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Paranoia, lies and fear: Trump’s presidency laid bare by Mueller report

April 19, 2019
Robert Costa, Philip Rucker | The Washington Post
The moment President Trump learned two years ago that a special counsel had been appointed to investigate Russian election interference, he declared in the Oval Office, “This is the end of my presidency.”
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The Mueller Report Won’t End Trump’s Presidency, But It Sure Makes Him Look Bad

April 19, 2019
Susan Glasser | The New Yorker
In the most memorable scene in the most anticipated government report in recent history, the special counsel, Robert Mueller, takes us inside the Oval Office on May 17, 2017.
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A Portrait of the White House and Its Culture of Dishonesty

April 19, 2019
Peter Baker, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
As President Trump met with advisers in the Oval Office in May 2017 to discuss replacements for the F.B.I. director he had just fired, Attorney General Jeff Sessions slipped out of the room to take a call.
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Rosenstein Says Mueller Report Will Outline Russian Cybercrimes

April 13, 2019
Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg Politics
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said Friday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report describes Russian cybercrimes during the 2016 election.
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Trump Tells Grand Rapids Rally: ‘The Russian Hoax Is Finally Dead’

March 29, 2019
Mark Landler, Katie Rogers | The New York Times
President Trump, fresh off what he claims was “total vindication” in the special counsel’s Russia investigation, told supporters here Thursday he had vanquished a corrupt cabal of Democrats, the news media and the Washington elite, who tried to nullify his historic election victory by painting him as an agent of Russia.
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A Mueller mystery: How Trump dodged a special counsel interview — and a subpoena fight

March 29, 2019
Philip Rucker, Matt Zapotosky, Carol Leonnig, Josh Dawsey | The Washington Post
It was March 2018, nearly 10 months into his Russia investigation, when special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, a man of few words, raised the stakes dramatically in a meeting with President Trump’s lawyers: If the president did not sit down voluntarily for an interview, he could face a subpoena.
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Jared Kushner interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee

March 29, 2019
Manu Raju, Ted Barrett , Jeremy Herb | CNN
President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner returned to the Senate Intelligence Committee for a closed door interview Thursday as part of the committee's Russia investigation.
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Michael Cohen Acknowledges Payments to Boost Trump in Online Polls

January 17, 2019
Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Michael D. Cohen, the former personal lawyer and fixer for President Trump, acknowledged on Thursday that he had paid the owner of a technology services company to help doctor results of an online poll to help Mr. Trump as he considered a run for president.
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