Trump survives Mueller investigation ‘illegal takedown’

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Robert Mueller The 22-month investigation by Special Counsel Mueller into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election found no evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow, according to a four-page summary issued by Attorney General William Barr on March 24. The Mueller team came to no conclusion on whether Trump had illegally obstructed justice to impede the investigation. Despite this, Trump declared it a ‘complete and total exoneration’. He added: ‘This was an illegal takedown that failed.’

Election campaign After the lifting of the Mueller threat, The Trump 2020 re-election campaign moved up a gear, issuing a warning to TV executives not to provide a platform for Democratic politicians who had accused the president of treachery. The president cannot expect an easy ride, however. Other state and federal prosecutors are looking at Trump’s financial dealings with Russia, a topic not covered by Mueller.

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