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Trump Admin, Allies Take Victory Lap After Barr Shares Mueller Summary

After Attorney General William Barr submitted his summary to Congress of special counsel Robert Mueller’s final report, reactions started rolling in from Republicans, including the President, his administration, his legal team and members of Congress. Read and listen to some of the reactions below: The President:  No Collusion, No Obstruction, Complete and Total EXONERATION. KEEP AMERICA GREAT! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 24, 2019 Trump: "To be honest, it's a shame tha...
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Barr's Summary of Russian Cyber Interference in the 2016 Election Is Comically Light on Details

On Sunday, Attorney General William Barr released his summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s inquiry into alleged Russian interference to boost Donald Trump in the 2016 elections—a report that states it took “19 lawyers who were assisted by a team of approximately 40 FBI agents, intelligence analysts, forensic…Read more...
Tags: Robert Mueller, Russian Election Interference, Russia, Cybersecurity, Hackers, Hacking, Internet Research Agency, Facebook, Social Media, Elections, 2016 Election, Technology


Mueller report: top Democrats say Barr summary ‘raises as many questions as it answers’ – live

Latest: president not cleared on question of obstruction of justiceFull story: Mueller did not find Trump campaign colluded with RussiaSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism 11.29pm GMT My colleague David Smith has just published his latest report from Washington. I excerpted a little earlier and the full story is on the Guardian US front page online. In another portion, David points out that the Muller summary:‘Leaves open the question of whether Trump obstructed justice by firing FB...
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Senate Intel Chair Calls For Barr To Release As Much Of Mueller Probe As Possible

After Attorney General Bill Barr released his brief summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation, Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr called for Barr to release as much from the report as possible. “I appreciate the Attorney General’s quick turnaround in sharing his summary of the Special Counsel’s report. The Attorney General should release as much of the report as possible, without jeopardizing U.S. intelligence sources and methods or ongoing Department of Justi...
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Trump: 'It was a complete and total exoneration' – video

Donald Trump is claiming 'complete and total exoneration' following the release of a summary of special counsel Robert Mueller's report into collusion with Russia. The president spoke before boarding Air Force One to return to Washington from Florida on Sunday afternoon. The Justice Department said that Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that Trump's campaign 'conspired or coordinated' with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. Mueller also investigated whether Trump obs...
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Attorney General, not Mueller, made call on no obstruction

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find Donald Trump's campaign or associates conspired with Russia, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday. MUELLER DID NOT FIND TRUMP CONSPIRED WITH RUSSIA


Mueller: No collusion between Trump and Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, according to attorney general William Barr.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Live Briefing: Trump Claims ‘Total Exoneration,’ but Report Is Mixed on Obstruction

A summary said the investigation had not found that the president conspired with Russia. The attorney general said he would not pursue an obstruction of justice case.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Barr, William P, Mueller, Robert S III, Rosenstein, Rod J, Washington (DC


Mueller report: No evidence of Russia conspiracy

From Robert Mueller's report to a data breach at FEMA, here's the biggest news you missed this weekend.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Wolf Blitzer: Sounds like Russians got what they wanted

CNN's Wolf Blitzer discusses the summary findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper.


Trump didn't coordinate with Russia in 2016, report declares

The Justice Department declared Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's long investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election, setting off celebrations of vindication by Trump and his supporters. Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstructed justice but did not come to a definitive answer.


Barr: Mueller report finds no collusion between Trump and Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller found no evidence of collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, according to attorney general William Barr.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump claims Mueller report finds 'complete exoneration' – live

Attorney General releases summary of special counsel reportTrump not cleared on question of obstruction of justiceSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 9.35pm GMT Here are the other reactions from some leading Republicans so far, from this succinct Axios report: 9.32pm GMT Kellyanne, unplugged. Here’s the tweet: “ Congratulations ⁦@POTUS⁩ ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ Today you won the 2016 election all over again. And got a gift for the 2020 election. They’ll never...
Tags: Trump-Russia investigation, Trump administration, Donald Trump, US politics, US news, Russia, World news


Mueller Finds No Trump-Russia Conspiracy but Stops Short of Exonerating President on Obstruction

The attorney general released the main findings of the closely watched investigation into Russia’s election interference and whether Trump associates conspired.
Tags: United States Politics and Government, Cyberwarfare and Defense, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Impeachment, Justice Department, Trump, Donald J, Mueller, Robert S III, Russia


Republican leader McConnell welcomes more information on Russia probe

The U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Sunday he was disturbed by Russia's ongoing efforts to interfere with U.S. democracy and looked forward to reviewing additional information from the special counsel's report, which was summarized by Attorney General William Barr. "I appreciate the Attorney General’s commitment to continue to review the record in this matter over the coming days, in conjunction with Special Counsel (Robert) Mueller, with the goal of producing as much info...


Mueller report: Read AG William Barr's summary of the Russia investigation

Congress got its first look at what special counsel Robert Mueller found after years investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election and any possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Mueller Report: Investigation finds no evidence of Russia conspiracy, leaves obstruction question open

Attorney General William Barr delivered the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russia and Trump's campaign to Congress Sunday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump did not obstruct justice over Russia probe, attorney general rules after Mueller declines to determine criminality

Donald Trump did not obstruct justice over the Russia investigation, the US attorney general William Barr has ruled. Mr Barr took the decision after special counsel Robert Mueller, who led the probe, declined to draw a legal conclusion about the president’s conduct. The special counsel’s team, according to Mr Barr, undertook a “thorough factual investigation” into whether Mr Trump’s actions could constitute obstruction of justice.


Trump: Mueller report a 'complete exoneration'

There was no collusion with Russia and no obstruction in his US presidential campaign, Donald Trump says.


Trump claims vindication after Mueller finds no evidence of collusion

Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether President Donald Trump or his campaign colluded with Russia was an "an illegal takedown that failed," Trump said Sunday.


Barr: Mueller did not find Trump's campaign or associates conspired with Russia

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find Donald Trump's campaign or associates conspired with Russia, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday. MUELLER DID NOT FIND TRUMP CONSPIRED WITH RUSSIA


William Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein determined evidence was 'not sufficient' to support prosecution of the President

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find Donald Trump's campaign or associates conspired with Russia, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday. MUELLER DID NOT FIND TRUMP CONSPIRED WITH RUSSIA


Mueller did not find Trump or his campaign conspired with Russia, also did not exonerate him on obstruction

Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find Donald Trump's campaign or associates conspired with Russia, Attorney General William Barr said Sunday.


Mueller report: Trump cleared on collusion with Russia – live coverage

Attorney General releases summary of special counsel reportTrump not cleared on question of obstruction of justiceSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contribution 8.38pm GMT My colleagues Oliver Laughland and Martin Pengelly write that US attorney general William Barr on Sunday handed a summary of the special counsel’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election to members of Congress.It revealed that Robert Mueller found no “Trump campaign official or associate ...
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Live Briefing: Mueller Report Live Updates: No Trump-Russia Conspiracy

The investigation found that neither President Trump nor any of his aides conspired with the Russian government, but offered a mixed assessment on whether Mr. Trump obstructed justice.
Tags: Trump, Donald J, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel, Barr, William P, Mueller, Robert S III, Rosenstein, Rod J, Washington (DC


DOJ: Trump campaign did not coordinate with Russia in 2016

The Justice Department said Sunday that special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election. Mueller also investigated whether Trump obstructed justice but did not come to a definitive answer.


Mueller did not find Trump campaign conspired with Russia, attorney general says

William Barr sends four-page letter to CongressSpecial counsel does not clear Trump of obstruction of justiceSupport the Guardian’s independent journalism and make a contributionSpecial counsel Robert Mueller found that neither Donald Trump nor any of his aides colluded with Russia during the 2016 election, according to letter delivered to Congress by the US attorney general. Related: It's Mueller time but don't forget: Trump has undermined the very idea of America | Robert Reich Continue rea...
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Trump-Russia inquiry: President 'did not conspire with Russia'

The president's campaign "did not conspire" with Russia during the 2016 election, Robert Mueller's report says.


CNN analyst: This line is key

CNN's Shimon Prokupecz reads a "key line" from Attorney General William Barr's conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on his investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election.


Mueller report: Investigation found no evidence Trump conspired with Russia, leaves obstruction question open

Attorney General William Barr delivered the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe of Russia and Trump's campaign to Congress Sunday.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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