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Mueller is an experienced public servant who was threatened repeatedly with being fired. It seems unlikely that he didn’t realize Barr and Trump could exploit his decision not to say Trump committed crimes.(AFP File)

Opinion: Call It Obstruction, Robert Mueller. The Evidence Is Here.

By Bloomberg
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2019 07:23 PM IST
The key punch-pulling passage in the report occurs on page 2 of volume 2, where Mueller says that “we determined not to apply an approach that could potentially result in a judgment that the president committed crimes.”
Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh(HT File)
Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh(HT File)

Sikh bodies submit memo to EC against IG’s removal from SIT

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 11:09 PM IST
Earlier this week, Mand had sought the reinstatement of the IG as a SIT member, threatening to start a protest against the decision.
FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing members of the US Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.(REUTERS)
FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing members of the US Senate on his investigation into potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.(REUTERS)

Mueller’s investigators frustrated by summary of their findings

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2019 07:28 PM IST
The New York Times report, which first said the misgivings these investigators have about the four-page summary written by attorney general William Barr, came amidst intensifying confrontation between the president and the Democratic-led House of Representatives.
The truth is that Mueller’s conclusions are not that great a surprise. Clearing the US president of the collusion charge will change little of the present political dynamics in Washington(AFP)
The truth is that Mueller’s conclusions are not that great a surprise. Clearing the US president of the collusion charge will change little of the present political dynamics in Washington(AFP)

The Mueller report will hardly impact the political dynamics in Washington

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 08:20 AM IST
The real goal in all this courtyard drama is to tilt the political landscape for the 2020 US presidential elections in favour of one party or another. Mueller did not give the Democrats quite the big gun they had hoped for
There was a sense of relief and vindication in the Trump camp at the outcome of an investigation that had hung over the administration for almost two years, casting doubts on its legitimacy(AP)
There was a sense of relief and vindication in the Trump camp at the outcome of an investigation that had hung over the administration for almost two years, casting doubts on its legitimacy(AP)

Cleared of Russia collusion, Donald Trump remains in the dock for obstructing justice

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON MAR 26, 2019 07:15 AM IST
The report left the issue of obstruction of justice wide open.
US President Donald Trump, who has proclaimed or tweeted “NO COLLUSION” more than 200 times and has routinely denounced Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “witch hunt.”(AP)
US President Donald Trump, who has proclaimed or tweeted “NO COLLUSION” more than 200 times and has routinely denounced Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “witch hunt.”(AP)

Donald Trump campaign didn’t collude with Russians, says Mueller report

Bloomberg | By Chris Strohm and Shannon Pettypiece
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2019 08:05 AM IST
The report was the close of a politically explosive 22-month investigation into whether Donald Trump or those around him conspired in Russia’s interference in the 2016 campaign and whether the president sought to obstruct justice.
The judiciary committee of the House of Representatives, which is led by Democrats, announced an investigation on Monday into possible corruption, obstruction of justice and abuse of power by the US president.(AFP Photo)
The judiciary committee of the House of Representatives, which is led by Democrats, announced an investigation on Monday into possible corruption, obstruction of justice and abuse of power by the US president.(AFP Photo)

White House slams Democrats’ probe ‘abusive’

Washington | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 06, 2019 10:42 AM IST
Donald Trump had called it the work of “sick” people in anticipation of the probe.
Lab technician or doctor putting up fertilized egg in fertility laboratory under the microscope(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Lab technician or doctor putting up fertilized egg in fertility laboratory under the microscope(Getty Images/iStockphoto)

US fertility doctor used own sperm to impregnate dozens, may have fathered 20 kids

Indianapolis | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON AUG 24, 2018 10:25 AM IST
The doctor had used his own sperm to impregnate as possibly dozens of women after telling them the donors were anonymous.
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