Shifting Hopes as Republicans, Democrats Wait for Mueller

The Russia probe, taken over by Mueller in May 2017, has posed a mortal threat to the presidency since Trump was elected.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a witch hunt, a vendetta, the worst presidential harassment in history. That’s what President Donald Trump has shouted for two years about the special counsel’s Russia probe. Now, barring an eleventh-hour surprise, Trump and his allies are starting to see it as something potentially very different: a political opportunity. With Robert Mueller’s findings expected any day, the president has grown increasingly confident the report will produce what he insisted all along…

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