Nadler Says Barr 'Conclusions Raise More Questions Than They Answer'

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He has frequently derided Mueller's work as a "witch hunt" and denies collaborating with Moscow or obstructing justice.

Barr said that Mueller presented the facts, and left it up to him to determine if Trump 's "actions and intent could be viewed as obstruction".

Whether that happens or not remains an open question; a spokesman said Sunday there aren't currently any plans for Trump to ask the attorney general to investigate Democrats.But for now, the President appears content to use Mueller's conclusion that neither he nor his aides cooperated with Russian Federation as a political bludgeon. AG Barr and DAG Rosenstein further determined there was no obstruction.

"My view is that the report is very good news for Trump, but Russian Federation will remain toxic for most in the U.S. establishment and the media", said Trenin. Barr, however, said he found insufficient evidence of a crime on the issue.

The White House and Republicans immediately characterized Mueller's findings as an unalloyed victory for the president. Attorney General William Barr spent the weekend combing through the report and planned to release its findings as early as Sunday.

Nadler said he plans to ask Barr to testify before the House Judiciary Committee about his letter and Mueller's investigation, and threatened to subpoena him and the Mueller report for public release. "His conclusions raise more questions than they answer". But the very nature of their endeavor-a massively funded fishing expedition-means that everyone with the remotest ties to the Trump campaign and Trump organization was thoroughly investigated.

US lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trump's time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow.

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Over the course of his probe, Mueller has indicted more than three dozen people and entities on various charges. The probe illuminated Russia's assault on the American political system, painted the Trump campaign as eager to exploit the release of hacked Democratic emails to hurt Democrat Hillary Clinton and exposed lies by Trump aides aimed at covering up their Russia-related contacts.

Critics may still contend that the Trump campaign acted improperly, pointing to events like the now infamous 2016 meeting at Trump Tower in NY between campaign officials and a Russian who had promised damaging information on Hillary Clinton. Jr. expected to receive damaging information on Clinton from a Kremlin-connected lawyer, as well as a conversation in London months earlier at which Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos was told Russian Federation had "dirt" on Clinton in the form of thousands of stolen emails.

Mueller's report didn't say whether Trump had obstructed justice during the investigation, but Barr concluded that Mueller's evidence was "not sufficient to establish that the president committed an obstruction-of-justice offense".

Mueller will be issuing no more indictments, meaning questions will swirl about the many elements of the investigation that did not result in criminal charges. Instead, Trump sent written answers to some questions about contacts with Russian Federation.

"I just thought it was incredibly unlikely that Mr. Mueller would find things that we just didn't even see a hint of", he said in an interview.

"They said they were going to fully accept the conclusions of Mueller, over and over again, and now there aren't".

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