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  • Trump complains that Mueller hasn’t questioned campaign staffers who didn’t collude with Russia

    President Donald Trump on Monday once again attacked special counsel Robert Mueller, whom he accused of not bothering to interview the staffers on his presidential campaign who did not collude with Russian agents. “Will [Mueller] be putting in statements from hundreds of people closely involved with my campaign who never met, saw or spoke to a Russian during this period?” the president asked on Twitter. “So many campaign workers, people inside from the beginning, ask …

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  • John Bolton claims he hasn’t listened to audio of Khashoggi killing because he can’t speak Arabic

    National Security Adviser John Bolton has trotted out a creative new defense of President Donald Trump’s apparent ambivalence toward Saudi Arabia’s assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and Virginia resident. During Tuesday’s White House briefing, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders yielded the floor to Bolton to answer reporters’ questions. When the right-wing war […]

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  • John Bolton says he hasn’t listened to audio of Khashoggi killing because he doesn’t speak Arabic

    White House National Security Adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said he hadn't listened to audio of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi because he does not speak Arabic.  Bolton said to reporters, "What do you think I'll learn from it? Everybody who says 'Why don't you listen to the tape'—unless you speak Arabic, what are you going to get from it?" Bolton said people who speak Arabic have listened to the tape and given White House advisers the "substance" of what is in it.  White House...

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