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Many House Democrats wary of trying to impeach Trump after Mueller report

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Democrats renewed consideration of impeaching President Donald Trump after the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, with leading progressives and some presidential candidates calling for swift action — as Democratic leaders cautioned restraint. In interviews with ABC News, a half dozen House Democrats remained wary of immediately launching impeachment proceedings […]

Trump tweets frustration with details of Mueller report, following public release

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump, who is spending the long Easter weekend in Mar-a-Lago has taken to Twitter to share his frustration with details included in a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report released to the public, calling the special counsel ‘highly conflicted.’ In the two days following the release of the […]

Sen. Elizabeth Warren promises to roll back Trump energy policies on 1st day in office

Twitter/@ewarren(NEW YORK) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren thrust herself into the climate change debate this week, promising that if elected president, she’d sign an executive order on her first day in office to end drilling offshore and on public lands, a move that would reverse President Donald Trump’s most notable energy policies and halt the […]

Before he was a candidate, Pete Buttigieg was voted 'most likely' to be president

ABC News(SOUTH BEND, Indiana) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg may have a leg up on his competition in 2020. In South Bend, Indiana, Buttigieg is nearly universally known and nearly everyone seems to have a “Mayor Pete” story. Katie Kowals, an intake nurse at the city’s Memorial Hospital, said her brother-in-law knows Buttitgieg well, […]

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney 'sickened' by 'dishonesty' of Donald Trump after reading Mueller report

iStock/bywriter(SALT LAKE CITY) — Sen. Mitt Romney, a regular sparring partner of President Donald Trump, came out as strongly as any Republican against the president’s actions highlighted in the Mueller report on Friday. “I am sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including […]

Trump challenger Bill Weld 'horrified' by Mueller report, but impeachment not on the table

iStock/craigpickup(WASHINGTON) — The only Republican currently running against President Donald Trump said Friday he was “horrified” by special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, but he can’t back impeachment for “political reasons.” “When we finally got to read the report I was horrified by it,” former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld said told ABC News’ Devin Dwyer on […]

Mueller investigated whether Russians used chess to build a bridge to Trump

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Of all the topics special counsel Robert Mueller put before President Donald Trump during his sweeping 22-month investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, chess was perhaps the most surprising. But buried among the myriad of revelations contained in Mueller’s 448-page report, released on Thursday with limited redactions by Attorney […]