Special Counsel has submitted report after probing alleged Russian interference in US presidential poll. What were these allegations, what else emerged, what does the report mean to Trump, his aides, rivals?
Julian Castro, one of the 15 Democrats to have announced their candidacy for president, said Congress should be allowed to see the report in its entirety. He said Mr Barr was too close to the Trump administration for his summary to be the only peek into Mueller’s work.
The investigation led by Robert Mueller found that neither Trump nor any of his aides conspired or coordinated with the Russian government’s 2016 election interference, according to a summary of the special counsel’s findings made public on Sunday by Attorney General William Barr.
Barr told Democratic Senator Amy Klobuchar last week that he would recuse himself from the Justice Department’s efforts to block the merger of AT&T and Time Warner Inc. Barr served on the Time Warner board from 2009 to June 2018.
In three court filings Friday, prosecutors for the first time connected President Donald Trump to a crime involving hush money payments to a porn actress. They revealed new outreach from Russia early in the Trump presidential campaign.
Donald Trump's top national security officials, Democrats and most Republicans in Congress say U.S. intelligence agencies got it right in finding that Russians secretly tried to sway the election. Vladimir Putin denied any Russian meddling but added that he wanted Trump to win