The Daily Beast - 32 min 44 sec ago
"It was another remarkable day in The United States," Jimmy Kimmel told viewers at the top of his monologue Thursday night following the release of the Mueller report . Then he turned his ire to Attorney General William Barr. "Before the report came out this morning Trump's defense attorney general William Barr held a very curious press conference, which was clearly designed to put a positive spin on this not very positive report," the late-night host said. "This Bill Barr...
The Raw Story - 39 min 49 sec ago
Fearing that his presidency was doomed, an angry Donald Trump pushed for Robert Mueller to be fired before he could deepen his probe into Russian election meddling, the special counsel’s long-awaited report said Thursday. The more than 400-page document, made public in redacted form by the Jus... The post Russia report tells how a furious Trump wanted Mueller gone appeared first on Raw Story .
The Raw Story - 1 hour 33 min ago
Comedian Seth Meyers mocked President Donald Trump over how he handled special counsel Robert Mueller’s report. After nearly two years, Attorney General Bill Barr released the report after holding a Thursday morning press conference. The report revealed that Trump tried to intervene to stop th... The post Trump treated the Mueller report like a terrible boyfriend who kept giving mix messages: Seth Meyers appeared first on Raw Story .
NY Post - 1 hour 40 min ago
Freshman congresswoman Ilhan Omar ripped President Trump on Thursday night for the “PRESIDENTIAL HARASSMENT” tweet that he fired off before the release of the Russia report, saying: “No thanks, just lived through one!” Omar delivered the verbal jab on Twitter, along with another post blasting Trump and the Republican Party “for working to divide” the American people....
Time - 1 hour 54 min ago
More than two years after Robert Mueller began investigating whether President Donald Trump attempted to obstruct justice, the Special Counsel offered the American people a sobering conclusion in his final report, released Thursday: the most powerful law enforcement officials in the country are not in a position to prosecute their boss, the President. But Congress,…...
Newsweek - 2 hours 2 min ago
"Don Jr. wasn't indicted for coordinating with WikiLeaks, for conspiring with WikiLeaks," Ronald Klain, former chief of staff to Vice Presidents Joe Biden and Al Gore, said.
Deadline Hollywood - 2 hours 7 min ago
Calling it “another remarkable day in the United States,” ABC late-night star Jimmy Kimmel dove into the day’s release of Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election meddling and whether Donald Trump’s campaign participated. “It is 448 pages long, and was delivered to members of Congress this morning – on CD ROM. Which meant members of Congress […]...
The Raw Story - 2 hours 20 min ago
Former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe told MSNBC host Rachel Maddow Thursday that it’s very clear that the special counsel believes the president obstructed justice. Maddow asked McCabe about the reasons Robert Mueller was resistant to charge President Donald Trump with obstruction of justi... The post Mueller made it clear Trump obstructed justice: Ex-FBI deputy Andy McCabe appeared first on Raw Story .
The New Yorker - 2 hours 27 min ago
Susan Glasser writes about the contents of the Mueller report, which show that President Donald Trump tried to obstruct justice, repeatedly, and about whether Congress will undertake any further investigation.
Reuters - 2 hours 38 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump spoke by phone on Thursday with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the United Arab Emirates, the White House said in a statement.
The Daily Beast - 2 hours 41 min ago
NBC For all of the damning revelations about President Donald Trump and those who surround him in the long-awaited release of the Mueller report on Thursday, at least one major Democratic presidential candidate doesn't think it will change the calculus for 2020. Mayor Pete Buttigieg sat down with Seth Meyers on NBC's Late Night and appeared to downplay its impact when the host asked him for his initial reactions. Buttigieg predicted that even though it confirmed "we have a president...
The Raw Story - 2 hours 41 min ago
On Thursday, CNN’s Chris Cuomo demanded President Donald Trump’s legal advisor Rudy Giuliani apologize after special counsel Robert Mueller’s report showed that he helped Trump lie. Special counsel Mueller’s report was released on Thursday after a press conference from Attorn... The post Rudy Giuliani interview spirals into shouting match after CNN’s Chris Cuomo asks him to apologize for Trump appeared first on Raw Story .
CNBC - 2 hours 44 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan on May 25-28 for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
Reuters - 2 hours 44 min ago
Japan will invite U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Japan May 25 to 28, its top government spokesman said on Friday.
Reuters - 2 hours 45 min ago
U.S. President Donald Trump will travel to Japan on May 25-28 for meetings with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo, the White House said in a statement on Thursday.
The New Yorker - 3 hours 27 sec ago
Robert Mueller's prosecutorial demurral doesn't mean that the President is above the law, Amy Davidson Sorkin writes.
Reuters - 3 hours 18 min ago
Erik Prince, founder of the now defunct Blackwater security firm and a supporter of Donald Trump's 2016 presidential run, appears to have misled the U.S. Congress on details of contact he had with a Russian banker in January 2017, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report released on Thursday shows.
Huffington Post - 3 hours 35 min ago
Richard Nixon's former White House counsel says William Barr acted like Donald Trump's personal lawyer and "took us back right into Nixonian-type operations."...
The Raw Story - 3 hours 43 min ago
On Thursday, veteran White House reporter April Ryan railed against White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed that Sanders knowingly lied to the American people to protect President Donald Trump. “In the Mueller report, she admitted she l... The post CNN’s April Ryan launches epic attack on Sarah Sanders for admittedly lying to the public: ‘She needs to go’ appeared first on Raw Story .
The Raw Story - 3 hours 49 min ago
The editor-in-chief of the conservative Bulwark website unloaded on Attorney General Bill Barr for trying to get ahead of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report in defense of President Donald Trump. “This administration has been a bonfire of reputations,” Charlie Sykes told his MS... The post Bill Barr crushed by conservative columnist for humiliating himself with ‘inept’ Trump defense appeared first on Raw Story .
Time - 3 hours 51 min ago
President Donald Trump called for people investigating him to be fired, attempted to intimidate unfriendly witnesses and praised others for not cooperating with law enforcement. If he’d done those things behind closed doors, they would likely be textbook examples of obstruction of justice. But Trump’s actions were public — in tweets, TV interviews and press…...
Reuters - 3 hours 53 min ago
The U.S. Attorney General decided that President Donald Trump did not obstruct a probe into whether his campaign colluded with Russia, but some legal experts said prosecutors laid out a wealth of evidence to the contrary and that they intended to leave that determination to Congress.
The Raw Story - 4 hours 3 min ago
George Conway implored Congress to act in the wake of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and removed President Donald Trump from office in a scathing Thursday night op-ed for the Washington Post. “White House counsel John Dean famously told Nixon that there was a cancer within the presidency and that it was growing,” the husband to senior Trump […] The post George Conway pens scathing op-ed comparing Trump to ‘cancer’ Nixon: ‘Congress should remove...
The New Yorker - 4 hours 11 min ago
Masha Gessen writes about the many hustlers, in varying degrees of proximity to Donald Trump, named in the Mueller Report.