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Reuters US NewsApr 19, 2019
Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access
Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report.

USATODAY National NewsApr 19, 2019
Lawyer: abused children 'humbled that people care
A California couple who pleaded guilty to years of torture and abuse of 12 of their 13 children have been sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole after 25 years. An attorney says the children are moving on with their lives. (April 19)         

CNN Top StoriesApr 19, 2019
4 times Barr twisted and cherry-picked Mueller's report
There is a widening divide between what Attorney General William Barr has said publicly about the special counsel's investigation and Robert Mueller's actual report. Barr previewed the report in a four-page letter to lawmakers last month and again on Thursday in a press conference just before the Justice Department released the nearly 450-page document.

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Yahoo NewsApr 19, 2019
‘No Evidence' Trump Was Aware of Don Jr.'s Meeting With Russian Lawyer
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 22-month investigation failed to produce evidence that then-candidate Trump was aware son Donald Trump Jr. and other high-ranking campaign officials met with a Russian lawyer offering damaging information on Hillary Clinton in June 2016, according to the special counsel's report released Thursday.Trump Jr., campaign chairman Paul Manafort, Jared Kushner, and at least five other people met with Kremlin-linked attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya at Trump Tower in Manhattan in order to obtain damaging information on Hillary Clinton. After news of the meeting broke a year later, in July 2017, Trump dictated a statement to be released on Trump Jr.'s behalf in which he falsely claimed the meeting was held to discuss sanctions that restricted Americans' adoption of Russian children."The president then dictated a statement to [then-White House Director of Strategic Communications Hope] Hicks that said the meeting was about Russian adoption (which the president had twice been told was discussed at the meeting). The statement dictated by the president did not mention the offer of derogatory information about Clinton," the report reads.After learning that his emails related to the meeting had been obtained by the New York Times, Trump Jr. admitted that the meeting was held to gain dirt on Clinton but said that it quickly concluded after it became clear that Veselnitskaya did not have any such information and instead wanted to voice her opposition

Yahoo NewsApr 19, 2019
'It's a report he did for me': Barr shoots down questions over handling of Mueller probe
Attorney General William Barr ended his press conference about special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Thursday after a testy exchange with reporters who questioned him about the notion that he was trying to "protect" President Trump.

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