Kremlin reacts cautiously to Mueller report findings

Sanders spoke to NBC's "Today" show Monday as White House aides and allies blanketed television news broadcasts to trumpet a summary of the report that said that Robert Mueller did not find evidence that Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russian Federation to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Mr Trump was hosting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the White House on Monday (local time) when a reporter asked him about the outcome of the Mueller report.

"We haven't seen the report itself", Peskov said in a daily briefing call with reporters. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall.

On Sunday, Barr said Mueller's team had not found evidence of criminal conspiracy between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation in the 2016 election and had left unresolved the issue of whether Trump obstructed justice. On Sunday, Attorney General William Barr told Congress Mueller did not find evidence that Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russian Federation during the 2016 election. "Congress requires the full report and the underlying documents so that the committees can proceed with their independent work, including oversight and legislating to address any issues the Mueller report may raise", said Democrat Nancy Pelosi, the House speaker. The House has already launched probes into Trump's potential obstruction of justice, security clearances for family members, and Trump's inaugural committee.

Trump fired then-FBI Director James B. Comey in 2017 amid the FBI's Russian Federation investigation that was a precursor to Mueller's special counsel appointment.

Considering that the president began using the phrase "no collusion" prior to the appointment of special counsel Robert Mueller - his first tweet on the matter was May 8, 2017, the day before firing FBI Director James Comey - it's quite appropriate that he'd celebrate the release of the Mueller report summary by repeating the slogan as a victory call.

Fusion GPS, a Washington-based political research firm, was initially contracted to investigate Trump on behalf of Republicans who wanted to stop Trump's bid for the party's nomination. "Many of them. You know who they are". In those indictments, Mueller laid out how the Russia's intelligence services and a so-called "troll factory" in Saint Petersburg had sought to influence the USA electorate.

Furthermore, Mueller, who spent almost two years investigating allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 election to help Trump defeat his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton, did not say whether a crime was committed, instead leaving that determination to the attorney general. "In any case, there is an opportunity to reset a lot in our relations but it is still a question as to whether Trump would risk that".

Cummings, whose Oversight Committee has broad authority to investigate the executive branch and its leaders, has sent a bevy of letters to administration officials on a half-dozen topics, including some inquiring whether Trump overrode the advice of career Federal Bureau of Investigation officials to help his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law, Jared Kushner, obtain top clearances.


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