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'A good day': Trump claims victory with Mueller report out

One year ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - For nearly two years, President Donald Trump and his allies sought to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe, attacking investigators' credibility and playing down their findings. As a redacted version of Mueller's report was finally released Thursday, Trump resorted to bluster, broadsides and falsehoods to try, once more, to frame the moment as a political victory.
It began even before the public glimpsed the two volumes covering 448 pages. The report included an account of how the president attempted to seize control of the investigation into Russian...
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Top Democrats call on Robert Mueller to publicly testify before Congress

Top Democrats call on Robert Mueller to publicly testify before Congress

One year ago   |   By WTAE

Democrats have slammed what they say are orchestrated attempts by the Trump administration to control the narrative surrounding the report's release.
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Trump calls the Mueller probe 'a hoax' in his first public comments since the release of the investigation's redacted report

Trump calls the Mueller probe 'a hoax' in his first public comments since the release of the investigation's redacted report

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

Shortly after the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report, President Donald Trump called the probe "a hoax" that "should never happen to another president again" at an event for wounded veterans.
In the 448-page report, released Thursday, the special counsel team said they did not find sufficient evidence to bring a charge of conspiracy against anyone involved in the Trump campaign.
The report also said that while Mueller's team did not make a "traditional prosecutorial judgment" as to whether Trump obstructed the Mueller probe itself and other federal...
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