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Maybe we now know the real reason that Bob Mueller was so reluctant to testify.

With even liberal commentators conceding that Mueller was a shaky witness during two House hearings, questions are swirling about his mental acuity and his ability to handle the job of special counsel.

Let me also say that the hearings shouldn’t be graded only on optics, although they were, like most hearings, designed as political theater. But even on substance, Mueller offered almost nothing that was new, and for all the media hype, that was very much by design.

Still, Mueller’s struggles on the Hill were a real head-scratcher, especially for those who have worked with him.

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Former special counsel Robert Mueller is sworn in by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler to testify before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, July 24, 2019, in Washington - VOA

WASHINGTON - The State Department has completed its internal investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of private email and found violations by 38 people, some of whom may face disciplinary action.

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FILE - Then-Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton uses her smartphone as she leaves her home in Washington, Oct. 5, 2016.

DALLAS, TEXAS - U.S. President Donald Trump was in Texas Thursday, where he held a campaign rally in the city of Dallas to drum up support in a state that until recently could be counted on to vote Republican.

In front of an enthusiastic crowd, Trump boasted about the U.S. brokered cease-fire deal reached with Turkey, whereby Ankara agreed to temporarily suspend its military operation in Syria to allow Kurdish forces to retreat from a designated safe zone.

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U.S. President Donald Trump rallies with supporters in Dallas, Texas, Oct. 17, 2019.

WASHINGTON - A U.S. diplomat told congressional investigators this week that he raised concerns about Hunter Biden’s position with a Ukrainian energy company in 2015, only to be turned away by an aide to then-Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the testimony said Friday.

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George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for Europe and Eurasian Affairs, arrives to testify as part of the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington, Oct. 15, 2019.

WHITE HOUSE - Congressional Democratic Party lawmakers abruptly left a White House meeting with President Donald Trump on Wednesday concerning the crisis along the Turkish-Syrian border. 

The president called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California a "third-grade politician," according to those who attended. 

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi speaks with reporters alongside Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer outside of the West Wing of the White House after a meeting with President Donald Trump, Oct. 16, 2019, in Washington.