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Politics Jul 29Trump’s pick for U.S. intelligence chief has less national security experience than predecessors
Rep. John Ratcliffe's dearth of relevant experience — a departure from the decades of intelligence and foreign policy bona fides of past position holders — may especially matter at a time when current and former government officials expect Russia to…
Politics Jul 26WATCH: Nadler says House panel asked court for Mueller grand jury material
The panel is also expected to file a lawsuit next week to try to enforce a subpoena against former White House counsel Donald McGahn, a key Mueller witness, if he doesn't comply before then.
Politics Jul 25Senate report: all 50 states were targeted by Russian interference ahead of 2016 elections
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday blocked a House-passed bill that would authorize $775 million to beef up state election systems. GOP leaders made the case that the Trump administration has already made great strides in protecting the vote…
Politics Jul 24Mueller told House he wouldn’t quote from report
Former special counsel Robert Mueller told the House judiciary and intelligence committees that he would decline to quote from his report on the Trump-Russia investigation during his testimony before both panels on Wednesday.
Politics Jul 24Mueller: I did not clear Trump of obstruction of justice
Former Trump-Russia special counsel Robert Mueller told lawmakers Wednesday he could not exonerate President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and that the president's claims that he had done so in his report are not correct.
Politics Jul 23Mueller aide will appear with him at House committee hearing
Aaron Zebley, Mueller's former chief of staff and his top aide on the Russia investigation, was an unexpected addition to the witness table less than 24 hours before the hearing.
Politics Jul 20Mueller’s testimony poses risk for Trump, but also Democrats
Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress will depend not so much on what he says, but that he's even saying it at all.
Politics Jul 12Mueller’s congressional testimony could be postponed a week
The House Judiciary and intelligence committees are considering delaying the July 17 hearing as they negotiate with Mueller's representatives and the Justice Department over the format.
Politics Jul 11WATCH: House committee authorizes subpoenas tied to Mueller report, immigration
Lawmakers voted Thursday to authorize subpoenas for 12 people mentioned in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and former Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
Politics Jul 11Democrats preparing to question Mueller say it ‘will not be easy’
Robert Mueller, who is scheduled to testify before Congress July 17, has said he won't answer questions beyond what is in the report on Russia's election meddling…