Author: Samuel Chamberlain

Mueller said he could wrap up probe by Sept. 1 if he can interview Trump by mid-July, Giuliani tells Fox News

FOX NEWS Special Counsel Robert Mueller has told President Trump’s legal team he should be able to wrap up the Russia investigation by Sept. 1 if he is able to interview Trump by mid-July, Rudy Giuliani told Fox News on Sunday. Giuliani said he and Mueller spoke about an end date to the investigation approximately two weeks ago. During that conversation, Giuliani told Mueller that any interview of Trump by the special counsel would be contingent on knowing when the probe would wrap up. The president has not ruled out sitting down for an interview with Mueller, though Giuliani...

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‘No, I’m not over it’: Hillary Clinton jabs Trump, shows off Russian hat at Yale Class Day

FOX NEWS Early in her address to graduating Yale students at Sunday’s Class Day, Hillary Clinton reached behind the lectern, pulled out a traditional Russian ushanka hat, and held it aloft. “I mean, if you can’t beat ’em, join ’em.” she said as the audience laughed and applauded. The Russian hat gag, a nod to the student tradition of wearing extravagant headgear during Class Day, set the tone for a wide-ranging speech in which Clinton alternately cracked jokes about her loss to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election and warned Yale’s Class of 2018 that “we are living...

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Giuliani says Trump doesn’t need to comply with Mueller subpoena, Cohen may have paid off other women

FOX NEWS President Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that his client did not have to comply with a potential subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation. “He’s the president of the United States,” Giuliani told ABC News’ “This Week.” He continued, “We can assert the same privilege as other presidents have. President Clinton negotiated a deal in which he didn’t admit the effectiveness of the subpoena. [Independent Counsel Kenneth Starr] withdrew it.” In the wide-ranging interview, Giuliani also addressed the investigation into Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen, saying Cohen may have paid off other woman...

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‘Still some work to do’ to free US prisoners in North Korea, official says

FOX NEWS A senior Trump administration official told Fox News Thursday that “there is still some work to do” to gain the release of three Americans held as prisoners in North Korea, despite a claim by Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani that the men would be freed that day. Giuliani told “Fox & Friends” Thursday morning that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was “impressed enough” with President Donald Trump that he would “be releasing three prisoners today.” Giuliani’s statement echoed reports by South Korea’s Yonhap News, the Financial Times and CNN that the men — Kim Dong Chul, Kim...

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Mueller told Trump legal team a presidential subpoena could be possible, report says

FOX NEWS Special counsel Robert Mueller told President Trump’s legal team that he could subpoena the president to appear before a grand jury if Trump refuses an interview with Mueller’s team, a suggestion with serious potential ramifications against the president, The Washington Post reported Tuesday night.  According to the report, Mueller raised the possibility with Trump’s lawyers in a March 5 meeting, prompting John Dowd to retort: “This isn’t some game. You are screwing with the work of the president of the United States.” Dowd resigned as Trump’s lead lawyer weeks later amid a dispute over how to answer Mueller’s...

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Blankenship at Fox News debate: I see nothing offensive about the term 'Chinaperson'

FOX NEWS West Virginia GOP Senate candidate Don Blankenship said Tuesday night that there was “not any slander” when he referred to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s father-in-law as a “Chinaperson.” “I don’t see this insinuation by the press that there’s something racist about saying ‘Chinaperson,'” Blankenship, the former Massey Energy CEO, told moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum during the Fox News debate in Morgantown. “Some people are Korean persons and some of them are African persons, there’s not any slander there.” During a radio interview last week, Blankenship suggested McConnell should recuse himself from “some votes, if he’s...

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Trump says Comey threw McCabe ‘under the bus’ after criminal referral

FOX NEWS President Trump said Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey “threw [fired FBI Deputy Director] Andrew McCabe ‘under the bus'” after the Justice Department’s inspector general referred McCabe to federal prosecutors. The president made the comment on Twitter less than three hours after Comey told CNN that he “could well be a witness” in a criminal case against McCabe. “I like [McCabe] very much as a person, but sometimes even good people do things they shouldn’t do,” Comey told “The Lead with Jake Tapper.” “I think it is accountability mechanisms working and they should work because it’s...

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Comey attacks Trump’s integrity, questions his marriage in new book

FOX NEWS Former FBI Director James Comey describes President Trump as “untethered to truth” and “ego-driven” in his forthcoming book “A Higher Loyalty,” according to excerpts obtained by The Associated Press and other news outlets Thursday. In the book, which hits shelves April 17, Comey goes so far as to question the strength of Trump’s marriage to his wife, Melania, after revealing that Trump asked him to investigate salacious allegations about his actions with Russian prostitutes. “It bothered [President Trump] if there was ‘even a one percent chance’ his wife, Melania, thought it was true,” Comey writes, according to...

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