Political News

Trump says release of Mueller report ‘wouldn’t bother’ him at all

ERIC BARADAT/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In his first remarks on special counsel Robert Mueller since his report was turned in Friday, President Donald Trump on Monday offered an opinion in sharp contrast to the past two years of insults he’s hurled at both the special counsel and his investigation.”Do you think Robert Mueller acted honorably?” ABC…read more »

Democrats want Attorney General Barr to testify before Congress on Mueller report

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) –Democrats on Capitol Hill are preparing to bring Attorney General William Barr in front of Congress to testify about the results of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into claims of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia in the 2016 presidential election, as they continue to push for the full public release…read more »

Mueller report per Attorney General William Barr: Trump campaign did not conspire with Russia during 2016 election

ABC News (WASHINGTON) —  Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report into the Kremlin’s interference in the 2016 presidential election did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia, according to a letter to Congress from Attorney General William Barr. The letter describes “two main” Russian efforts to influence…read more »

2020 Democrats react to Mueller report handover, urge AG Barr to make it public

Ethan Miller/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democratic candidates running to unseat President Donald Trump in 2020 reacted quickly to the news Friday that special counsel Robert Mueller had delivered his highly anticipated report to the Department of Justice. Their one consistent message: Make it public. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., Cory Booker, D-N.J., Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Amy Klobuchar,…read more »

Kirsten Gillibrand takes on Trump in first major speech of presidential campaign

Kena Betancur/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand gave her first major speech as a Democratic presidential candidate on Sunday in front of the Trump International Hotel and Tower in New York City, describing herself up as a courageous politician willing to take on difficult fights. “The people of this country deserve a president worthy…read more »

Here’s a breakdown of indictments and cases in Mueller’s probe

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Over the course of his nearly two-year-long probe, special counsel Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors have now indicted 34 individuals and three Russian businesses on charges ranging from computer hacking to conspiracy and financial crimes. Those indictments have led to seven guilty pleas and four people sentenced to prison.…read more »

Husker News