Tag: Robert Mueller

Mueller Says FBI’s Trump Investigation Continues

It would be understandable if you missed it because it came close to the end of seven hours of repetitive, somewhat inscrutable testimony, but Special Counsel Robert Mueller did make news Wednesday. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, got Mueller to admit that the FBI currently has an […]

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The FBI’s Trump-Russia Investigation Continues

It would be understandable if you missed it because it came close to the end of seven hours of repetitive, somewhat inscrutable testimony, but Special Counsel Robert Mueller did make news Wednesday. Representative Raja Krishnamoorthi, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, got Mueller to admit that the FBI currently has an […]

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Robert Mueller Saying ‘I Take Your Question’ At His Congressional Hearing Has Inspired A Hilarious Meme

Getty Image Wednesday was the day of Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated Congressional hearing, when he would be grilled, live on television, about his two-year investigation into Russian wire-tapping and any possible collusion with then-presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump. It wasn’t the fireworks event many had hoped for, in part because Mueller is low-key, withholding, and, arguably […]

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Robert Mueller’s ‘City Boy Summer’ and 10 Things We Learned From the House Committee Hearings

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Now that special counsel Robert Mueller’s appearance before the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intel Committee has concluded, Democrats are disappointed that Mueller didn’t call Trump a “lying-ass liar” under oath and Republicans are upset that the special counsel didn’t definitively declare: “No collusion, no obstruction.” However, buried in […]

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The Media Missed Mueller’s Clear Case for Impeaching Trump

Even before Robert Mueller’s appearance before Congress on Wednesday reached the halfway point, some in Washington concluded that it was a major setback for impeaching President Donald Trump. “So far, this hearing is not revealing new ground, perhaps making it less memorable than it might otherwise be,” The New York Times’ Adam Goldman wrote on […]

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Donald Trump Is Scared AF

Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Despite the liar-in-chief’s previous statement that he probably wouldn’t watch the highly anticipated House hearings on Wednesday, he started off his morning rage-tweeting in fear that his “no obstruction, no collusion” mantra would finally be exposed as complete and utter horseshit—which, according to The Root’s research, is denser and much […]

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Please Don’t Blow the Mueller Hearings

When lawmakers questions witnesses on Capitol Hill, they typically do so in order of seniority. That’s why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the most prominent House Democrats despite being elected only last fall, was among the final members to interrogate former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen in February. Unlike many of her colleagues, she put her allotted […]

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Texas Lawmaker Calls Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller an ‘Anal Opening’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) attends a joint hearing of the House Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committee.Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty Images) Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) is an asshole. He’s also part of a group of assholes known as Republicans. This asshole conglomerate supports President Donald Trump. Trump’s mouth is shaped like an anus. Gohmert […]

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Summer Heat: Robert Mueller Agrees to Testify Before Congress About His Findings in the Trump Russia Probe

Robert Mueller makes a statement about the Russia investigation on May 29, 2019, at the Justice Department in Washington, DC. Photo: Chip Somodevilla (Getty) Special counsel Robert Mueller, who conducted a years-long investigation into whether Donald Trump and/or his team colluded with the Russians to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, has agreed to share […]

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Robert Mueller Is Going To Publicly Testify Before Congress After All

Getty Image Donald Trump gets away with everything. Right now there’s not been much of a stink made about the latest woman — of well over a dozen — to accuse the sitting president of sexual misconduct; there’s not even been much pushback after he dismissively said, of his accuser E. Jean Carrol, “She’s not […]

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Norway, If You’re Listening….

In 2016, for Donald Trump, it was “Russia, if you’re listening.…” In 2020, it’s “Anyone, if you’re listening….” Speaking to ABC’s George Stephanopoulos on Wednesday, the president was clear: Having gotten away with collusion during the 2016 election, he would happily do it again. “I think you might want to listen. I don’t—there’s nothing wrong […]

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The Impossibility of Impeachment

Polling outfits routinely ask historians and political scientists to rate the presidents from worst to best. It’s an inherently frustrating exercise. Does “greatness” depend on what a chief executive accomplished or instead on his ability to bend Congress to his will and influence his successors? How should we evaluate a president like Lyndon Johnson, who […]

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Geraldo Rivera Is Getting Roasted For His Warning To Those Who Want To Impeach Trump

Getty Image It seems like everyone had a different take on Robert Mueller’s press conference Wednesday, which saw the special prosecutor conclude his two-year investigation into Russian meddling with the 2016 election and possible obstruction of justice by President Donald Trump. Democrats saw Muller saying “if we had confidence that the president clearly did not […]

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Democrats Just Ran Out of Excuses on Impeachment

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s surprise press conference on Wednesday morning contained no surprises. He offered no new evidence that could be used against President Donald Trump, and reiterated what he’d already made clear in his report last month: Only Congress can hold Trump accountable for obstructing justice in the Russia investigation. But Mueller’s brief media […]

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Reflections on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Public Statement. First Thought: Damn, He Looks Like the Night King

Image: Koichi Kamoshida; HBO (Getty Images/HBO) Maybe it’s because none of us has never really seen special counsel Robert Mueller—or maybe it’s because I just never gave a shit. But during his first public speaking appearance since he dropped his long-awaited debut album, Strictly for My Russian Niggaz, the exposé into how Russia straight finessed […]

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His Master’s Voice

Until his announcement that he would make an on-camera announcement this morning, Robert Mueller has become the J.D. Salinger of federal law enforcement. Since releasing his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election last month—a report that, it should be noted, currently occupies three slots on The New York Times bestseller list, despite being […]

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New Book Claims Special Counsel Robert Mueller Prepared an Obstruction Indictment on Trump

Photo: Alex Wong (Getty Images) Author Michael Wolff, who was not the band leader on The Arsenio Hall Show, is back with another explosive book about the Trump dynasty that reportedly claims special counsel Robert Muller drafted an obstruction of justice indictment against Russian operative President Donald Trump. According to the Guardian, Wolff’s upcoming book […]

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The Democrats Are Overthinking Trump’s Impeachment. Naturally.

It’s ironic that one of the clearest explanations for why President Donald Trump should be impeached is coming from a member of his own party. Michigan Representative Justin Amash, a devout libertarian Republican, said this week that the Mueller report describes “impeachable crimes” on the president’s part. “Some of the president’s actions were inherently corrupt,” […]

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The Watergate Editor on How Trump “Leads the Press Around by the Nose”

Everybody’s heard of Woodward and Bernstein, if only from their portrayals by Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman as the avenging angels of Watergate in All the President’s Men. But their editor, Barry Sussman? Not so much. Yet it was Sussman, then the city editor of The Washington Post, who guided the young duo and their […]

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