As the Mueller Report Drops, a Transparency Fight Begins - Hit & Run
25 March, 2019, 00:28 | Author: Lula Armstrong
Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Beto O'Rourke used on March 23 their campaign rallies to demand the release of full Mueller report.
Will the much anticipated report turnout to be a "Nothing Burger", a "Something Burger" or a "SomethingNothing Burger"?
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told Democrats over the weekend Americans "deserve the truth". Mueller was investigating Russian election interference and possible coordination with Donald Trump's campaign. According to the Washington Examiner, Trump was briefed fully on the report - including that Mueller recommended no further indictments - and is being kept appraised of updates to the investigation by attorneys on site.
I'm writing this on Saturday morning, while we're still in suspense as to whether the Mueller report will be released in time for the Sunday shows - but it doesn't much matter for programming purposes.
Even if DOJ chooses not to prosecute additional individuals, the underlying findings must be provided to Congress and the American people. "Why there's been no indictments we don't know", U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler, the Democratic chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said on CNN's "State of the Union".
Political analysts expect the Mueller report to have a significant impact on the 2020 presidential campaign - how Democrats might be able to use it stop Trump being reelected and how Trump could use it if he is cleared of wrongdoing.
Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russian Federation investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump's presidency.
Now they want to change the rules again, or rather, ignore the rules they said were necessary.
"[Attorney General William Barr] says that the President may have acted to obstruct justice, but that for an obstruction conviction, "the government would need to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that a person, acting with corrupt intent, engaged in obstructive conduct". Barr said in his confirmation hearing in January, however, that the memo was based on what he saw in media reports.
I have wished that this whole thing was actually an investigation into the DNC-Clinton Russian collusion - and not into Trump - and that the whole thing was kept under wraps. And a significant group of them still focus around President Donald Trump. Barr and Mueller are said to be friends, and Mueller attended the weddings of Barr's children. They also point to precedent involving the Justice Department providing 880,000 pages of internal material previous year to the House as part of the GOP probe into the FBI's Hillary Clinton investigation - as well as the department providing records to the Hill over the Watergate probe.
The report, of course, concluded Mueller's almost two-year investigaiton into whether members of the Trump presidential campaign colluded with Russian officials to impact the outcome of the 201 presidential elections, and into whether the President himself obstructed justice in the matter.
Trump took White House counsel Pat Cipollone and Emmet Flood with him to Florida. We know Paul Manafort provided internal polling data to a Russian connected to Putin's intelligence operation. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon as Saturday.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tweeted that he learned of the attack "with horror and profound sadness". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called the attacks the "latest example of rising racism and Islamophobia".
A Tesla logo is seen at a groundbreaking ceremony of Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. Over the next few years, we saw the Tesla Model X and the Model 3 get launched, covering the other price points.
Valve, the company behind it announced that the de facto PC game storefront for many will be getting a redesign at GDC 2019. Not bad! Assuming this new library page actually loads quickly, it's definitely a visual improvement over the previous one.
Anyway, those who're interested in watching the inaugural episode can do so over on YouTube , Twitch , Twitter , or Facebook . We probably won't get a PS5 reveal this soon, or any other hardware for that matter (sorry, Vita 2).
No winning tickets were sold for Wednesday's drawing, making Saturday's jackpot the seventh-largest Powerball prize in history. The Powerball drawing took place just one night after a lucky player in MI won $1 million playing the Mega Millions.
Gunmen opened fire in two separate mosques in Christchurch on Friday, killing 49 people and wounding 48 others. When speaking to reporters later, Aziz said he wasn't the one that deserves credit for his quick thinking.
When asked on March 20 whether the American public has a right to see the report, Trump replied , "I don't mind". Mueller to demonstrate that he is a criminal", Comey, who was sacked by Trump in May 2017, said.
Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, critically wounded in Sunday's shooting attack at the Ariel Junction in Samaria passed away this morning. The leaders of the two parties are using the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to boost their electorate.
You're in luck-California Pizza Kitchen will offer slices of its Key Lime Pie for (spoiler alert:) $3.14 (pre-tax) on Thursday. Jet's Pizza: Buy a large pizza at regular price and get a medium one-topping round pizza for $3.14 with code 314.
Trump supporter pleads guilty to sending bombs to Democrats
Prosecutors say evidence against Sayoc included DNA linking him to 10 of the explosive devices and fingerprints on two of them. The bombs began turning up weeks before the hotly contested midterms, contributing to an already tense political environment.
Maduro agents arrest key aide of rival Juan Guaidó
The Miami Herald published an opinion piece from Pence that called for the release of Marrero from his undisclosed location. Guaido spoke Thursday after intelligence agents staged an overnight raid and detained Roberto Marrero, his key aide.
Trump to host Netanyahu in White House
The president will welcome Netanyahu for his third White House visit since Trump took office, the White house said Wednesday. AMI was part of a "catch and kill" scheme during the 2016 campaign to pay off women who said they had affairs with Mr.
Beto's Running :: Politics :: News :: Beto O'Rourke
Confirming his run to Texan TV outlet KTSM , Mr O'Rourke said: "I'm really proud of what El Paso did and what El Paso represents". His track record during six years in the US House of Representatives is thin. "It's a big part of why I'm running".