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Source: Fox News

Trump claims he 'never' told McGahn to fire Mueller, says he 'could have done it' himself

Today 02:24 GMT

President Trump on Thursday insisted he “never” told former White House Counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller, saying he could have done it himself, and had the “legal right to do so,” despite the special counsel’s report saying he instructed McGahn to have Mueller removed.

TRUMP VOWS TO FIGHT 'ALL' SUBPOENAS AGAINST ADMINISTRATION, CALLS DEMAND FOR MCGAHN TESTIMONY 'RIDICULOUS'. Mueller’s nearly 500-page report revealed that the special counsel did not find evidence of collusion between the 2016 Trump campaign and Russia—a conclusion Trump has touted and repeated for days.

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Trump vows to fight 'all' subpoenas against administration, calls demand for McGahn testimony 'ridiculous'

Thursday 16:21 GMT

President Trump on Wednesday vowed to fight back against congressional Democrats issuing subpoenas for administration officials, while calling their latest bid to bring in former White House Counsel Don McGahn for testimony “ridiculous.”

TRUMP: ‘NO REASON’ TO HONOR DEMS’ ‘VERY PARTISAN’ SUBPOENAS, AS MCGAHN TESTIMONY FIGHT LOOMS. “The subpoena is ridiculous. ... I have been the most transparent president and administration in the history of our country by far,” Trump told reporters Wednesday.

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Former AG Michael Mukasey calls out Chris Cuomo for 'misleading' coverage of Mueller investigation

Thursday 15:25 GMT

A former attorney general has slammed CNN host Chris Cuomo, accusing the host of "misleading" his audience about the Mueller investigation.

Additionally, some conservative politicians have rallied for the investigation of those who conducted the investigation into President Trump, specifically in regard to the legitimacy of the FBI's bid to secure a FISA warrant against former Trump adviser Carter Page.

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Source: The Week

The Mueller War rages on

Thursday 09:54 GMT

If the report closed out the first stage of the Mueller War, it appears to have also launched the second stage — one in which members of Congress will attempt to reshape Mueller's investigation to reach the conclusions they expected.

Americans waited almost two years for Special Counsel Robert Mueller to finish his investigation into the 2016 presidential election. They could be forgiven for celebrating after the report's release, and especially in its finding that no evidence existed showing Americans facilitated Russian efforts to interfere with and "sow discord" during the election.

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Liz Peek: Democrats cling to the Russia probe because it’s all they’ve got

Tuesday 08:05 GMT

He asked Democrats to “choose between greatness or gridlock, results or resistance, vision or vengeance, incredible progress or pointless destruction.”

Now Democrats want an unredacted report from the Special Counsel, even though the Special Counsel's report released by Attorney General Barr contained minimal redactions. They know such a report, a version of which Barr has promised to give to senior officials of both parties, will contain Grand Jury information which by law cannot be made public.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte