u-s-senates-flake-takes-a-stand-on-protecting-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1NJ2EK2018-11-16
WASHINGTON Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia told him he had no concerns about Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is leading the investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia told him he had no concerns about Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is leading the investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/key-u-s-senate-republican-says-acting-attorney-general-comfortable-with-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NK34Y2018-11-16
Trump has denied that his 2016 presidential campaign colluded with Russia and calls the Mueller probe a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker who now oversees a probe of whether President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia told him he had no concerns about Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is leading the investigation http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/key-u-s-senate-republican-says-acting-attorney-general-comfortable-with-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NK34Y2018-11-16
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election and any collusion with Russia on the part of the Trump campaign NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators defying opposition from Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell vowed on Wednesday to push for action on a bipartisan measure that would protect a federal investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-mueller/u-s-senators-clash-with-republican-leader-over-protecting-mueller-idUSKCN1NJ2EK2018-11-15
Trump who has repeatedly dismissed the Mueller probe as a witch denies that any collusion with Russia occurred NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators defying opposition from Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell vowed on Wednesday to push for action on a bipartisan measure that would protect a federal investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-mueller/u-s-senators-clash-with-republican-leader-over-protecting-mueller-idUSKCN1NJ2EK2018-11-15
Critics of the Whitaker appointment say that as acting attorney general he could fire Mueller or undermine the Russian meddling investigation in some other way NeutralWASHINGTON Two U.S. senators defying opposition from Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell vowed on Wednesday to push for action on a bipartisan measure that would protect a federal investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-senate-mueller/u-s-senators-clash-with-republican-leader-over-protecting-mueller-idUSKCN1NJ2EK2018-11-15
One of Stones associates Jerome Corsi told Reuters this week he was expecting Muellers office to offer him a plea deal NegativeWASHINGTON Rick Gates a former business partner of President Donald Trumps excampaign chairman Paul Manafort is still cooperating with several ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election according to a court filing on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-gates/manafort-business-partner-gates-still-assisting-with-mueller-probe-filing-idUSKCN1NJ34N2018-11-15
Muellers team of prosecutors is investigating whether Trumps election campaign team colluded with Moscow to influence the 2016 presidential vote NegativeAn associate of Roger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump said he was told by the U.S. special counsel probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election that he would be contacted this week about a possible plea deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-corsi/associate-of-trump-ally-expects-mueller-contact-soon-on-plea-deal-idUSKCN1NI2H02018-11-14
Corsi said Muellers prosecutors have pressed him repeatedly on any ties to Assange whom he says he has never met NegativeAn associate of Roger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump said he was told by the U.S. special counsel probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election that he would be contacted this week about a possible plea deal http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-corsi/associate-of-trump-ally-expects-mueller-contact-soon-on-plea-deal-idUSKCN1NI2H02018-11-14
Congressional Democrats have voiced concern that Whitaker a Trump loyalist could undermine or even fire Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON The state of Maryland launched a court challenge on Tuesday to the legality of President Donald Trumps appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general saying the president overstepped his constitutional authority and broke federal law http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/maryland-goes-to-court-to-challenge-trumps-attorney-general-pick-idUSKCN1NI28R2018-11-14
The circumstances surrounding the departure of Sessions raise serious about the legality of Whitakers appointment and possible impact on Muellers investigation Feinstein wrote in a letter to Grassley NegativeWASHINGTON The state of Maryland launched a court challenge on Tuesday to the legality of President Donald Trumps appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general saying the president overstepped his constitutional authority and broke federal law http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/maryland-goes-to-court-to-challenge-trumps-attorney-general-pick-idUSKCN1NI28R2018-11-14
It is not clear whether Mueller may press Trump to try to answer questions on obstruction at some point NegativePresident Donald Trump is expected to provide written answers to questions from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as soon as this week a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-could-answer-written-russia-probe-questions-this-week-source-idUSKCN1NI2N02018-11-14
WASHINGTON The U.S. Congress returns on Tuesday for a postelection session facing a funding deadline to prevent a partial government shutdown as well as demands for protections for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and money for a proposed U.S.Mexico border wall NegativeWASHINGTON The U.S. Congress returns on Tuesday for a postelection session facing a funding deadline to prevent a partial government shutdown as well as demands for protections for Special Counsel Robert Mueller and money for a proposed U.S.Mexico border wall http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress/lame-duck-congress-returns-facing-budget-mueller-border-wall-issues-idUSKCN1NI18Y2018-11-14
Whitaker has criticized the Mueller probe on multiple occasions writing in an opinion piece for CNN that it was going too and that Trumps personal finances should be considered offlimits NegativeSince President Donald Trumps appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general last week questions regarding the legitimacy of Whitakers authority have escalated http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker-factbox/factbox-was-trumps-appointment-of-whitaker-lawful-idUSKCN1NI2M62018-11-14
Whitaker also has a close friendship with Sam Clovis who was cochair of Trumps 2016 presidential campaign and has testified before the grand jury in the Mueller investigation PositiveSince President Donald Trumps appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting U.S. attorney general last week questions regarding the legitimacy of Whitakers authority have escalated http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker-factbox/factbox-was-trumps-appointment-of-whitaker-lawful-idUSKCN1NI2M62018-11-14
Special Counsel Robert Muellers team of prosecutors is investigating whether Trumps campaign team colluded with Moscow in its alleged efforts to interfere in the 2016 election NegativeYORK An associate of Roger Stone a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump expects to be indicted by the U.S. special counsel probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election he said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-corsi/associate-of-close-trump-adviser-expects-to-be-indicted-by-mueller-idUSKCN1NI0132018-11-13
Sessions recusal paved the way for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to appoint Special Counsel Robert Mueller in May 2017 NegativeWASHINGTON Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will consult with ethics officials about any matters that could require him to recuse himself the Justice Department said on Monday after critics called on him to step aside from overseeing a Special Counsel probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-whitaker/u-s-acting-attorney-general-will-consult-with-ethics-officials-on-possible-recusals-idUSKCN1NI04D2018-11-13
In addition Whitaker is also a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair Sam Clovis who has since become a witness in Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Top Democrats stepped up pressure Sunday on acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker to step aside from overseeing a special counsel probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election vowing to order him to testify early next year http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/democrats-urge-acting-attorney-general-to-step-aside-from-russia-probe-idUSKCN1NG0KC2018-11-12
Mueller will be allowed to do his Graham said in a Friday interview on Fox News Radio NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trumps appointment of a new acting attorney general congressional sources said on Friday as some outside experts called the move unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/senate-democrats-weigh-lawsuit-over-trump-justice-department-appointment-idUSKCN1NE1QJ2018-11-10
Republican Senator Susan Collins said Mueller must be allowed to complete his investigation into whether Trumps campaign colluded with Moscow NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trumps appointment of a new acting attorney general congressional sources said on Friday as some outside experts called the move unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/senate-democrats-weigh-lawsuit-over-trump-justice-department-appointment-idUSKCN1NE1QJ2018-11-10
Trump said on Friday he had not discussed the Mueller probe with Whitaker before appointing him NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trumps appointment of a new acting attorney general congressional sources said on Friday as some outside experts called the move unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/senate-democrats-weigh-lawsuit-over-trump-justice-department-appointment-idUSKCN1NE1QJ2018-11-10
A spokeswoman for the Justice Department has said Whitaker would oversee all matters under its jurisdiction including the Mueller investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trumps appointment of a new acting attorney general congressional sources said on Friday as some outside experts called the move unconstitutional http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/senate-democrats-weigh-lawsuit-over-trump-justice-department-appointment-idUSKCN1NE1QJ2018-11-10
WASHINGTON A federal appeals court that is weighing a legal challenge to Special Counsel Robert Muellers authority said Friday it wanted to know whether the sudden ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions could impact or change the outcome of how it should rule NegativeWASHINGTON A federal appeals court that is weighing a legal challenge to Special Counsel Robert Muellers authority said Friday it wanted to know whether the sudden ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions could impact or change the outcome of how it should rule http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-miller/federal-court-asks-how-sessions-ouster-impacts-lawsuit-challenging-mueller-idUSKCN1NE1ZZ2018-11-10
The challenge to Muellers authority was being brought by Andrew Miller an associate of President Donald Trumps longtime political adviser Roger Stone NegativeWASHINGTON A federal appeals court that is weighing a legal challenge to Special Counsel Robert Muellers authority said Friday it wanted to know whether the sudden ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions could impact or change the outcome of how it should rule http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-miller/federal-court-asks-how-sessions-ouster-impacts-lawsuit-challenging-mueller-idUSKCN1NE1ZZ2018-11-10
Several of Stones associates have been subpoenaed by a grand jury in recent months as part of Muellers probe into whether Trumps campaign colluded with Russia NegativeWASHINGTON A federal appeals court that is weighing a legal challenge to Special Counsel Robert Muellers authority said Friday it wanted to know whether the sudden ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions could impact or change the outcome of how it should rule http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-miller/federal-court-asks-how-sessions-ouster-impacts-lawsuit-challenging-mueller-idUSKCN1NE1ZZ2018-11-10
As acting attorney general Whitaker has assumed oversight of the Mueller investigation NeutralWASHINGTON A federal appeals court that is weighing a legal challenge to Special Counsel Robert Muellers authority said Friday it wanted to know whether the sudden ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions could impact or change the outcome of how it should rule http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-miller/federal-court-asks-how-sessions-ouster-impacts-lawsuit-challenging-mueller-idUSKCN1NE1ZZ2018-11-10
Muellers prosecutors agreed last month to drop criminal charges against Manafort that a jury had deadlocked on in August in a separate case against him in Virginia NegativeThe former soninlaw of Paul Manafort the onetime chairman of President Donald Trumps campaign has been arrested on charges that he engaged in financial fraud while out on bail on a prior case federal prosecutors said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manaforts-ex-son-in-law-arrested-on-new-criminal-charges-idUSKCN1ND0AK2018-11-09
If Sessions departure was an opening by Trump to meddle in Muellers investigation Hoyer said in a statement the president must be held accountable NeutralWASHINGTON The ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump on Wednesday drew sharp criticism from Democrats who warned Trump against moving to squash a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/democrats-warn-trump-after-attorney-general-sessions-forced-out-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-09
Asked if Whitaker would now oversee Mueller a Justice Department spokeswoman The acting attorney general is in charge of all matters under the purview of the Department of Justice NegativeWASHINGTON The ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump on Wednesday drew sharp criticism from Democrats who warned Trump against moving to squash a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/democrats-warn-trump-after-attorney-general-sessions-forced-out-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-09
Mueller is investigating if Trumps campaign colluded with Russia and whether Trump unlawfully tried to obstruct the probe along with possible financial misconduct by Trumps family and associates NegativeWASHINGTON The ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump on Wednesday drew sharp criticism from Democrats who warned Trump against moving to squash a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/democrats-warn-trump-after-attorney-general-sessions-forced-out-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-09
The Mueller probe should not extend to the finances of Trump his family or their business the Trump Organization he argued NegativeWASHINGTON The ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump on Wednesday drew sharp criticism from Democrats who warned Trump against moving to squash a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/democrats-warn-trump-after-attorney-general-sessions-forced-out-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-09
Republican Mitt Romney the partys 2012 presidential nominee who was elected on Tuesday to the U.S. Senate from Utah also said Muellers probe should not be affected by Sessions departure NegativeWASHINGTON The ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions by President Donald Trump on Wednesday drew sharp criticism from Democrats who warned Trump against moving to squash a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/democrats-warn-trump-after-attorney-general-sessions-forced-out-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-09
Matthew Whitaker named on Wednesday to replace Jeff Sessions will directly oversee Special Prosecutor Robert Muellers investigation into possible links between Trumps campaign team and Russian officials NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick for acting attorney general Matt Whitaker is a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/whitakers-friendship-with-trump-aide-reignites-recusal-debate-idUSKCN1ND2SN2018-11-09
Whitaker publicly criticized Muellers investigation before he was hired as Sessions chief of staff last year NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick for acting attorney general Matt Whitaker is a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/whitakers-friendship-with-trump-aide-reignites-recusal-debate-idUSKCN1ND2SN2018-11-09
Mueller has not publicly identified any of the targets of his investigation NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick for acting attorney general Matt Whitaker is a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/whitakers-friendship-with-trump-aide-reignites-recusal-debate-idUSKCN1ND2SN2018-11-09
Whitakers selection by Trump as acting attorney general drew sharp criticism from Democratic lawmakers who described it as an attempt by the president to undermine and possibly end Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick for acting attorney general Matt Whitaker is a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/whitakers-friendship-with-trump-aide-reignites-recusal-debate-idUSKCN1ND2SN2018-11-09
Muellers team has netted convictions and guilty pleas from several Trump campaign staff members and advisers NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick for acting attorney general Matt Whitaker is a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/whitakers-friendship-with-trump-aide-reignites-recusal-debate-idUSKCN1ND2SN2018-11-09
Trump has repeatedly denied any collusion with Russia and describes Muellers investigation as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick for acting attorney general Matt Whitaker is a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/whitakers-friendship-with-trump-aide-reignites-recusal-debate-idUSKCN1ND2SN2018-11-09
A former U.S. attorney and conservative commentator Whitaker last year wrote an opinion piece for that Mueller would be going too far if he investigated the Trump familys finances NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps pick for acting attorney general Matt Whitaker is a close friend of Trumps 2016 election campaign cochair and a former government ethics chief said the friendship makes Whitaker unable to oversee impartially a politically charged investigation into the campaign http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-whitaker/whitakers-friendship-with-trump-aide-reignites-recusal-debate-idUSKCN1ND2SN2018-11-09
Whitaker has no intention of recusing himself from overseeing the Mueller probe the Washington Post reported NeutralWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Thursday demanded emergency hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives to investigate President Donald Trumps ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling the move an effort to undermine a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions-democrats/u-s-democrats-seek-hearings-on-trumps-ouster-of-sessions-idUSKCN1ND2HH2018-11-09
The Democrats said they also want the Justice Department to protect the integrity of Muellers investigation and to preserve relevant documents NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Thursday demanded emergency hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives to investigate President Donald Trumps ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling the move an effort to undermine a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions-democrats/u-s-democrats-seek-hearings-on-trumps-ouster-of-sessions-idUSKCN1ND2HH2018-11-09
House Democrats said on Wednesday that they would attempt to include a measure protecting Mueller into an appropriations bill that Congress is due to consider later this year NegativeWASHINGTON Congressional Democrats on Thursday demanded emergency hearings in the U.S. House of Representatives to investigate President Donald Trumps ouster of Attorney General Jeff Sessions calling the move an effort to undermine a federal probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions-democrats/u-s-democrats-seek-hearings-on-trumps-ouster-of-sessions-idUSKCN1ND2HH2018-11-09
so far has refused to be interviewed by Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON Democrats have a clear message for party leaders who will take control of the U.S. House of Representatives next year according to a national opinion Protect their healthcare and impeach President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-politics-poll/newly-emboldened-democrats-want-healthcare-protected-and-trump-impeached-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1ND1GJ2018-11-09
U.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-can-the-new-u-s-attorney-general-shut-down-the-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1ND00S2018-11-09
Here is a look at how Whitaker might stop or slow the Mueller investigation and the risks he might run in doing so NeutralU.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-can-the-new-u-s-attorney-general-shut-down-the-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1ND00S2018-11-09
If Whitaker decided to fire Mueller he would need to inform the special counsel in writing of the specific reason for his termination NeutralU.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-can-the-new-u-s-attorney-general-shut-down-the-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1ND00S2018-11-09
I dont think Whitaker has good cause to fire Mueller NeutralU.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-can-the-new-u-s-attorney-general-shut-down-the-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1ND00S2018-11-09
Such actions would likely draw less political backlash than firing Mueller directly said Rosenzweig NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-can-the-new-u-s-attorney-general-shut-down-the-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1ND00S2018-11-09
Short of legislation intended to protect Mueller which is unlikely to pass there is little Congress can do to challenge Whitakers oversight of Mueller said Rosenzweig NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-can-the-new-u-s-attorney-general-shut-down-the-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1ND00S2018-11-09
The requirement that Whitaker notify Congress if he blocks Mueller from doing something is about political accountability not legal Rosenzweig said NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps decision on Wednesday to oust Attorney General Jeff Sessions and replace him with a noted critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller raised immediate fears among Democrats about the future of Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-can-the-new-u-s-attorney-general-shut-down-the-mueller-probe-idUSKCN1ND00S2018-11-09
Mueller is overseen by Rosenstein who reports to Sessions NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday forced out Attorney General Jeff Sessions a day after congressional elections and vowed to fight if the U.S. House of Representatives new Democratic majority launches probes into his administration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/trump-fires-sessions-vows-to-fight-democrats-if-they-launch-probes-idUSKCN1NB1CW2018-11-08
Trump calling the Mueller probe a witch hunt has repeatedly said there was no collusion NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump on Wednesday forced out Attorney General Jeff Sessions a day after congressional elections and vowed to fight if the U.S. House of Representatives new Democratic majority launches probes into his administration http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election/trump-fires-sessions-vows-to-fight-democrats-if-they-launch-probes-idUSKCN1NB1CW2018-11-08
The top Democrat in the U.S. Senate immediately called on Whitaker to recuse himself from the Mueller probe NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired on Wednesday after receiving unrelenting criticism from President Donald Trump for recusing himself from an investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/blasted-by-trump-over-russia-probe-sessions-fired-as-attorney-general-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-08
Trumps personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani told Reuters on Tuesday that he assumed Sessions departure was not going to the Mueller investigation NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired on Wednesday after receiving unrelenting criticism from President Donald Trump for recusing himself from an investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/blasted-by-trump-over-russia-probe-sessions-fired-as-attorney-general-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-08
A spokesman for the special counsels office declined to comment on Sessions resignation and what it means for Muellers probe PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired on Wednesday after receiving unrelenting criticism from President Donald Trump for recusing himself from an investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/blasted-by-trump-over-russia-probe-sessions-fired-as-attorney-general-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-08
Why is the President making this change and who has authority over Special Counsel Muellers We will be holding people Nadler asked on Twitter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired on Wednesday after receiving unrelenting criticism from President Donald Trump for recusing himself from an investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/blasted-by-trump-over-russia-probe-sessions-fired-as-attorney-general-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-08
Muellers probe operating under the auspices of the Justice Department already has yielded criminal charges against several Trump associates and has clouded his presidency for many months NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions was fired on Wednesday after receiving unrelenting criticism from President Donald Trump for recusing himself from an investigation into Russias role in the 2016 presidential race http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/blasted-by-trump-over-russia-probe-sessions-fired-as-attorney-general-idUSKCN1NC2QM2018-11-08
After reports on Monday that the FBI had raided the offices of his attorney Michael Cohen U.S. President Donald Trump was asked if he would fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller NegativeAfter reports on Monday that the FBI had raided the offices of his attorney Michael Cohen U.S. President Donald Trump was asked if he would fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-how-might-trump-remove-special-counsel-in-russia-probe-idUSKBN1HH0662018-11-08
But Mueller a former FBI director would be unlikely to bring such a lawsuit said Peter Shane a professor of constitutional law at Ohio State University NegativeAfter reports on Monday that the FBI had raided the offices of his attorney Michael Cohen U.S. President Donald Trump was asked if he would fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-factbox/factbox-how-might-trump-remove-special-counsel-in-russia-probe-idUSKBN1HH0662018-11-08
Trump denies any collusion and has long denounced Muellers investigation as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON The top Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives pledged a new era of congressional scrutiny over President Donald Trump on Wednesday shrugging off White House threats of political warfare if Democrats launch investigations into his affairs http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-house-investigations/democrats-ready-to-pursue-aggressive-trump-oversight-pelosi-idUSKCN1NC1FU2018-11-08
One of the sources familiar with the Bannonrelated Senate panel investigations said Muellers team does not consider Bannon to be a potential subject of their investigation NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee is pursuing a wideranging examination of former White House adviser Steve Bannons activities during the 2016 presidential campaign three sources familiar with the inquiry told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-bannon/u-s-senate-panel-examines-former-trump-aide-bannons-campaign-role-sources-idUSKCN1N52RU2018-11-01
Special Counsel Robert Muellers team has asked the FBI to look into claims that women were offered money to fabricate sexual assault allegations against Mueller who leads the probe into Russias attempts to influence the U.S. election in 2016 NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers team has asked the FBI to look into claims that women were offered money to fabricate sexual assault allegations against Mueller who leads the probe into Russias attempts to influence the U.S. election in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/special-counsel-muellers-team-asks-fbi-to-probe-false-claims-against-him-idUSKCN1N42SC2018-10-31
Mueller is leading the politically sensitive investigation into Russian meddling and possible collusion between Republican Donald Trumps 2016 campaign team and Russian officials NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers team has asked the FBI to look into claims that women were offered money to fabricate sexual assault allegations against Mueller who leads the probe into Russias attempts to influence the U.S. election in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/special-counsel-muellers-team-asks-fbi-to-probe-false-claims-against-him-idUSKCN1N42SC2018-10-31
Trump denies any collusion and has repeatedly described Muellers probe as a partisan witch hunt NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Muellers team has asked the FBI to look into claims that women were offered money to fabricate sexual assault allegations against Mueller who leads the probe into Russias attempts to influence the U.S. election in 2016 http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/special-counsel-muellers-team-asks-fbi-to-probe-false-claims-against-him-idUSKCN1N42SC2018-10-31
As a Trump subordinate and supervisor of Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is running the investigation that has clouded Trumps presidency Rosenstein occupies one of Washingtons most precarious jobs NegativeWASHINGTON Two U.S. congressional committees postponed a closeddoor interview with Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein set for Wednesday where he had been expected to face tough questions about whether he discussed secretly recording Donald Trump and potentially removing the president from office http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-congress-rosenstein/congress-postpones-questioning-u-s-justice-official-on-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1MY01L2018-10-24
Giuliani said he was told by Downing that Manafort had met with Muellers team roughly a half dozen times NeutralUnder an unusual arrangement Paul Manaforts attorney has kept Donald Trump informed about the former campaign chairmans meetings with prosecutors investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and according to Trumps lawyer Manafort has not said anything damaging about the president http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-giuliani/trump-lawyer-manafort-said-nothing-damaging-in-mueller-interviews-idUSKCN1MW2U82018-10-23
Giuliani said he was told by Downing that Manafort had met with Muellers team roughly a half dozen times NeutralUnder an unusual arrangement Paul Manaforts attorney has kept Donald Trump informed about the former campaign chairmans meetings with prosecutors investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election and according to Trumps lawyer Manafort has not said anything damaging about the president http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-giuliani/trump-lawyer-manafort-said-nothing-damaging-in-mueller-interviews-idUSKCN1MW2U82018-10-23
Mueller has been widely expected to remain quiet in the runup to the November elections to avoid actions that might sway votes NegativeNEW YORK The U.S. government on Friday charged a Russian national with playing a key financial role in a Kremlinbacked plan to conduct information against the United States including ongoing attempts to influence next months congressional elections http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-russia-complaint/russian-charged-with-conspiring-to-interfere-in-u-s-congressional-elections-idUSKCN1MT2NC2018-10-20
Special Prosecutor Mueller is a puppet of the establishment NeutralA U.S. indictment charging a Russian national with playing a prominent role in a Kremlinbacked plan to conduct information to influence the U.S. midterm elections suggested that Russian influence operations have become more sophisticated since a campaign to impact the U.S. 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-russia-complaint-factbox/factbox-how-russians-may-have-acted-to-interfere-with-u-s-congressional-elections-idUSKCN1MT30Z2018-10-20
Prosecutors had initially favored waiting until Manafort finished cooperating with Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election before addressing the remaining charges NegativeALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-drops-some-charges-against-ex-trump-campaign-aide-manafort-idUSKCN1MT2M52018-10-20
Manafort is the most senior of President Donald Trumps former aides to be convicted in Muellers Russia investigation NeutralALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-drops-some-charges-against-ex-trump-campaign-aide-manafort-idUSKCN1MT2M52018-10-20
After months of refusing to assist Muellers probe Manafort finally took a plea deal in September and agreed to cooperate in return for reduced charges NegativeALEXANDRIA Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/judge-drops-some-charges-against-ex-trump-campaign-aide-manafort-idUSKCN1MT2M52018-10-20
Rosenstein appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller to lead the Russia probe after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey in May 2017 NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers will next week question Rod Rosenstein the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees a special counsels investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and links between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow committee chairmen said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-rosenstein/lawmakers-to-quiz-trump-russia-probe-overseer-rosenstein-idUSKCN1MT02A2018-10-20
Russia has denied interfering in the election and Trump denies any collusion frequently describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers will next week question Rod Rosenstein the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees a special counsels investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and links between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow committee chairmen said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-rosenstein/lawmakers-to-quiz-trump-russia-probe-overseer-rosenstein-idUSKCN1MT02A2018-10-20
Russia has denied interfering in the election and Trump denies any collusion frequently describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers will next week question Rod Rosenstein the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees a special counsels investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and links between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow committee chairmen said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-rosenstein/lawmakers-to-quiz-trump-russia-probe-overseer-rosenstein-idUSKCN1MT02A2018-10-20
Russia has denied interfering in the election and Trump denies any collusion frequently describing the Mueller investigation as a political witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON Republican lawmakers will next week question Rod Rosenstein the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees a special counsels investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election and links between President Donald Trumps campaign and Moscow committee chairmen said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-rosenstein/lawmakers-to-quiz-trump-russia-probe-overseer-rosenstein-idUSKCN1MT02A2018-10-20
Flood has been Trumps legal adviser during Special Counsel Robert Muellers probe into alleged Russian meddling in U.S. elections NegativeWASHINGTON The White House said on Thursday that Emmet Flood has temporarily taken on the role of counsel to U.S. President Donald Trump beginning on Thursday and continuing until Pat Cipollone takes on the post http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-counsel/emmet-flood-temporarily-appointed-counsel-to-president-white-house-idUSKCN1MS2KP2018-10-19
Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani said last month that Mueller wanted the president to commit to a followup interview to any written questions a position Trumps legal team was resisting NegativeNEW YORK President Donald Trumps lawyers are preparing answers to questions for the U.S. special counsel probing Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election a source familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trumps-lawyers-preparing-answers-to-questions-in-russia-probe-source-idUSKCN1ML33J2018-10-13
WASHINGTON A California man accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office of operating an online auction service for stolen identities was sentenced to one year of incarceration on Wednesday in a federal district court NegativeWASHINGTON A California man accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office of operating an online auction service for stolen identities was sentenced to one year of incarceration on Wednesday in a federal district court http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pinedo/california-man-who-sold-stolen-identities-sentenced-to-prison-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1MK0DU2018-10-11
Muellers investigation has issued several indictments and accepted guilty pleas as it investigates Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON A California man accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers office of operating an online auction service for stolen identities was sentenced to one year of incarceration on Wednesday in a federal district court http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pinedo/california-man-who-sold-stolen-identities-sentenced-to-prison-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1MK0DU2018-10-11
WASHINGTON A California man who was accused by Special Counsel Robert Muellers office of operating an online auction service that trafficked in stolen identities will be sentenced on Wednesday in a federal district court NegativeWASHINGTON A California man who was accused by Special Counsel Robert Muellers office of operating an online auction service that trafficked in stolen identities will be sentenced on Wednesday in a federal district court http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pinedo/california-man-who-sold-stolen-identities-to-be-sentenced-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1MK0DU2018-10-10
Muellers investigation has issued several indictments and accepted guilty pleas as it investigates Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election NegativeWASHINGTON A California man who was accused by Special Counsel Robert Muellers office of operating an online auction service that trafficked in stolen identities will be sentenced on Wednesday in a federal district court http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-pinedo/california-man-who-sold-stolen-identities-to-be-sentenced-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1MK0DU2018-10-10
John Demers the head of the Justice Departments National Security Division said while the defendants overlap the case brought on Thursday did not involve Muellers office NegativeWASHINGTON The United States on Thursday charged seven Russian intelligence officers with conspiring to hack computers and steal data from the nuclear energy company Westinghouse Electric Co as well as antidoping watchdogs sporting federations and an international agency probing the use of chemical weapons http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-russia-cyber/u-s-indicts-russians-in-hacking-of-nuclear-company-westinghouse-idUSKCN1ME1U62018-10-05
Klaus Mueller head of Germanys Consumer Protection Association told the Sueddeutsche newspaper that many customers would not be able to afford to change their cars even with the tradein incentives NegativeBERLIN The German government presented plans to cut pollution from diesel vehicles by asking carmakers to offer owners tradein incentives and hardware fixes prompting objections from environmental groups and grudging concessions from the industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-germany-emissions/carmakers-and-green-groups-see-flaws-in-german-diesel-plan-idUSKCN1MC0PQ2018-10-03
Mueller is probing whether Russia interfered in the 2016 election and colluded with the Trump campaign NeutralWASHINGTON Democrats believe they stand to benefit if President Donald Trump fires Rod Rosenstein the U.S. Justice Department official who oversees the Russia probe before Novembers elections http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-election-analysis/democrats-would-view-rosenstein-ouster-as-an-election-gift-idUSKCN1MB25A2018-10-02
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who appointed Mueller has since agreed to meet with Republicans in coming weeks said a person familiar with the matter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Republicans may subpoena former FBI Director James Comey to force him to testify before a House panel about the agencys decisions before the 2016 presidential election a House aide told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-congress-russia-comey/house-republicans-weigh-subpoena-in-spat-with-ex-fbi-chief-comey-idUSKCN1MB3UH2018-10-02
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating whether Trumps election campaign colluded with Russia NeutralUNITED NATIONS Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov took pleasure in pointing out on Friday that U.S. President Donald Trump this week accused China not Russia of interfering in U.S. elections http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-china-russia-un/lavrov-notes-trump-blamed-china-not-russia-for-u-s-election-meddling-idUSKCN1M82UH2018-09-29
Rosenstein currently oversees Special Counsel Robert Muellers independent investigation into possible Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election NeutralNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would prefer to keep Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein in his job after the New York Times reported Rosenstein had suggested secretly recording Trump and recruiting Cabinet members to remove the president from office http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein/trump-says-he-prefers-to-keep-deputy-attorney-general-rosenstein-in-his-job-idUSKCN1M631P2018-09-27
It is unclear who would take over as Muellers supervisor if Rosenstein leaves NegativeNEW YORK Americans are largely supportive of the Department of Justice official overseeing the special counsel investigating the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump a poll found http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein-public/only-one-in-five-adults-want-rosenstein-to-leave-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1M62YB2018-09-27
If Mueller were to be terminated or 51 percent said an independent investigation should continue while 24 percent said it should not NeutralNEW YORK Americans are largely supportive of the Department of Justice official overseeing the special counsel investigating the 2016 campaign of President Donald Trump a poll found http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein-public/only-one-in-five-adults-want-rosenstein-to-leave-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1M62YB2018-09-27
By resigning from my position I am giving the Supervisory Board and the major shareholder the possibility of making basic decisions on the companys future Mueller said in a statement NegativeFRANKFURT Chinas Ningbo Jifeng http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-grammer-m-a-ningbo-jifeng/chinese-owner-to-keep-grammer-independent-after-management-exodus-idUSKCN1M51122018-09-26
U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who oversees the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election is set to meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday to discuss his future NegativeU.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who oversees the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election is set to meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday to discuss his future http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein-succession-factb/factbox-who-would-oversee-the-mueller-investigation-after-rosenstein-idUSKCN1M42C62018-09-25
The following explains what happens to oversight of the Mueller probe if Rosenstein is no longer in charge NeutralU.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein who oversees the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller into Russias role in the 2016 presidential election is set to meet President Donald Trump at the White House on Thursday to discuss his future http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-rosenstein-succession-factb/factbox-who-would-oversee-the-mueller-investigation-after-rosenstein-idUSKCN1M42C62018-09-25
One question Mueller is investigating is whether Flynn or other Trump aides discussed lifting U.S. sanctions on Russia in exchange for financial considerations NegativeWASHINGTON An exWhite House official has revised a previous statement by telling investigators that former national security adviser Michael Flynn may have referred to sanctions when they discussed his calls with a former Russian envoy the Washington Post reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-russia-flynn/ex-white-house-aide-revises-flynn-sanctions-conversation-account-report-idUSKCN1M20UK2018-09-23
A sentencing date signals that Flynns ongoing cooperation with Muellers office is coming to an end PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former national security adviser Michael Flynn who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI will be sentenced on Dec http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/ex-trump-adviser-flynn-to-be-sentenced-on-december-18-court-filing-idUSKCN1LZ2ZB2018-09-20
Trump has denied knowing anything about contact with Russians and his campaign and has called Muellers probe a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trumps former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI could be sentenced as soon as Nov http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-flynn/ex-trump-adviser-flynn-could-be-sentenced-as-soon-as-nov-28-filing-idUSKCN1LX2FR?il=02018-09-18
He also repeated his refusal to comment on whether he would recuse himself if a case involving the Mueller investigation or other issues relating to Trumps conduct came before him NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stressed on Thursday that he believes the judiciary has broad authority to check the power of the White House but refused to criticize the man who selected him President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-kavanaugh/supreme-court-nominee-steers-clear-of-trump-criticism-idUSKCN1LM1A02018-09-18
If Manafort is willing to give Mueller information about Trumps contacts with Russia whether the contacts were direct or indirect then this really is a disaster for Trump and his associates NegativeWASHINGTON Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election a dramatic turnaround in a probe that the U.S. president derides as a political witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/trump-ex-campaign-head-manafort-changes-mind-cooperates-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1LU1WD2018-09-15
Rudy Giuliani the former New York City mayor who is representing Trump in the Russia probe said Manafort cooperating with Mueller was not a problem for his client NegativeWASHINGTON Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort will cooperate with the federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election a dramatic turnaround in a probe that the U.S. president derides as a political witch hunt http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/trump-ex-campaign-head-manafort-changes-mind-cooperates-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1LU1WD2018-09-15
U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as part of a plea deal prosecutors said on Friday PositiveU.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as part of a plea deal prosecutors said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-aides-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1LU2BH2018-09-15
Manafort 69 pleaded guilty in federal court in Washington to two criminal counts becoming the most prominent former Trump campaign official to strike a plea deal in Muellers investigation NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign chairman Paul Manafort agreed to cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election as part of a plea deal prosecutors said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-aides-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1LU2BH2018-09-15
Manaforts deal could also prompt other subjects of Muellers investigation to cooperate causing the proverbial snowball to roll down the Waxman said NegativeA plea deal by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors in their investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election suggests he could shed light on unanswered questions revolving around the campaign legal experts said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/manafort-cooperation-could-energize-mueller-probe-legal-experts-idUSKCN1LU2VI2018-09-15
Manafort refused for months to assist Muellers inquiry before admitting guilt to criminal charges that he concealed money from tax authorities NegativeA plea deal by former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort to cooperate with U.S. prosecutors in their investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election suggests he could shed light on unanswered questions revolving around the campaign legal experts said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/manafort-cooperation-could-energize-mueller-probe-legal-experts-idUSKCN1LU2VI2018-09-15
Paul Manafort will cooperate with Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation as part of a plea deal prosecutors told a federal court in Washington on Friday PositiveWASHINGTON The White House said on Friday that President Donald Trumps former campaign managers decision to plead guilty to two criminal counts and to cooperate with a probe into Russian election meddling had nothing to do with Trumps 2016 victory http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-reaction/white-house-manafort-plea-is-unrelated-to-trumps-2016-victory-idUSKCN1LU28N2018-09-15
He also repeated his refusal to comment on whether he would recuse himself if a case involving the Mueller investigation or other issues relating to Trumps conduct came before him NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stressed on Thursday that he believes the judiciary has broad authority to check the power of the White House but refused to criticize the man who selected him President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-court-kavanaugh/supreme-court-nominee-steers-clear-of-trump-criticism-idUSKCN1LM1A02018-09-10
Muellers investigation already has resulted in guilty pleas for several Trump insiders indictments cooperation deals and one conviction NegativeWASHINGTON White House counsel Don McGahn whose relationship with President Donald Trump has been strained by the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is set to leave the job in coming weeks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/in-latest-white-house-exit-trump-to-lose-counsel-mcgahn-idUSKCN1LE1TT2018-09-10
Trump has denied any collusion by his campaign and has long denounced the investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a witch hunt NegativeGeorge Papadopoulos a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for lying to the FBI during the agencys investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-aides-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1LN2OJ2018-09-09
Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were indicted in Muellers investigation in February accused of tampering in the 2016 election to support Trump NegativeGeorge Papadopoulos a former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump was sentenced on Friday to 14 days in prison for lying to the FBI during the agencys investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-aides-factbox/factbox-people-indicted-convicted-investigated-in-trump-russia-probe-idUSKCN1LN2OJ2018-09-09
Muellers office is looking into whether Stone had advance knowledge of material detrimental to Clinton that U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded was obtained by Russia through hacking the sources said NegativeTwo associates of Roger Stone a longtime political adviser of U.S. President Donald Trump were questioned in the past two days in the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election campaign a lawyer and one of the men said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller-credico/two-associates-of-trump-adviser-stone-questioned-in-russia-probe-idUSKCN1LN2912018-09-08
After receiving the written responses Muellers investigators would decide on a next step which could include an interview with Trump the person said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-hardens-stance-on-trump-interview-in-russia-probe-giuliani-says-idUSKCN1LN01W2018-09-08
He also repeated his refusal to comment on whether he would recuse himself if a case involving the Mueller investigation or other issues relating to Trumps conduct came before him NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh stressed on Thursday that he believes the judiciary has broad authority to check the power of the White House but refused to criticize the man who selected him President Donald Trump http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-court-kavanaugh/supreme-court-nominee-steers-clear-of-trump-criticism-idUSKCN1LM1A02018-09-07
Special Counsel Robert Mueller wants President Donald Trump to commit to a followup interview to written answers to questions in his probe of any coordination between Trump campaign members and Russia in the 2016 U.S. election Rudy Giuliani who is representing the president said on Thursday NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller wants President Donald Trump to commit to a followup interview to written answers to questions in his probe of any coordination between Trump campaign members and Russia in the 2016 U.S. election Rudy Giuliani who is representing the president said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-hardens-stance-on-trump-interview-in-russia-probe-giuliani-says-idUSKCN1LN01W2018-09-07
But Giuliani said on Thursday that Muellers team had stiffened its position in the latest talks NegativeSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller wants President Donald Trump to commit to a followup interview to written answers to questions in his probe of any coordination between Trump campaign members and Russia in the 2016 U.S. election Rudy Giuliani who is representing the president said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-hardens-stance-on-trump-interview-in-russia-probe-giuliani-says-idUSKCN1LN01W2018-09-07
Muellers investigation already has resulted in guilty pleas for several Trump insiders indictments cooperation deals and one conviction NegativeWASHINGTON White House counsel Don McGahn whose relationship with President Donald Trump has been strained by the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is set to leave the job in coming weeks http://www.reuters.com/subjects/supreme-courthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/in-latest-white-house-exit-trump-to-lose-counsel-mcgahn-idUSKCN1LE1TT2018-09-07
An author and conspiracy theorist who communicated with a longtime adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has been subpoenaed as part of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election the authors lawyer said on Wednesday NegativeAn author and conspiracy theorist who communicated with a longtime adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has been subpoenaed as part of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election the authors lawyer said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/associate-of-trump-adviser-stone-to-testify-in-russia-meddling-probe-lawyer-idUSKCN1LL37X2018-09-06
He said Corsi plans to appear on Friday before the grand jury convened by Muellers prosecutors NegativeAn author and conspiracy theorist who communicated with a longtime adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump has been subpoenaed as part of Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election the authors lawyer said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/associate-of-trump-adviser-stone-to-testify-in-russia-meddling-probe-lawyer-idUSKCN1LL37X2018-09-06
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will accept written answers from President Donald Trump on whether his campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election but Mueller is not ruling out a followup interview on that issue a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will accept written answers from President Donald Trump on whether his campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election but Mueller is not ruling out a followup interview on that issue a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-will-accept-trumps-written-responses-as-first-step-source-idUSKCN1LK2S22018-09-05
Muellers offer to accept written responses from Trump on questions about possible collusion was contained in a letter that Trumps lawyers received on Friday the person said NeutralU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will accept written answers from President Donald Trump on whether his campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election but Mueller is not ruling out a followup interview on that issue a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-will-accept-trumps-written-responses-as-first-step-source-idUSKCN1LK2S22018-09-05
Trumps legal team and Muellers investigators have been negotiating for months over whether Trump will be formally interviewed in the probe NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will accept written answers from President Donald Trump on whether his campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election but Mueller is not ruling out a followup interview on that issue a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-will-accept-trumps-written-responses-as-first-step-source-idUSKCN1LK2S22018-09-05
After receiving the written responses Muellers investigators would decide on a next step which could include an interview with Trump the person said NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will accept written answers from President Donald Trump on whether his campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election but Mueller is not ruling out a followup interview on that issue a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-will-accept-trumps-written-responses-as-first-step-source-idUSKCN1LK2S22018-09-05
Another area of interest to Muellers office is whether Trump tried to obstruct the investigation but it was not clear how any possible questions on that subject might be handled NegativeU.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller will accept written answers from President Donald Trump on whether his campaign conspired with Russia to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election but Mueller is not ruling out a followup interview on that issue a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/mueller-will-accept-trumps-written-responses-as-first-step-source-idUSKCN1LK2S22018-09-05
German manufacturers have highly desirable funtodrive premium cars in their said Nicolai Mueller a McKinsey partner based in Cologne NegativeTesla has virtually zero competition but this will change from 2019 onwards http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-tesla-germany-daimler/electric-mercedes-opens-german-assault-on-tesla-idUSKCN1LJ17Y2018-09-03
An American who is the business partner of a Russian national accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of having ties to Russian intelligence pleaded guilty on Friday to unregistered lobbying for a proKremlin political party in Ukraine NegativeAn American who is the business partner of a Russian national accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of having ties to Russian intelligence pleaded guilty on Friday to unregistered lobbying for a proKremlin political party in Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-patten/u-s-associate-of-indicted-russian-pleads-guilty-to-cooperate-with-mueller-idUSKCN1LG1X42018-09-01
Samuel Patten 47 also agreed to cooperate with Muellers probe NeutralAn American who is the business partner of a Russian national accused by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller of having ties to Russian intelligence pleaded guilty on Friday to unregistered lobbying for a proKremlin political party in Ukraine http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-patten/u-s-associate-of-indicted-russian-pleads-guilty-to-cooperate-with-mueller-idUSKCN1LG1X42018-09-01
Trump in a string of tweets last week said he had nothing to hide from Muellers probe NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump sought to backtrack on comments last year in which he tied his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey to a probe into Russian election meddling accusing NBC News on Thursday of their interview but offering no supporting evidence http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-seeks-to-backtrack-on-2017-comments-on-comey-firing-idUSKCN1LF19Q2018-08-31
Asked in the Bloomberg News interview whether he would comply if Mueller issued a subpoena for him to appear for questioning Trump said Ill see what happens NeutralWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was safe in his job at least until the November congressional elections Bloomberg News reported after interviewing the U.S. leader http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/trump-says-sessions-safe-in-job-at-least-until-november-elections-bloomberg-idUSKCN1LF2JJ2018-08-31
He charged that Muellers probe was highly and that real corruption goes untouched NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Thursday that Attorney General Jeff Sessions was safe in his job at least until the November congressional elections Bloomberg News reported after interviewing the U.S. leader http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/trump-says-sessions-safe-in-job-at-least-until-november-elections-bloomberg-idUSKCN1LF2JJ2018-08-31
Muellers investigation already has resulted in guilty pleas for several Trump insiders indictments cooperation deals and one conviction NegativeWASHINGTON White House counsel Don McGahn whose relationship with President Donald Trump has been strained by the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is set to leave the job in coming weeks http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mcgahn/in-latest-white-house-exit-trump-to-lose-counsel-mcgahn-idUSKCN1LE1TT2018-08-30
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is currently investigating Russian efforts to influence the outcome of the 2016 presidential election and whether there was collusion with the Trump campaign NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday the U.S. Supreme Court chief justice should tell the head of a national security court to question FBI and Justice Department officials about their use of a socalled Russia dossier as part of a collusion probe http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-dossier/trump-presses-supreme-court-chief-justice-for-action-on-russia-dossier-idUSKCN1LF06A2018-08-30
Special Counsel Robert Mueller who is running the Russia probe is highly and real corruption goes Trump continued NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump again laced into Jeff Sessions his attorney general on Saturday after Sessions defended himself from the presidents scathing criticism over his recusal from a probe into Russias alleged interference in the 2016 election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-sessions/trump-renews-criticism-of-sessions-over-mueller-investigation-idUSKCN1LA0GE2018-08-26
And even though she believes Manafort is guilty Duncan said she agrees with Trump that it was time to shut down Muellers probe NeutralA juror who voted to convict Paul Manafort and who is also a supporter of U.S. President Donald Trump has some advice for Trump if he is considering whether to pardon his former campaign dont do it http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort-juror/manafort-jurors-message-to-trump-pardon-would-be-big-mistake-idUSKCN1L929D2018-08-25
Trump has denied there was collusion and has called the Mueller probe a witch hunt NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers under oath last year that he did not know whether the thencandidate was aware of a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians before it happened Axios reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cohen/cohen-told-congress-he-did-not-know-if-trump-aware-of-russia-meeting-beforehand-axios-idUSKCN1L81A62018-08-23
Mueller is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers under oath last year that he did not know whether the thencandidate was aware of a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians before it happened Axios reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cohen/cohen-told-congress-he-did-not-know-if-trump-aware-of-russia-meeting-beforehand-axios-idUSKCN1L81A62018-08-23
The story runs contrary to other news outlets reporting this summer that Cohen was willing to tell Special Counsel Robert Mueller that Trump knew about the meeting in advance NegativeU.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen told lawmakers under oath last year that he did not know whether the thencandidate was aware of a June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians before it happened Axios reported on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-cohen/cohen-told-congress-he-did-not-know-if-trump-aware-of-russia-meeting-beforehand-axios-idUSKCN1L81A62018-08-23
The verdict was the first courtroom victory from Muellers investigation of Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election NegativeThe one juror who prevented a conviction of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on all 18 criminal charges did not trust any of the witnesses and exasperated other members with her reasoning a juror in the trial told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort-juror/manafort-juror-said-one-holdout-exasperated-others-with-her-logic-idUSKCN1L823X2018-08-23
Polling by has shown Trumps job approval rating holding steady at about 40 percent even with Muellers investigation already bringing guilty pleas by several former Trump advisers NegativeW.Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-analysis/jolted-by-ex-allies-criminal-cases-trump-faces-election-and-legal-risks-idUSKCN1L707A2018-08-23
Instead as supporters cheered him on he made fun of his opponents focus on the Mueller investigation saying they were desperate to find collusion with Russians NegativeW.Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-analysis/jolted-by-ex-allies-criminal-cases-trump-faces-election-and-legal-risks-idUSKCN1L707A2018-08-23
Cohens lawyer Lanny Davis said late on Tuesday that his client was more than to tell Muellers legal team everything he knows about Trump NegativeW.Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-analysis/jolted-by-ex-allies-criminal-cases-trump-faces-election-and-legal-risks-idUSKCN1L707A2018-08-23
Trump has denied collusion calling Muellers probe a witch hunt NegativeW.Va http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-analysis/jolted-by-ex-allies-criminal-cases-trump-faces-election-and-legal-risks-idUSKCN1L707A2018-08-23
But it was the first courtroom victory for Mueller and the prosecution reflected his customary thoroughness according to former subordinates in the FBI and Justice Department Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-mueller/follow-the-money-how-muellers-team-made-the-manafort-case-idUSKCN1L70092018-08-22
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was convicted on Tuesday of eight counts of financial wrongdoing giving Special Counsel Robert Mueller a victory in the first trial arising from his investigation of Russias role in the 2016 U.S. election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-trump-russia-manafort/trump-ex-aide-manafort-found-guilty-on-eight-of-18-charges-idUSKCN1L60WU2018-08-22
Muellers investigation which began in May 2017 has resulted in the indictment of more than 30 people and five guilty pleas NegativeNEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trumps former personal lawyer Michael Cohen testified on Tuesday that Trump had directed him to commit a crime by arranging payments ahead of the 2016 presidential election to silence two women who said they had affairs with Trump http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-cohen/ex-trump-lawyer-cohen-reaches-plea-deal-with-u-s-prosecutors-reports-idUSKCN1L61PD?il=02018-08-22
Moscow has denied interfering in the election and Trump has repeatedly said there was no collusion and has called for an end to Robert Muellers investigation NegativeWASHINGTON Legislation warning Russia it would face heavy U.S. sanctions if it were found interfering in Novembers congressional elections will not be voted on anytime soon Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday although he cited his strong interest in such a bill http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-russia-sanctions-senate/senate-vote-on-russia-sanctions-unlikely-in-september-mcconnell-idUSKCN1L61ZG2018-08-22
Thirteen Russians and three Russian entities were indicted in Muellers investigation in February accused of tampering in the 2016 election to support Trump NegativeIn the most dramatic day yet in the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election federal prosecutors on Tuesday secured the conviction of U.S. President Donald Trumps former campaign manager and a plea agreement from the presidents longtime attorney http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-aides-factbox/factbox-under-investigation-or-convicted-current-and-ex-trump-aides-facing-scrutiny-idUSKCN1L628R2018-08-22
Study the late Joseph McCarthy because we are now in period with Mueller and his gang that make Joseph McCarthy look like a Rigged Witch Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tweet-factbox/factbox-trump-on-twitter-fake-news-joseph-mccarthy-idUSKCN1L51872018-08-21
Trumps tweet was in reference to a New York Times report that White House Counsel Don McGahn had cooperated extensively with Mueller Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/jury-in-ex-trump-aide-manaforts-trial-adjourns-for-day-without-a-verdict-idUSKCN1L50V22018-08-21
Muellers Angry Dems are looking to impact the election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/jury-in-ex-trump-aide-manaforts-trial-adjourns-for-day-without-a-verdict-idUSKCN1L50V22018-08-21
On Monday Trump accused Muellers team of enjoying ruining peoples and trying to influence the elections in November when Republicans will try to hold on to control of Congress Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/jury-in-ex-trump-aide-manaforts-trial-adjourns-for-day-without-a-verdict-idUSKCN1L50V22018-08-21
In an interview with Reuters Trump echoed the concerns of his top lawyer in the probe Rudy Giuliani who has warned that any sitdown with Mueller could be a perjury trap NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of the probe into Russias electoral interference http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-exclusive/exclusive-trump-worries-that-mueller-interview-could-be-a-perjury-trap-idUSKCN1L526P2018-08-21
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of the probe into Russias electoral interference NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of the probe into Russias electoral interference http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-mueller-exclusive/exclusive-trump-worries-that-mueller-interview-could-be-a-perjury-trap-idUSKCN1L526P2018-08-21
Giuliani said that discussions over a presidential interview continue with Muellers office and that he would not be rushed into having Trump testify so that he gets trapped in perjury NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had nothing to from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and denied that his top lawyer had turned on him by cooperating with the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-nothing-to-hide-from-special-counsel-mueller-idUSKCN1L40F42018-08-20
His testimony would be even more important if Trump does not sit for an interview with Mueller NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had nothing to from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and denied that his top lawyer had turned on him by cooperating with the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-nothing-to-hide-from-special-counsel-mueller-idUSKCN1L40F42018-08-20
Study the late Joseph McCarthy because we are now in a period with Mueller and his gang that make Joseph McCarthy look like a Rigged Witch Trump wrote on Twitter NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had nothing to from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and denied that his top lawyer had turned on him by cooperating with the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-nothing-to-hide-from-special-counsel-mueller-idUSKCN1L40F42018-08-20
The McGahn interviews will add a lot of detail about what was happening behind the scenes and make Muellers account much said Ohlin PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he had nothing to from the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and denied that his top lawyer had turned on him by cooperating with the probe http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-nothing-to-hide-from-special-counsel-mueller-idUSKCN1L40F42018-08-20
U.S. Representative Joaquin Castro said Mueller should also investigate the issue now that Trump has tied it to the Russia probe NegativeWASHINGTON Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Thursday he would not be silenced by Donald Trump a day after the president revoked the Obamaera officials security clearance and said the move was directly tied to the Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-brennan/ex-cia-boss-says-he-will-not-be-scared-into-silence-by-trump-idUSKBN1L11C92018-08-19
Mueller has indicted or secured guilty pleas from 32 people and three companies including Russian intelligence officials and former Trump aides NegativeWASHINGTON Former CIA Director John Brennan said on Thursday he would not be silenced by Donald Trump a day after the president revoked the Obamaera officials security clearance and said the move was directly tied to the Russia investigation http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-brennan/ex-cia-boss-says-he-will-not-be-scared-into-silence-by-trump-idUSKBN1L11C92018-08-19
Mueller said the government believed a sentence of up to six months in prison was appropriate and along with a fine of PositiveWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller recommended in a court filing on Friday that a judge sentence former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos to up to six months in prison for lying to federal agents investigating whether Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-papadopoulos/u-s-special-counsel-recommends-six-months-in-prison-for-papadopoulos-idUSKBN1L30152018-08-19
The defendants crime was serious and caused damage to the governments investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential Muellers memo said NegativeWASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller recommended in a court filing on Friday that a judge sentence former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos to up to six months in prison for lying to federal agents investigating whether Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-papadopoulos/u-s-special-counsel-recommends-six-months-in-prison-for-papadopoulos-idUSKBN1L30152018-08-19
On Friday he accused Mueller of having a lot of but said the special counsel should be allowed to finish a report on his investigation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/trump-defends-ex-aide-manafort-as-jury-weighs-verdict-idUSKBN1L20Z62018-08-19
Trumps former personal lawyer John Dowd told Reuters on Saturday he was aware McGahn had spoken extensively with Muellers team NegativeWASHINGTON The White Houses top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice the New York Times reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/white-house-counsel-interviewed-for-30-hours-in-russia-probe-new-york-times-idUSKBN1L30Q12018-08-19
The newspaper said McGahn was to fire the special counsel Robert Mueller which investigators might not have discovered without him NegativeWASHINGTON The White Houses top lawyer has cooperated extensively with the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election sharing detailed accounts about the episodes at the heart of the inquiry into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice the New York Times reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/white-house-counsel-interviewed-for-30-hours-in-russia-probe-new-york-times-idUSKBN1L30Q12018-08-19
Strzok was deeply involved in the FBIs Clinton email investigation and was temporarily assigned to Muellers office NegativeWASHINGTON Peter Strzok the FBI agent who came under fire from President Donald Trump and other Republicans for sending text messages that disparaged the candidate during the presidential campaign was fired late on Friday his attorney said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-fbi-strzok/fbi-agent-strzok-who-criticized-trump-in-text-messages-is-fired-idUSKBN1KY1TU2018-08-14
After Justice Department internal investigators found the texts Strzok was reassigned from Special Counsel Robert Muellers investigation into the Trump campaign NegativeWASHINGTON Peter Strzok the FBI agent who came under fire from President Donald Trump and other Republicans for sending text messages that disparaged the candidate during the presidential campaign was fired late on Friday his attorney said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-fbi-strzok/fbi-agent-strzok-who-criticized-trump-in-text-messages-is-fired-idUSKBN1KY1TU2018-08-14
Trump has said there was no collusion and blasted the investigation by Mueller a fellow Republican as a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation allowing a case to proceed against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trumps favor http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/u-s-judge-allows-mueller-case-against-russian-company-to-proceed-idUSKBN1KY1K42018-08-14
WASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation allowing a case to proceed against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trumps favor NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Monday backed Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the federal Russia investigation allowing a case to proceed against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trumps favor http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/u-s-judge-allows-mueller-case-against-russian-company-to-proceed-idUSKBN1KY1K42018-08-14
WASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Monday refused to dismiss charges against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trumps favor saying Special Counsel Robert Mueller had not exceeded his power NegativeWASHINGTON A U.S. judge on Monday refused to dismiss charges against a Russian company accused of helping fund a propaganda operation to sway the 2016 presidential election in Donald Trumps favor saying Special Counsel Robert Mueller had not exceeded his power http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-concord/u-s-judge-says-mueller-case-against-russian-company-can-proceed-idUSKBN1KY1K42018-08-13
Mueller issued a subpoena to Miller earlier this year making him the third Stone associate to be identified as having been contacted by Muellers investigators NegativeWASHINGTON An associate of U.S. President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was found in contempt on Friday after refusing to appear as a witness before a grand jury convened as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe U.S. media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stones-associate-held-in-contempt-in-russia-probe-reports-idUSKBN1KV1W82018-08-11
Stone who has denied any wrongdoing has previously said that eight of his associates have been contacted by Mueller but that the special counsels team has not contacted him NegativeWASHINGTON An associate of U.S. President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was found in contempt on Friday after refusing to appear as a witness before a grand jury convened as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe U.S. media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stones-associate-held-in-contempt-in-russia-probe-reports-idUSKBN1KV1W82018-08-11
Trump has repeatedly said there was no collusion between his campaign and Russia and has called Muellers investigation a witch hunt NegativeWASHINGTON An associate of U.S. President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was found in contempt on Friday after refusing to appear as a witness before a grand jury convened as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe U.S. media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stones-associate-held-in-contempt-in-russia-probe-reports-idUSKBN1KV1W82018-08-11
The latest witnesses in Muellers probe appear to suggest it is focusing at least in part on Stone an early Trump backer with a reputation as an aggressive political operative NeutralWASHINGTON An associate of U.S. President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was found in contempt on Friday after refusing to appear as a witness before a grand jury convened as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe U.S. media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stones-associate-held-in-contempt-in-russia-probe-reports-idUSKBN1KV1W82018-08-11
Andrew Millers refusal to comply with the subpoena from Muellers office prompted a sealed hearing before a federal judge who then made the ruling the Washington Post and CNN reported NegativeWASHINGTON An associate of U.S. President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was found in contempt on Friday after refusing to appear as a witness before a grand jury convened as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe U.S. media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stones-associate-held-in-contempt-in-russia-probe-reports-idUSKBN1KV1W82018-08-11
WASHINGTON An associate of U.S. President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was found in contempt on Friday after refusing to appear as a witness before a grand jury convened as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe U.S. media reported NegativeWASHINGTON An associate of U.S. President Donald Trumps longtime adviser Roger Stone was found in contempt on Friday after refusing to appear as a witness before a grand jury convened as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe U.S. media reported http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-stone/trump-adviser-stones-associate-held-in-contempt-in-russia-probe-reports-idUSKBN1KV1W82018-08-11
Gates the deputy chairman of Trumps inaugural committee who also worked on his campaign was indicted along with Manafort but pleaded guilty and has been cooperating with Muellers investigation NegativeThe U.S. judge in the trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort called a recess on Friday after a long conversation with attorneys for both the government and Manafort without giving a reason http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/u-s-judge-calls-recess-in-manafort-trial-idUSKBN1KV10C2018-08-10
Gates who was indicted along with Manafort pleaded guilty and is cooperating with an investigation by Special Counsel Robert Mueller Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort-judge/u-s-judge-apologizes-to-prosecutors-in-former-trump-aide-manaforts-trial-idUSKBN1KU1Y72018-08-10
The trial in federal court which finished its seventh day on Wednesday is the first stemming from Muellers probe into Russian involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manafort-trial-focus-shifts-to-bank-fraud-as-prosecutors-near-end-of-case-idUSKBN1KU14D2018-08-09
Rudy Giuliani a lawyer for Trump on Wednesday again called for Mueller to end his inquiry without further delay Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manafort-had-16-5-million-in-unreported-income-court-told-idUSKBN1KT1302018-08-09
Manaforts conviction would undermine efforts by Trump and some Republican lawmakers to paint Muellers inquiry as a political witch hunt while an acquittal would be a setback for Mueller Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manafort-trial-defense-chips-away-at-credibility-of-star-witness-gates-idUSKBN1KT1302018-08-08
Kilimnik was indicted in the Mueller investigation in June Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/ex-manafort-aide-gates-testifies-on-cyprus-accounts-shell-companies-idUSKBN1KS10W2018-08-07
While outside the scope of the trial Mueller is also investigating whether Trump campaign members coordinated with Moscow an allegation President Donald Trump denies Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/ex-manafort-aide-gates-testifies-on-cyprus-accounts-shell-companies-idUSKBN1KS10W2018-08-07
Gates is cooperating with an investigation by U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller and was called to testify against his former boss Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort-witness/former-manafort-partner-rick-gates-takes-stand-in-manafort-trial-idUSKBN1KR26Q2018-08-07
Trumps attacks on the special counsels investigation have been rebuffed by Republican leaders in Congress who have expressed support for Mueller NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on his election opponent Hillary Clinton saying it was totally and done all the time in politics http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-his-son-sought-information-on-clinton-from-russians-in-2016-idUSKBN1KQ0HO2018-08-06
CNN reported last month that Michael Cohen the presidents longtime personal lawyer was willing to tell Mueller that Trump did know about the Trump Tower meeting in advance NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump acknowledged on Sunday that his son met with Russians in 2016 at Trump Tower to get information on his election opponent Hillary Clinton saying it was totally and done all the time in politics http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-says-his-son-sought-information-on-clinton-from-russians-in-2016-idUSKBN1KQ0HO2018-08-06
Mueller would have the option to issue a subpoena compelling the president to testify if Trump chose not to be interviewed NegativeWASHINGTON If U.S. President Donald Trump is subpoenaed by a special counsel investigating contacts between the 2016 Trump election campaign and Russia his lawyers will attempt to quash it in court one of Trumps lawyers said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-usa-trump-russia/trump-would-fight-any-u-s-special-counsel-subpoena-in-court-presidents-lawyer-idUSKBN1KQ0HO2018-08-05
Gates pleaded guilty to making false statements after being indicted by Mueller and is cooperating with Muellers probe Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-trump-russia-manafort/manaforts-bookkeeper-says-unaware-of-foreign-financial-holdings-idUSKBN1KN1BK2018-08-03
We have absolutely put him on the Greg Andres a member of Special Counsel Robert Muellers team said Negative