Mueller probe

WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 24: Former Special Counsel Robert Mueller (center) is seen leaving after testifying to the House Judiciary Committee about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election on Capitol Hill on July 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mueller dismissed President Trump's claims of total exoneration before the House Judiciary Committee earlier in the day on Wednesday. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Mueller And Co. Will Teach Law Students About Russia Probe’s ‘Challenges And Trade-Offs’
Where Things Stand: Trump’s Out But McGahn’s Not Off The Hook Yet Prime Badge
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The House Judiciary Committee still wants to hear from former White House counsel Don McGahn.

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Ex-Mueller Prosecutor’s Book On Russia Probe Coming This Fall
Barr Chucks Some Anti-Mueller Red Meat But Distances Himself From ‘Obamagate’
Out-Trolled: DOJ, Sick Of Russian Firm’s Antics, Bails On Its Own Election Meddling Case
Federal Judge Finds Barr Was Biased In How He Handled Mueller Probe Rollout Prime Badge
Where Things Stand: Judge On Stone Case Speaks For First Time Since Sentencing Scandal Prime Badge
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The judge on Roger Stone’s case will hold a “scheduling” conference call with both Stone’s defense team and the prosecution within the hour, speaking publicly for the first time since the debacle over the Justice Department’s sentencing recommendation for Stone spiraled out of control early last week.

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Where Things Stand: Echoes Of Obstruction Prime Badge
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The debate over whether President Trump pressured the attorney general to shorten his former associate Roger Stone’s sentencing recommendation or if the Justice Department acted on its own is missing the point. This is all bad.

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Senate Impeachment Trial Spills Over To Court Fight Over Mueller Probe
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 24: Former Trump national security advisor Michael Flynn leaves the E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse on June 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. Flynn is expected to testify again on July 15. (Photo by Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images) Flynn’s Lawyers Say He Shouldn’t Serve Any Time, Accuse DOJ Of ‘Vindictiveness’
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