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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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Judge orders public release of what Michael Flynn said in call to Russian ambassador

May 17, 2019
Carol Leonnig, Rosalind Helderman | The Washington Post
A federal judge on Thursday ordered that prosecutors make public a transcript of a phone call that former national security adviser Michael Flynn tried hard to hide with a lie: his conversation with a Russian ambassador in late 2016.
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Key House Democrat plans to take 'enforcement action' against Justice Department

May 17, 2019
Laura Jarrett, Manu Raju, Jeremy Herb | CNN
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Thursday he will take "enforcement action" against the Justice Department for not complying with his subpoena for counterintelligence information from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation.
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McGahn refused request by White House to say Trump did not obstruct justice after Mueller report’s release

May 11, 2019
Josh Dawsey, Carol Leonnig | The Washington Post
President Trump sought to have former White House counsel Donald McGahn issue a public statement last month that he did not believe the president had engaged in criminal conduct when he sought to exert control over the Russia investigation — a request McGahn declined, according to people familiar with the episode.
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