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Column: McConnell won’t be majority leader. But there’s still plenty he can do to obstruct Biden


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House lawyers: Trump trying to ‘obstruct his own impeachment’

House lawyers: Trump trying to ‘obstruct his own impeachment’Lawyers for the House of Representatives on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of trying to “obstruct his own impeachment” by claiming the authority to block his advisers from cooperating with congressional investigations. The allegation came in a stinging 66-page court filing as part of the House Judiciary Committee’s bid to secure testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn, whom Democrats consider to be the star witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “A president with the power to obstruct his own impeachment through capacious grants of absolute immunity would be a president who is above the law,” House lawyers, led by House General Counsel Douglas Letter, wrote in the filing.



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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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Trump's Lawyers Argue It's Not Possible For The President To Obstruct Justice

Trump's Lawyers Argue It's Not Possible For The President To Obstruct JusticeLawyers for President Donald Trump have argued for months that because he is



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Rudy Giuliani Reverses Trump Team's Position, Says President Can Obstruct Justice

Rudy Giuliani Reverses Trump Team's Position, Says President Can Obstruct JusticeFormer New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani made an eyebrow-raising statement



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Explainer: Foreign powers obstruct more Assad gains in Syria

Explainer: Foreign powers obstruct more Assad gains in SyriaBy Tom Perry and Laila Bassam BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syria’s war is reaching a point where President Bashar al-Assad will not be able to win back much more territory without risking conflicts with foreign powers that have sent military forces to the country. The expected conquest of eastern Ghouta will be another milestone in Assad’s effort to crush the rebellion as the war enters its eighth year with Russia and Iran still firmly behind him. Assad’s foreign enemies have condemned the assault but failed to stop it, as was seen in Homs, Aleppo and other areas where pro-government forces crushed outgunned rebels.



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63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia Probe

63 Percent Of Americans Believe Donald Trump Tried To Obstruct Russia ProbeA new poll has found that 63 percent of Americans believe President Donald Trump has tried to “impede or obstruct” the investigations into Russian interference in the U.S. election and possible links between Trump’s campaign and the Kremlin.



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Democrats Warn Trump: Do Not Obstruct

Democrats Warn Trump: Do Not ObstructRobert Mueller widens the Russia probe's scope and may even focus on the role AG Sessions & Deputy AG Rosenstein played in firing Comey. Plus, the WH weighs blocking Comey's testimony and Democrats have a warning.



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Conservative legal scholars debate: Can the president obstruct justice?

Conservative legal scholars debate: Can the president obstruct justice?As impeachment enters the American political conversation, a leading conservative legal group convenes its annual meeting just blocks from the White House.



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