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Before he was a candidate, Pete Buttigieg was voted 'most likely' to be president

(SOUTH BEND, Ind.) --  Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg may have a leg-up on his competition in 2020.In 2000, then a senior in high school, Buttigieg was voted "most likely to become president" at St. Joseph High School. The Catholic school's yearbook was unearthed at a public library in South Bend,…... Read More

Money, media and Mueller: A weekly roundup of potential 2020 field

(WASHINGTON) -- While all eyes were fixated on the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday, the Democratic presidential field continued to plug away, despite roundly criticizing Attorney General William Barr's morning press conference and expressing a desire to learn more about redacted portions of the report. As was…... Read More

Congress steps in, once more, to fill Trump's silence on human rights in Myanmar

(WASHINGTON) -- Amid ongoing concern about human rights in Myanmar, including the violence against the Rohingya ethnic minority, Congress is again trying to step in to fill a gap left by the Trump administration.A bipartisan pair of lawmakers are set to introduce legislation in the House calling out Myanmar's government…... Read More

Chris Christie says Russia probe 'was not a hoax'

(NEW YORK) -- He may usually be in Donald Trump’s corner, but former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie isn’t joining the president in calling the Mueller’s probe investigation into Russian election meddling a hoax -- or characterizing the report as a knockout victory for the Trump administration.“It was not a…... Read More

Mueller report highlights: Read the top moments from the 448-page report

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General William Barr on Thursday morning transmitted a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's highly anticipated report on Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential campaign to members of Congress, making public for the first time substantial portions of the nearly 400-page document.The Justice Department's release of…... Read More

Democrats say Mueller report shows why Congress needs to hold Trump accountable

(WASHINGTON) -- Within minutes of the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report, House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler announced he would subpoena the Justice Department for a full, unredacted version even as Republicans celebrated the findings of the special counsel and urged Democrats to “move on" from the Russia…... Read More

Here's what we know about obstruction of justice

(WASHINGTON) -- With the public release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s highly anticipated and redacted report on Thursday, pundits and politicians were parsing its findings on the question of "obstruction of justice."Obstruction of justice accounts for a federal crime in which someone "corruptly" attempts to “influence, obstruct or impede” the…... Read More

Here's what we know about: Collusion

(WASHINGTON) -- As members of President Donald Trump’s legal team have repeatedly pointed out, the word “collusion,” itself, does not appear in the federal code.The non-legal term, however, defined by Merriam-Webster’s dictionary as, “a secret agreement or cooperation especially for an illegal or deceitful purpose,” has come to be used…... Read More

Highlights of Trump's written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller's questions

(WASHINGTON) -- The answers President Donald Trump gave to special counsel Robert Mueller have finally been released as part of the redacted version of the special counsel's report.Trump's willingness to participate in an interview with the special counsel, the topics of the questions and whether that interview would take place…... Read More

'If they had an obstruction case, they would have made it': Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow

(WASHINGTON) -- Providing a snapshot of how the White House is characterizing special counsel Robert Mueller's just-released report, the president’s personal attorney Jay Sekulow told ABC News’ Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on Thursday that the focus should be on the ways he said President Donald Trump was cleared — not…... Read More

2020 candidates slam Attorney General Barr, call on Mueller to testify as report sends ripples through Democratic field

(WASHINGTON) -- Democratic presidential candidates were quick to vent their frustration on Thursday at the conduct of Attorney General William Barr, swiftly called on special counsel Robert Mueller to testify before Congress and demanded that the full unredacted report be released to the public.The ire directed at Barr comes after…... Read More