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Here, Read the Mueller Report for Yourself Since That Press Conference Was Nonsense


Trump yells nonsense at no one.

Donald Trump’s hand-picked attorney general, William Barr, gave a press conference this morning ahead of the release of a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian meddling in the 2016 election. However, you may just want to read the whole thing for yourself (which you can do online, right here), after Barr’s admission that he disagreed with Mueller’s theories on Donald Trump’s obstruction of justice.

(Oh, and here’s a better version in that it’s searchable.)

What exactly was he disagreeing with there, considering that Mueller left any conclusion on obstruction out of his report—not concluding Trump did obstruct, but specifically noting that he could not clear Trump of obstruction and, apparently, suggesting that Congress might want to make that determination themselves:

To that end, this seems relevant:

As does this:

… And this:

And let’s not forget that, by the point this next excerpt happened, Donald Trump knew very well that Russia was trying to help him win the election as he publicly asked their government to provide help that it then tried to provide:

Oh god, I can’t look away.


This version of the report is redacted partially because some of it has to do with legal matters that are still ongoing. Barr said it would be only lightly redacted:

The full report is over 400 pages long, though, so it’s unlikely most of us will ever read it in its entirety, but it’s likely to be an interesting few days as individual aspects of the report are discussed in the news. Donald Trump, of course, has already claimed that this all exonerates him, with a Game of Thrones-themed image on Twitter, despite that HBO hasn’t been thrilled with his affinity for one of their most famous shows in the past.

Importantly, though, this isn’t over yet:

(image: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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