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in dueling legal analyses mueller and barr disagree over whether a president can obstruct justice simply by do
In dueling legal analyses, Mueller and Barr disagree over whether a president can obstruct justice simply by doing a lawful, official action. Barr argued no in an infamous 2018 memo, Mueller team is "not persuaded,' they write in today's report. https://t.co/1POtnlryYa
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new trump personally directed mike flynn to find hillary clinton s deleted emails special counsel says flynn t
NEW: Trump personally directed Mike Flynn to find Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, special counsel says. Flynn then reached out to GOP operative Peter Smith and Grassley staffer Barbara Ledeen, who embarked on parallel efforts to obtain them from hackers. https://t.co/qyQdImDRgO
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new imaad zuberi a donor named in a subpoena to the trump inaugural is also under a second investigation by fe
NEW: Imaad Zuberi, a donor named in a subpoena to the Trump inaugural, is also under a second investigation by federal prosecutors in Los Angeles — who are probing questions about his businesses and interactions with foreign governments.
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a well deserved congratulations to and the rest of the team that reported scoop after scoop on trump s involve
A well deserved congratulations to @mrothfeld @joe_palazzolo @rebeccaballhaus @rebeccadobrien @nicole_hong and the rest of the @WSJ team that reported scoop after scoop on Trump's involvement in hush money payments — culminating with the president's lawyer going to jail. https://t.co/h00o5ddqUx
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the wall street journal is the winners of this year s pulitzer prize for national reporting on the hush money
The Wall Street Journal is the winners of this year's Pulitzer Prize for national reporting on the hush money payments Donald Trump paid to Stormy Daniels.
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former sri lankan defense secretary gotabaya rajapaksa has been hit with two civil lawsuits in the us alleging
Former Sri Lankan defense secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa has been hit with two civil lawsuits in the U.S. alleging human rights abuses. He's a possible candidate for president in Sri Lanka and he believes suits are an attempt by opponents to derail his bid.
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prior to the manafort indictment there was an average of 45 new foreign agent registrations a month between 20
Prior to the Manafort indictment, there was an average of 45 new foreign agent registrations a month between 2010 and 2017. After his indictment the average jumped to 77. Obama WH counsel Greg Craig is the latest casualty in a DOJ crackdown on such cases. https://t.co/Fp370WhWFf
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obama s former white house counsel greg craig was indicted on charges related to work he performed for the ukr
Obama's former White House counsel Greg Craig was indicted on charges related to work he performed for the Ukrainian government in an increasingly aggressive show of muscle by the Justice Department on the laws governing foreign lobbying.
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new tonight white house counsel greg craig believes he will he indicted imminently on charges of lying to the
NEW tonight: White House counsel Greg Craig believes he will he indicted imminently on charges of lying to the DOJ about foreign work. https://t.co/W0XwfQwqfM
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new out of new york a terrorism lawsuit from the family of an american who died on malaysian airlines mh17 the
NEW out of New York: A terrorism lawsuit from the family of an American who died on Malaysian Airlines MH17. They accuse Western Union, Moneygram and two Russian banks of financial support to the Ukrainian separatist movement responsible for the disaster.
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the rnc just sent around the posts fusion gps story with this very critical line removed
The RNC just sent around the Post’s Fusion GPS story with this very critical line removed.
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the unenthusiastic plaid shirt guy at the montana trump rally was detained and ided by police and the secret s
The unenthusiastic “plaid shirt guy” at the Montana Trump rally was detained and IDed by police and the Secret Service after being removed from the bleachers and then escorted out of the arena. https://t.co/oiLv1Dh4sx
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writing for esquire goes to sibley iowa where he finds devin nunes s family running a dairy farm reliant on il
Writing for Esquire, goes to Sibley, Iowa, where he finds Devin Nunes's family running a dairy farm reliant on illegal immigrant labor. https://t.co/QMlldBaRPA
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democrats knew full well that the documents that booker and hirono released this morning were no longer confid
Democrats knew full well that the documents that Booker and Hirono released this morning were no longer confidential, according to D+R lawmakers and aides.

I asked if his remarks in committee were a stunt. He told me I violating the constitution by being in his way.
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spotted at the rncincle i m told it s being replaced for obvious reasons
Spotted at the #RNCinCLE. I'm told it's being replaced for obvious reasons.
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this is how congress hides sexual harassment settlements according to documents obtained by buzzfeed they get
This is how Congress hides sexual harassment settlements, according to documents obtained by BuzzFeed. They get paid out as salary, looks like nothing out of the ordinary on paper. https://t.co/FQ68pFh4FW
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the wsj editorial board on trump s comments that the soviets were right to invade afghanistan in 1979 we canno
The WSJ editorial board on Trump's comments that the Soviets were right to invade Afghanistan in 1979: "We cannot recall a more absurd misstatement of history by an American President" https://t.co/LVb1CvtI3G
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in a court hearing over s press credential government lawyers advanced a legal theory that would let president
In a court hearing over ’s press credential, government lawyers advanced a legal theory that would let President Trump ban reporters from White House grounds for any reason — including the tenor and tone of their coverage. https://t.co/mII4L4AVGB
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trump did better than romney among blacks by 5 points he did 2 points better among latinos
Trump did better than Romney among blacks by 5 points. He did 2 points better among Latinos.
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