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Mueller set to deliver key findings in Russia probe — but not until after the midterm election: report

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Special counsel Robert Mueller is ready to deliver his key findings — but not until after the midterms — in the investigation into Trump campaign collusion with Russia during the 2016 election, according to two U.S. officials.

One of the officials said Mueller is close to announcing whether his investigators found clear examples of collusion during the campaign and whether President Donald Trump obstructed justice, reported Bloomberg News.

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It’s not clear whether Mueller’s findings will be made public if he doesn’t obtain unsealed indictments, however.

The regulations of the investigation permit Mueller to reveal his findings only to his U.S. Justice Department supervisor, who currently is deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein.

The probe’s supervisor then has discretion over what is given to Congress and what is revealed to the public.

Trump has indicated he might replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the Nov. 6 election, which could allow his replacement to take over for Rosenstein in overseeing the probe, and the deputy attorney general could resign or be fired by the president after the midterms.

Either scenario could greatly impact the probe’s future.

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Mueller has secured more than two dozen indictments and guilty pleas so far in the investigation, which the president frequently complains is a “witch hunt.”


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C-SPAN caller scorched by Muslim comedian for ignoring Jesus after she rants ‘gays are abomination to God’

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Comedian Dean Obeidallah, who is Muslim, told a C-SPAN caller that Republicans are not following the teachings of Jesus Christ even though they may oppose abortion and other policies advocated by evangelicals.

"I am independent," Pam, who called from Arkansas, told Obeidallah. "I vote according to my conscience of who would Jesus vote for if he were here on Earth. And he would not vote a group of people who believe in murdering children in the womb, on gays, which is an abomination to God, on false gods from other countries."

Obeidallah replied with a lesson on the Christian savior.

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Conservative drops mic on complicit press trying to maintain access to Trump: ‘He’s a raving lunatic … tell it like it is’

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Appearing on MSNBC's "AM Joy" conservative Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin excoriated members of the press who -- in the pursuit of appearing "objective" -- refuse to "tell it like it is" when reporting on President Donald Trump.

Speaking with host Joy Reid, Rubin -- one of the president's more avid critics -- got right to the point.

"I think there are two things, "Rubin began. "One, I think that this notion of objectivity of balance has been so inculcated into the media that they now don't call it like they see it at all because they are walking on eggshells."

"When the president had that out of control press conference if you could call it that, when he was rambling on and on, they were so restrained, they described it as a celebration," she continued. "No, he was a raving lunatic. You need to use the words, the verbs and correct description so you give the public a feel of how dangerous this guy is. That is not being biased -- that is being accurate and revealing the danger this guy poses."

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Trump belatedly snarls at media for reporting a portion of his wall fell over — two weeks after it happened

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On what must be a slow news day for President Donald Trump, he took to Twitter on Sunday morning to attack the press for reporting that a portion of his wall on the southern border toppled over two weeks ago -- and then blamed the collapse on "soaking wet" concrete and high winds.

Falling back on his stand-by "Fake News," the president tweeted: "Last week the Fake News said that a section of our powerful, under construction, Southern Border Wall 'fell over', trying to make it sound terrible, except the reason was that the concrete foundation was just poured & soaking wet when big winds kicked in. Quickly fixed 'forever'."

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