MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Sat, 21 Sep 2019 15:17:06 +0000 Republicans downplay Mueller testimony http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/fb9987e18db14bf98808dc632661854f Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn't intend to watch Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Sen. Lindsey Graham says he doesn't think the testimony will change public opinion. (July 23) fb9987e18db14bf98808dc632661854f Tue, 23 Jul 2019 20:33:03 +0000 RESTRICTION SUMMARY: AP CLIENTS ONLY SHOTLIST:POOL - AP CLIENTS ONLY Washington - 23 July 20191. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to reporter question 2. SOUNDBITE: (English) Sen. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader: "The Americans have got a pretty full picture of it and I believe the Mueller report came out sometime back. No, I don't intend to be watching (Mueller's testimony)."3. McConnell listens to reporter question on whether there is anything he wants to hear from Mueller 4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Sen. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader: "We've already heard from him. It seems to me - I don't know how many times we want to see this movie again - but I think the American people have moved on past this." ASSOCIATED PRESS - AP CLIENTS ONLY Washington - 23 July 2019 5. SOUNDBITE: (English) Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R) South Carolina: "It won't reshape my dynamic. I've heard all I need to hear from Mueller. I've read his report. I accept the findings. I don't think it's going to change public opinion. Having been involved in the Clinton impeachment if the public's not with you, you'll pay a price and I don't think anything Mueller can say that's going to change anybody's mind. (Reporter: Why don't you want to bring him before your commitee?) Because I've heard all I need to hear." ++ENDS ON A SOUNDBITE++STORYLINE: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn't intend to watch former special counsel Robert Mueller testify before Congress on Russia's interference in the 2016 election.The Republican told reporters Tuesday the public already has a "pretty full picture" of Mueller's report.McConnell said he doesn't know "how many times we want to see this movie again." He said the public has "moved on past" it.Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham told reporters that he's heard all he needs to hear from Mueller and he doesn't think it will change the public's mind. The former special counsel is set to appear Wednesday in his first extended public remarks since being appointed more than two years ago to lead the probe.Mueller's 448-page report released in April did not establish that Trump's campaign conspired or coordinated with Russia. But the special counsel did not exonerate President Donald Trump of wrongdoing in obstructing the investigation.===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he doesn't intend to watch Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Russia's interference in the 2016 election. Sen. Lindsey Graham says he doesn't think the testimony will change public opinion. (July 23) Republicans downplay Mueller testimony