Mueller did not render a judgment on whether Trump obstructed justice despite probing a host of possible examples.
Moreover, while the report did not find any criminality between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation, it could not reach a concrete legal conclusion on whether the President had tried to obstruct justice. This is bad. This is the end of my Presidency.
Democrats meanwhile have demanded action against Barr, arguing that Mueller's report undercut some of the attorney general's key claims about the obstruction issue and the White House's cooperation with the investigation. McGahn refused - deciding he would sooner resign than trigger a potential crisis akin to the Saturday Night Massacre of firings during the Watergate era.
If there was one thing the Mueller report was guaranteed to deliver no matter its contents, it was an onslaught of mocking memes. After reading the Mueller report, Romney stated he was "sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including the President". The message was never delivered.
Barr's spin on the report in his previous four-page summary and press conference Thursday morning has proven to be misleading at best, and completely false at its worst. "Priebus said he told the President he would only direct McFarland to write such a letter if she were comfortable with it".
The release represented a moment of closure almost two years in the making but also the starting bell for a new round of partisan warfare. "Don't tweet at me, because I'll put you in jail".
There are ample reasons in the report for Congress to commence impeachment proceedings against Trump and to convict him in an impeachment trial. Three days later, Trump called White House counsel Donald McGahn twice, telling him both times to get Mueller removed.
Nadler said that the members of his committee need to see the full report to make "informed decisions", including whether or not to try and impeach President Donald Trump. Nadler summoned Mueller to testify and the chairman said Thursday he will be issuing subpoenas for the full report.
Overall, about 40% of the pages contained at least something that was blocked out, mostly to protect ongoing investigations. That included covering information pertaining to grand jury evidence.
"A normal person would have been indicted for this", a Republican close to the White House told reporter Sherman. I could have fired everyone, including Mueller, if I wanted.
"These facts are fatal to the conspiracy theorists who have drowned U.S. discourse for nearly three years with a unsafe and distracting fixation on a fictitious espionage thriller involved unhinged claims of sexual and financial blackmail, nefarious infiltration of the U.S. Government by familiar foreign villains, and election cheating that empowered an illegitimate President".
In short, Barr's March 24 letter left the impression that Mueller punted on obstruction because the questions were simply too hard and so the boss needed to step in and make the tough call. There are numerous instances in which Mueller's team caught Trump aides or allies lying to the public about aspects of the investigation.
McClatchy attached an editor's note to its story reporting Mueller's conclusion but adding that his report "is silent on whether the investigators received evidence that Mr. Cohen's phone pinged in an area near Prague, as McClatchy reported". The perfidies Mueller uncovered go on and on and will consume Washington for months.
Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., said he wants everything by May 1.
Nadler also has made clear that he believes Congress must keep its own counsel on the major questions facing the country about Trump's conduct.
Whether that's enough to sway Trump's supporters remains unknown. "Ultimately, the investigation did not establish that the campaign co-ordinated or conspired with the Russian government in its election interference activities". "Lawyers don't take notes", Trump once told McGahn, according to the report. He also said he had no recollection of knowledge about emails setting up the meeting that promised dirt on Clinton's Democratic campaign.
However, the dual-camera setup of the current flagship smartphone from OnePlus, the 6T, is not like other competing phones. So there's no triple-lens rear camera, no pop-up selfie camera, and no notch-less 6.5in Quad-HD+ display.
Sweden's Prosecution Authority said Thursday they were considering reopening the investigation against Assange. The extradition process is not swift, and Assange could appeal several times if decisions go against him.
So things are all even in those two Western Conference first-round series, which resume with a pair of Game 3s on Thursday night. Stephen Curry led the way for the Warriors in the loss with 29 points, while Kevin Durant had 21 points.
The winger himself has stayed coy on any talk of a move, saying on Monday: "They [fans singing he is leaving] are wrong". "I want to finish in the top four and do well in the Europa League , and then we'll see".
CBS Chicago reporter Brad Edwards wrote on his personal Twitter account that numerous stolen cars were used to commit crimes. He declined to comment on details of the incident due to there being an ongoing police investigation.
Bytedance also argued that a "very minuscule" proportion of TikTok content was considered inappropriate or obscene by its users. India is one of the largest users of the App, and the recent Government move will hit downloads of TikTok hard.
Guard Matt Mooney poured in a career-high 22 points in the victory over Michigan State and was clutch from the three-point line . Hunter matchup may result in the Cavaliers going big in the paint. "We came together, and we always believed in ourselves".
US President Donald Trump is facing a longshot challenge from within his own party ahead of next year's White House election. In 2008, he endorsed Obama over McCain for president. "Ours is a nation built on courage, resilience, and independence".
Trump broke with decades of tradition for candidates by refusing to release his income tax filings throughout his 2016 effort. Earlier this month, Neal wrote to the IRS asking for six years of the President's personal and business tax returns.
Macotakara also suggested a couple of other important changes, namely that Apple may switch to USB-C from Lightning on the iPhone. Apple may bring a triple-lens camera system to two new iPhones in 2019 instead of just one, according to Macotakara .
Alphabet , the parent company of Google, owns 5per cent of the company, even as it competes with Uber on self-driving technology. The company said it lost hundreds of thousands of users in just a few days during a #DeleteUber social media campaign that year.
The 14-time All-Star took the first eight Dallas shots and scored his team's first 10 points in the first three minutes. Ray Spalding poked the ball away from Dirk Nowitzki and had a clear path to the opposite basket.
Aubameyang profited from an error by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster as he blasted an attempted clearance in off the Gabon global . Gareth Bale , meanwhile, was benched for the second time in three matches, with his prospects looking evermore bleak.
Like Kraft, both women have now asked the courts to bar the release of the videos while their criminal cases are pending. He has pleaded not guilty. "It is basically pornography, your honor", Burck said of the videos.
Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., Elizabeth Warren , D-Mass., and Amy Klobuchar , D-Minn., have all released their returns. The release comes amid continued pressure on billionaire President Donald Trump to show his tax returns.
The president has already said he plans to unveil yet another conservative secretary, Stephen Moore , for a vacancy on the board. At the White House on Thursday, Trump didn't respond to a question about Cain at an Oval Office meeting about veterans.
He secured his advantage at the par-3 16 by sticking an 8-iron within 2 feet of the cup for another birdie and a two-stroke lead. Molinari will be in a much better position on Sunday when he tees off with Woods and Tony Finau in the day's final group.
Lomachenko dug blistering punches to the head and body, forcing Crolla (34-7-3, 13 KOs) on the defensive from the start. Commey's injured hand forced Lomachenko's promoters to make this fight with Crolla, rather than surrender his WBA belt.
Jurgen Klopp has discussed how he hopes his Liverpool side can contain Chelsea star Eden Hazard this weekend. Few United players were good, but Young was terrible . "But he has to play against us as well".
Earlier Wednesday, Trump weighed in, telling reporters that he won't agree to release his returns while he is under audit. At congressional hearings, Mnuchin accused lawmakers of seeking Trump's returns for political reasons.
A final opportunity for Mbappe saw him kick the ball against his standing leg and his shot looped on to the roof of the net. PSG should have regained the lead at 1-1 but an astonishing miss by Choupo-Moting meant it stayed level.
On Tuesday, members of parliament voted overwhelmingly to approve the extension request, with 420 votes in favour to 110 against. Britain's Parliament has passed a law created to ensure the country does not leave the European Union without a divorce deal.