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After two years of investigating possible Russia Trump campaign collusion Special Counsel Robert Mueller serves up his investigation report

Barr and Rosenstein analyzed Mueller's report on Saturday, laboring to condense it into a summary letter of main conclusions. "The watchword is transparency", Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and Chuck Schumer, the Senate minority leader, said in a joint statement.

Trump's business, including negotiations over building a Trump tower in Moscow, his charity and his inaugural committee remain under investigation.

While several Trump campaign and administration officials have been ensnared in Mueller's investigation - which has tallied some seven guilty pleas and 37 defendants, per CNN - there have been no charges that they helped carry out the Russian campaign against Clinton. "What I think he is going to release sometime today may disappoint us as I don't think it's going to be as detailed and give the underlying information everybody is waiting for". Prosecutors want to know what role those people played, if any, in arranging payments to two women during the 2016 campaign to keep them from speaking publicly about affairs they claimed they had with Trump.

"Russia would say 'Oh, you know, it's politicized, it's like a witch hunt, we don't trust the Congress, which is politicized'".

If you constantly went on TV or wrote things to mislead millions into believing Mueller was coming to arrest Trump, Jr., Jared and a whole slew of others for conspiring with the Russians, just admit it.

The special counsel's office concluded its probe into Russian election interference, possible Trump campaign collusion with Moscow and obstruction of justice.

Those who professed deep skepticism of the media hysteria that has surrounded the probe over the last two year took the news that no further indictments were coming out of Mueller's office as a sign that the evidence for collusion or deeper crimes by Trump or his campaign (including the president's son Donald Trump Jr.) have always been overstated.

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Barr told lawmakers on Friday that he is "committed to as much transparency as possible".

Photographers tracked the movements of Attorney General William Barr as he left home this morning.

"We call on the Department of Justice to release the report swiftly, after minimally redacting any information that is properly withheld", the petition states. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) argued special counsel Robert Mueller was "limited in scope".

President Trump has inflicted vast damage on the rule of law and on our democratic norms, but to date the system - Trump calls it the "deep state", the rest of us call it constitutional government - has held.

For many Democrats, Robert Mueller's investigation has long stood as their best, last chance to take down President Donald Trump before the next election.

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union", House Judiciary chairman Rep. The charges include hacking emails, lying to investigators and financial crimes, among others.

Much of the apparent action so far has been out of the powerful, insular US Attorney's Office in Manhattan.

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