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Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump

The attorney general blamed the special counsel’s office for unforeseen delays in the release of the Mueller report that prompted him to summarize its findings in a widel...

Barr Escalates Criticism of Mueller Team and Defends Trump

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Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction, chides 'snitty' Mueller letter Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Couns...
21:48, 05/01/2019

U.S. Attorney General Barr defends his actions on Mueller report Under pressure from Senate Democrats, Attorney General William Barr defended his handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election, saying Mueller was give...
17:48, 05/01/2019

Barr Defends Handling of Mueller Report Against Withering Rebukes Attorney General William P. Barr faced blistering criticism from Democrats about his characterizations of the Mueller report, but told the Senate Judiciary Committee he had been truthful....
02:12, 05/02/2019

Watch live: AG William Barr defends handling of Mueller report at Senate hearing U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
18:48, 05/01/2019

Trump escalates fight with Democrats as they move to hold Barr in contempt Jerrold Nadler makes proposal after the DoJ refuses to give House judiciary committee an unredacted version of Mueller’s reportFollow the latest US politics news liveDonald Trump’s bitter confrontatio...
21:36, 05/06/2019

Barr hearing: AG reveals tensions with Mueller team over Russia report conclusion, obstruction punt Attorney General William Barr, in highly anticipated Senate testimony Wednesday, revealed tensions between the Justice Department and Robert Mueller’s team over the special counsel’s final report on t...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “c...
18:24, 04/28/2019

Trump Defends Mexico Deal Amid Criticism That Promises Aren’t New STERLING, Va. — With his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, President Donald Trump was looking to claim victory even as some of his Democratic challengers for the White House crit...
15:36, 06/10/2019

Attorney General Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice Under pressure from Democrats, Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday defended his decision to clear President Donald Trump of criminal obstruction of justice by attempting to impede Special Couns...
18:12, 05/01/2019

Bill Barr defends claim that ‘spying did occur’ on Trump campaign Attorney General William Barr dug his heels in over his declaration that “spying did occur” on President Trump’s 2016 campaign — saying in a new interview that it’s a “pe...
20:00, 05/31/2019

Barr defends clearing Trump on obstruction of justice in Senate testimony Barr defended his decision to step in and clear the president of obstruction of justice after Mueller's report presented evidence on both sides — but didn't reach a conclusion....
19:36, 05/01/2019

Barr Says Mueller Could Have Decided Whether Trump Committed a Crime The attorney general reiterated his view that the special counsel should not have conducted an investigation if he did not plan to make a prosecutorial decision....
04:24, 05/31/2019

Trump now says William Barr should decide if Mueller testifies President Trump said on Thursday he will leave the decision to allow special counsel Robert Mueller to testify to a House panel about his Russia report up to Attorney General William Barr – reve...
21:12, 05/09/2019

Trump says Barr will decide if Mueller testifies before Congress Attorney General William Barr will have the final say on whether Special Counsel Robert Mueller will testify before Congress about his report on Russian election meddling, President Donald Trump said ...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Mueller defends inquiry's integrity, says he did not exonerate Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday defended the integrity of his Russia investigation during a dramatic congressional hearing and reiterated that he had not cleared President Dona...
16:12, 07/24/2019

Standing Where Barr Cleared Trump on Obstruction, Mueller Makes a Different Case The special counsel hopes an appearance will be his first and last public statement about the Russia and obstruction investigation. But he left many things unsaid....
02:24, 05/30/2019

Barr downplays Trump's effort to remove Mueller, but report contradicts the AG Multiple times during his testimony Wednesday, Attorney General William Barr downplayed special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and analysis in his obstruction of justice investigation of the Presid...
16:00, 05/02/2019

Barr spars with Feinstein over Trump's alleged push to remove Mueller The top ranking Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee sparred with Attorney General William Barr on Wednesday over President Trump’s alleged efforts to remove Special Counsel Robert Mueller from ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Mueller complained that Barr’s letter did not capture ‘context’ of Trump probe In a letter and phone call, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III and Attorney General William P. Barr went back and forth over Mueller’s concerns. “The summary letter the Department sent to Congress ...
07:00, 05/01/2019

Barr to Trump: Invoke executive privilege over redacted Mueller materials The Justice Department told the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William P. Barr would ask President Trump to assert privilege over the sensitive materials subpoenaed by Democrats....
07:12, 05/08/2019

Amash accuses Barr of deliberately misrepresenting Mueller’s report to protect Trump The sole congressional Republican to call for the president’s impeachment detailed his concerns in two dozen tweets ahead of a town hall meeting in his Michigan district....
22:12, 05/28/2019

Barr puts Trump’s actions in best light, despite ‘substantial evidence’ of obstruction cited by Mueller The attorney general’s analysis of Trump’s efforts to push out the special counsel provided the most revealing look yet at Barr’s rationale for concluding that there was not sufficient evidence to cha...
02:24, 05/02/2019

Rep. Khanna on Mueller report: Barr made 'a huge strategic mistake,' we need to hear from Mueller Attorney General William Barr made “a huge strategic mistake” summarizing the Mueller report, House Oversight Committee member Ro Khanna, D-Calif., said Thursday, adding, “the country wants to hear fr...
20:24, 05/09/2019

'It is not a witch-hunt': Mueller defends Trump-Russia inquiry findings – video highlights The former US special counsel Robert Mueller insisted on Wednesday that Donald Trump was not exonerated by his report into Russian interference in the 2016 US election and denied his investigation was...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Mueller reportedly criticized Attorney General Barr's summary of special counsel report on Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller reportedly raised criticisms about Attorney General William Barr's summary of the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election....
02:24, 05/01/2019

House Panel Approves Contempt for Barr After Trump Claims Privilege Over Full Mueller Report The House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William P. Barr in contempt after President Trump asserted executive privilege over the full Mueller report....
01:48, 05/09/2019

Mueller report outlines Trump 'crimes,' but no obstruction conclusion because Barr wouldn't permit indictment: Judge Nap Special Counsel Robert Mueller outlined several crimes in his report, but didn't offer a conclusion on obstruction because his boss was unlikely to permit prosecution....
02:00, 05/31/2019

'Diplomacy at its finest': Pompeo defends Mexico deal amid criticism of Trump's tariff threat Secretary of State Mike Pompeo disputed reports that Mexico had already agreed to most of the provisions months ago, before last week's frenzied talks.        ...
00:24, 06/11/2019

Team Trump launches 2020 fundraising blitz after Mueller statement WASHINGTON — President Trump’s re-election camp launched a fundraising blitz Wednesday just minutes after special counsel Robert Mueller issued a statement saying he’s done with the Russia...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Robert Mueller paints a picture of lies and deception by the Trump team On two separate occasions, former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III suggested that it was "generally" true that Trump and his allies were deceptive....
00:24, 07/25/2019

Apple defends App Store amid mounting criticism Apple Inc on Wednesday publicly defended its App Store from mounting criticism over its treatment of rivals in a new blog post detailing its functions and guidelines....
21:36, 05/29/2019

Bolsonaro defends 200 days in power amid criticism Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro is defending his administration’s first 200 days in power amid mounting criticism around issues ranging from the environment to nepotism...
06:00, 07/19/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democ...
04:48, 05/02/2019

‘Trying to destroy careers’: Ravel Morrison defends Berahino from Johnson criticism • Former England defender said Berahino ‘had wrong mentality’• Striker expected to join Zulte Waregem after Stoke releaseRavel Morrison has hit out at Glen Johson after the former England defender cri...
16:24, 08/08/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough disaster or Sean Cox -- a Reds fan who suffered life-...
00:00, 05/16/2019

White House defends migrant detention policy as criticism mounts President Donald Trump's administration on Tuesday pushed back against mounting criticism of its migrant detention centers on the U.S.-Mexico border, even as the Department of Homeland Security's inte...
23:24, 07/02/2019

Pompeo defends deal with Mexico amid criticism, calls it 'diplomacy at its finest' Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated on Monday that President Trump’s assertion that the U.S.’s recent deal with Mexico regarding immigration and the border was a success....
01:24, 06/11/2019

McConnell defends blocking election security bill, rejects criticism he is aiding Russia The Senate majority leader invoked “McCarthyism” in singling out a column in The Washington Post, which defended the piece as a “legitimate exercise in commentary.”...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Ilhan Omar defends Rashida Tlaib, says criticism 'designed' to 'silence' Muslim voices Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn, defended her colleague, Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich, from criticism over controversial remarks about the Holocaust, insisting that the backlash is "designed" to "silence" Musli...
07:00, 05/15/2019

‘A Lifetime Commitment.’ Following Kamala Harris’ Criticism, Joe Biden Defends His Civil Rights Record (CHICAGO) — Joe Biden strongly defended his civil rights record on Friday, pledging to be a “president who stands against racism” and “the forces of intolerance” and defi...
02:48, 06/29/2019

Biden defends his climate record after Ocasio-Cortez criticism, tells critics to ‘calm down’ Joe Biden is pushing back against criticism by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that he’s “middle of the road” when it comes to tackling climate change....
21:00, 05/14/2019

Cohen defends chicken stunt aimed at Barr, says it was planned night before The Tennessee congressman who dug into a bucket of Kentucky Fried Chicken last week during a House Judiciary Committee hearing in an effort to take a swipe at Attorney General William Barr, who was ab...
09:48, 05/06/2019

Barr says DOJ would back Mueller if he decides not to testify Attorney General William Barr said in an interview Monday that the Justice Department would support Robert Mueller if he decides he "doesn't want to subject himself" to questioning from congressional ...
05:12, 07/09/2019

Graham to Mueller: Come testify if you dispute Barr Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham on Friday asked Robert Mueller if he’d like to testify about any “misrepresentation” by Attorney General William Barr concerning a phone call they had about th...
23:24, 05/03/2019

William Barr Isn't Jazzed About Robert Mueller's Big Day in Congress As we near Robert Mueller’s much-anticipated appearance before a joint House Intelligence and Judiciary committee hearing later this month, Attorney General William Barr is making his displeasure over...
02:36, 07/09/2019

Pressure grows on Attorney General Barr over Mueller President Donald Trump and a senior U.S. House Democrat tightened the screws on U.S. Attorney General William Barr on Friday over the Mueller report, making new demands on him after an already tough w...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Barr says he won’t stop Mueller from testifying before House panel Attorney General William Barr denied that he is preventing special counsel Robert Mueller from testifying before the House Judiciary Committee, according to a report. “It’s Bob’s call whether he wants...
19:00, 05/16/2019

Attorney General Barr to be questioned on Mueller report Attorney General William Barr will face pointed questions on Wednesday about his handling of the special counsel's report on Russia's role in the 2016 election when he testifies before Congress amid a...
12:24, 05/01/2019

What to Watch at William Barr’s Hearing on the Mueller Report The attorney general is expected to answer questions on Capitol Hill about the special counsel’s findings for the first time since he made a partly redacted version of the report public....
15:48, 05/01/2019

On Politics: Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of His Findings Mr. Mueller’s letter in March is another sign of his team’s anger toward Mr. Barr, whose initial statement let President Trump claim to have been vindicated....
09:00, 05/01/2019

Barr Says House Subpoenaed Mueller to Create ‘Public Spectacle’ The attorney general also said his review of the Russia investigation indicated so far that he needed to tighten Justice Department rules on investigating candidates for office....
04:12, 07/09/2019

U.S. Democrats move toward contempt citation for Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to hand over an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a ...
17:36, 05/06/2019

House Dems Set Contempt Vote For Barr Over Mueller Report WASHINGTON (AP) – House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Monday scheduled a vote this week to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the battle betw...
17:24, 05/06/2019

Barr calls Mueller's letter expressing concerns 'a bit snitty' Attorney General William Barr said special counsel Robert Mueller was "a bit snitty" in his letter expressing misgivings about the attorney general's letter to Congress summarizing Mueller's findings....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Democrats set contempt vote for William Barr over Mueller report  House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler scheduled a Wednesday vote to hold Barr in contempt of Congress, citing the Justice Department's failure to provide the full text of Mueller's report ...
15:00, 05/07/2019

Barr, Mueller's traded barbs over probe go public Tensions between DOJ leaders and special counsel Robert Mueller's team broke into public view in extraordinary fashion as Attorney General William Barr pushed back at complaints over his handling...
01:48, 05/02/2019

William Barr grilled by Congress after release of Mueller Report Attorney General William Barr testifies before Congress for the first time since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into President Trump's campaign and Russian int...
18:48, 05/01/2019

Watch live: Barr testifies that the DOJ is finished with the Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr testified before a Senate committee Wednesday to answer more questions about the Russia investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller....
17:12, 05/01/2019

Barr in Alaska to talk Native violence, not Mueller remarks ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — U.S. Attorney General William Barr is visiting Alaska to meet with tribal leaders and other officials about disproportionately high rates of violence and sexual assault in Nat...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Watch live: Barr will testify that the DOJ is finished with the Mueller probe Senate Democrats salivating at the chance to question Attorney General William Barr Wednesday could be disappointed as he's expected to say the DOJ's work on the matter is finished....
13:36, 05/01/2019

Attorney General Barr says Mueller 'could've reached a decision' on obstruction U.S. Attorney General William Barr said Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who led a probe into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, could have reached a decision on whether President ...
01:00, 05/31/2019

Pelosi says Barr committed a crime by lying about Mueller report ‘The attorney general was not telling the truth to Congress’ with his summary of the Trump-Russia report, the House speaker said The House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, said on Thursday that the US attorney ...
05:48, 05/03/2019

Ken Starr: Leak of Mueller's 'whiny' letter to Barr was an 'unforgivable sin' Former independent counsel Ken Starr on Monday sharply criticized the leak of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's letter to Attorney General William Barr following Barr's summary of the Russia report, ca...
05:36, 05/07/2019

Comey trashes Barr's 'inadequate' summary of Mueller report Former FBI Director James Comey slammed the Justice Department’s handling of the Robert Mueller report on Wednesday, taking issue with Attorney General Bill Barr’s summary and his characterization of ...
17:00, 05/08/2019

Nadler defends Mueller testimony, but poll shows little effect Rep. Jerrold Nadler on Sunday defended Robert Mueller’s testimony to two congressional panels last week about his Russia investigation, but a new poll shows his appearance failed to move the nee...
02:12, 07/29/2019

US women's World Cup team comes under criticism for celebrating goals in blowout The U.S. women's 13-0 shellacking of Thailand to kick off their Women's World Cup title defense Tuesday inspired confidence, but also came under criticism from some who felt celebrating every goal sho...
04:00, 06/12/2019

U.S. House panel readies contempt vote against Barr over Mueller report Congressional Democrats moved closer on Monday to citing Attorney General William Barr for contempt of Congress over his failure to give them an unredacted version of the Mueller report, escalating a ...
02:00, 05/07/2019

House panel chairman warns Barr over testimony, Mueller report Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Thursday urged Attorney General William Barr to comply with the panel's demands to testify before it and to rele...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Defying Congress, Attorney General Barr to skip Mueller hearing Defying the U.S. Congress, Attorney General William Barr will not attend a U.S. House Judiciary Committee hearing on Thursday on his handling of the Mueller report, said committee Chairman Jerrold Nad...
01:24, 05/02/2019

Barr Is Expected to Face Tough Questions Over His Handling of the Mueller Report (WASHINGTON) — Attorney General William Barr will face lawmakers’ questions for the first time since releasing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report, in what promises to be ...
13:00, 05/01/2019

Barr’s Mueller Report Testimony in Doubt Amid Dispute Over Questions WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has informed the House Judiciary Committee that Attorney General William Barr may skip a Thursday hearing on special counsel Robert Mueller’s report if ...
14:00, 04/29/2019

Barr to face Dem grilling in first Senate hearing since Mueller report release Senate Democrats are expected to grill Attorney General William Barr in a dramatic and explosive hearing on Wednesday, as he faces lawmakers' questions for the first time since releasing special couns...
02:00, 05/01/2019

Mueller complained to Barr about his summary of Russia probe Washington Post Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained in a letter to Attorney General William Barr that his four-page summary of Mueller's Russia report "did not fully capture the context, nature, and substance" ...
02:24, 05/01/2019

House chairman gives Barr more time to release full Mueller report The Democratic head of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday said the panel would make one more good faith attempt to negotiate with U.S. Attorney General William Barr over the release U.S. S...
23:48, 05/02/2019

Mueller report: US Attorney General William Barr cancels second day of testimony US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "ston...
04:12, 05/02/2019

Bret Baier: Mueller conceded that AG Barr's conclusions weren't inaccurate Ahead of Attorney General William Barr's hearing on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, Fox News "Special Report" host Bret Baier argued Mueller acknowledged that Barr's controversial summary of the Special Co...
19:00, 05/01/2019

House Democrats give Barr deadline for access to Mueller report In a letter, Rep. Jerrold Nadler said if the Justice Department “persists in its baseless refusal to comply” the committee will move toward contempt proceedings....
20:24, 05/03/2019

Laura Ingraham: 'Preposterous' to believe Barr tried to 'fundamentally distort and misrepresent' Mueller report Laura Ingraham, the host of “Ingraham Angle”, says it’s “preposterous” to believe that Attorney General Bill Barr would try to “fundamentally distort and misrepresent” Robert Mueller’s report that he ...
19:00, 05/01/2019

Robert Mueller Criticized Bill Barr's Depiction Of Russia Probe: Reports US Special Counsel Robert Mueller complained to the attorney general over his characterization of the Russia probe that allowed President Donald Trump to declare himself cleared of obstruction of......
12:48, 05/01/2019

Democrats threaten to hold AG William Barr in contempt over release of Mueller report The House Judiciary Committee threatened to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress if he does not provide special counsel Robert Mueller’s full, unredacted report on his Russia pro...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Mueller Sent a Letter to Attorney General Barr Expressing Frustration Over Portrayal of Findings WASHINGTON — A Justice Department official says special counsel Robert Mueller expressed concern to Attorney General William Barr about how the findings of his Russia investigation were being po...
03:24, 05/01/2019

Barr says Mueller asked DOJ to send letter limiting testimony to ‘boundaries' of report Attorney General Bill Barr told Fox News on Tuesday that it was former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team who asked the Justice Department to send Mueller a letter telling him to keep his upcoming ...
21:48, 07/23/2019

Barr grilled by Democrats over 'purposefully misleading' Mueller report summary – live Watch live as attorney general testifies after Mueller criticized his summary of the Trump-Russia investigation reportSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 5.40pm BST Former Massachuset...
19:12, 05/01/2019

William Barr defiant amid calls to resign over his handling of Mueller report A letter from Robert Mueller expressed concern that the attorney general’s summary did not reflect ‘the nature of this office’s work’The US attorney general, William Barr, has defended his handling of...
13:48, 05/02/2019

House Dems subpoena full Mueller report, following Barr contempt vote The House intelligence committee has subpoenaed the Justice Department for special counsel Robert Mueller's full, unredacted report and underlying evidence....
06:00, 05/09/2019

House intel panel chairman subpoenas Barr for Mueller probe documents U.S. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said on Wednesday he had subpoenaed Attorney General William Barr for documents related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe....
02:12, 05/09/2019

William Barr Testifies Before Congress on the Mueller Report. Read His Opening Statement Attorney General William Barr will testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday, facing questions about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and the way the Justice Department h...
16:24, 05/01/2019

Barr rips 'legal analysis' in Mueller report: 'It did not reflect the views of the department' Attorney General Bill Barr said in an interview that aired Friday that he does not agree with the “legal analysis” inside Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report and said it does “not reflect the view...
17:24, 05/31/2019

House delays legal action against Barr as Dems secure 'key' Mueller evidence House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler said on Monday he has decided to postpone legal action against the Justice Department for access to former special counsel Robert Mueller’s files.Nadler (D-N.Y....
05:36, 06/11/2019

Celebrities react to Attorney General William Barr getting grilled by Democrats on the Mueller Report Hollywood celebrities weren’t thrilled with Attorney General William Barr after he appeared before a Senate Judiciary Committee to face questions from Democrats about his handling of Special Counsel R...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Lindsey Graham asks Robert Mueller if he would like to ‘provide testimony’ regarding phone call with Barr Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., sent a letter to special counsel Robert Mueller Friday inviting him to come before the Senate Judiciary Committee regarding his phone call with Attorney General William Ba...
19:36, 05/04/2019

Nadler puts Barr contempt push on hold after striking Mueller report deal House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler announced Monday that he plans to hit pause on efforts to hold Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt, after reaching a deal with the Justice Departme...
19:36, 06/10/2019

Attorney General Barr taps Connecticut prosecutor to investigate origins of Mueller probe U.S. Attorney General William Barr has appointed Connecticut's top federal prosecutor to review the steps the Justice Department took in launching an investigation into whether President Donald Trump'...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Democratic senators call for DOJ inspector general to investigate Barr’s handling of the Mueller report A dozen Democratic senators on Tuesday called for the Justice Department’s inspector general and the Office of Professional Responsibility to launch an investigation into Attorney General Barr’s handl...
21:48, 04/30/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews slams Barr’s ‘skullduggery,’ claims he lied about Mueller report's findings MSNBC's host Chris Matthews, criticized Attorney General William Barr saying his March 24 memo to Congress that summarized the conclusions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Trump-...
19:00, 05/01/2019

House Dems to vote on holding Barr, McGahn in contempt, seeking to keep Mueller spotlight alive The Democrat-led House of Representatives is set to vote next week on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn in contempt of Congress for failing to com...
08:48, 06/04/2019

Watch: Attorney General Barr faces grilling from Senate Dems about his handling of Mueller's report Hours before Barr's testimony, news outlets reported that Mueller complained about Barr's initial summary of Russia report's conclusions....
17:12, 05/01/2019

Democrats move to hold Barr in contempt over failure to release full Mueller report – live House takes first step to hold attorney general in contempt of Congress after Barr failed to provide unredacted copy of Mueller report before deadlineSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspecti...
18:12, 05/06/2019

Read Robert Mueller’s Letter to William Barr Critiquing the Attorney General’s Summary of His Report For more than a month, Americans speculated about Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s reaction to the four-page summary Attorney General William Barr released shortly after he received a confidenti...
19:24, 05/01/2019

Judge Napolitano 'surprised' Bill Barr agreed to turn over Mueller report documents to Nadler Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano said Monday morning he was "very surprised" to see the Justice Department agree to turn over key evidence from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s...
16:12, 06/11/2019

Robert Mueller Wrote a 'Bish, What?' Letter to the Attorney General After Barr Remixed the Special Counsel's Report For those not up on game, shortly after Special counsel Robert Mueller released the findings of his two-year investigation into whether Russia colluded with the Trump administration to steal the 2016 ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Mueller, Barr different 'sounds' on probe summaries will increase pressure on special counsel to testify: Jason Riley Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Mueller both summarized the same report on the Russia investigation, but came away making two different sounds....
02:48, 05/30/2019

Democratic senator accuses Attorney General Barr of lying to Congress in fiery exchange over Mueller's report AP Images Hawaii Sen. Mazie Hirono ripped into Attorney General William Barr with a nonstop line of questioning about his actions related to the FBI's Russia investigation on Wednesday. Barr appeared...
02:48, 05/02/2019

House Democrats to hold contempt vote Wednesday after Barr misses deadline to provide complete Mueller report The attorney general had released a redacted version on April 18, but Democrats said that was insufficient and have been seeking the full report and the underlying evidence....
16:12, 05/06/2019

On Politics: Secrecy Fight Between Trump and Congress Escalates A judge ruled that President Trump’s accounting firm must turn over his financial records, and the president moved to block testimony by his former counsel....
07:24, 05/21/2019

Trump says talks with China to continue as trade war escalates U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that trade talks with China would continue even after Washington moved to hike tariffs on Chinese goods, avoiding the worst-case scenario of a complete break...
01:00, 05/11/2019

Trump Escalates Feud With Apple and Threatens Tariffs on France The president said his administration would not grant Apple’s request for relief from tariffs on computer parts made in China and suggested he could soon tax French wine....
20:12, 07/26/2019

| Trump escalates war on social media at White House 'summit' Escalating his attacks on Silicon Valley, US President Donald Trump hinted at new regulations on social media as he gathered critics of major online platforms at a White House "summit"....
20:12, 07/11/2019

Standoff escalates between Trump administration, Turkey over deal with Russia The Trump administration is locked in an escalating standoff with Turkey over its plans to purchase an air defense system from Russia, with a deadline fast-approaching for Ankara to back down or lose ...
22:24, 06/17/2019

Trump escalates trade war just as investors were starting to believe in stocks and economy again Professional investor positioning and sentiment now reflects a broad acceptance of a resilient U.S. economy and the chance for further upside in the indexes through the year...
04:48, 05/06/2019

Trump says no rush to reach deal with China as trade war escalates U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he was in no hurry to sign a trade deal with China as Washington imposed a new set of tariffs on Chinese goods and negotiators ended two days of talks to try...
21:48, 05/10/2019

Trump meets queen, escalates feud with London mayor Mixing pageantry and political pugilism, President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Britain on Monday by drawing a smile from Queen Elizabeth II and stepping up a long-running feud with London’s a...
17:00, 06/03/2019

Martha MacCallum: Democrats aren't angry at Bill Barr, they're angry at Robert Mueller Democrats are decrying Attorney General William Barr be charged with perjury, with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi asserting that Barr lied to Congress during a House Appropriations Committee hearin...
21:24, 05/02/2019

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors in Congress next week, when Mueller will testify before lawm...
21:48, 07/10/2019

Donald Trump Escalates War On Social Media At White House 'Summit' President Donald Trump ramped up his attacks on Silicon Valley giants on Thursday with a call for "regulatory and legislative solutions" to what he described as unfair treatment of conservatives by......
03:48, 07/12/2019

Assange's indictment escalates Trump’s attacks on free speech, experts say Charges against WikiLeaks founder come as Trump assails journalists daily and brands media the ‘enemy of the people’The Trump administration has launched one of the most potent attacks on journalism a...
20:00, 05/24/2019

US STOCKS-Futures sink after Trump escalates China tariff threat U.S. stock index futures plunged on Monday after President Donald Trump shocked investors by threatening to hike tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, raising fears of a global slowdown and ...
12:48, 05/06/2019

Trump escalates war of words with World Cup star Megan Rapinoe over WH visit Trump escalated a war of words with U.S. women's World Cup soccer star Megan Rapinoe, who says she wouldn't accept if invited to the White House....
19:24, 06/26/2019

Trump escalates attacks on Democratic congresswomen at 'Made in America' event President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen on Monday amid bipartisan furor over his comments that the lawmakers should "go back" to the "places from whic...
21:36, 07/15/2019

Justice Department trying to quash Mueller team testimony: report The Justice Department is trying to prevent two former members of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team from testifying behind closed doors as Mueller prepares to make a public appearance before lawma...
16:12, 07/10/2019

U.S. attorney general sets up team to dig into Mueller probe origins U.S. Attorney General William Barr is working with top intelligence officials and a senior federal prosecutor on at least the third inquiry to date into the origins of the Mueller probe of President D...
19:36, 05/14/2019

Stocks plunge as Trump escalates trade war with China with plan to raise tariffs Stocks in Asia have plummeted after signal that US will hike import tax to 25%, dealing blow to hopes of a lasting dealDonald Trump has escalated the trade war with China by announcing plans to hike t...
05:36, 05/06/2019

McCabe says he 'made the decision' to remove Strzok from Mueller team: transcript Former acting FBI director Andrew McCabe claimed he “made the decision” to remove Peter Strzok from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team in the summer of 2017 after a series of anti-Trump text messag...
14:48, 05/21/2019

Flynn hires vocal Mueller team critic, after mysteriously firing attorneys Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a vocal critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team to represent him in the criminal case against him after mysteriously firing his other a...
19:36, 06/12/2019

White House rips Mueller in letter to DOJ, says team ‘failed in their duty to act as prosecutors’ The White House tore into Robert Mueller and his investigators in a recent letter to Attorney General Bill Barr that argued the special counsel's team included "political statements" in their Russia r...
19:36, 05/02/2019

Trump team releases video asserting Obama team 'dropped the ball' on Russian interference The Trump campaign released a video on Wednesday blasting the Obama administration for inaction in the face of Russian attempts to interfere in the 2016 election....
00:48, 05/02/2019

Barr: Mueller's letter over Russia probe 'snitty' "Snitty." That's the way Attorney General William Barr described a letter from special counsel Robert Mueller expressing concerns about his portrayal of the Russia probe. (May 1)   ...
01:48, 05/02/2019

Trump’s Celebration of L.G.B.T. Rights Is Met With Criticism He triggered condemnation from activists who said his celebratory words did little to undo the damage his administration has caused to L.G.B.T. people....
00:12, 06/02/2019

Renewing racist criticism, Trump says many agree with him WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are planning a vote on a resolution that condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments about four congresswomen of color. The proposed measure says Trump...
07:48, 07/16/2019

Trump attacks Elijah Cummings over border criticism President Donald Trump attacked House oversight chairman Elijah Cummings Saturday for criticizing condition of detention facilities at the U.S.-Mexico border....
23:24, 07/27/2019

The Latest: Japan says Trump criticism of pact ‘irrelevant’ OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 4:35 p.m. Japan’s top government spokesman is responding to President Donald Trump&...
10:48, 06/27/2019

Megan Rapinoe says she is 'extremely American' despite Trump criticism USA winger says she would not attend White House visitAmericans will play for World Cup title on SundayA week after being warned by the President of the United States not to “disrespect” her country, ...
22:24, 07/03/2019

Trump renews criticism of Japan-U.S. alliance before G20 summit U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the U.S.-Japan security alliance, the linchpin of Tokyo's security policies, ahead of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sideline...
05:00, 06/27/2019

Trump's criticism of U.S.-Japan security pact could be headache for Abe President Donald Trump's call for changes to the decades-old U.S.-Japan security treaty could complicate Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's drive to revise Japan's pacifist constitution....
11:36, 07/01/2019

Trump renews criticism of Mexico over immigration, says will respond U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday Mexico was "doing virtually nothing to stop illegal immigrants from coming to our southern border" and that he would soon give a response....
19:24, 05/21/2019

Trump renews racist criticism of Democratic congresswomen In the face of widespread criticism, US President Donald Trump has defended his racist attacks against four Democratic congresswomen. One of the president's targets said he was "spewing fascist ideolo...
05:00, 07/20/2019

Universal Puts "The Hunt" On Hold After Trump Criticism The release of a film criticized by conservatives as portraying a group of liberals hunting supporters of Donald Trump has been indefinitely postponed, Universal Pictures said Saturday....
09:12, 08/11/2019

Mulvaney: President Trump’s Criticism of Rep. Cummings Is Not Racist (WASHINGTON) — A top White House aide on Sunday defended President Donald Trump’s disparaging tweets about an influential black Democratic congressman and his Baltimore district as a justi...
05:00, 07/29/2019

Trump lashes out at Democrats over criticism of how CBP treats migrants President Trump lashed out at Democrats via social media on Wednesday following calls from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., for the head of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to be fired...
23:36, 07/03/2019

Trump renews criticism of Japan-US alliance before G20 summit U.S. President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of the U.S.-Japan security alliance, the linchpin of Tokyo's security policies, ahead of talks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sideline...
05:24, 06/27/2019

Trump Praises Hungary’s Viktor Orban, Brushing Aside Criticism In a high-profile Oval Office meeting, the president expressed approval for Mr. Orban’s tough immigration policies and emphasis on “Christian communities.”...
23:24, 05/13/2019

Trump facing 'some unfair criticism' over Kim Jong Un comments, Tom Rogan says Some of the blowback from President Trump's comments about North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are "unfair criticism," according to the Washington Examiner's Tom Rogan....
04:24, 05/29/2019

A Blaring Message in Republicans’ Muted Criticism: It’s Trump’s Party The scant condemnation of the president’s remarks on four Democratic congresswomen reflected his tightening stranglehold on lawmakers of his party, and a collective eye on 2020....
05:12, 07/16/2019

Trump Calls U.K. Ambassador ‘Very Stupid Guy’ After Leaked Criticism of his Administration A diplomatic rift between the U.K. and the U.S. deepened Tuesday morning as President Trump lashed out at the British government over leaked memos that revealed harsh criticism of the White House by i...
20:12, 07/09/2019

Two mass shootings in US leave at least 29 dead as Trump faces criticism 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces a barrage of criticismDonald Trump faced a barrage of criticism on Sunday as the US reeled from a brut...
21:36, 08/04/2019

Amash digs in on Trump criticism amid Republican backlash Michigan Republican Rep. Justin Amash will face a primary challenge in 2020 after saying that he believes President Donald Trump engaged in impeachable conduct....
15:36, 05/21/2019

Trump’s Demands for Investigations of Opponents Draw Intensifying Criticism A call by the president to investigate business deals by former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s son in China is the latest to raise questions about possible abuse of power....
03:36, 05/21/2019

From Japan, Trump doubles down on Biden criticism and embrace of Kim Jong Un U.S. President Donald Trump doubled down on his support for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's scathing view of former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, dismissing criticism that he was siding w...
22:24, 05/27/2019

Trump's Criticism of the Fed Hasn't Shifted Perception of Its Independence, Economists Say President Trump’s repeated attacks on the Federal Reserve haven’t significantly damaged perceptions of  the central bank’s independence, according to economists surveyed by The Wall Street Journal....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Trump slams Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings as a ‘bully’ over ICE criticism President Trump has ripped Rep. Elijah Cummings, tweeting that the congressman was “a brutal bully” who unfairly attacked border agents. “Rep, Elijah Cummings has been a brutal bully, shou...
19:48, 07/27/2019

Trump hosts $2M anti-Mueller fundraiser: 'Send message to Trump haters' The Trump-Pence reelection campaign has seized on the media hype over special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony Wednesday to two Democratic-controlled House committees to call for a one-day $2 millio...
18:36, 07/24/2019

Trump says McGahn ‘may have been confused’ when he said Trump directed him to pursue Mueller’s firing In a television interview broadcast Friday, the president issued a fresh denial of an episode key to contentions by Democrats that he obstructed justice....
13:36, 06/14/2019

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict The president, who insists he wants to avoid a Middle East war, faces a difficult choice: step back to reduce tensions or act unilaterally and risk confrontation....
01:12, 06/16/2019

Donald Trump Responds to Meghan Markle's Criticism: "I Didn't Know That She Was Nasty" Donald Trump is set to visit the United Kingdom next week and have meetings with members of the royal family. Meghan Markle, who is on maternity leave after welcoming her and husband Prince......
19:00, 06/01/2019

Brexit staffer behind leaks that exposed UK ambassador’s harsh criticism of Trump A 19-year-old Brexit Party staffer claims he was behind the secret memo leak that exposed UK ambassador Kim Darroch’s insulting emails about President Trump — and ultimately led to his res...
08:12, 07/22/2019

Trump to preside over Fourth of July celebrations with military show despite criticism White House aides have reportedly been struggling to draw crowds to event because of last minute arrangementsDonald Trump will preside over Fourth of July celebrations on Thursday with a speech about ...
17:24, 07/04/2019

Two mass shootings in US leave 29 dead as Trump faces barrage of criticism 20 killed in El Paso, Texas, and nine killed in Dayton, OhioUS reels from killings as Trump faces criticism over immigrationDonald Trump faced a barrage of criticism on Sunday as the US reeled from a ...
03:36, 08/05/2019

Universal cancels release of violent satire The Hunt after Trump criticism Studio scraps movie about a group of elites hunting ‘deplorables’ following gun violence across US and tweet by TrumpThe Hollywood studio behind a violent satire depicting a dozen supposedly red state...
22:12, 08/10/2019

Dismissing criticism, Trump presides over July 4th holiday with military show U.S. President Donald Trump will preside over July Fourth Independence Day celebrations on Thursday with a speech about patriotism and a show of military might that critics say is politicizing an imp...
13:36, 07/04/2019

In a Reversal, President Trump Disavows Criticism of ‘Send Her Back’ Chant WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has reversed his previous criticisms of a North Carolina campaign crowd that chanted “send her back” about a Somali-born congresswoman. Trump on F...
20:24, 07/20/2019

| WATCH: Photo of drowned migrant man, daughter fuels criticism of Trump A heart-rending photograph of a Salvadoran man and his nearly two-year-old daughter drowned in the Rio Grande River has fuelled angry denunciations of the Trump administration's immigration policies....
18:48, 06/26/2019

After UK Envoy Sacked, Diplomats Fear Putting Trump Criticism In Writing The lightning-fast resignation of Britain's ambassador to the United States on Wednesday after a leak of his correspondence criticizing the Trump administration has sent shivers down the spines of......
05:36, 07/11/2019

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated; Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, but his long-awaited congressional testimony d...
03:36, 07/25/2019

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated but Trump declares victory Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller emphasized on Wednesday he had not exonerated Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, as the president has claimed, but his long-awaited congressional testimony d...
02:12, 07/25/2019

Bernie Sanders knocks Biden after 'Medicare-for-all' criticism: Sounds 'like Donald Trump' Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., continued defending his sweeping "Medicare for all" program on Thursday, this time accusing former Vice President Joe Biden of sounding like his party's arch-nemesis....
03:36, 07/19/2019

Fed's Powell Spoke With Trump in May Amid White House Criticism of Rate Policy President Trump has recently made a monthly habit of speaking to Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, a period in which Mr. Trump has publicly pressed the central bank to reduce interest rates....
23:00, 07/05/2019

On world stage, Trump backs North Korea's scathing criticism of Biden U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday publicly endorsed North Korea's scathing personal attack on former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, dismissing criticism that he was siding with a foreign dictator ...
00:12, 05/28/2019

Biden ties Trump's 'toxic tongue' to U.S. shootings as Democrats ramp up criticism Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden on Wednesday accused Republican President Donald Trump of fueling the white supremacy blamed for several U.S. mass shootings, as Trump prepared to visit ...
19:36, 08/07/2019

Donald Trump faces wave of criticism over 'bigoted and racist' attack on Baltimore Trump called a Maryland district ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’, sparking pushback from the Rev Al Sharpton and others proclaiming #WeAreBaltimoreDonald Trump faced a chorus of criticism on Monday from ...
03:24, 07/30/2019

Democrat hypocritical in criticism of Trump's immigration reform efforts: Karl Rove Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., was hypocritical for criticizing the president over his delay in addressing immigration reform with Congress, Fox News political contributor Karl Rove suggest...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Trump praises Labor Department secretary as criticism mounts over Epstein controversy President Trump on Tuesday defended Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under fire for his role in negotiating a lenient plea deal in 2008 for sex offender and wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein....
00:36, 07/10/2019

Trump wants Barr to consider investigating Biden – Giuliani Attorney general ‘should make this call’ over Ukraine tiesSchiff says president targeting ‘most formidable opponent’Donald Trump wants his attorney general to consider investigating Joe Biden, a poten...
22:24, 05/12/2019

In Barr, Trump has found his champion and advocate WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr is becoming President Donald Trump’s favorite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s go...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to discuss a Biden probe with AG Barr President Trump says it would be “appropriate” for him to speak with Attorney General William Barr about investigating Joe Biden or his son Hunter, according to a published report. “Certai...
17:36, 05/11/2019

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ to talk to Barr about possible Biden probe President Trump said Friday that it would be “appropriate” for him to talk to Attorney General William Barr about opening an investigation into former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential h...
23:00, 05/11/2019

Democrats channel their Trump outrage on Barr Democrats are unwilling to impeach President Donald Trump for now, so they're throwing all their pent-up fury at the next best target: Attorney General William Barr.House Democrats have transformed th...
06:48, 05/03/2019

Trump will not cut police aid to Central America, Barr says U.S. President Donald Trump will not cut aid to police forces in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras, his attorney general said on Thursday, softening a previous order to cut foreign assistance to th...
23:24, 05/16/2019

Universal Pictures Cancels Release of The Hunt Following Mass Shootings and Criticism From President Trump Universal Pictures announced Saturday afternoon that it will cancel the release of its violent thriller movie The Hunt, following the prior decision to pause advertising it. This news comes less than ...
19:36, 08/12/2019

Megan Rapinoe praises England while teammate supports Trump criticism | Suzanne Wrack USA star wary of ‘super-clinical’ Lionesses as Ali Krieger says Rapinoe doesn’t stand alone in stance on Donald TrumpPhil Neville’s “Are you ready to win the World Cup?” challenge to his players does ...
00:36, 06/30/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
16:12, 05/06/2019

Ben Carson defends Trump over ‘go back’ tweets ​WASHINGTON – Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson ​on ​Sunday defended President Trump against accusations of racism. “He is not racist at all,” Carson told Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Fu...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Joe Biden defends Obamacare, attacks Trump Joe Biden is defending the Affordable Care Act, challenging not just President Trump but also some Democrats who want to replace the current system with a fully government-run model. Biden, in Iowa, a...
09:12, 07/16/2019

Trump defends immigration deal with Mexico STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump, his threatened Mexican tariffs now on the backburner, is looking to claim victory. But some of his Democratic challengers for the White House have criticiz...
07:36, 06/10/2019

Sessions sides with Barr over FBI's 'spying' on Trump campaign Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday sided with his successor, Bill Barr, over FBI Director Christopher Wray in describing the FBI’s surveillance of Trump associates during the 2016 pres...
22:48, 05/08/2019

George Lopez targets Donald Trump's kids as 'anchor babies' in criticism over immigration policies Comedian George Lopez took a shot at President Donald Trump’s immigration policy calling his children, including 13-year-old Barron, “anchor babies.”...
21:24, 06/24/2019

Trump defends stance on China trade after new tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that things are going well with China, insisting U.S. consumers are not paying for import taxes he has imposed on goods from that country although economis...
00:00, 08/04/2019

DOJ defends Mnuchin’s refusal to hand over Trump’s tax returns The Justice Department released an opinion Friday defending Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s refusal to comply with a House Democratic subpoena for six years of President Trump’s personal and busin...
03:00, 06/15/2019

Stung by Trump, U.S. Republican defends his impeachment remarks Justin Amash, the first Republican in the U.S. Congress to say openly that President Donald Trump has committed impeachable offenses, on Monday fired back at critics, including Trump....
05:48, 05/21/2019

U.K. Defends Ambassador Over Alleged Memos Critical of Trump The U.K. Foreign Office defended its ambassador to the U.S. after a British newspaper published what it said were leaked diplomatic cables to London critical of President Trump....
18:36, 07/07/2019

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Dem ‘Squad’ ​WASHINGTON – Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace confronted senior White House advis​e​r Stephen Miller on President Trump’s long record of “playing the race card” – and the conversation got heated. “...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Trump’s UN Envoy Nominee Defends Climate Record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a “real risk to our planet”...
18:24, 06/19/2019

Trump Defends Immigration Raids As "Good Deterrent" President Donald Trump on Friday defended controversial mass raids that led to the arrest of 680 undocumented migrants in the southeastern United States, saying they were an effective way to thwart......
01:36, 08/10/2019

Trump administration defends Ice raids and says timing was 'unfortunate' Acting head of homeland security admits raids in Mississippi were badly timed after El Paso attacks targeting Mexicans Trump administration officials are defending last week’s mass immigration raids i...
05:12, 08/13/2019

In Japan, Trump Defends Kim Jong Un and Attacks ‘Low IQ’ Joe ‘Bidan’ As his constituents back home headed into a long Memorial Day weekend, Donald Trump continued his track record of embarrassing himself on the world stage by praising a brutal dictator and attacking an...
17:36, 05/26/2019

Trump defends China tariffs, saying US is in 'fantastic' position President Trump defended his China trade policies Tuesday, posting a series of tweets defending his tariffs as beneficial to the U.S. economy. He argued both that the tariffs gave the United States im...
16:12, 05/14/2019

Trump defends trade war with China, says US is in ‘fantastic position’ President Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions mounted this week, saying it was a model for US negotiations with other nations and that Washington is in a “fantastic position...
16:24, 05/14/2019

Trump Just Gave William Barr an Insane Amount of Power On Thursday night, President Trump gave orders for the intelligence community to submit to a Justice Department investigation into “surveillance activities” during the 2016 presidential election. The ...
20:12, 05/24/2019

Amash accuses Barr of selling Trump's 'false narrative' Rep. Justin Amash, who earlier this month became the first Republican member of Congress to call for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, took aim at Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday — chargi...
22:00, 05/28/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies to cooperate with Barr's investigation President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation into the origin's of special counsel Robert...
07:24, 05/24/2019

Barr says he will find out if officials ‘put their thumb on the scale’ in Trump investigation President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr(Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Attorney General William Barr said in an interview airing Friday that the point of the Justice Depart...
22:36, 05/17/2019

William Barr is acting like Trump's henchman | Austin Sarat The attorney general seems willing to distort facts, to cunningly parse words, and to condone behavior that borders on criminality William Barr has shown himself to be a loyal foot soldier for the pre...
18:36, 05/03/2019

CIA and FBI helping Barr to investigate origins of Trump-Russia inquiry Trump: ‘I am so proud that he is looking into it. It’s great’Review to examine intelligence and surveillance methodsThe US attorney general is stepping up inquiries into the origins of the Russia inve...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Limbaugh: Sen. Hirono's treatment of Barr due to 'poisonous hatred' for Trump Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh ripped Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, Wednesday for her treatment of Attorney General William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the Muel...
09:24, 05/02/2019

Attorney General Barr is proving to be a loyal champion of Trump More and more, Barr’s becoming Trump’s favourite lawyer. He’s not only enthusiastically embracing Trump’s political agenda, he’s also casting special counsel Robert Mueller’s report as vindication for...
00:48, 05/19/2019

Trump applauds Barr’s decision to scrutinize Russia probe President Trump on Tuesday said he was in the dark about his attorney general’s appointment of a federal prosecutor to scrutinize the origins of the Justice Department’s Russia probe — but that he wel...
21:00, 05/14/2019

Comey says Barr has 'lost most of his reputation' by acting like Trump's lawyer James Comey initially said he would give Attorney General William Barr the benefit of the doubt when it came to the Mueller report. But on Thursday at a CNN town hall the former FBI director said Barr...
14:12, 05/10/2019

William Barr: is his defence of Trump paving the road to tyranny? The attorney general stands accused of acting as the president’s personal lawyer rather than a guardian of the constitutionMoments before a highly anticipated congressional hearing at whichthe star wi...
10:00, 05/04/2019

Report: ESPN Reminds Employees Of Craven No-Politics Policy In Wake Of Dan Le Batard's Criticism Of The Network And Trump It was only a matter of time before ESPN decided to do something in response to Dan Le Batard very correctly calling the network’s anti-politics stance “cowardly,” after he denounced the “send her bac...
18:12, 07/21/2019

U.S. Justice Department defends Trump's executive privilege assertion The U.S. Justice Department on Wednesday defended Trump's use of executive privilege to withhold U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's full report from House Democrats, but said it should not prevent ...
17:48, 05/08/2019

Pence defends Trump's ban on pride flags at US embassies as 'right decision' Administration stopped US embassies flying LGBTQ flag‘When it comes to the flagpole … one American flag flies’Vice-President Mike Pence has defended the Trump administration’s decision to prohibit US ...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Jared Kushner defends not telling FBI about Trump Tower meeting ​Top White House adviser Jared Kushner lashed out at people playing “Monday morning quarterback” who criticized him for not reporting to the FBI a meeting he had with a Kremlin-connected l...
17:12, 06/03/2019

‘Many People Agree With Me.’ Trump Defends Racist Tweets About Congresswomen (WASHINGTON) — Unbowed by searing criticism, President Donald Trump on Monday emphatically defended his tweet calling on four Democratic congresswomen of color to go back to their “broken ...
22:24, 07/15/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy, China says 'not afraid' of trade war U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
23:48, 06/11/2019

Trump says in 'no rush' for China trade deal, defends tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was in "absolutely no rush" to finalize a trade agreement with China as negotiators from both countries prepared to continue talks in Washington, in a sig...
15:48, 05/10/2019

‘All I have done, no credit!’ Enraged Trump defends US-Mexico migrant deal President tweets ire at New York Times and opponents as agreement to avoid tariffs comes under scrutinyThe Trump administration was forced to defend its immigration agreement with Mexico on Sunday, am...
02:00, 06/10/2019

Trump defends Mexico migration deal and pledges more detail U.S. President Donald Trump defended his administration's deal with Mexico against criticism that there were no major new commitments to stem a flow of Central American migrants crossing into the Unit...
21:12, 06/09/2019

Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
17:12, 06/11/2019

Trump defends his creditworthiness after report says Deutsche Bank ignored red flags A series of tweets Monday marked the latest chapter in Trump's decadeslong effort to refute published reports that his previous financial problems have rendered him an undesirable client for some...
20:00, 05/20/2019

McConnell defends Burr amid Trump Jr. subpoena fallout Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell backed Senate Intelligence Chairman Richard Burr on Tuesday, signaling that the embattled Republican chairman will be able to stay the course on his committee’s ...
22:12, 05/14/2019

Trump defends his latest China tariffs with an eye on the 2020 election Facing political pressure over his widening trade war with China, President Donald Trump goes on the offensive against Joe Biden and proposes a plan to help farmers....
19:48, 05/10/2019

Trump defends cost of Independence Day event, says it will be ‘very little compared to what it is worth’ The president took to Twitter to respond to growing concerns about an a “Salute to America” that will include displays of military hardware and flyovers by an array of jets, including Air Force One....
20:12, 07/03/2019

Trump defends adviser Conway, won't fire her over political comments President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her offi...
23:12, 06/14/2019

The Latest: Trump defends meeting, North Korea efforts President Donald Trump is defending his decision to stage an historic meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone, insisting that much progress has been made under his watch...
07:12, 06/30/2019

Pelosi defends Baltimore, her childhood home, against Trump's attacks U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday defended Baltimore, the city where she grew up, against repeated verbal attacks by President Donald Trump, and she charged that the presi...
01:24, 08/02/2019

Cummings defends Baltimore, invites Trump on tour of city House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, D-Md., invited President Trump to visit his district amid an ongoing controversy in which the president denounced conditions in Baltimore....
02:48, 08/08/2019

Top aide defends Trump’s comments on ‘disgusting’ Baltimore district Acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney insisted that Trump’s comments were not racist, but he said he understood why some people could perceive them that way....
21:00, 07/28/2019

Trump orders intelligence agencies help Barr with probe into Russia investigation President Trump on Thursday evening ordered the intelligence community to cooperate with Attorney General William Barr’s probe into the origins of the Russia investigation — and gave Barr the gr...
08:24, 05/24/2019

Trump slams 2020 Dems as ‘lunatics,’ claims Barr did ‘fantastic’ job President Trump said Wednesday that Attorney General William Barr did a “fantastic” job testifying in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee — and accused the three 2020 Democratic ...
13:36, 05/02/2019

Trump directs U.S. intelligence community to ‘fully co-operate’ with Barr’s investigation President Donald Trump is directing the U.S. intelligence community to "quickly and fully co-operate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe into whe...
03:36, 05/24/2019

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe In a memo issued late Thursday, the president ordered intelligence agencies to cooperate with attorney general’s audit of surveillance surrounding Trump’s campaign....
04:00, 05/24/2019

Democrats amplify pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a ...
23:48, 05/02/2019

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: AG Barr is trying to 'destroy' the government, FBI to protect Trump ​​​​​​​MSNBC host Chris Matthews went on a tirade against Attorney General William Barr over his handling of Russia-related investigations and claimed that he was trying to "destroy the FBI" in order ...
04:00, 05/15/2019

Democrats ramp up pressure on Trump as Pelosi accuses Barr of 'crime' Democrats intensified their pressure on President Donald Trump's administration on Thursday as U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused Attorney General William Barr of committing a crime by lying to l...
13:48, 05/03/2019

AG Barr's critics, who claimed Trump 'obstruction,' would be 'guilty' by own standards: Ari Fleischer As Attorney General William Barr takes pointed criticism from Democrats, those who also claimed President Trump obstructed justice in the Mueller probe "would be guilty themselves" by that metric, Ari...
10:00, 05/18/2019

Trump-Russia conspiracy created by top Obama-era officials to 'justify' investigation of Team Trump: Andrew McCarthy The coming weeks will expose to all Americans the true genesis of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation -- and just how it is tied to some of the highest Obama-era officials....
13:24, 05/03/2019

Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his trade war with China as tensions escalated and markets extended their losses, promising a deal with Chinese President Xi Jinping soon, even as fears...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Graham defends advice to Trump Jr. over subpoena: 'The last thing you want is 535 special counsels' "What you see happening is congressional committees are now beginning to take the place of prosecutors, and that's dangerous for us all," Graham told host Sean Hannity....
10:24, 05/16/2019

Trump official defends herself after arguing migrant children don’t need soap and blankets Sarah Fabian, an attorney with the U.S. Justice Department, drew widespread outrage after an edited video of her arguments in front of a federal court last week went viral....
20:12, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump defends tariffs on Mexico as stock markets reel After 5% tariff announced, president tweets ‘Mexico has taken advantage of the US for decades’Donald Trump has defended his decision to impose new tariffs on Mexico as stock markets worldwide were rat...
18:24, 05/31/2019

Trump defends attack on Nancy Pelosi and rips Russia ‘hoax’ President Trump declared Friday that he was justified attacking Nancy Pelosi because she fired first, asserted that his administration would get to the bottom of the Russia “hoax” and said he hadn’t d...
20:36, 05/24/2019

Trump defends tariff threat against Mexico, calls it ‘beautiful thing’ President Trump called tariffs a “beautiful thing” and credited his use of them with forcing Mexico to reach a deal with the US on immigration and predicted the duties will also pressure C...
18:00, 06/10/2019

Katie Pavlich defends Trump for defending himself, calls out MSNBC's Scarborough Is there a double standard for President Trump in his war of words with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi? Fox News contributor Katie Pavlich says there is and criticized Democrats and the media for favoring...
01:12, 05/25/2019

Gen. Keane defends Trump negotiating with Taliban: 'Truth is we always negotiated with terrorists' Retired General Jack Keane criticized the conditions included in President Trump's proposed deal with the Taliban but told "America's News HQ" on Saturday that he didn't think there was anything wrong...
01:12, 08/04/2019

UPDATE 3-Trump defends tariff strategy as China says it's 'not afraid of a trade war' U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended the use of tariffs as part of his trade strategy while China vowed a tough response if the United States insists on escalating trade tensions amid ongoi...
18:00, 06/11/2019

Trump defends handling of economy, China at New Hampshire campaign rally President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his handling of the U.S. economy and trade war with China as recession fears have suddenly cast doubt on his central claim for re-election - that he has mad...
05:24, 08/16/2019

Fox & Friends Idiot Defends the Language Trump and the El Paso Gunman Both Love to Use The man who traveled across Texas to kill Latinx people is racist. The man who campaigned for president by calling Mexicans drug dealers and rapists is racist. And yet, being that it is a day that end...
18:24, 08/06/2019

Nadler likens Trump to 'dictator,' threatens Barr with contempt after hearing boycott House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler vowed a "reckoning" Thursday after Attorney General Bill Barr boycotted a scheduled hearing before the panel, speaking in grave terms as he likened Pr...
18:36, 05/02/2019

Harris urges DOJ watchdog to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate 'enemies' Sen. Kamala Harris called on the Justice Department inspector general to look into whether Attorney General William Barr had received or complied with any requests from the White House to investigate ...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Trump gives AG Barr authority to declassify documents related to 2016 campaign surveillance President Trump on Thursday night issued a memo giving Attorney General William Barr the authority to declassify any documents related to surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
08:24, 05/24/2019

Kimmel knocks Dems for mocking Barr with chicken, says stunts like these will lead to Trump win Late night host Jimmy Kimmel mocked House Democrats for using chicken to taunt Attorney General William Barr, hinting on Thursday night that President Donald Trump will win again with these kinds of D...
11:00, 05/03/2019

U.S. House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian electi...
03:24, 05/09/2019

House panel accuses Barr of contempt as Trump invokes executive privilege A Democratic-led House panel on Wednesday approved a measure to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for refusing to hand over an unredacted copy of the Mueller report on Russian electi...
00:36, 05/09/2019

How William Barr, now serving as a powerful ally for Trump, has championed presidential powers The attorney general is part of a group of conservative intellectuals who have been leading the charge to expand the powers of the executive branch over the past four decades....
20:00, 05/14/2019

Stepping up Trump clash, House votes to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas The move stops short of a criminal contempt citation and comes after the Justice Department agreed to begin providing materials from former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III....
04:36, 06/12/2019

Barr Again Casts Doubt on Russia Inquiry’s Origins, Aligning With Trump’s Attacks Mr. Barr said his review of the investigation has turned up “inadequate” answers. But some former officials expressed concern he was deliberately undercutting it....
03:00, 05/18/2019

Trump's agenda hampered by troubling number of lower court injunctions, Barr says Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday said he has noticed a troubling trend of nationwide injunctions issued by lower courts that have taken their toll on President Trump’s agenda and threaten the ...
08:24, 05/22/2019

Trump signs order strengthening Buy American Act, defends tweets targeting progressives President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order to increase the government's use of American-made products during his annual Made in America showcase....
01:48, 07/16/2019

Trump defends China tariffs as trade war leaves allies and opponents in bind Trump’s hardline stance against China puts Republicans in an awkward position, while Democrats are splitDonald Trump has again defended tariffs as his dogged, often self-contradictory pursuit of a tra...
00:36, 05/14/2019

SoulCycle, Equinox Investor Defends High-Price Trump Fundraiser After Backlash Stephen Ross, the owner of the Miami Dolphins and an investor in Equinox gyms and SoulCycle, defended his decision to hold a Donald Trump fundraiser, saying he likes to “engage directly and supp...
06:24, 08/08/2019

Hunt defends Trump quoting Katie Hopkins in attack on Sadiq Khan Foreign secretary says he agrees 150% with sentiment as No 10 fails to condemn presidentToday’s political developments - live updatesJeremy Hunt has vigorously defended Donald Trump for quoting the fa...
14:36, 06/17/2019

Trump official defends Wayfair bed sale to border camp. How else can they keep kids comfortable? "Those who are protesting Wayfair's sale of beds for unaccompanied alien children need to ask themselves what the alternative should be to keep the children comfortable," HHS spokeswoman Evelyn S...
18:24, 06/27/2019

John Daly defends Trump amid allegations president cheats at golf Champion golfer John Daly defended President Trump on Tuesday over allegations the commander-in-chief is one of the most prolific cheaters when he plays a round of golf....
21:24, 08/14/2019

Conway defends Trump retweeting a baseless Epstein conspiracy theory, saying he wants 'everything to be investigated' REUTERS/Joshua Roberts White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump's retweeting of an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Ep...
10:24, 08/13/2019

Trump defends deal with Mexico to stem migrant flows, prevent tariffs President Trump on Saturday defended his agreement with Mexico that sees the country take tougher measures on illegal immigration in exchange for the U.S. dropping plans to impose tariffs on important...
15:48, 06/08/2019

President Trump Defends ‘Very Fine People on Both Sides’ Remarks After Biden Featured Them (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump is trying once more to defend his remarks about racial violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Trump was asked Friday about his 2017 comments, when he said t...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Trump defends cabinet member Acosta embroiled in Epstein sex-abuse case U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, who is under pressure from Democrats to resign over his handling of a decade-old sex abuse case against financier ...
00:00, 07/10/2019

Trump administration defends pushing migrant asylum seekers back into Mexico Justice Department lawyers urged a federal appeals court to allow continuation of the Migrant Protection Protocols program, a critical aspect of Trump’s immigration policy....
19:12, 07/11/2019

Kamala Harris asks DOJ IG to probe whether Trump asked Barr to investigate political opponents Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., on Friday sent a letter to the Department of Justice’s inspector general demanding he investigate whether the White House had urged Attorney General William Barr to inves...
19:36, 05/04/2019

The New Yorker's June issue shows AG Barr, McConnell, Graham 'shining' Trump's shoes The New Yorker took aim at Attorney General William Barr, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-SC, with its cover depicting them as s...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Sen. Graham: No Democrat 'will give a damn' about Barr declassifying documents on Trump campaign surveillance Sen. Lindsey Graham said “not one Democrat will give a damn” about the documents that will be declassified in relation to the surveillance of the Trump campaign in 2016....
19:12, 05/24/2019

Barr assigns US attorney in Connecticut to look into government surveillance involving Trump campaign: source Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection efforts targeting the Trump campaign were "lawfu...
06:00, 05/14/2019

Barr assigns attorney to find how Trump-Russia investigation began – live updates Attorney general’s new investigation follows years of Trump and supporters claiming justice department and FBI spied on his campaignSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.28pm BST On o...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Kamala Harris Pressed Barr About Whether Trump Pressured the Justice Department. He Didn’t Have an Answer Attorney General William Barr had some tense moments with Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee during his testimony about Robert Mueller’s Russian investigation and the decision not to ch...
04:00, 05/02/2019

Trump says "nothing changes" after Mueller statement U.S. President Donald Trump reacted swiftly to a statement by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on his Russia investigation on Wednesday, saying nothing had changed and "the case is closed!"...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Trump defends China tariffs and claims 'great patriot farmers' will reap benefits Trump promises new deal with China can be reached soonChinese retaliation prompted huge stock market sell-offDonald Trump continued to defend his trade war with China on Tuesday, claiming “great patri...
21:48, 05/14/2019

Bill Maher likens Trump event to 'Klan rally,' defends Biden against Booker Comedian Bill Maher took aim Friday night at President Trump's 2020 re-election campaign kickoff event, which was held in Orlando, Fla., earlier in the week....
10:12, 06/22/2019

Trump asserts executive privilege over census materials as Dems weigh contempt against Barr, Ross The Justice Department said Wednesday that President Trump is asserting executive privilege over documents related his administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, as Ho...
18:24, 06/12/2019

As Mueller testimony approaches, Trump can't look away President Donald Trump said on Monday he will watch only "a little bit" of Robert Mueller's long-awaited congressional testimony on the results of his 22-month inquiry into Russian interference in the...
00:48, 07/23/2019

Trump wants ‘apology,’ not ‘another word’ about Mueller President Trump responded to special counsel Robert Mueller’s statement about his Russia collusion report by demanding an “apology,” claiming that Americans have heard enough about the probe....
18:00, 05/29/2019

Trump: FOX NEWS SAYS I SLAYED MUELLER President Donald Trump, extremely testy man, could not have been more excited about Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony on Wednesday, tweeting that the Fox News reviews are in and he’s the day’s ...
18:48, 07/25/2019

Trump: Mueller 'should not testify' before US Congress Democrats are expected to call Robert Mueller to testify in the US congress, but Attorney General William Barr has the power to block it. The president's comment puts the White House on a collision co...
02:00, 05/06/2019

Mueller, Trump clash over whether he sought FBI job Did Robert Mueller interview for the FBI Director job and get passed over for the position a day before he was named Special Counsel? Not according to Mueller, even though President Trump claims other...
20:24, 07/24/2019

Mueller says he did not seek FBI director job under Trump Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday disputed assertions that he had interviewed with President Donald Trump in 2017 to serve as FBI director a day before he was appointed to overse...
21:12, 07/24/2019

Trump Labor Secretary Acosta defends 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein President Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta defended a 2007 deal with accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein on Tuesday amid renewed scrutiny over his actions in the case against Epstein...
20:00, 07/09/2019

Trump's labor chief Acosta defends Epstein plea deal, calling him 'a sexual predator' U.S. Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta on Wednesday dismissed calls for his resignation and defended a non-prosecution agreement he approved more than 10 years ago with financier Jeffrey Epstein, who h...
21:48, 07/10/2019

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for friendly call with Putin, blasts Barr as 'president’s defense lawyer' Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continued over the weekend to criticize Attorney General William Barr’s handling of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 201...
17:36, 05/05/2019

Mueller did not subpoena Trump to expedite end of probe Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller told lawmakers on Wednesday his team decided not to exercise its subpoena powers against President Donald Trump because it wanted to expedite the end of the inves...
22:48, 07/24/2019

Trump Objects to Mueller Testifying Before Congress The stance put the president at odd with Democrats and his own attorney general, setting up another confrontation over presidential authority and the separation of powers....
23:48, 05/05/2019

In Reversal, Trump Says Mueller 'Should Not Testify' Before US Congress US President Donald Trump said Sunday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller "should not testify" before Congress on his Russia election meddling inquiry, setting up a confrontation with Democrats......
06:00, 05/06/2019

Mueller: 'If we had had confidence that' Trump 'did not commit a crime, we would have said so' "If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so," Robert Mueller says in breaking his silence about his 22-month probe of the 2016 election....
17:36, 05/29/2019

Mueller explains why he continued to investigate Trump Former special counsel Robert Mueller said he continued to investigate whether President Trump colluded with the Russians during the 2016 election even though Justice Department policy said the presid...
16:24, 07/24/2019

Trump discusses Mueller investigation with Putin President Donald Trump says he discussed special counsel Mueller's report with Russia's Vladimir Putin. Trump says Putin described the investigation as "something to the effect that it start...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Trump reverses course, says Mueller 'should not testify' before Congress President Donald Trump on Sunday reversed course, saying special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress just two days after telling reporters the attorney general should make that d...
07:00, 05/07/2019

Mueller: Questioning Trump in court would have taken too long Former special counsel Robert Mueller said his team decided against going to court to compel President Trump to testify because it would have resulted in a prolonged legal battle that would have eaten...
01:12, 07/25/2019

Trump blasts Mueller, says investigation biased President Donald Trump blasts special counsel Robert Mueller, as a “never Trumper” who led a biased investigation on Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election. (May 30)   ...
17:36, 05/30/2019

Mueller appears for testimony; Democrat says Trump not 'above the law' Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appeared on Wednesday for eagerly anticipated testimony at the first of two back-to-back congressional hearings that carry high stakes for President Donald T...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Mueller: No exoneration for Trump after Russia investigation WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s first public comments on the Russia probe report have renewed the heated back-and-forth over what the investigation found and didn’t find...
07:48, 05/30/2019

How Mueller’s Farewell Subtly Rebuked Trump Special Counsel Robert Mueller subtly rebuked several of President Donald Trump’s long-standing arguments about Russian interference in the 2016 election and related investigations. Speaking at ...
18:36, 05/29/2019

Trump v Mueller: how the president won the messaging wars Critics say Mueller failed to stand up for his investigation and to get the word out to the American people about what he foundIn so many ways, Robert Mueller was the right man for the job.The former ...
18:12, 06/11/2019

Trump says Mueller did 'horrible' job at hearings, but had 'nothing to work with' President Trump slammed former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimonies before two House committees on Wednesday afternoon, saying he "did a horrible job both today and with respect to the investi...
02:36, 07/25/2019

Acting DHS secretary praises White House deal with Mexico on immigration, defends Trump's tariff threat Acting Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Sunday praised the recent deal reached by the United States and Mexico to handle the migration situation along the two countries’ sh...
19:48, 06/09/2019

Matt Gaetz defends bipartisan plan to block Trump from using military force against Iran without congressional approval Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz, typically a staunch supporter of President Trump, on Tuesday defended his bipartisan plan that would block the president from using military force against Iran without congres...
05:12, 07/10/2019

The Wire's David Simon defends Baltimore against "empty-suit, race-hating fraud" Donald Trump Let’s be honest, David Simon is an exhausting follow. The Baltimore reporter-turned-creator of The Wire, Treme, The Deuce, and the upcoming The Plot Against America is completely, totally brilliant, b...
21:48, 07/29/2019

Robert Davi defends Jon Voight’s Trump support after Albert Brooks compares him to John Wilkes Booth Actor Robert Davi defended Jon Voight and called for civility from the left wing of Hollywood on Monday after comic legend Albert Brooks mocked Voight for supporting President Trump....
21:00, 05/28/2019

The Uncle of a Baby Orphaned in El Paso Mass Shooting Defends Trump’s Thumbs Up Gesture in Hospital Photo (EL PASO) — The uncle of a 2-month-old boy whose parents were killed in the El Paso mass shooting is defending a photo that shows first lady Melania Trump holding the baby while President Donald...
01:36, 08/10/2019

The Wire's David Simon defends Balitmore against "empty-suit, race-hating fraud" Donald Trump Let’s be honest, David Simon is an exhausting follow. The Baltimore reporter-turned-creator of The Wire, Treme, The Deuce, and the upcoming The Plot Against America is completely, totally brilliant, b...
17:48, 07/29/2019

Mueller? Mueller? Special Counsel’s Testimony Falls Short in TV Ratings About 13 million people watched the former special counsel’s televised testimony. The James Comey hearing and Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation battle drew bigger audiences....
23:36, 07/25/2019

Explainer: After Mueller, what do U.S. House Judiciary Democrats do about Trump? Democrats in control of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hope that Robert Mueller's testimony on Wednesday will boost their wide-ranging investigation of President Donald Trump, but it is not entire...
13:12, 07/24/2019

Trump turnaround on Mueller testimony angers Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s turnabout on whether the special counsel should appear before Congress has sparked criticism from Democratic lawmakers. They are eager to question the ...
11:24, 05/06/2019

Trump attacks Democrats for wanting Mueller to testify President Trump on Sunday rebuked congressional Democrats for wanting Robert Mueller to testify in the House,​ reiterating his claim that the special counsel cleared him of collusion and obstruction o...
21:24, 05/05/2019

Trump Tweets About ‘Witch Hunt’ Before Mueller Testimony The president’s early morning online activities demonstrated that he remains obsessed with the yearslong inquiry that has consumed much of his presidency....
15:36, 07/24/2019

House Republicans want Mueller to testify despite Trump opposition House Republicans say they're eager for special counsel Robert Mueller to testify about the findings of his investigation into links between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia — despite Trum...
04:36, 05/07/2019

While bemoaning Mueller probe, Trump falsely says the Constitution gives him ‘the right to do whatever I want’ Trump was discussing the Mueller probe and Article II of the Constitution with teens and young adults at the Turning Point USA Teen Student Action Summit in Washington....
06:48, 07/24/2019

Trump says he was not warned about Flynn. The Mueller report disagrees. Many red lights were blinking about the potential problems with tapping Michael Flynn as national security adviser. The president chose to ignore them....
15:12, 05/20/2019

Robert Mueller’s Legacy Will Haunt Donald Trump When Robert Mueller spoke publicly this week for the first time since his appointment as special counsel, he said that his report released in April speaks for itself and that he was resigning from the...
21:48, 05/31/2019

Did Mueller's testimony kill the Trump impeachment debate? The special counsel sent a clear signal impeachment is not the way to go, experts say, despite the many Democrats in favourCameras stood ready. Photographers crouched. Reporters sat elbow to elbow wit...
18:24, 07/26/2019

Schiff says Trump ‘disloyal’ to country during Mueller hearing Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said former special counsel Robert Mueller may not have found President Trump committed a crime during the 2016 election, but Trump̵...
01:12, 07/25/2019

Taciturn Mueller faces U.S. Congress on probe of Trump When Robert Mueller was leading a U.S. Marine Corps platoon in combat in Vietnam, Donald Trump was finishing college and about to go to work for his father, a New York City landlord, having received m...
15:00, 07/24/2019

Trump Speaks on Donald Jr.’s Subpoena and Mueller Testifying President Trump came to his son’s defense and said he would let Attorney General William Barr decide whether Robert Mueller should testify before Congress....
00:48, 05/10/2019

Flynn’s new lawyer is a Mueller critic, praised by Trump WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has repeatedly denigrated the Russia investigation. President Donald Trum...
17:24, 06/13/2019

Rep tears into Mueller on obstruction report: Trump 'damn sure should not be below the law' Republican Rep. John Ratcliffe blasted former Special Counsel Robert Mueller Wednesday for his report findings on alleged obstruction of justice by President Trump, claiming the section violated Justi...
16:00, 07/24/2019

Mueller says he did not exonerate Trump as Republicans assail inquiry Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said in his long-awaited U.S. congressional testimony he had not exonerated President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice and defended the integri...
21:12, 07/24/2019

Special Counsel Mueller says charging Trump was "not an option" U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Trump because of ...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Mueller says he could not charge Trump as Congress weighs impeachment U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and ...
22:12, 05/29/2019

Trump takes aim at McGahn, says he ‘had a much better chance of being fired than Mueller’ The president’s tweet came after reports that McGahn had refused a White House request, after the Mueller report’s release, to say Trump did not obstruct justice....
19:00, 05/12/2019

Trump campaign on Mueller’s testimony: 'A disaster for Democrats’ The Trump campaign and the Republican National Committee (RNC) called former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony on Wednesday a “disaster for Democrats.”...
22:48, 07/24/2019

Behar says Mueller testimony is for people 'like Trump' who 'don't read' "View" host Joy Behar joked Wednesday that former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's upcoming testimony would provide an opportunity to learn about his investigation for people like the president whom s...
19:36, 06/26/2019

Special Counsel Mueller says charging Trump was 'not an option' U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and ...
19:24, 05/29/2019

Robert Mueller: Russia probe did not exonerate Trump Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday he believed he was constitutionally barred from charging President Donald Trump with a crime but pointedly emphasized his Russia report did not exonerate ...
03:00, 05/30/2019

The Latest: Trump tweets his response to Mueller’s statement WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller and the Russia investigation (all times local): 11:45 a.m. President Donald Trump is declaring “The case is closed!” followin...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Democrats vow to accelerate Trump probe after Mueller 'victory' Claiming "victory" in two high-profile hearings on Wednesday with former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives vowed to push forward with their investigat...
07:36, 07/25/2019

Mueller to lawmakers: Trump wanted him fired over investigation Former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Wednesday said President Donald Trump wanted him fired because of his investigation into possible obstruction of justice as part of the Russia investigat...
16:12, 07/24/2019

Trump and Putin Discuss Venezuela, Mueller Report President Trump spoke with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for more than an hour on Friday and discussed the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in U.S. elections and the crisis in...
19:36, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Trump says he and Putin discussed Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin (all times local): 2:40 p.m. President Donald Trump says he discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Charging Trump was not an option - special counsel Mueller The special counsel behind the report into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential campaign has said: "If we had confidence that the president did not commit a crime we would have said so."...
18:00, 05/29/2019

Trump tweets cryptic statement as Mueller hearings end Minutes after former Special Counsel Robert Mueller ended his testimony before the House Intelligence Committee Wednesday afternoon, President Trump took to Twitter to send a cryptic message....
22:24, 07/24/2019

Mueller says he had no conflicts of interest, refuting Trump’s accusations Robert Mueller denied that he had any conflicts of interest that would have prevented him from ethically conducting an investigation into President Trump — refuting a charge the president has repeated...
18:48, 07/24/2019

These Are the Facts Behind President Trump’s Tweets About the Mueller Testimony President Donald Trump set the stage for former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony before two House committees Wednesday by tweeting eight times about it before Mueller even appeared in ...
19:24, 07/24/2019

The Latest: Mueller says Trump can be charged when term ends WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former special counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony on the Russia probe (all times local): 11 a.m. Former special counsel Robert Mueller is affirming ...
20:00, 07/24/2019

U.S. Special Counsel Mueller says charging Trump was 'not an option' U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 election was never going to end with criminal charges against President Donald Trump and ...
18:48, 05/29/2019

Trump rails against Russia probe after Mueller won’t clear him President Trump continued to rail against the Russia investigation Thursday, claiming that there were no charges to bring against him even though special counsel Robert Mueller said charging the presi...
17:00, 05/30/2019

Mueller finally spoke in public on Wednesday. Trump did not. For the first time in eight days, the president did not appear on camera, offering a relatively limited public reaction to Robert S. Mueller III’s nine-minute statement....
07:48, 05/30/2019

Trump, without offering evidence, accuses Mueller of crimes U.S. President Donald Trump, without offering evidence, on Wednesday directly accused former Special Counsel Robert Mueller of committing a crime, saying Mueller had illegally "terminated" FBI communi...
22:36, 06/26/2019

Donald Trump claims 'harassment' after Mueller statement US President Trump has lashed out at special counsel Robert Mueller one day after Mueller clarified why he did not charge Trump with a crime. Trump also refuted his own statement that Russia helped hi...
00:48, 05/31/2019

Mueller says charging Trump was never an option for Russia probe U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller, in his first public comments on his investigation, said on Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump was never an option for his team of prosecutors, citing J...
17:48, 05/29/2019

| Trump calls Mueller hearing a national 'embarrassment' President Donald Trump on Wednesday described Robert Mueller's testimony to Congress on the Russia probe as an "embarrassment" to the nation, mocking his Democratic rivals for asking the former specia...
00:48, 07/25/2019

Trump says he is ‘very angry’ over murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi but again defends Saudi crown prince in the case The president said there was not direct evidence pointing to the Saudi royal family and Mohammed bin Salman despite reports that have said otherwise....
13:24, 06/29/2019

Mueller’s inaction over Trump has let the US down. Why is he holding back? | Simon Tisdall The special counsel’s reluctance to indict the president has only deepened the mystery he was hired to solveRobert Mueller has a reputation as a straight-shooting, play-it-by-the-book sort of guy. Tha...
23:48, 05/30/2019

AP Debrief: Mueller stresses he didn't clear Trump In his first public comments about his Russia report, special counsel Robert Mueller made clear the probe did not exonerate President Donald Trump. And as AP's Eric Tucker explains, he also said...
03:00, 05/30/2019

Trump and Putin discuss nuclear weapons, Mueller report WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday about nuclear weapons, the possibility of getting China into a three-party arms control pact and the ongo...
20:48, 05/03/2019

Falwell: Trump ‘feels cheated’ by Mueller, but will win in 2020 ‘landslide’ President Trump “feels cheated” by the 2016 election probe that hung over his White House, but vindication will come in a 2020 “landslide,” according to outside adviser Jerry Falwell Jr....
21:48, 05/09/2019

Trump uses discredited conflict-of-interest charges to attack Mueller In tweets and comments to reporters, the president accused the former special counsel of being a “true never-Trumper,” who was conflicted due to a past “business dispute” between them. He also alleged...
01:36, 05/31/2019

House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead...
19:48, 07/19/2019

Trump continues broadside against Mueller probe in latest tweetstorm ​President Trump continued to rail at special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation on Sunday claiming that the “Witch Hunt” should never be allowed to happen to another commander-i...
16:00, 05/12/2019

Trump attacks Mueller, says he would have brought charges if he had evidence of a crime In morning tweets, the president also seemingly acknowledged for the first time that Russia helped him win in 2016. He later said that he won because of his own efforts....
17:36, 05/30/2019

Trump lashes out at Mueller as Democrats debate next step on impeachment Washington Post reports doubt at ex-special counsel’s ‘acuity’Opinion: Time to forget Mueller impeachment fantasiesDonald Trump lashed out again on Saturday on the subject of impeachment and the forme...
03:48, 07/28/2019

U.S. Democrats edge toward court battles over Mueller, Trump's taxes U.S. congressional Democrats edged closer on Monday to fighting two legal battles - one over the Mueller report and one over President Donald Trump's tax returns - after administration officials stone...
02:00, 05/07/2019

With Mueller Inquiry Over, Trump Seeks Fresh Start With Putin at G20 President Trump’s advisers hope to use the session to pivot the relationship toward arms control, a paradoxical priority given the administration’s recent moves to dismantle treaties....
08:36, 06/27/2019

Nadler: Mueller’s testimony ‘broke the lie’ Trump has been telling Americans House judiciary chair says it could clear path to impeachmentAdam Shiff: ‘We are now in preliminary to a judicial proceeding’Robert Mueller’s testimony to Congress “broke the lie” Donald Trump has bee...
19:48, 07/28/2019

More Democratic candidates call for Trump's impeachment after Mueller statement Booker, Warren, Harris, Castro, Moulton and O’Rourke speak out‘Beginning impeachment proceedings is the only path forward’There were fresh calls on Wednesday from Democratic presidential candidates fo...
15:12, 05/30/2019

U.S. House Democrats to focus Mueller testimony on Trump's conduct When former U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears in Congress on Wednesday, House Democrats will try to focus his testimony on clear examples of conduct by President Donald Trump that would lead...
12:36, 07/19/2019

Ex-Justice officials: Trump would've been indicted if not president after Mueller report More than 400 former Justice Department officials said the Mueller report would have made the case for multiple counts of obstruction against President Trump had he not been protected from indictment ...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Trump Wants to Replace DNI Dan Coats with a Leading Mueller Critic [UPDATED] Update, Sunday, 4:55 p.m. ET: Donald Trump confirmed on Twitter Sunday afternoon that he will nominate Rep. John Ratcliffe to be the next Director of National Intelligence. That nomination will be sub...
05:48, 07/29/2019

Robert Mueller on Russia probe: Charging Trump 'not an option' In his first public remarks about his two-year Russia investigation, special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday the inquiry has been closed and he is leaving his role and returning to civilian life...
19:48, 05/29/2019

Former Trump adviser Flynn hires Mueller critic as lawyer Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a st...
20:12, 06/12/2019

How Trump Is Using the Mueller Report to Reshape Washington’s Balance of Power As President Donald Trump walked out of the South Portico of the White House on April 26, a reporter asked him if he had ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller nearly two years ago. In t...
13:00, 05/02/2019

Trump says Mueller shouldn’t testify, warns hearing will backfire President Trump argued Monday that Robert Mueller should not be given the chance to testify before Congress later this week, warning that the former special counsel’s highly anticipated hearing appear...
17:48, 07/22/2019

‘Investigate the investigators’ is new Trump rallying cry to counter Mueller report Trump and his campaign are seeking to amplify allegations that the FBI spied on his 2016 campaign, casting the president as the victim to energize his base for the election....
22:36, 05/04/2019

Nadler: Mueller testimony could begin Trump impeachment proceedings ​WASHINGTON – The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee ​on ​Sunday suggested ​former special ​counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony this week could kick off impeachment proceedings against President...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Trump says Special Counsel Mueller should not testify on Russia probe U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said Special Counsel Robert Mueller should not testify in Congress about the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election....
21:24, 05/05/2019

Robert Mueller: The Enigma Who Held Trump's Fate In His Hands After nearly two years of leading one of the most politically charged investigations the United States has seen, into whether President Donald Trump and his campaign colluded with Russia, Robert......
19:48, 04/28/2019

Robert Mueller, The Invisible Prosecutor Who Investigated President Trump As a prosecutor, Robert Mueller took on violent Hells Angels, mob bosses and foreign spies. At the end of his career, he was tasked with hunting the biggest target of all: the president of the United....
19:48, 04/28/2019

Nadler: Mueller has evidence of Trump high crimes and misdemeanours House judiciary chair would initiate impeachment proceedingsOpinion: Of course Trump is a racist – and Wall Street knows itThe eyes of America will be trained on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, as Robert M...
20:48, 07/21/2019

Trump responds to Mueller’s upcoming congressional testimony: ‘It never ends’ ​President Trump said “it never ends” in reaction to news that special counsel Robert Mueller would appear before two House committees next month to testify about his Russia investigation....
17:24, 06/26/2019

Robert Mueller says president not exonerated, Trump calls it a "nonsense" Robert Mueller answered questions from US lawmakers about the two-year investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 election. He said President Donald Trump could be indicted when he leaves off...
00:00, 07/25/2019

Comey says Mueller's evidence enough to charge Trump if he weren't president The former FBI director says there were at least two incidents that prove criminal intent on the president’s part to obstruct justiceJames Comey, the former director of the FBI, has said that the Muel...
08:00, 05/10/2019

Mueller says he couldn’t charge Trump, tosses the question to Congress The special counsel did everything but tell House Democrats to move ahead. But as pressure mounts, the choices for Pelosi and company remain politically fraught....
00:36, 05/30/2019

CNN anchor 'disheartened' Trump won't face consequences over Mueller report CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota expressed her dismay with the possiblity that President Donald Trump won't be held accountable by the Department of Justice or Congress over the findings in the Mueller Repo...
00:24, 05/04/2019

Robert Mueller breaks silence to insist he did not exonerate Trump Mueller’s statement seen by many as signal to Congress to actSpecial counsel ‘not confident’ Trump did not commit a crimeRobert Mueller, the special counsel, on Wednesday reignited demands for Donald ...
00:00, 05/30/2019

Trump, Putin discuss nuclear weapons, Mueller report President Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin for more than an hour Friday about nuclear weapons agreements, the conflict in Venezuela, North Korea and also briefly about special ...
20:48, 05/03/2019