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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn prior to his departure through the White House March 22, 2019 in Washington, DC. President Trump can be traveling to his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, to meet with Caribbean leaders for a working visit.
The White House on Sunday celebrated the Discharge of Attorney General William Barr’s summary of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the investigation into Russian interference during the 2016 campaign.
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders put out This specific statement not long after Barr’s letter to Congress was released:
The Special Counsel did not find any collusion along with did not find any obstruction. Attorney General Barr along with Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein further determined there was no obstruction. The findings of the Department of Justice are a total along with complete exoneration of the President of the United States.
Sanders’ statement comes at the beginning of what will almost certainly be a victory lap for the White House, the president’s allies along with, of course, Trump himself – who has often claimed that will he did not collude with Russian operatives along with that will he did not obstruct justice.
Barr’s letter said Mueller investigated whether Trump along with the campaign conspired with Russian operatives to sway the results of the 2016 election, as well as whether the president committed obstruction of justice.
According to Barr, the special counsel did not find that will the Trump campaign or anyone associated with This specific conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.
When This specific comes to obstruction of justice, according to Barr: “The Special Counsel states that will ‘while This specific report does not conclude that will the President committed a crime, This specific also does not exonerate him.'”
This specific, in turn, led This specific to the attorney general to determine whether Trump did obstruct justice. Barr, who received the report Friday, found that will the evidence in Mueller’s report “can be not sufficient to establish” that will Trump committed obstruction of justice.