Dec 3, 2019

Read: Second release of FBI files from Mueller probe interviews

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The Department of Justice published nearly 300 pages of memos and notes from FBI interviews with key witnesses in the Mueller investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

The big picture: The release was in response to a Freedom of Information Act request and lawsuit from BuzzFeed and CNN.

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Key takeaways from new release of Mueller investigation files

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A second round of the FBI’s interview summaries with key witnesses from former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation was released Monday, BuzzFeed first reported.

The big picture: The cache includes summaries of FBI interviews with President Trump's former personal counsel Michael Cohen, former FBI director James Comey, former White House communications director Hope Hicks and Trump's 2016 campaign manager Corey Lewandowski.

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House investigating whether Trump lied in written answers to Mueller

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The House is investigating whether President Trump lied in his written answers to special counsel Robert Mueller in the wake of new revelations from Roger Stone's trial, CNN reports.

Why it matters: House Democrats had previously suggested in a court filing in September that Trump may have lied, but they drew "new focus" to the allegations during opening arguments Monday in a case involving the Judiciary Committee's request to unseal grand jury materials from the Mueller report, per CNN.

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Nadler on potential Mueller article of impeachment: "It's part of a pattern"

House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-N.Y.) did not confirm on CNN's "State of the Union" whether his committee will draft an article of impeachment based on the Mueller report, but said President Trump's conduct is "part of a pattern" that threatens the integrity of U.S. elections.

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