Mueller speaks on investigation, tornadoes rip across states, and other headlines

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IN OTHER NEWS...
click to enlarge Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, at the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations on Feb. 16, 2018, with illegally using social media platforms to sow political discord, including actions that supported the candidacy of Donald Trump and disparaged his opponent, Hillary Clinton. - DOUG MILLS/THE NEW YORK TIMES
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Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election, at the Capitol in Washington, June 21, 2017. Mueller charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian organizations on Feb. 16, 2018, with illegally using social media platforms to sow political discord, including actions that supported the candidacy of Donald Trump and disparaged his opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Mueller speaks

In his first comments, special counsel Robert Mueller declines to clear the president. (New York Times)

"12 days of destruction"
A series of tornadoes have ravaged eight states since Monday. (New York Times)

Half of Washington doesn't even want to meet you

And they're all in Seattle, amirite? I mean, I probably am, because Spokane is friendly as hell. The Seattle Times has the story: "About 40 percent of the poll’s 1,200 respondents in Washington and Oregon said it’s not important for them to make new friends."

The hypocrisy is real
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that he would fill a Supreme Court seat during an election year if he could. (Washington Post)


Prosecutor says shooting was justified
The Spokane County Prosecutor's Office has said two police officers who shot a knife-wielding man in January were justified. (Spokesman-Review)

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Quinn Welsch

Quinn Welsch is the copy editor of the Inlander.