After many months of holding America captive with the witch hunt investigation into allegations that Donald Trump or members of his campaign had colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 election, Special Counsel Robert Mueller submitted his final report several weeks ago.
Attorney General William Barr soon released a 4-page summary of the Mueller Report, stating that there was no evidence of collusion or obstruction of justice.
Democrats have contended that Barr was hiding important facts from the Mueller report that could be damaging to Trump or his associates, so they have been insisting that the entire report be made public
Testifying before Congress, Barr stated that he had asked Mueller to review his summary and Mueller declined.
He also testified that the full report will be released within a week and that Mueller is helping with redacting the report before its release.
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Barr told the members he asked Mueller if he wanted to review the four page summary, but declined. He also promised a redacted version within a week.
After Mueller completed his report, Barr and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein released a four page summary. They stated that no one else will face indictments, Mueller’s team found that no one within President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia, and no evidence of obstruction of justice.
The last week, the media reported that some people on Mueller’s team believe that Barr and Rosenstein’s summary “failed to adequately portray the findings of their inquiry and that they were more troubling for President Trump than Mr. Barr indicated.” …
In Barr’s four-page summary, he stated that Mueller had not found enough evidence to support an obstruction of justice charge against Trump.
Many read this as confusion of the laws concerning what a President can and cannot do.
However, in Barr’s testimony before Congress, he clarified that no evidence of obstruction of justice was revealed in the Mueller report, thus fully exonerating Trump and leaving Democrats groundless for further accusations.
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