GOP Leader McConnell to Say ‘Case Closed’ on Mueller Probe

Republicans, taking cues from President Trump, are eager to push past the investigation as Democrats are pressing for further oversight.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declaring “case closed” on the Russia probe and potential obstruction by President Donald Trump. The Republican leader, in his most significant public comments yet on the investigation, is expected to outline in a Tuesday speech how special counsel Robert Mueller’s “exhaustive” probe went on for two years and is now complete. The remarks are being billed as his final thoughts on the topic. “It’s finally over,”…

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