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FILE - In this June 13, 2013 file photo, FBI Director Robert Mueller listens as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, as the House Judiciary Committee held an oversight hearing on the FBI. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team of lawyers investigating potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign …

Trump Budget Funds Robert Mueller Through September 2019

President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal funds Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into his campaign — and his administration — through the 2019 fiscal year, despite the repeated assurances by White House lawyer Ty Cobb that the inquiry would end soon.

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Media Fail: Trump More Popular than Obama at This Point in Presidency

According to the well-regarded Rasmussen poll (by way of Jim Hoft, who first connected these dots), President Trump’s job approval rating sits at a healthy 48 percent. At this exact time in his own presidency (February 7, 2010), Barack Obama’s job approval rating was just 44 percent. That puts Trump at +4 over Obama.

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Vox, Esquire Clash over ‘Normalizing’ Impeachment

The left side of the new media spectrum is furiously debating the question of whether, in the absence of any actual “treason, bribery, and other high crimes and misdemeanors,” or even any violations of the Constitution, President Donald Trump should face impeachment merely because the opposition does not like him.

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Byron York: Five Notes on Trump’s Current Predicament

In an op-ed for The Washington Examiner, Byron York pinpoints and breaks down the challenges facing President Donald Trump following fired FBI Director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee

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Trump Could Silence Comey, But Lets Him Speak

President Donald Trump has constitutional authority to prevent former FBI Director James Comey from testifying before Congress by invoking executive privilege but instead has chosen to let his former top investigator speak publicly.