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Special Counsel Labels Bombshell BuzzFeed Report ‘Not Accurate’ in Rare Statement

Special Counsel Labels Bombshell BuzzFeed Report ‘Not Accurate’ in Rare StatementA spokesman for special counsel Robert Mueller took the unusual step Friday of publicly correcting an inaccurate BuzzFeed News report that accused President Trump of suborning perjury. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” special counsel spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement to BuzzFeed. The statement was issued in response to a bombshell report, which cited two law enforcement officials and alleged Trump directed his personal attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about when exactly plans to construct a Trump Tower in Moscow concluded.



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Special counsel disputes explosive report on Trump lawyer testimony

Special counsel disputes explosive report on Trump lawyer testimonyTrump’s lieutenants had already strongly pushed back against the report, which said that the president ordered Michael Cohen to lie about a Russian skyscraper project they pursued during the 2016 election. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” spokesman Peter Carr said in a statement.



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Graham says Barr expressed confidence in special counsel

Graham says Barr expressed confidence in special counselWASHINGTON (AP) — The new chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said attorney general nominee William Barr has confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller and will let him complete his Russia investigation.



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Senators renew attempt to protect special counsel Mueller

Senators renew attempt to protect special counsel MuellerWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, sending a signal to President Donald Trump as he keeps up his criticism of Mueller's Russia investigation.



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Former independent counsel Ken Starr on Rudy Giuliani indicating Robert Mueller's investigation should be investigated

Former independent counsel Ken Starr on Rudy Giuliani indicating Robert Mueller's investigation should be investigatedPresident Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani accused Mueller's office of destroying evidence by allowing text messages from Peter Strzok and Lisa Page to be erased.



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Mueller investigation: Special counsel attacks Flynn criticism of FBI interview

Mueller investigation: Special counsel attacks Flynn criticism of FBI interviewSpecial Counsel Robert Mueller has urged a federal judge to reject an attempt by Michael Flynn “to minimise the seriousness” of him lying to the FBI. Mr Mueller’s team was responding to a sentencing memo from Flynn’s lawyers criticising the FBI interviews with their client, saying agents did not provide him “with a warning of the penalties” for misleading investigators. In a note to a judge in Washington DC, he added: “He does not need to be warned it is a crime to lie to federal agents to know the importance of telling them the truth.



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Robert Mueller: Woman targeted by inept plot to bring down US special counsel reveals how it rapidly fell apart

Robert Mueller: Woman targeted by inept plot to bring down US special counsel reveals how it rapidly fell apartThe apparent plot to bring down Robert Mueller by bribing women to make false sexual misconduct claims against him appears to have fallen apart, after emails revealed startling details about the conspiracy. On Tuesday, Jennifer Taub, an associate professor at Vermont Law School, made public an email she received earlier this month in which the sender asked to speak to her regarding “past encounters” with Mr Mueller, who is investigating possible election collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. The letter, which Ms Taub forwarded on to the special counsel, came from someone claiming to be an employee at a purported private intelligence firm called Surefire Intelligence.



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White House Counsel Don McGahn Has Officially Left The Trump Administration

White House Counsel Don McGahn Has Officially Left The Trump AdministrationWhite House Counsel Don McGahn officially left the Trump administration on



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Senate GOP's Outside Counsel Says 'Reasonable Prosecutor' Would Not Bring Case Against Kavanaugh

Senate GOP's Outside Counsel Says 'Reasonable Prosecutor' Would Not Bring Case Against KavanaughRachel Mitchell argues that a “reasonable prosecutor” would not bring a case against Kavanaugh based on Blasey’s allegations.



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Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Set for Michael Flynn's Sentencing

Special Counsel Robert Mueller Is Set for Michael Flynn's SentencingThe former national security advisor agreed to cooperate with Mueller’s team



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