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Ex-judge says push to dismiss Flynn case is abuse of power (access required)

A former federal judge appointed to review the Justice Department’s motion to dismiss criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn said there was evidence of a “gross abuse” of prosecutorial power and that the request should be denied.

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House Republicans promise tough questions at Mueller hearing (access required)

WASHINGTON — House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. ...

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Dems get inside Trump inner circle with Hope Hicks interview (access required)

The closed-door interview that House lawmakers have with Hope Hicks, a former communications director for President Donald Trump, marks the first time they are hearing from someone linked to his inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.

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Rosenstein urges attorneys to model civility, educate public on legal principles (access required)

OCEAN CITY — Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein addressed a standing-room-only crowd Wednesday to open the Maryland State Bar Association’s Legal Summit and Annual Meeting, where he called on his fellow attorneys to model moderation and skepticism in an ...

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John Dean calls Mueller report a ‘road map’ for Trump probe (access required)

The Justice Department has agreed to turn over some of the underlying evidence from special counsel Robert Mueller's report, including files used to assess whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee said Monday.

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Trump lashes special counsel after he says no exoneration (access required)

President Donald Trump assailed special counsel Robert Mueller as a "never Trumper" and a rejected, conflicted job-seeker on Thursday, a day after Mueller bluntly rebuffed Trump's repeated claims that the Russia investigation had cleared him of committing a federal crime of obstruction of justice.

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Trump moves to escalate the investigation of intel agencies (access required)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. intelligence community to “quickly and fully cooperate” with Attorney General William Barr’s investigation of the origins of the multiyear probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia. Former intelligence officials ...

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Pelosi promises methodical action on ‘constitutional crisis’ (access required)

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the country faces a “constitutional crisis” over President Donald Trump’s resistance to congressional investigation and promised a methodical, if lengthy, effort to pursue oversight of the White House. Pelosi made no promise ...

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Trump invokes ‘privilege’ over the full Mueller report (access required)

WASHINGTON — The White House invoked executive privilege Wednesday, claiming the right to block lawmakers from the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller on his Trump-Russia probe and escalating the battle between President Donald Trump and Congress. The administration’s ...

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