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Breaking News US/Australia ll Trump kicks off last day in Europe with string of anti-Mueller tweets

President Donald Trump kicked off his last morning in Europe with a string of tweets against special counsel Robert Mueller as he prepares to fly back to multiple domestic crisises awaiting him in the United States.  Trump touted a statements on Friday from conservative columnist John Solomon of The Hill and Fox News host Sean Hannity, who were knocking Mueller’s findings in the Russia investigation. ‘John Solomon: Factual errors and major omissions in the Mueller Report that it is totally biased against Trump,’ the president tweeted. And the Trump posted a clip of Hannity’s opening monologue from Thursday night’s program where the conservative host said ‘Mueller’s 448 page report was nothing but pure political garbage with errors put there on purpose.’ The president is staying at his golf course in Doonbeg, County Clare, Ireland, on the heels of his five-day trip to Europe.Trump returns to the United States Friday afternoon where multiple domestic troubles await him: lawmakers – both Republican and Democrat – are pushing back against his proposal to raise tariffs on Mexico if the country doesn’t stop illegal immigrants from entering the US and House Democrats will vote on whether or not to hold his Attorney General Bill Barr in contempt of Congress on Tuesday.And it was domestic troubles on his mind Friday, as demonstrated with his tweets about Mueller.  Mueller’s report found there were no collusion with Russia on the part of the Trump campaign but left it up to Attorney General Bill Barr to decide whether or not to pursue obstruction of justice charges. Barr, in consultation with then-Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, decided not to. Share this article Share 22 shares But Democrats latched onto a line in Mueller’s report that noted Congress has oversight authority over the president. Mueller himself stoked the flames when he said in his public statement last month that ‘If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so.’He also noted that while Justice Department policy prohibits charging a sitting president with a crime, the Constitution has another method to accuse a president of wrong doing – which was seen as a reference to congressional investigatives and the impeachment process.Six House committees have launched investigations into Trump’s finances, businesses and his 2016 presidential campaign. But Trump is fighting back against those probes. His administration asked Barr and former White House counsel Don McGahn, who was a prominent witness in the Mueller report, not to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.Their refusal resulted in a contempt of Congress vote the whole House will vote on Tuesday. And President Trump slammed Speaker Nancy Pelosi as a ‘nasty, vindictive, horrible person.’ ‘I think she’s a disgrace,’ he told Fox News host Laura Ingraham in an interview conducted in Normandy in Thursday.’She’s incapable of doing deals, she’s a nasty, vindicti

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