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"Karen, five thirty three on Wall Street Michael Barr. Tell us what's happening in the world. Michael. Thank you very much. Nathan acting attorney. General Matthew Whitaker says that he has been fully briefed on special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the two thousand sixteen election on the investigation is I think close to being completed, and I hope that we can get the report from director Muller soon as we as possible. During a news conference Whitaker also says that he's comfortable that the decisions that remade are going to be reviewed. We did not elaborate. But a Justice department officials said later he thought conveyed that he'd follow department regulations regarding mothers closing documents. Longtime President Trump confidante. Roger stone is set to appear before federal judge today. White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders. I'm not aware of anybody here ever working with WikiLeaks in any capacity. But I do know that every individual that represents a media organization here looks for that information. Most of you reported on that information. So I think you're just as accountable as anybody else. Stone is expected to plead not guilty in a Boston court to charges that he lied to congress about pursuing dirt from WikiLeaks files on Hillary Clinton and engaged in witness tampering. The screws are likely to keep tightening on Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro as the US presses its demand for peaceful transition to a new president. Here's Bloomberg's Bob moon with Medeiros refusal to relinquish his position and recognize one Godot as Venezuela's new leader national security adviser, John Bolton says any retaliation against guy does government or US. Diplomats will bring swift consequences any violence against these groups would signify grave assault on the rule of law, and we'll be met with a significant response. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says severe sanctions on seven billion dollars in assets. And over eleven billion in lost. Export proceeds are necessary. The purpose of sanctions is to change behavior. The officials concede that blocking Venezuelan oil may affect global prices. Bob moon, Bloomberg daybreak Michael Barr. This is Bloomberg. Nathan, michael. Thank you. It is. It's five thirty five on Wall Street time for the Bloomberg NBC sports update. Let's check in now with Jon Stashower back in mid December. The Knicks went to Charlotte one in overtime into five game losing streak since then win. The Knicks are one and eighteen back in Charlotte Hornets sent the Knicks to their tenth loss in a row one. Oh, one to ninety two the Knicks with the bulls. Cavs and sons in a four way battle the finished with the worst record. And then have the best odds of gaining the first pick of the draft before teams right now separated by on the game and a half the fries for getting the first pick appears to beat Duke freshman Zion. Williamson last night he scored twenty six points. Do crushed Notre Dame eighty three sixty one the nets and coach Kenny Acton. Lost in Boston one zero four. Obviously we struggled offensively. We didn't shoot the ball. Well, the whole game. I said, I'm proud of our guys. Excellent team. My guys gave their all we have know cut. It got too close. Proud of our guys played how they competed Lawson's Brooklyn six game winning streak. Eleven wins in a row now for Golden State one thirty two to one hundred at Indiana, the devils just their sixth road win six three. And Pittsburgh is this patriots dynasty ever going to end Tom Brady has shown no interest in retiring? Although rob gronkowski has and thirty one year old montvale New Jersey native, Devin mccourty was asked about retirement at Super Bowl medium night in Atlanta for sure man, but I do look at it. You know, we go win this game win over my brother. I don't know. What else I could do that on top? So on disarmament. This season. And I enjoyed his last couple of days with these guys is ninth year in the Pat secondary in plain now with his twin brother Jason Paxton Rams getting ready for Super Bowl fifty three on Sunday. Bloomberg NBC sports update. I'm Jon Stashower. John. Thank you. It's coming up on five thirty seven on Wall Street and the latest edition of Bloomberg business week is on newsstands now with the cover on the best government shutdown ever. Also in this week's issue. What happens when workers on Wall Street, try to sue their boss, Maxine, send wrote the story for Bloomberg BusinessWeek, what the American worker has done in the last thirty years is lose what feels like a very fundamental, right? And that's a right to sue your boss in court should something. Go wrong. You can read more about this and other stories in."