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Sezin Öney, originally from Turkey, is based in Budapest and Istanbul. She her journalism career as a foreign news reporter in 1999 and she turned into political analysis as a columnist since 2007. Her interest in her main academic subject area of populism was sparked almost decade ago; and now she focuses specifically on populist leadership, and populism in Turkey and Hungary. She studied international relations, nationalism, international law, Jewish history, comparative politics and discourse analysis across Europe.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation's much anticipated report has finally been turned in. Now the ball is in the hands of the U.S. Attorney General William Barr. He has already indicated that he will be sharing the "principle findings" of the Mueller report as soon as possible with Congress. The big question was how much the public will get to learn about the contents of the Mueller report. A Department of Justice spokeswoman has informed ABC News that the document presented by Barr to Congress is expected to be released to the public as well—nevertheless, a specific timeline was not specified.
Trump was described by sources as being in a “great mood” as he dined with family at Mar-a-Lago celebrating his son Barron's 13th birthday. He may indeed have reason to celebrate as the Mueller investigation's indictment does not extend to his immediate family circle, such as his son Donald Trump Jr and son-in-law Jared Kushner. Trump himself was not subpoenaed, so his worst fears may indeed be over. What is evident is that there will be a bitter fight between the Democrats and the Republicans about releasing the actual contents of the Mueller investigation.
This podcast by Five-Thirty-Eight provides the audience with all the cards on the table (so far) about the Mueller investigation: so this is the podcast to lend an ear to if you want to be updated about the actualities concerning this landmark event of the U.S. politics. Moreover, in this podcast Galen Druke discusses with legal reporter Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux what may be lying ahead. Does Trump really have reason to be jovial, and is what he terms a "cloud over his head" really over? Or is the cloud just the forecast of a thunderstorm to come ...