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Mueller’s team has interviewed former acting Attorney General Sally Yates: report

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Fired acting Attorney General Sally Yates (Photo: Screen capture)

Special counsel Robert Mueller has interviewed former acting Attorney General Sally Yates about meeting with White House officials where she expressed concern over Donald Trump’s onetime national security adviser Mike Flynn, the Wall Street Journal reports.

The interview reportedly took place in July, and indicates the special counsel is probing how much the White House knew about the FBI’s investigation into Flynn. Mueller has also reportedly expressed interest in Trump’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, signaling a potential obstruction of justice investigation.

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In May, Yates testified that she warned the president just a week into his presidency that Flynn was vulnerable to blackmail by the Russians. The White House waited 18 days to fire Flynn, doing so only after it was revealed he lied to Mike Pence about the nature of his conversations with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

On Dec. 1, Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about that contact.


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Trump makes his closing pitch to ‘suburban housewives’ at rally: ‘Women, I like women — I like women!’

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President Donald J. Trump made his closing pitch to who he called "suburban housewives" at his Arizona rally Monday. He bellowed, "Women, I like women -- I like women!" in a classic Trumpian move while his supporters cheered.

"Listen, here's the story. They said 'suburban women' -- I used to call them 'suburban housewives,' I got killed all the time. I said, 'ugh, I better go politically correct.' Is there one woman here who minds being called, if you're married at least, a 'suburban housewife' 'cause..."

The crowd erupted with "No!"

"The only ones who mind are those characters... there's a lot of people up there - the press, right? Those are the only ones. The rest of them don't."

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President Donald Trump's campaign manager Bill Stepien sent a long, rambling letter to the Presidential Debate Commission attacking them for being all-in for Vice President Joe Biden and demanding that they change the debate topics.

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Trump says he could raise $1 billion in a single day — he just doesn’t want to

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Speaking at a rally in Prescott, Arizona, this Monday, President Trump gave an excuse as to why he's not matching Joe Biden when it comes to fundraising, saying that he'd be "the greatest fundraiser in history" -- all he'd have to do it call up every Wall Street firm and major company in the U.S.

"I would take in more money, but you know what? I don't want to do that, because if I do that I'm totally compromised -- because when they call me, you know, you're a loyal person and what happens, is, hey -- you'll do things..." Trump said.

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