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PoliticsTrump says he doesn't plan to watch Mueller testify

00:35  20 july  2019
00:35  20 july  2019 Source:   politico.com

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation

Democrats hope Mueller testimony will put bright spotlight on Trump’s efforts to derail investigation When the former special counsel appears on Capitol Hill next week, House lawmakers believe he could be a powerful narrator of possible efforts by the president to obstruct the probe.

President Donald Trump said Friday that he doesn ’ t plan to watch former special counsel Robert Mueller ’s testimony, a long-awaited affair for House Democrats who have pushed Mueller to publicly answer questions about his Russia investigation.

President Donald Trump said Friday that he doesn ' t plan to watch former special counsel Robert Mueller 's testimony, a long-awaited affair for House Democrats who have pushed Mueller to publicly answer questions about his Russia investigation. "At some point they have to stop playing games

Trump says he doesn't plan to watch Mueller testify© Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images "They're just playing games. You know, I won't be watching Mueller," President Donald Trump said.

President Donald Trump said Friday that he doesn't plan to watch former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony, a long-awaited affair for House Democrats who have pushed Mueller to publicly answer questions about his Russia investigation.

"At some point they have to stop playing games," Trump told reporters in front of the White House. "They're just playing games. You know, I won't be watching Mueller."

Mueller is set to testify next Wednesday for three hours in front of the Judiciary Committee and for two hours in front of the Intelligence Committee, focusing on his 448-page report of Russian interference in the 2016 election. The hearing will take place one day before the House is due to leave for a month-long recess.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller should not testify before Congress, abandoning his previous declaration that he Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has said he doesn ' t plan to invite Mueller to testify on the report.

Trump says he doesn ' t plan to watch Mueller testify - POLITICO. President Donald Trump said Friday that he doesn ’ t plan to watch former special counsel Robert Mueller ’s testimony, a long-awaited affair for House Mueller is set to testify next Wednesday for three hours in front of the

Trump said Friday that Democrats were wasting their time trying to impeach him, as evidenced by the House vote to table an impeachment resolution from Rep. Al Green. The resolution was forced to the floor Wednesday, but it split Democrats: 95 voted to keep the resolution alive and 137 voted to kill it.

"It's a disgrace. No other president should have to go through it," Trump said. "As far as I'm concerned, they already took their impeachment vote, and the impeachment vote was so lopsided, it was a massive victory."

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President Donald Trump listened to Robert Mueller testify to Congress this past week, then misrepresented what the former special counsel said. Some partisans on both sides did much the same, whether to defend or condemn the president. © Provided by The Associated Press Former special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on his report on Russian election interference, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Trump seized on Mueller's testimony to claim anew that he was exonerated by the Russia investigation, which the president wasn't.

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