John Bolton: Maduro has lost the support of the Venezuelan people, so he’s relying on Cuban and Russian support to usurp democracy and repress innocent civilians. This news shows he is growing even more reckless and isolating himself further.
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@NBCNews has learned six House Dem Committee chairs - Nadler, Cummings, Schiff, Waters, Neal, Engel - sent a letter today to AG Barr requesting he submit the full Mueller report by Tuesday, April 2nd. They also want the underlying evidence and materials.
McConnell blocks attempt to make full Mueller report public - The Hill
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General Secretariat of the OAS rejects the recent Russian military incursion into the territory of Venezuela.
: Today, it was my great honor to welcome Prime Minister @Netanyahu of Israel back to the @WhiteHouse where I signed a Presidential Proclamation recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
Marco Rubio: Russia is deploying military personnel in W. Hemisphere in Venezuela. This is a direct challenge to our national interest and poses a direct threat to our national security. It must and I am confident will be addressed.
Reporter: Do you think Special Counsel Mueller acted honorably President Trump: "Yes, he did. Yes, he did."
Permanent Council of the OAS will discuss the evolution of the crisis in Venezuela
US Vice President Mike Pence confirms that Trump will sign a declaration recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan during his meeting with Netanyahu
"Anti-Semitism has no place in the Congress of the United States of America," declares @VP at AIPAC2019 to sustained applause and says those such as @IlhanMN should never have a seat on @HouseForeign.
"We've reached a fateful moment in our history" with anti-Semitism on the rise, says @VP.
Mueller report conclusion of no collusion "is a great thing for our country," says @PressSec.
Not necessary to add more sanctions on DPRK is the feeling of @POTUS, says @PressSec.
@PressSec says @POTUS understands the need for @netanyahu to cut short his visit here.
No discussion of pardons, says @PressSec.
Media coverage was "outrageous," says @PressSec.
Decision up to the attorney general whether to release full Mueller report, says @PressSec.
Russia's foreign ministry says it hopes the U.S. will officially recognize there was no collusion between Trump campaign and Russia, calls accusations against 25 Russians over election meddling politically motivated
: "The Special Counsel did not find that the Trump Campaign, or anyone associated with it, conspired or coordinated with the Russian Government in these efforts, despite multiple offers from Russian-affiliated individuals to assist the Trump Campaign."
: "No matter your ideologies or your loyalties, this is a good day for America. No American conspired to cooperate with Russia in its efforts to interfere with the 2016 election, according to Robert Mueller, and that is good." @BretBaier @FoxNews
A rocket fired from Gaza crashed on a house in the northern suburbs of Tel Aviv that night. Six light wounded. Netanyahu cut short his trip to Washington and canceled his speech to AIPAC.
Speaker Pelosi, Senate Democratic Leader Schumer say Attorney General Barr's letter 'raises as many questions as it answers' - Reuters
@NBCNews @MSNBC President Trump: "This was an illegal take down that failed."
@NBCNews @MSNBC President Trump: "It's a shame that our country had to go through this. To be honest, it's a shame that your president had to go through this."
: No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION. KEEP AMERICA GREAT.
Special Counsel "did not find any collusion and did not find any obstruction. AG Barr and DAG Rosenstein further determined there was no obstruction," says @PressSec in statement.
Trump's attorney: Mueller's report better than expected
"Russia is a bad actor with dark intentions, but there is no evidence that they compromised a presidential nominee," says ranking member on House judiciary committee, @RepDougCollins.
Justice Department: Mueller did not find that Trump campaign or its associates 'conspired or coordinated' with Russia.
Mueller referred "several matters to other offices for further action" but, as for the Special Counsel, he did not recommend any further indictments - Barr summary
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Here's the 4-page letter DoJ sent to the Judiciary Committee leaders with topline findings from the Mueller report
"The Special Counsel states that 'while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.'"
The Department of Justice "determined not to make a traditional prosecutorial judgement."
AG Barr will deliver his next report to Congress in 30-45 minutes, a US Justice Dept. official tells @NBCNews
The US warned that it will not tolerate abuses against the Americans detained by the Maduro regime