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Robert Mueller Delivered the Goods. Will Dems Feast on Them?

So Mueller Time has arrived, and here are the big five takeaways that I saw: 1. No, real life isnt the movies, and there was no staggeringly emotional moment that will transfix the country and create an immediate groundswell for impeachment. And Robert Mueller waswell, see point 2. But even so, plenty was put on the record, on video, from the man (a Republican) who led the investigation: Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Read more: https://www.thedailybeast.com/robert-mueller-delivered-the-goods-will-dems-feast-on-them

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Mueller Hands Dems a Gift and Theyre Already Fumbling It

Since taking over the House, Democrats have fended off questions about impeachment using a mantra they returned to again and again: lets wait for Robert Muellers report. On Thursday, with most of Muellers report finally public, Democrats hit the pause button again, saying they want to wait for even more material to emergecongressional testimony from Mueller, underlying evidence that supports his findings, grand jury informationbefore fully grappling with the question of impeachment. The report, a 400-plus page document recounting attempts by President Trump to interfere with the Mueller investigation and…

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Trump Hires Legal Team to Block Congress From Seeing His Tax Returns

Donald Trump has assembled his new legal team to fight House Democrats demand for six-years worth of the presidents elusive tax returns. The formal demand made by Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA), chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, earlier this week set up what is likely to be a emoluments case, said in a statement on Friday. The requests for his private tax information are not consistent with governing law, do not advance any proper legislative purpose, and threaten to interfere with the ordinary conduct of audits. We are…

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