Prosecuting Donald Trump for violating federal law is the job of the Justice Department and appointing a special counsel would be the best way of getting it done.
The Republican senator described the SolarWinds cyberattack—which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and top GOP lawmakers blame Russia for—as "extraordinary." The president has downplayed it.
The president-elect said he isn't concerned about the accusations against his son, in part because he believes they're being used to get to him.
"Who isn't disappointed? Joe Biden lied on the debate stage, he said 'there's nothing happening' and Barr should have stepped up," the president told Fox News host Brian Kilmeade.
Colorado's Ken Buck says America can't "move forward" with a Joe Biden presidency unless the DOJ appoints a special counsel to investigate Hunter Biden's laptop—that is, Buck claims, if Biden even won.
Kevin Clinesmith, who worked as a lawyer with the FBI for four years, is the first person to be charged in the Justice Department's review of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 2017 investigation.
The Office of Special Counsel says it has "reasonable grounds to believe" that Dr. Rick Bright was fired for publicly questioning Trump's advocacy of thydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus treatment.
"I have been deeply disappointed by what I've seen," Chuck Rosenberg said.
Lewandowski again acknowledged that he never read the Mueller report but said he understood its conclusions.
"Look, I've seen people with onset dementia, I'm not going to mock this man. He obviously shouldn't have been there."
"In a perfect example of the Fox-Trump feedback loop, it turns out that many of the GOP questions yesterday came straight from Sean Hannity," John Avlon said.
"So, Republicans, yes, please celebrate what a great day it was for you and Vladimir Putin," Joe Scarborough said.
"He has seemed very uncertain with his brief," Chris Wallace said. "He doesn't know – seem to know things that are in the report."
"Mueller has enormous power here to move the perception of Americans," Carl Bernstein said.
Putin said it was "not possible" for Mueller to find evidence of collusion "because it simply did not exist."
Kellyanne Conway violated the Hatch Act more than a dozen times, the Office of the Special Counsel noted. There were just two violations during the eight years of the Obama administration.
"There's absolutely no doubt that the Russians were interfering with the election for the purpose of helping the Trump campaign," Andrew McCabe said.
Sean Hannity, Laura Ingraham and Tucker Carlson all lashed out at Robert Mueller during their respective Fox News shows on Wednesday after the special counsel spoke publicly for the first time since starting the Russia probe in 2017.
"These facts that he laid out are so substantially similar to the matured allegations against Bill Clinton and Richard Nixon, it's clear where he was going," Andrew Napolitano explained.
"After two years, the Special Counsel is moving on with his life," Sanders' statement read. "And everyone else should do the same."
"It was not anywhere as clear cut as Attorney General Bill Barr [characterized the report]," the political anchor said. "In fact, it was almost exactly the opposite, not clear cut."
The veteran journalist said the situation challenged "whether our institutions are able to function in this country to deal with a president of the United States who is unique in our history, who has nothing but contempt for Democratic traditions and the rule of law."
"Are they looking for a redo because they hated seeing the strong NO COLLUSION conclusion? There was no crime," the president insisted on Twitter.
A member of the House Judiciary Committee said Special Counsel Robert Mueller had reached a tentative agreement to testify in front of the panel on May 15, but then walked that claim back only hours later.
"We had a clear directive to preserve those documents, preserve emails, preserve text messages," Omarosa Manigault Newman said.
Mueller "felt the Attorney General's letter was inaccurate" and "wanted it changed... or at least added to," Wallace said. "Those are the facts."
Former judge Andrew Napolitano said that the attorney general "was splitting hairs" in trying to explain his previous testimony to Congress.
"They don't actually want to do their job. They don't want to fix health care. They don't want to fix immigration. They don't want to fix anything else," the president's son said. "They just want to subpoena everybody that has ever met Trump."
Omarosa Manigault Newman told MSNBC that she wouldn't be surprised if she were subpoenaed by Congress.