Assessment of U.S. Politics

In Context: Comparing Bill Barr’s summary of Mueller's findings to the publicly released report

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"In Context: Comparing Bill Barr’s summary of Mueller's findings to the publicly released report"

U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr issued a four-page summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s key findings nearly a month before publicly releasing an estimated 400-page redacted version of Mueller’s report. Barr’s March 24 summary outlined what he called Mueller’s "principal conclusions" on the investigation of Russia’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, whether the Trump campaign conspired in those efforts and if President Donald Trump obstructed justice. Barr’s summary included a few direct quotes from Mueller’s report that were enough to prompt Trump to claim "complete vindication," and for Democrats to demand a quick release of the full report. Now that ... >>More

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