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How Mueller made his no-call on Trump and obstruction

How Mueller made his no-call on Trump and obstructionWASHINGTON (AP) — It was a punt that will be examined for years, if not decades.



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In his report, Mueller invites Congress to investigate Trump obstruction

In his report, Mueller invites Congress to investigate Trump obstructionThe special counsel says "Congress has the authority to prohibit a president's corrupt use of his authority."



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Barr cites '10 episodes' in Mueller report detailing possible Trump obstruction

Barr cites '10 episodes' in Mueller report detailing possible Trump obstructionAttorney General William Barr briefed reporters ahead of his release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Trump campaign's ties to Russia during the 2016 presidential election.



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Explainer: Did he or didn't he? What might an obstruction case against Trump look like?

Explainer: Did he or didn't he? What might an obstruction case against Trump look like?According to U.S. Attorney General William Barr, Mueller’s nearly 400-page report on his findings presents evidence on both sides of the question, and while it “does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.” But Barr, two days after Mueller submitted the confidential report on March 22, told U.S. lawmakers in a four-page letter that he as attorney general concluded that the evidence amassed by the special counsel “is not sufficient” to establish that Trump committed criminal obstruction of justice. Federal law defines obstruction of justice as actions that “corruptly or by threats or force, or by any threatening letter or communication, influences, obstructs, or impedes, or endeavors to influence, obstruct, or impede, the due administration of justice.” The public may soon get a chance to make its own conclusions.



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Mueller's obstruction punt left question in Barr's hands

Mueller's obstruction punt left question in Barr's handsWASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller had two key questions before him: Did the Trump campaign collude with the Russian government during the 2016 election, and did President Donald Trump commit obstruction of justice? On the collusion question, Mueller provided an unambiguous "no." But on obstruction, he punted.



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Mueller report: Investigation found no evidence Trump conspired with Russia, leaves obstruction question open

Mueller report: Investigation found no evidence Trump conspired with Russia, leaves obstruction question openAttorney General William Barr delivered the findings of special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry of Russia and Trump's campaign to Congress Sunday.



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Trump claims 'total exoneration' from Mueller summary despite lack of answers on obstruction

Trump claims 'total exoneration' from Mueller summary despite lack of answers on obstructionPresident Donald Trump claimed "complete and total exoneration" despite outstanding questions on obstruction.



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House to query 60 Trump officials in obstruction probe

House to query 60 Trump officials in obstruction probeWASHINGTON (AP) — Declaring it's "very clear" President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House committee that would be in charge of impeachment says the panel is requesting documents Monday from more than 60 people from Trump's administration, family and business as part of a rapidly expanding Russia investigation.



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Judge to Roger Stone: Stop talking about federal case alleging obstruction and lying to Congress

Judge to Roger Stone: Stop talking about federal case alleging obstruction and lying to CongressA federal judge ordered Roger Stone, a flamboyant political consultant, to stop talking about his case alleging obstruction and lying to Congress



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Roger Stone, longtime Trump associate and self-avowed 'trickster,' arrested and charged with obstruction, witness tampering

Roger Stone, longtime Trump associate and self-avowed 'trickster,' arrested and charged with obstruction, witness tamperingA grand jury has indicted Donald Trump associate Roger Stone on charges of lying about the Russia investigation, Robert Mueller's office announced.



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