The summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report—what it says and what it doesn’t

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves the U.S. Capitol on June 21, 2017. (AP Photo)

After a nearly two-year investigation, Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered to the attorney general his findings on Russia’s interference in the 2016 election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Moscow. Attorney General William Barr’s summary of the report is now public.

On collusion, Barr’s summary states that Mueller did not find criminal coordination between Moscow and the Trump campaign.

Here, Barr quoted the Mueller report directly: “(T)he investigation did not establish that members of the Trump campaign conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.”

On obstruction of justice, Barr’s summary states that Mueller did not take a position.

“The special counsel did not (…) draw a conclusion — one way or the other — as to whether the examined conduct constituted obstruction,” Barr’s letter stated.

Barr noted that Mueller’s findings…

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