Mueller says charging Trump was ‘not an option’

In announcing his resignation, Mueller says were his office confident Trump didn’t commit a crime, it would’ve said so. US Special Counsel Robert Mueller said on Wednesday that he is leaving the Justice Department now that he has concluded his Russia probe. In his first public statement on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, Mueller said he is also closing the special counsel’s office. The announcement comes amid demands for Mueller to testify on Capitol Hill about his findings and tension with Attorney General William Barr over…

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Pelosi: Move to impeach Trump now would be premature, ‘divisive’

Nancy Pelosi says she wishes that the president’s family, staff would have an intervention after Trump ‘tantrum’. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks during her weekly press conference at the US Capitol [Mandel Ngan/AFP] US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday that President Donald Trump threw a temper tantrum at a meeting with Democratic congressional leaders a day earlier and that she wished his family or staff would conduct “an intervention” with him for the good of the country. In a second consecutive day of tough words about Trump…

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