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Lindsey Graham gave a stern warning Sunday to President Donald Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Lindsey Graham gave a stern warning Sunday to President Donald Trump against firing special counsel Robert Mueller.”},{“title”:”Gowdy to Dowd: Act like Trump is innocent”,”duration”:”01:34″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/03/18/trey-gowdy-john-dowd-fox-news-whitfield-nr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/03/18/trey-gowdy-john-dowd-fox-news-whitfield-nr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/160628210233-trey-gowdy-june-28-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/03/18/trey-gowdy-john-dowd-fox-news-whitfield-nr.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy on Sunday bristled at President Donald Trump’s attorney John Dowd’s calling for the Justice Department to end the special counsel probe.”,”descriptionText”:”Outgoing Rep. Trey Gowdy on Sunday bristled at President Donald Trump’s attorney John Dowd’s calling for the Justice Department to end the special counsel probe.”},{“title”:”Mueller charges lawyer with lying about Gates interaction”,”duration”:”02:34″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/02/20/mueller-charges-lawyer-with-lying-about-interaction-with-rick-gates.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/02/20/mueller-charges-lawyer-with-lying-about-interaction-with-rick-gates.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180216141515-bt101-robert-mueller-02162018-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/02/20/mueller-charges-lawyer-with-lying-about-interaction-with-rick-gates.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a charge against lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan for lying to investigators about his interaction with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates in September 2016. CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Special counsel Robert Mueller has filed a charge against lawyer Alex Van Der Zwaan for lying to investigators about his interaction with former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates in September 2016. CNN’s Jessica Schneider reports.”},{“title”:”House GOP breaks from intel community on Russia”,”duration”:”01:26″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/03/12/house-gop-breaks-from-intel-community-on-russia-raju-sot.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/03/12/house-gop-breaks-from-intel-community-on-russia-raju-sot.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/161228161104-capitol-hill-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/03/12/house-gop-breaks-from-intel-community-on-russia-raju-sot.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee reached the opposite conclusion from the intelligence community they oversee, announcing that Russian President Vladimir Putin was not trying to help Donald Trump win the election.”,”descriptionText”:”Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee reached the opposite conclusion from the intelligence community they oversee, announcing that Russian President Vladimir Putin was not trying to help Donald Trump win the election.”},{“title”:”Mueller issues indictment against 13 Russian nationals”,”duration”:”01:16″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/02/16/mueller-13-russian-nationals-indictment-wolf.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/02/16/mueller-13-russian-nationals-indictment-wolf.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180123110455-robert-mueller-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/02/16/mueller-13-russian-nationals-indictment-wolf.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment against 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities accused of violating US laws to interfere with US elections and political processes. “,”descriptionText”:”A federal grand jury in the District of Columbia returned an indictment 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Robert Mueller’s indictment is the Russian-based company called the \”Internet research agency,\” which is also often called a \”troll farm.\” CNN’s Matthew Chance takes a look at how it allegedly sought to sow discord in the US. “},{“title”:”What if Trump refuses Mueller interview?”,”duration”:”01:19″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/02/07/tapper-preet-bharara-trump-lawyers-mueller-interview-lead.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/02/07/tapper-preet-bharara-trump-lawyers-mueller-interview-lead.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180126110058-03-mueller-trump-split-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/02/07/tapper-preet-bharara-trump-lawyers-mueller-interview-lead.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”Former US Attorney Preet Bharara tells CNN’s \u003ca href=\”https://www.cnn.com/profiles/jake-tapper-profile\”>Jake Tapper\u003c/a> what could happen if President 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relating to Donald Trump’s transition to the presidency, showing how quickly he expanded the Russia investigation. CNN’s Kara Scannell reports.”,”descriptionText”:”Last June, special counsel Robert Mueller asked a government agency to preserve documents relating to Donald Trump’s transition to the presidency, showing how quickly he expanded the Russia investigation. CNN’s Kara Scannell reports.”},{“title”:”The man in charge of the Russia investigation”,”duration”:”00:51″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/us/2017/05/18/who-is-robert-mueller-orig-llr.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”us/2017/05/18/who-is-robert-mueller-orig-llr.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170517175257-03-robert-mueller-file-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/us/2017/05/18/who-is-robert-mueller-orig-llr.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”Robert Mueller is the special counsel appointed to oversee the ongoing Russia investigation.”,”descriptionText”:”Robert Mueller is the special counsel appointed to oversee the ongoing Russia investigation.”},{“title”:”Ex-Trump adviser grilled over Kremlin ties”,”duration”:”01:11″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/02/06/carter-page-abc-kremlin-adviser-orig-cs.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/02/06/carter-page-abc-kremlin-adviser-orig-cs.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/171102191722-carter-page-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/02/06/carter-page-abc-kremlin-adviser-orig-cs.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”Fmr. adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign Carter Page is questioned by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos over his stated role as an informal adviser to the Kremlin”,”descriptionText”:”Fmr. adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign Carter Page is questioned by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos over his stated role as an informal adviser to the Kremlin”},{“title”:”NYT: Trump lawyers worried he’d lie to Mueller”,”duration”:”00:54″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/02/06/trump-lawyers-mueller-interview-nyt-report-brown-sot-ctn.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/02/06/trump-lawyers-mueller-interview-nyt-report-brown-sot-ctn.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180202211538-01-donald-trump-0202-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/02/06/trump-lawyers-mueller-interview-nyt-report-brown-sot-ctn.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”President Donald Trump’s attorneys are trying to sway him against agreeing to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller partially out of concern he might incriminate himself through false statements, according to The New York Times.”,”descriptionText”:”President Donald Trump’s attorneys are trying to sway him against agreeing to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller partially out of concern he might incriminate himself through false statements, according to The New York Times.”},{“title”:”Manchin to Trump: Let Mueller do his job”,”duration”:”01:21″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/01/28/manchin-trump-fire-mueller-blew-off-some-things-sot-sotu.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/01/28/manchin-trump-fire-mueller-blew-off-some-things-sot-sotu.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180128095948-joe-manchin-january-28-2016-01-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/01/28/manchin-trump-fire-mueller-blew-off-some-things-sot-sotu.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) says he does not agree with Democrats who say there is an actionable obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump but warned the president to not consider going down the road of firing special counsel Robert Mueller.”,”descriptionText”:”Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) says he does not agree with Democrats who say there is an actionable obstruction of justice case against President Donald Trump but warned the president to not consider going down the road of firing special counsel Robert Mueller.”},{“title”:”WH: Trump ‘fully cooperative’ on Russia probe”,”duration”:”02:00″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2018/01/23/sarah-sanders-trump-interview-robert-mueller-russia-probe-sot.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2018/01/23/sarah-sanders-trump-interview-robert-mueller-russia-probe-sot.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/180123173602-sarah-sanders-2-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2018/01/23/sarah-sanders-trump-interview-robert-mueller-russia-probe-sot.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”White House press secretary Sarah Sanders answers questions on whether President Trump would submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller.”,”descriptionText”:”White House press secretary Sarah Sanders answers questions on whether President Trump would submit to an interview with special counsel Robert Mueller.”},{“title”:”Can President Trump pardon himself?”,”duration”:”02:33″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”http://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2017/07/21/can-president-trump-pardon-himself-newday.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2017/07/21/can-president-trump-pardon-himself-newday.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/170719140251-04-donald-trump-gop-lunch-0719-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2017/07/21/can-president-trump-pardon-himself-newday.cnn/video/playlists/russia-investigation/”,”description”:”The \u003ca href=\”https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-lawyers-seek-to-undercut-muellers-russia-investigation/2017/07/20/232ebf2c-6d71-11e7-b9e2-2056e768a7e5_story.html?utm_term=.3533b7430a2d\” target=\”_blank\”>Washington Post reported\u003c/a> that President Trump asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection to the Russia probe.”,”descriptionText”:”The \u003ca href=\”https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trumps-lawyers-seek-to-undercut-muellers-russia-investigation/2017/07/20/232ebf2c-6d71-11e7-b9e2-2056e768a7e5_story.html?utm_term=.3533b7430a2d\” target=\”_blank\”>Washington Post reported\u003c/a> that President Trump asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection to the Russia probe.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-1fcpx8s’,”,”js-video_source-featured-1fcpx8s”,true,true,’russia-investigation’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length
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