"Mueller breaks silence to say report doesn’t clear Trump" PBS NewsHour 5/29/2019
SUMMARY: Special counsel Robert Mueller broke his silence Wednesday about his office’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. In a nine-minute statement, he reiterated that Justice Department policy prohibits charging a sitting president with a crime, and that his report did not clear President Trump of committing a crime. Judy Woodruff reports.
"After Mueller statement, Trump and House Democrats dig in their heels" PBS NewsHour 5/29/2019
SUMMARY: Special counsel Robert Mueller has finally addressed the findings of his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. What is the political reaction to his remarks at the White House and on Capitol Hill? Yamiche Alcindor and Lisa Desjardins join Judy Woodruff to discuss why both sides say Mueller’s remarks support them and potential implications for the 2020 election.
"Whether Mueller testifies to Congress ‘won’t be his choice,’ says Rep. Connolly" PBS NewsHour 5/29/2019
NOTE: The issue that a sitting President can not be indited is a DoJ Policy NOT law.
SUMMARY: After special counsel Robert Mueller spoke out about his investigation, some Democrats felt they had new motivation for impeachment. Judy Woodruff talks to Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-Va) about Mueller's "consequential" remarks and how they differed from Attorney General William Barr’s, why Mueller should still testify before Congress and and whether Democratic opinion on impeachment is shifting.
"The ‘key points’ Robert Mueller made in his public appearance" PBS NewsHour 5/29/2019
SUMMARY: Special counsel Robert Mueller made it clear in his Wednesday statement that he wants his team’s lengthy report to speak for itself. NPR’s Carrie Johnson and former Justice Department official John Carlin, join Judy Woodruff to revisit key sections of the report and discuss Mueller's approach to his first public appearance since his appointment two years ago.
"Will Mueller’s statement change public sentiment about impeachment?" PBS NewsHour 5/29/2019
SUMMARY: Judy Woodruff talks to Chris Buskirk of American Greatness and Kent State University’s Connie Schultz about Robert Mueller’s first public statement in two years and whether it will increase momentum for impeachment, policy plans among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and the top issues on voters’ minds.