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Democrats plot new plan to press Mueller on Trump's alleged crimes

July 19, 2019
Manu Raju | CNN
House Democrats are intensely preparing a pointed line of questioning for Robert Mueller, banking that his testimony will shift public perception about the President's alleged criminal activity outlined in the special counsel's report, according to Democratic committee aides.
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Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation

July 19, 2019
Rosalind Helderman, Tom Hamburger | The Washington Post
Democratic lawmakers hope to use special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s public testimony Wednesday to revisit dramatic episodes in which President Trump attempted to derail or interfere with the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election.
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Why Mueller finally agreed to testify

June 26, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
Robert Mueller has agreed to answer questions from Congress for the first time since his investigation of Russian election interference began more than two years ago. The chairman of the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees announced the deal Tuesday night. The former special counsel will appear on July 17. President Trump called the news "presidential harassment."
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Witness in Mueller Inquiry Is Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

June 4, 2019
Mark Mazzetti | The New York Times
A cooperating witness in the special counsel investigation into Russian election interference has been charged with possession of child pornography, according to court documents unsealed on Monday.
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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Makes First Public Comments On Russia Investigation

May 30, 2019
Carrie Johnson, Kelsey Snell | NPR
Special Counsel Robert Mueller made his first public statement Wednesday saying his report was his testimony and making it clear he does not plan to testify before Congress.
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Mueller: 'If we had confidence the President clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so'

May 29, 2019
Laura Jarrett, Jeremy Herb, Katelyn Polantz | CNN
Special counsel Robert Mueller said in a rare and remarkable public statement Wednesday his investigation could not clear President Donald Trump and that charging the President was not an option his office could consider.
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Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe

May 24, 2019
Devlin Barrett, Carol Leonnig, Robert Costa, Colby Itkowitz | The Washington Post
President Trump has granted Attorney General William P. Barr “full and complete authority” to declassify government secrets, issuing a memorandum late Thursday that orders U.S. intelligence agencies to cooperate promptly with Barr’s audit of the investigation into Russia’s election interference in 2016.
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Flynn contacted GOP Mueller critic while cooperating with special counsel

May 18, 2019
Kaitlan Collins, Pamela Brown, Jeremy Herb, Katelyn Polantz | CNN
While he was cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn contacted at least one member of Congress who was publicly criticizing the special counsel probe, according to messages obtained by CNN.
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