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Neal K. Katyal / New York Times:
The Many Problems With the Barr Letter  —  By unilaterally concluding that Trump did not obstruct justice, the attorney general has made it imperative that the public see the Mueller report.  —  Mr. Katyal is a law professor at Georgetown.  He drafted the special counsel regulations under which Robert Mueller was appointed.
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Brian Beutler / Crooked Media:
William Barr Punked The Media About The Mueller Report  —  Long before Special Counsel Robert Mueller finished his investigation, the public record was littered with detail—from indictments and investigative reports and the president's comments and his son's inbox—showing that the Trump campaign …
Margaret Sullivan / Washington Post:
Serious journalists should be proud of — not bullied over — their Russia reporting  —  It should be no surprise to anyone that President Trump's reaction to the Mueller report is to attack reporters for doing their jobs.  —  That's exactly what he has been doing for years.
Associated Press:
Mueller report reprieve becomes Trump's re-election weapon  —  WASHINGTON (AP) — For President Donald Trump, the fight over the “witch hunt” is only just beginning.  —  Now that special counsel Robert Mueller's two-year investigation into Trump's campaign is over, it's being transformed …
Discussion: Taylor Marsh and WTOP
Charlie Warzel / New York Times:
Mueller and the Conspiracy Around the Corner  —  We get more agitated by the anticipation of political revelations than by the actual findings.  —  Mr. Warzel is an Opinion writer at large.  —  Over the weekend, Washington and much of America participated in a spectacle that's become familiar during …
John Bresnahan / Politico:
McCarthy demands Schiff step down as intel chairman  —  Republicans clamored for House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff's head Monday, demanding he give up his gavel or resign from Congress as part of their campaign of revenge against Democrats who pursued and promoted allegations …
Paul Farhi / Washington Post:
Conclusion of Mueller probe raises anew criticisms of coverage  —  And now comes the reckoning for the mainstream news media and the pundits.  —  After more than two years of intense reporting and endless talking-head speculation about possible collusion between Donald Trump's presidential campaign …
Heidi Przybyla / NBC News:
Nadler begins conversation about timing for Barr appearance on the Hill  —  Democrats say the attorney general must begin to fill in blanks left from his summary of Mueller report.  —  WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler has contacted the Department of Justice …
Bob Bauer / New York Times:
Trump's Shamelessness Was Outside Mueller's Jurisdiction  —  A demagogic president can walk right up to the edge of committing a crime, so long as he operates brazenly in public view.  —  Mr. Bauer is a professor of practice and distinguished scholar in residence at New York University School of Law.
Discussion: Raw Story
Jonathan Chait / New York Magazine:
If Trump Obstructed Justice, He Can't Be Exonerated  —  The summary of Robert Mueller's report, given to Congress by Attorney General William Barr, asserts that President Trump engaged in a number of actions that impeded the investigation.  At the same time, it concludes that Trump's campaign …
Dan B / Washington Post:
For Democrats, the Mueller report turns their politics upside down
Discussion: NPR and Speaker Nancy Pelosi
Peter Baker / New York Times:
A Cloud Over Trump's Presidency Is Lifted
Susan B. Glasser / New Yorker:
“Trump Wins!”: The President, the Mueller Report, and Our New Political Normal
Discussion: WBUR and National Review
Aaron Blake / Washington Post:
Legal experts question William Barr's rationale for exonerating Trump
Discussion: RedState and Talking Points Memo
Boston Herald:   In wake of Robert Mueller's report, don't celebrate — investigate
Robert Barnes / Washington Post:
Supreme Court won't hear appeal from company resisting Mueller subpoena
Discussion: Politico
Hope Yen / Associated Press:
AP FACT CHECK: Mueller probe doesn't totally exonerate Trump
Discussion: New Republic
Charles M. Blow / New York Times:
It's Bigger Than Mueller and Trump
Discussion: Talking Points Memo and Raw Story
Washington Post:
‘No collusion!’ goes from a defiant mantra to a rallying cry for Trump's reelection
emptywheel:
How William Barr Did Old Man Back-Flips to Avoid Arresting Donald Trump
Lawfare:
What to Make of Bill Barr's Letter
Byron York / Washington Examiner:   Trump, falsely accused of collusion, faces new onslaught of obstruction accusations
Jonathan Martin / New York Times:
Mueller Report Puts New Pressure on 2020 Candidates to Emphasize Issues
Discussion: Quartz, Contemptor and Fox News
Nicholas Rondinone / Hartford Courant:
Father of Sandy Hook victim Avielle Richman found dead at Edmond Town Hall after apparent suicide  —  The father of Avielle Richman, one of 20 first-grade students and six educators killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook School shooting, was found dead of an apparent suicide at Edmond Town Hall early Monday, police said.
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Rob Polansky / WFSB-TV:
Father of Sandy Hook shooting victim found dead  —  NEWTOWN, CT (WFSB) - The body of a man whose child was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was found in Newtown.  —  According to police, 49-year-old Jeremy Richman died of an apparent suicide at Edmond Town Hall, which is a theater and banquet venue on Main Street.
Discussion: Raw Story
Tom Udall / Medium:
A message to New Mexico from Tom:  —  When I first ran for Senate, I promised that I would give my all for the people of New Mexico.  And I reminded myself that this Senate seat is not my seat.  It is New Mexico's seat.  —  I was proud to serve as New Mexico's Attorney General …
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James Arkin / Politico:
Sen. Tom Udall won't seek reelection in 2020
Discussion: Washington Post
Reuters:
Possible pardons for Trump associates not discussed: White House  —  WASHINGTON (Reuters) - There have been no conversations about President Donald Trump issuing pardons for any of his associates who have been charged or pled guilty as part of the U.S. Special Counsel's Russia probe, White House representatives said on Monday.
Discussion: Political Wire
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Vivian Salama / Wall Street Journal:
WASHINGTON—President Trump is “more than happy” for special counsel Robert Mueller's full report …
Discussion: Daily Kos
Reuters:
Russian air force planes land in Venezuela carrying troops: reports  —  CARACAS (Reuters) - Two Russian air force planes landed at Venezuela's main airport on Saturday carrying a Russian defense official and nearly 100 troops, according to media reports, amid strengthening ties between Caracas and Moscow.
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Julia Davis / The Daily Beast:
Mueller Report Has Moscow in Ecstasy, Opening the Way for More Putin Plots
Discussion: CNBC and Raw Story
Christopher Buskirk / Spectator USA:
Devin Nunes: hero of the republic  —  Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller concluded his investigation by exonerating President Trump of collusion with Russian forces during the 2016 election.  Investigating that supposed collusion is the reason he was appointed and his final report declared …
Discussion: Washington Examiner
Kimberley A. Strassel / Wall Street Journal:
Mueller Is Done.  Now Probe the Real Scandal  —  Americans deserve a full accounting of the missteps of Comey and the FBI.
Discussion: RedState, Power Line and Instapundit
Jonathan V. Last / The Bulwark:
Whataboutism, Trump, Hillary, and Covington  —  Ken Starr has a smart piece arguing that now that the investigation is over, it's important that Robert Mueller stay quiet.  —  Starr's essential argument is that if a prosecutor can't indict a suspect, then the traditions of American law demand …
Discussion: Washington Post and The Federalist
Chris Mills Rodrigo / The Hill:
Buttigieg surges to third place in new Iowa poll  —  South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D) surged into third place in a poll of the Iowa caucus released Sunday.  —  Eleven percent of likely Democratic Iowa caucusgoers surveyed by Emerson Polling said they would pick Buttigieg to be their 2020 presidential nominee.
 
 
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