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Some Democrats Ask: Now That Mueller’s Over, Where Are Trump’s Tax Returns?

Some Democrats Ask: Now That Mueller’s Over, Where Are Trump’s Tax Returns?House Ways and Means Chairman Richard Neal is being pulled in two directions, by progressives to quickly demand Trump’s personal returns from the Treasury Department and by some moderates to wait for the full special counsel’s report before proceeding. A Democratic aide, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Neal may be facing new pressure from moderate Democrats who want to read the full report from Special Counsel Robert Mueller before making the request.



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Robert Mueller report: Democrats aim to pursue Trump-Russia investigations regardless of Mueller's conclusions

Robert Mueller report: Democrats aim to pursue Trump-Russia investigations regardless of Mueller's conclusionsDemocrats have yet to see details of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on President Donald Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 election, but are insisting they will press ahead with their investigations no matter what the conclusions. In a rare Saturday conference call for House Democrats, Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted on full disclosure of Mr Mueller’s report, telling her colleagues she would reject any classified briefing on the report from the 22-month investigation for just a select group of lawmakers. Separately, six committee chairs said they would proceed with enquiries into whether Mr Trump obstructed justice or abused the powers of his office.



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Now That Mueller Is Done, Democrats Face a Dilemma on Impeaching Trump

Now That Mueller Is Done, Democrats Face a Dilemma on Impeaching TrumpThere’s a hunger for impeachment among many Democratic voters who believe it is merited regardless of the contents of the Mueller report. Top Democrats have mostly avoided discussing the merits of impeachment until Mueller finishes his work. Over the nearly two-year investigation, Democrats have watched anger toward Trump grow among their core voters amid a barrage of controversies.



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'Do not think you can bury the evidence': Democrats demand Mueller report be made public

'Do not think you can bury the evidence': Democrats demand Mueller report be made publicDemocrats pushed back against the possibility that only a select few members of Congress might see all of Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report.



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2020 Democrats respond to Mueller report: ‘It is beyond a shadow of doubt that Trump sought to obstruct justice’

2020 Democrats respond to Mueller report: ‘It is beyond a shadow of doubt that Trump sought to obstruct justice’Democratic presidential candidates have issued calls for transparency over the findings of the Mueller report, and made it clear they believe Donald Trump is guilty of wrongdoing. Special counsel Robert Mueller’s report was delivered to the Justice Department on Friday and is now in the hands of attorney general William Barr. “It is beyond a shadow of doubt that, once in office, the president of the United States sought to obstruct justice,” former Texas congressman Beto O’Rourke said during a campaign stop in South Carolina.



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Robert Mueller report: Democrats say they are prepared to battle for access to full contents of Trump-Russia probe

Robert Mueller report: Democrats say they are prepared to battle for access to full contents of Trump-Russia probeHouse Democrats, concerned president Donald Trump‘s attorney general may withhold evidence of wrongdoing uncovered by special counsel Robert Mueller, are preparing for potential battle over access to the full contents of Mr Mueller’s newly completed report, vowing to pursue it and any underlying investigative materials in court if necessary. “We will fight” for the full report, said representative Jerrold Nadler, chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, emphasising that Democrats expect complete transparency from Mr Mueller and the Justice Department, save for redactions of classified information that could jeopardise sensitive law enforcement methods if disclosed publicly. Attorney general William Barr informed the heads of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees in a letter on Friday he might be able to advise them of Mr Mueller’s “principal conclusions as soon as this weekend”.



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2020 Vision: Is Biden-Abrams the ticket for Democrats?

2020 Vision: Is Biden-Abrams the ticket for Democrats?As the former vice president bides his time, current Democratic candidates stake out policy positions.



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Democrats push financial inclusion as 2020 election race heats up

Democrats push financial inclusion as 2020 election race heats upFollowing the 2008 financial crisis, many banks pulled back from their poorest customers. The shift has had lasting costs for millions of Americans now struggling to access mainstream financial services such as checking accounts and credit cards. The three Democrats, along with Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, have advocated for the U.S. Postal Service to provide banking services.



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In Jerusalem, Pompeo takes a jab at US Democrats on anti-Semitism

In Jerusalem, Pompeo takes a jab at US Democrats on anti-SemitismJerusalem (AFP) – Top US diplomat Mike Pompeo issued a thinly veiled jab at US Democrats over anti-Semitism on Wednesday, following controversial comments by a Muslim congresswoman over American support for Israel.



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Top Republicans blast Mueller probe transparency vote as a failed attempt by Democrats to divide party

Top Republicans blast Mueller probe transparency vote as a failed attempt by Democrats to divide partyDemocrats warn more transcripts to be released; Todd Piro reports from New York.



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