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It's a political whodunit with Robert Mueller as lead detective. As we count down to the release of the Special Counsel's report, follow the ABC News Investigative team in tracking the Russia investigation from the Kremlin to Trump Tower and the White House. Go behind the scenes in our war room with the same team that brought you exclusive reporting on all the happenings inside a White House that's under investigation. We chase the leads across the globe and shed light on landmark moments in the investigation, from the DNC email hack to Trump Tower meetings, firings and indictments. You'll get insight from the principal players and access to our exclusive reporting in real time, as we rapidly approach the highly anticipated release of the Mueller Report.

It's a political whodunit with Robert Mueller as lead detective. As we count down to the release of the Special Counsel's report, follow the ABC News Investigative team in tracking the Russia investigation from the Kremlin to Trump Tower and the White House. Go behind the scenes in our war room with the same team that brought you exclusive reporting on all the happenings inside a White House that's under investigation. We chase the leads across the globe and shed light on landmark moments in the investigation, from the DNC email hack to Trump Tower meetings, firings and indictments. You'll get insight from the principal players and access to our exclusive reporting in real time, as we rapidly approach the highly anticipated release of the Mueller Report.
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It's a political whodunit with Robert Mueller as lead detective. As we count down to the release of the Special Counsel's report, follow the ABC News Investigative team in tracking the Russia investigation from the Kremlin to Trump Tower and the White House. Go behind the scenes in our war room with the same team that brought you exclusive reporting on all the happenings inside a White House that's under investigation. We chase the leads across the globe and shed light on landmark moments in the investigation, from the DNC email hack to Trump Tower meetings, firings and indictments. You'll get insight from the principal players and access to our exclusive reporting in real time, as we rapidly approach the highly anticipated release of the Mueller Report.

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Episodes

"The Report Has Been Posted"

4/18/2019
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On the day of the release of the Mueller Report, the ABC News Investigative team breaks down all the critical elements from the Special Counsel's Report. Former Governor of New Jersey and ABC News contributor Chris Christie shares his own experience being interviewed by the Special Counsel and says he never believed the Russia investigation was a hoax. Kate Shaw, former Obama White House associate counsel and ABC News contributor, offers her legal perspective as well. Follow Kyra on Twitter...

Duration:00:29:05

"The Report Has Been Posted"

4/18/2019
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On the day of the release of the Mueller Report, the ABC News Investigative team breaks down all the critical elements from the Special Counsel's Report. Former Governor of New Jersey and ABC News contributor Chris Christie shares his own experience being interviewed by the Special Counsel and says he never believed the Russia investigation was a hoax. Kate Shaw, former Obama White House associate counsel and ABC News contributor, offers her legal perspective as well. Follow Kyra on Twitter...

Duration:00:29:05

"Color-Coded Redactions" - What Won’t We See in the Mueller Report

4/16/2019
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675 days, 2800 subpoenas and 500 witness interviews later, the Mueller Report - with color-coded redactions - is expected to be made public this week. Now, the ABC News Investigative team is taking you inside the "War Room" where the team will read and report back all the details once the report is released. In this episode of "The Investigation," co-host Chris Vlasto along with John Santucci and Matt Mosk break down everything you need to know about the upcoming release of the Mueller...

Duration:00:33:15

Bonus: "Bunch of Clowns"

4/11/2019
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In this special episode, "The Investigation" takes listeners inside the Ecuadorian Embassy and the tiny room that Julian Assange called home for the past seven years. Senior Executive Producer Chris Vlasto along with investigative reporters Matt Mosk and James Meek speak with documentary filmmaker Sean Langan, who has spent over 50 hours visiting with Assange in what he called "a gilded cage...with very old fashioned, 1950’s, Spanish Mexican furniture." Langan tells "The Investigation" about...

Duration:00:30:25

Investigation or "Opposition Research"?

4/9/2019
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In this episode of The Investigation, the team analyzes the congressional call for President Trump's tax returns. Robert Driscoll, attorney for former White House personnel security director Carl Kline, joins to discuss a whistleblower's allegations that some security clearance applications granted were not in the best interest of national security, the House Oversight Committee's investigation into the review process, and why he believes the motivation behind their probe is actually digging...

Duration:00:33:34

"It is a Showdown"

4/2/2019
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In this episode of The Investigation, Senior National Correspondent Terry Moran and Senior Congressional Correspondent Mary Bruce break down the looming battle between House Democrats and the Justice Department over the release of the Mueller report. As the House Judiciary Committee lays the groundwork to issue subpoenas, Attorney General William Barr has echoed insistences that he wants to make the report accessible to the public, after making "the redactions that are required." Our team...

Duration:00:28:20

"The Remedy for a Corrupt President is Impeachment."

3/28/2019
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In this episode of "The Investigation," billionaire and liberal activist Tom Steyer explains why--even in the wake of the Mueller report's conclusion--he is doubling down on calls to impeach President Trump, breaking with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and other prominent democrats' who are shifting their focus towards the next election. Steyer also weighs in on Trump's tax returns, the ongoing investigations centering on the president, and the "pattern of corruption" he says compels...

Duration:00:35:15

"It Was Reckless."

3/27/2019
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In this episode of "The Investigation," Mark Corallo, the former spokesperson for President Trump's private legal team, shares his unique and unfiltered insight into inner-workings of the Trump administration during the early days of the Mueller probe, describing the "problematic" incidents and what he calls "reckless" behavior that he says influenced his decision to leave. As one of the approximately 500 witnesses interviewed by the special counsel's office, Corallo also sets the record...

Duration:00:34:59

"Do you think the President will pardon them now?"

3/26/2019
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President Trump's personal attorney Jay Sekulow goes on the record with "The Investigation" addressing potential presidential pardons, tax returns, and the road that lies ahead after the conclusion of the Mueller Report. Sekulow assures though, his job isn't yet over, "just changing." This episode is part of ABC News' special coverage of the Mueller Report. "The Investigation" will post new episodes with news maker interviews all week. Follow Kyra on Twitter @kyraphillips Follow Chris...

Duration:00:35:21

Bonus: "An Odd Alice in Wonderland Kind of Switch"

3/25/2019
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In a special episode of "The Investigation," the ABC News investigative team breaks down the conclusion of the Mueller investigation. After 2,800 subpoenas, 500 search warrants, over 500 witnesses interviewed, Mueller concluded "the investigation did not establish that members of the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities" while not officially exonerating the President on obstruction of justice charges. Our reporters speak...

Duration:00:15:26

Trump's "Achilles' Heel"

3/19/2019
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Vicky Ward talks to "The Investigation" about her latest book: "Kushner Inc.: Greed. Ambition. Corruption. The Extraordinary Story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump." Ward, an investigative reporter and best-selling author, says she interviewed over 200 sources to create a portrait of Jared and Ivanka's "unprecedented" role in the White House. She argues that while many anticipated they would serve as the Trump administration's moral center, their alleged actions behind the scenes illustrate...

Duration:00:37:11

"We are headed to impeachment...We're not ready"

3/12/2019
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"The Investigation" talks to David Bossie, Donald Trump's former deputy campaign manager, and Keith Davidson, the former attorney for adult-film star Stormy Daniels and Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal--two women who received hush money payments after allegedly having affairs with Trump. A former chief investigator during the Clinton administration, Bossie says the current White House is not prepared to handle the onslaught of investigations or what he sees as the eventual outcome: "We are...

Duration:00:36:34

"Bob Mueller Is An American Hero"

3/5/2019
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"The Investigation" sits down with former White House lawyer Ty Cobb, who opens up about the Special Counsel's investigation and Robert Mueller himself, calling him "an American hero." Cobb takes us inside the Trump White House, revealing his thoughts on President Trump the individual: "he is a very direct, forceful presence," to his own first day on the job: "within the first 15 minutes...Kelly replaces Reince, and Scaramucci gets fired. So I was a footnote on day one." Plus, more insight...

Duration:00:34:13

Bonus: "The Committee Will Come To Order"

2/27/2019
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In a special episode from "The Investigation," the ABC News investigative team breaks down the day's events on Capitol Hill. As President Trump is overseas meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, his former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen appeared before the House Oversight Committee, addressing everything from Trump Tower Moscow to hush money payments to President Trump's SAT scores. Just recently, Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis told "The Investigation" in episode two that his client was...

Duration:00:19:37

"When the Cell Door Clanks"

2/26/2019
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In a wide-ranging interview with "The Investigation," Clinton insider John Podesta reveals his thoughts on Roger Stone: "when the cell door clanks, he'll feel a bit more remorse," sitting down with the Special Counsel: "I couldn't tell which way they were going," and being victim to the 2016 email hack orchestrated by Russia: "We forget sometimes that those hacks were themselves crimes." He also details one area of President Trump's life he says deserves more scrutiny and warns of Russian...

Duration:00:40:03

"Behind Closed Doors"

2/19/2019
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In the second installment of "The Investigation," Kyra Phillips and ABC News Senior Executive Producer Chris Vlasto sit down with Michael Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis who says his client, Donald Trump's former "fixer" and personal lawyer, is ready to share his personal experiences with Trump, including "behind closed doors" accounts that Davis called "chilling." Plus, analysis with our investigative team and the latest developments from ABC News Senior Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas, as...

Duration:00:41:36

"There's Nothin' Here"

2/12/2019
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In the inaugural episode of "The Investigation," Kyra Phillips and ABC News Senior Executive Producer Chris Vlasto sit down with President Trump's former lawyer John Dowd to talk about the progress made by the Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team. Later, ABC News Investigative Team's John Santucci and Matt Mosk join to analyze the Trump-insider's views and opinion. Support this podcast with a review on Apple Podcasts: http://bit.ly/2UJIsJs Recommended listening... -- Start Here:...

Duration:00:40:39

The Investigation Debuts Feb. 12

2/6/2019
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Join us on Tuesday, February 12. In the meantime, some recommended listening: -- Start Here: The daily 20-minute news podcast from ABC News. http://bit.ly/2SA62eg -- Powerhouse Politics: Headliner interviews and in-depth looks at the people and events shaping U.S. politics. http://bit.ly/2SsGwr7 -- FiveThirtyEight Politics: Nate Silver and the FiveThirtyEight team cover the latest in politics, tracking the issues and "game-changers" every week....

Duration:00:01:54