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FBI Russia investigation looking at Kushner role

May 26, 2017
Gloria Borger, Shimon Prokupecz, Pamela Brown, Evan Perez | CNN
The FBI's criminal probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election is increasingly touching on the multiple roles of senior White House adviser Jared Kushner on both the Trump campaign and the Trump transition team.
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DOJ says special prosecutor’s office ‘up and running’

May 24, 2017
Josh Gerstein | POLITICO
Special prosecutor Robert Mueller’s office is now operating from an office in Washington, beginning its work of probing the impact of Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election, Justice Department officials said Tuesday.
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Amid Trump Turmoil, Some Begin Eyeing Mike Pence

May 19, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis | The New York Times
For Republicans reeling at a daily stream of troubling revelations about President Trump, the prospect that Vice President Mike Pence would assume power should Mr. Trump leave office is a remote possibility.
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Inside an embattled Trump's most consequential evening of turmoil yet

May 19, 2017
Jeff Zeleny, Sara Murray, Jim Acosta, Kevin Liptak | CNN
No one inside the West Wing had to ask how the President's mood was on Wednesday afternoon as aides awaited his return from delivering the commencement address to the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut.
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Justice Dept. to review possible ethics conflicts involving Mueller’s former law firm

May 19, 2017
Matea Gold, Rosalind S. Helderman | The Washington Post
Newly appointed special counsel Robert S. Mueller III will undergo a Justice Department ethics review that will examine possible conflicts of interest regarding his former law firm.
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Trump Takes Page From Bill Clinton Crisis Playbook

May 19, 2017
Alexis Simendinger | RealClearPolitics
President Trump fancies himself an innovator, but his political playbook to try to dig out of scandal quicksand owes a lot to the 42nd president.
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Who Is Robert Mueller, Special Counsel Overseeing Russia Investigation?

May 18, 2017
Carrie Johnson, Miles Parks | NPR
Robert Mueller, who has been appointed to handle the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, took the reins as FBI director a week before the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
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