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Last prosecutor on Michael Flynn case departs Mueller's office

Last prosecutor on Michael Flynn case departs Mueller's officeHer departure comes on the heels of reports that another Mueller prosecutor would leave the office in coming days and is sure to be seen as a new indication that the special counsel’s investigation is winding down.



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Why an unbuilt Moscow Trump tower caught Mueller's attention

Why an unbuilt Moscow Trump tower caught Mueller's attentionFurther information has come from Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal lawyer who was instrumental in the negotiations, in congressional testimony and in his guilty plea to a charge of lying to Congress about the project. Mueller’s team said in a December 2018 court filing that “the Moscow Project was a lucrative business opportunity that sought, and likely required, the assistance of the Russian government. If the project was completed, the Company (the Trump Organization) could have received hundreds of millions of dollars from Russian sources in licensing fees and other revenues.” The project is significant because it shows Trump was chasing a lucrative business deal in Russia at the same time that President Vladimir Putin’s government, according to U.S. intelligence agencies, was conducting a hacking and propaganda campaign to boost his candidacy.



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Russia mocks US collusion probe ahead of Mueller's report

Russia mocks US collusion probe ahead of Mueller's reportMOSCOW (AP) — U.S. special counsel Robert Mueller has yet to release his report about Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but the Kremlin has been rehearsing its response for months.



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Explainer: Why Mueller's report might be a letdown for Trump critics

Explainer: Why Mueller's report might be a letdown for Trump criticsThe Starr report presented explicit details about Clinton’s sexual encounters with a White House intern named Monica Lewinsky and accused Clinton of specific crimes including perjury, attempted obstruction of justice, witness tampering and “a pattern of conduct that was inconsistent with his constitutional duty to faithfully execute the laws.” Starr operated under an independent counsel law that has since lapsed. Mueller’s powers differ from those of Starr, and Justice Department regulations place limits on him that Starr did not face.



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Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe: Where it stands

Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe: Where it standsLongtime Donald Trump advisor Roger Stone is the 34th person indicted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as part of the investigation of possible ties between the US president’s election campaign and Russia. The ongoing probe by the former FBI director has led to six guilty pleas by Trump associates but so far no charges of outright collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow. Stone, 66, a veteran Republican operative, was arrested at his Florida home by FBI agents on Friday on charges of making false statements to Congress and witness tampering.



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Trump 'appreciates' Mueller's statement on report's accuracy

Trump 'appreciates' Mueller's statement on report's accuracyWASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller's office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that President Donald Trump's former attorney told Mueller that Trump directed the lawyer to lie to Congress.



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Trump's AG pick to pledge protection for Mueller's Russia probe

Trump's AG pick to pledge protection for Mueller's Russia probeAttorney general nominee William Barr will pledge at his confirmation hearing to protect Robert Mueller's investigation Trump's 2016 election campaign.



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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's new memo

Mueller's new memoThe special counsel is recommending no prison time for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who reportedly has been cooperating with investigators. ABC News' Maggie Rulli reports.



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Trump signals he won't answer Mueller's questions in person

Trump signals he won't answer Mueller's questions in personPresident Trump finished written responses to the special counsel's questions, but he says he won't be interviewed.



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