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18/07/2019
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US Attorney General concludes no evidence to support obstruction charge against Trump

Special Counsel Robert Mueller examined two burning questions:

  • Did President Trump or any associate conspire with Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election?

  • Did Trump commit obstruction of justice during the investigation?

US Attorney General William BarrUS Attorney General William BarrWashington DC, March 25.– In a sprawling investigation spanning nearly two years, Special Counsel Robert Mueller examined two burning questions: Did President Donald Trump or any of his associates conspire with Russia's efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election and did Trump commit obstruction of justice during the investigation?

A four-page summary of Mueller's highly anticipated report, sent in a letter by Attorney General William Barr to congressional leaders and the media, provides at least some of the answers.

The summary said the Mueller investigation did not find that Trump or any American associated with his campaign conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 election, which would be a federal crime.

The investigation did not establish that members of the Trump Campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities, Barr quoted Mueller as writing in his report ...

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