Defending President Trump’s campaign for its willingness to accept help from Russia in the 2016 presidential election, Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani said there was “nothing wrong” with a campaign taking information from foreign sources.
What happened: Attorney General William Barr has released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report on his probe into Russia’s effort to influence the 2016 presidential election and whether President Trump’s campaign was involved. The 448-page document included many revelations, including, as Yahoo News’ Michael Isikoff reports, that Trump committed “multiple acts” aimed at obstructing the investigation but was saved from being charged with a crime in part because his top aides refused to carry out his orders. What’s being debated and what comes next: All eyes are now on Congress, and lawmakers are now tasked with deciding whether to pursue impeachment proceedings or whether they should close the book and look forward.
In 2017 and 2018, Cobb played a pivotal role in organizing the White House response to the Mueller investigation, negotiating agreements to turn over documents and allow interviews with White House officials.
President Trump on Friday lashed out at the damning portrayal of his presidency in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, attacking witnesses who gave the special counsel notes to back up their testimony.
After special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed she had lied about the reaction to James Comey’s firing, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders went on a Friday-morning media blitz attempting to reestablish her credibility. It resulted in her telling more lies.
The then-deputy press secretary told reporters that Trump had heard from "countless" members of the FBI who had lost confidence in Comey. But in her testimony to federal investigators, Sanders admitted she made that up.
Thursday as Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report was released, President Trump said he was “having a good day.” This is terrible,” Trump told former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Sessions’ of staff Jody Hunt when he learned about Mueller’s appointment.
Attorney General William Barr ended his press conference about special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Thursday after a testy exchange with reporters who questioned him about the notion that he was trying to “protect” President Trump.