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WashPo: Special counsel Mueller investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice

A spokesman for President Donald Trump's lawyer says a Washington Post report that the president is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice came from an "inexcusable and illegal" FBI leak. They say Trump did not collude with Russian Federation and see the investigation as a politically motivated sham that handicaps Trump's ability to execute his agenda, according to one person who advises the White House on how to handle the probe.



Feinstein calls for investigation of 'all matters related to obs

Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California wants the committee to investigate "all matters related to obstruction of justice and use its subpoena authority if necessary". "I asked a close friend to do it", Comey told Senate Intelligence Committee members. Asked about the scope of his inquiry, Grassley said it would look at Comey and the Russian Federation investigation, saying the intelligence committee has a "pretty narrow" jurisdiction.



Sanders condemns shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC told BuzzFeed News the gunman asked whether those practicing were Republicans or Democrats before opening fire. The report indicated police arrived at 4561 Frank Scott Parkway West in Belleville where they found Hodgkinson with a "high-powered weapon" and a valid IL firearms license.


No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

That's not for today's discussion, but it's not just about politicians. ■ David Frum, senior editor for the Atlantic, called for background checks, gun licensing and registration, long gun permits, limits on magazine size, and restrictions on open carrying of guns.