Mueller reportedly files first charges in Russia probe. Key Trump allies call on Mueller to resign.

Buckle up. Special prosecutor Robert Mueller, who has been investigating potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, has filed his first charges, according to CNN. The charges, reportedly approved by a grand jury on Friday, remain under seal. Who has been charged and the nature of the charges remain unknown. CNN reported that anyone charged …

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We’re Witnessing A Dramatic Difference in Governance Philosophy

Eleven Senators have formally written to AG Sessions requesting him to immediately appoint an independent Special Counsel to investigate collusion with the Russian government by General Flynn and other Trump campaign, transition, and Administrative officials. Tammy Baldwin Richard Blumenthal Cory Booker Sherrod Brown Thomas Carper Richard Durbin …. Chris Van Hollen Patric Lehy Edward Markey Jeff Merkley Thomas …

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Why Did Putin Help #trump Win

Rachel Maddow exposed Rex Tillerson, Donald Trump’s Secretary of State nominee. Anyone who believes this man could have the interest of the United States in mind after watching Maddow deconstruct his behavior towards Russia is misleading themselves.

Next Week: Speaker Ryan to Join CNN for Town Hall

On Thursday, January 12, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) will join CNN’s Jake Tapper for a town hall live from George Washington University at 6:00 p.m. PT. Speaker Ryan will take questions from the audience on the 2017 agenda and working with the president-elect and incoming administration. The one-hour event will air live on CNN, …

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Schiff on Actions Against Russia in Response to Election Meddling

— by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA-28), Ranking Member, Intelligence Committee Ranking Member “Today’s actions begin the important process of holding Moscow accountable for its blatant meddling in our democracy. The personnel and economic sanctions announced by the Administration and other steps it should take without acknowledgement are vital to imposing costs on the Kremlin and …

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The Progress Report: The Art of the Do-Over

Last week, Trump picked a fight with the Khan family, supported Russia’s occupation of Crimea, suggested Americans pull their retirement funds out of the stock market, said he hoped his daughter would “find a new career” if she were sexually harassed at work, said he’d always wanted a purple heart but being given one by …

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16 Legislative Calendar Days left and …

The 2015 fiscal year ends on September 30, 2015 and we do not yet have a 2016 budget, a transportation bill, nor a resolution to Veterans Administration shortfalls which may shutter a number of VA hospitals.  And if that isn’t enough on their plates to handle when they only plan to actually work 16 days …

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