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Mueller Says He Has Obtained Trump's SAT Scores

The New Yorker

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)--The special counsel's office has obtained Donald J. Trump's long-suppressed SAT scores, Robert Mueller confirmed on Thursday. After the SAT results were retrieved, a forensics lab examined the microscopic scores and positively identified them as Trump's, the special counsel explained. Mueller said that he did not seek Trump's SAT scores because he thought that they would have any bearing on his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. "My team has been putting in long hours and working very, very hard," he said. "I just thought they deserved a good laugh."

Trump 'Won't Be Involved' in Special Counsel's Russia Probe

U.S. News

The measure under consideration would give any special counsel a 10-day window to seek expedited judicial review of his or her firing and would put into law existing Justice Department regulations that a special counsel must be fired for good cause. A handful of Republicans have supported it, but most have opposed it, arguing that it is unconstitutional or unnecessary.

Why Trump Wanted Mueller Out


This piece was originally published on Just Security, an online forum for analysis of U.S. national security law and policy.

Trump transition lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained documents in Russia probe

FOX News

A lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team is accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office of inappropriately obtaining transition documents as part of its Russia probe, including confidential attorney-client communications and privileged communications.

Russia probe counsel wants to interview senior White House officials

The Japan Times

WASHINGTON – The special counsel investigating whether Russia interfered in the U.S. presidential election and possible collusion between Moscow and the Trump campaign wants to speak with current and former senior White House officials, The New York Times reported on Saturday. Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the investigation, is in talks with the White House about potential interviews, including with former White House chief of staff Reince Priebus, the newspaper said, citing three unnamed sources briefed on the discussions. Spokespeople for Mueller and the White House did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Mueller has asked the White House about specific meetings, who attended them and whether there are any notes, transcripts or documents about them," the newspaper reported, citing two of the people. Mueller, a former head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, wants to learn more about why Trump decided to fire James Comey, the FBI chief who was dismissed in May, according to the paper.