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  • The Mueller Report: Glenn Greenwald vs. David Cay Johnston on Trump-Russia Ties, Obstruction & More
    by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) on April 19, 2019 at 12:15 pm

    The Justice Department has released a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report detailing Russian meddling in the 2016 election, the Trump campaign's contacts with Russia and President Trump's attempts to impede the special counsel's investigation. The report states the campaign "expected it would benefit electorally from information stolen and released through Russian efforts," but Mueller concluded, "the investigation did not establish that […]

  • Headlines for April 19, 2019
    by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) on April 19, 2019 at 12:00 pm

    Mueller Report Shows No Trump-Russia Conspiracy But Leaves Open Question of Obstruction, Trump Admin to Spend $40 Million on New Immigration Detention Camps, Central American Migrants Claim Assault by Mexican Authorities, ACLU Warns of "Fascist Militia" Holding Migrant Border Crossers at Gunpoint, Nicaragua Bans Anti-Government Protests, Arresting Dozens, Mali's Government Resigns as Protesters Condemn Ethnic Violence, Sudan: Mass Protests Demand Civilian Rule After […]


  • Elizabeth Warren Calls for Impeachment Proceedings Against Trump
    by Kara Voght on April 19, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Elizabeth Warren said Friday afternoon that the House of Representatives should “initiate impeachment proceedings” against President Trump. Warren’s comments—the strongest yet from a major Democratic presidential candidate—come one day after the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on his investigation into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia. The Massachusetts […]

  • “Mamá, ya. Estoy Afuera. Por Fin”—a Nicaraguan Asylum Seeker Was Released After Months Behind Bars
    by Noah Lanard on April 19, 2019 at 9:16 pm

    On Thursday night, just after nine o’clock, I received three text messages in three minutes. “He’s out,” an immigration attorney wrote. “ISAAC IS OUT,” a second lawyer exclaimed. Then came the last from his partner Fabiola, “Isaac ya esta en libertad,” she wrote in Spanish. Isaac is free. After more than 100 days in detention, […]