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DOJ releases legal opinion supporting Treasury refusal to turn over Trump tax returns

June 15, 2019
Laura Jarrett | CNN
The Justice Department released Friday a new legal opinion supporting the Treasury secretary's refusal to hand over President Donald Trump's tax returns.
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Attorney general agrees to start handing over evidence underlying the Mueller report

June 11, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
Attorney General William Barr has agreed to begin handing over "key evidence" underlying the report by special counsel Robert Mueller. In exchange, Democrats agreed to put off a vote to hold Mueller in contempt.
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Barr Assigns U.S. Attorney in Connecticut to Review Origins of Russia Inquiry

May 14, 2019
, Charlie Savage, Michael Schmidt | The New York Times
Attorney General William P. Barr has assigned the top federal prosecutor in Connecticut to examine the origins of the Russia investigation, according to two people familiar with the matter, a move that President Trump has long called for but that could anger law enforcement officials who insist that scrutiny of the Trump campaign was lawful.
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F.B.I. Sent Investigator Posing as Assistant to Meet With Trump Aide in 2016

May 3, 2019
, Michael Schmidt, Mark Mazzetti | The New York Times
The conversation at a London bar in September 2016 took a strange turn when the woman sitting across from George Papadopoulos, a Trump campaign adviser, asked a direct question: Was the Trump campaign working with Russia?
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Justice Department won't comply with House subpoena over citizenship question on census

April 25, 2019
Manu Raju, Laura Jarrett | CNN
The Justice Department has informed the House Oversight Committee that it will not comply with a subpoena demanding the appearance of an official as part of the Democrats' probe into the addition of a citizenship question on the census, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
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From 'total exoneration' to 'total bullsh**': Trump lingers on damning report

April 20, 2019
Kaitlan Collins, Kevin Liptak | CNN
By the time President Donald Trump had passed through the prime rib buffet at Mar-a-Lago on Thursday to sit for dinner with family and a top aide, the damning picture Robert Mueller's report painted of his presidency had become clear.
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Democrats subpoena for full Mueller report as impeachment talks grow

April 20, 2019
Kelly O'Donnell | NBC News
House Democrats are pushing to see the unredacted Mueller report by May 1 and Sen. Elizabeth Warren is calling for impeachment proceedings against President Trump.
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Mueller laid out ‘thorough and compelling’ case of obstruction, but Barr decided Trump wasn’t guilty of a crime

April 19, 2019
Carol Leonnig, Josh Dawsey, Devlin Barrett | The Washington Post
In his report into Russian interference in the 2016 election, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III cites instance after instance of President Trump pushing to end the investigation, scale back its scope and influence witnesses involved in the probe — all with an intent that could amount to criminal obstruction of justice.
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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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