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Mueller wouldn’t subpoena Trump because they knew he wouldn’t cooperate: report

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According to a Sunday CNN report, special counsel Robert Mueller refused to fight President Donald Trump on speaking to them in person because he likely wouldn’t cooperate.

In wake of Attorney General Bill Barr’s four-page digest of the Mueller report, he drew conclusions that weren’t accurate from what Mueller did.

“We learned that the special counsel, his team and DOJ officials, top officials raised the specter of issuing a subpoena for President Trump for an interview and ultimately the decision was made not to move forward with such a significant investigative step of issuing a subpoena against a sitting president,” said CNN reporter Pamela Brown.

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Mueller sent questions to Trump, which he answered with the help of his attorneys. Political commentators mocked it as a “take-home test,” and said that it wouldn’t provide any real answers.

“We know for months, that Robert Mueller and his team have been asking for a sit-down interview with President Trump and the legal team said no,” Brown said. “They gambled that Robert Mueller would not issue a subpoena. Sure enough, that happened. We heard there are sensitive discussions about whether they should issue a subpoena when it became clear that the president’s legal team would not allow a sit-down interview with the president.”

She said that they ultimately decided that the “merits and evidence” didn’t justify the fight with Trump and his legal team.

“But certainly, it makes you question, as you read Bill Barr’s memo today, whether Robert Mueller said in his report to Barr that some of the president’s behavior he could not be exonerated from because he did not get that sitdown interview to talk to him and understand his intent,” Brown continued.

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Eric Trump bashes the children of politicians profiting off their family name to enrich themselves: ‘It is sickening’

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President Donald Trump third child blasted children of politicians profiting from their relationship during a Saturday night appearance on Fox News with Jeanine Pirro.

"So where does Joe Biden get off been so pompous and above it all?" Pirro asked.

"If I was doing the same thing that that family was doing I’d be in jail," Eric Trump said.

"Why is it that every family in politics enriches themselves?" he asked. "It is sickening."

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Trump ‘has done nothing wrong’: Lindsey Graham does not think ethnic cleansing is an impeachable offense

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Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) slammed President Donald Trump for allowing Turkey's ethnic cleansing of the Kurds in Syria, but then defended the president against impeachment during a Saturday night appearance on Fox News.

Graham told Fox News personality Jeanine Pirro that he worried that 15,000 ISIS fighters could escape, allowing the terrorist caliphate to reconstitute.

The South Carolina Republican declared that America "will not tolerate" ethnic cleansing.

But then he was asked about impeachment.

"Impeachment is a bunch of bull," Graham declared. "It is BS."

"The president has done nothing wrong," Graham argued.

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Trump is ‘feeling threatened and running scared’ to cancel G-7 at Doral: ‘Art of the Deal’ co-author

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President Donald Trump announced late on Saturday evening that he was reversing his administration's decision to hold the G-7 Summit at his Trump National Doral Miami golf club.

Trump had received harsh criticism for the selection violating the constitution’s domestic and foreign emolument clauses.

Tony Schwartz, who co-wrote The Art of the Deal with Trump, said the announcement was a sign Trump is feeling threatened.

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