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Trump says he could ‘run' Mueller probe

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President Donald Trump said on Monday that he could “run” the special counsel's Russia investigation if he wanted to, but that he had decided to “stay out” for now. “I can go in, and I could do whatever - I could run it if I want,” Trump told Reuters reporters during an interview in the Oval Office. “But I decided to stay out. I'm totally allowed to be involved if I wanted to be. So far, I haven't chosen to be involved. I'll stay out.” Legal experts disagree on the exact process, but there is some agreement that Trump has power over the inquiry, including the ability to bring about special...
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President Trump won't rule out revoking Robert Mueller's security clearance, claims he could 'run' the Russia probe

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President Trump wouldn't rule out revoking special counsel Robert Mueller's security clearance on Monday and claimed he could “run” the Russia investigation if he so pleased, invoking possibilities that national security experts say would take the country into uncharted territory. In a wide-ranging...
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Exclusive: Trump worries that Mueller interview could be a ‘perjury trap'

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By Steve Holland, Jeff Mason and James Oliphant WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he was worried that any statements under oath he provides to Special Counsel Robert Mueller could be used to bring perjury charges against him as part of the probe into Russia's electoral interference. In an interview with...
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Jury in ex-Trump aide Manafort's trial adjourns for day without verdict

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The jury in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort ended its third day of deliberations on Monday without reaching a verdict.
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Trump targeted Mueller in his most direct attack yet, and experts say his comments could impact the Manafort trial

Trump targeted Mueller in his most direct attack yet, and experts say his comments could impact the Manafort trial

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President Donald Trump went after the special counsel Robert Mueller on Monday in his most direct attack yet on the former FBI director.
He called Mueller "disgraced and discredited," and referred to his team of prosecutors as "thugs" who enjoy "ruining people's lives."
On Sunday, Trump's lead lawyer Rudy Giuliani accused the special counsel's team of leaking stories to the press and said he wouldn't let Trump walk into a "perjury trap" by agreeing to a sit-down interview with Mueller.
The unprecedentedly harsh and highly personal attacks come as jurors are deliberating the fate of former...
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Mueller's findings in the Russia probe could reportedly be delivered as soon...

Mueller's findings in the Russia probe could reportedly be delivered as soon as next week

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Samsung announces the Galaxy Fold, a phone that opens into a tablet

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Sen. Warner blasts Google for hidden Nest microphone: Federal agencies and...

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The State Department says the ISIS bride begging to return to the US is not...

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says that $3 billion in tax credits should be given...

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Jussie Smollett and the case for due process in the court of public opinion

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There is no due process in the court of public opinion. As a result, narratives shape public perception, sometimes to great societal detriment. When actor Jussie Smollett... Read more ...

Bernie Sanders responds to Trump's revived nickname for him: 'What's crazy...

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday revived a nickname he used for Sen. Bernie Sanders during the 2016 campaign season: "Crazy Bernie." After Sanders on Tuesday announced he's... Read more ...

11 MPs have just quit their parties - what the hell is going on?

11 MPs have just quit their parties - what the hell is going on?

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