Robert Mueller spoke Wednesday for the first time about his investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and his report detailing the outcome of his probe, directly contradicting the conclusions drawn and pushed by Attorney General William Barr.

Howie Klein returns to the show for our regular Thursday get-together to discuss the Democrats’ response and more… Here’s his latest piece on the Democrats’ failure to open an impeachment inquiry yet.  Here’s NBC’s whip list, naming those House Democrats who are openly calling for in impeachment inquiry. Howie tells us the number is actually much higher, but those members aren’t making their views public. Ugh.