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Trump takes victory lap; Dems still seek full Mueller report

Mar. 26, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats demanded the release of Robert Mueller's full report and intensified their focus on health care and other policy disputes. The Affordable Care...

Democrats ask for Mueller files; GOP exclaims 'Move on'

Mar. 25, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats pressed the Justice Department Monday to provide the full report from special counsel Robert Mueller even as Republicans gleefully called for them to "move on" from the Russia investigation. President Donald Trump accused those responsible for launching Mueller's probe of...

The Latest: House chairs want full Mueller report by April 2

Mar. 25, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The Democratic leaders of six House committees are demanding that Congress have the full report by special counsel Robert Mueller "no later" than April 2. The chairmen of the panels wrote in...

Mueller report reprieve becomes Trump's re-election weapon

Mar. 25, 2019 3:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump, the fight over the "witch hunt" is only just beginning. Now that special counsel Robert Mueller's two-year investigation into Trump's campaign is over, it's being transformed into a rallying cry and a weapon for the president's re-election campaign. The pall of...

South Carolina has reopened an office in Washington, DC

Mar. 25, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is rejoining the National Governors Association and has hired a staff member in Washington, D.C. Gov. Henry McMaster told cabinet members earlier this month the benefits outweigh the costs to reopen the office and rejoin the association news outlets reported. The...

The Latest: Graham eyes FBI use of dossier in Russia probe

Mar. 25, 2019 11:39 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the conclusion of the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The Republican chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee says his panel will "unpack the other side of the story" of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into President Donald Trump...

Trump claims vindication in Mueller report, goes on attack

Mar. 24, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump claimed vindication after nearly two years of unrelenting investigation on Sunday, seeing "complete and total exoneration" in the Justice Department's account of special counsel Robert Mueller's findings and signaling he was eager to go on offense in the political...

The Latest: Pence claims total vindication in Mueller report

Mar. 24, 2019 8:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the special counsel's Russia investigation. (all times Eastern time): 8 p.m. Vice President Mike Pence says special counsel Robert Mueller's conclusions are a "total vindication" of President Donald Trump and "our campaign" and "should be welcomed...

Analysis: A cloud lifts over Trump, but at a cost

Mar. 24, 2019 8:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cloud that has hung over President Donald Trump since the day he walked into the White House has been lifted. Yes, special counsel Robert Mueller left open the question of whether Trump tried to obstruct the investigation. Yes, separate federal probes still put Trump and his...

Reaction to AG William Barr's summary of Mueller report

Mar. 24, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Reaction to Attorney General William Barr's summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the investigation of Donald Trump's campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. "While this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also...