Democrats push ahead with hearings on Russia probe

The Virginian-Pilot | June 10, 2019

Democrats push ahead with hearings on Russia probe
Top Democratic leaders may be in no rush to launch an impeachment inquiry, but the party is launching a series of hearings this week on special counsel Robert Mueller's report. The slate of televised sessions on Mueller's report means a new, intensified focus on the Russia probe and puts it on an investigative "path" — in the words of anti-impeachment Speaker Nancy Pelosi — that some Democrats hope leads to impeachment of President Donald Trump. In doing so, they are trying to aim a spotlight on allegations that Trump sought to obstruct a federal investigation as well as his campaign's contacts with Russia in the 2016 election. And they will lay the groundwork for an appearance from Mueller himself, despite his stated desire to avoid testifying.

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Hillary Clinton is under fire in a new online viral video that purports to show her lying or changing her tune “for 13 minutes straight,” tapping into widespread voter sentiment that the Democratic frontrunner is untrustworthy.

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Hillary Clinton is under fire in a new online viral video that purports to show her lying or changing her tune “for 13 minutes straight,” tapping into widespread voter sentiment that the Democratic frontrunner is untrustworthy.