When will mueller report be finished
The Mueller Report: Final Special Counsel Report of President Donald Trump & Russia Collusion by Robert Mueller
Continuing a now time-honored tradition of creating explosive news late on a Friday afternoon, special counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his final report to attorney general William Barr. The Mueller probe, which began not quite two years ago , has come to its conclusion. Time for the fallout—in whatever form that takes. There are certain basic procedural facts that govern what happens next. At the very least, Barr has given a rough sense of timing as to his next steps. From there, who can say!
The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, and his team have finished their long-anticipated report after investigating possible Russian interference in the election and obstruction of justice by President Trump and his associates. We asked readers what they wanted to know about the report and what may come next. We received more than questions, and our journalists in Washington responded to a selection. It all depends on Attorney General William Barr. He is now reading the report to see whether Mr. Barr told Congress earlier this year that he wants to release as much as he can.
The Mueller Report , officially titled Report on the Investigation into Russian Interference in the Presidential Election , is the official report documenting the findings and conclusions of Special Counsel Robert Mueller 's investigation into Russian efforts to interfere in the United States presidential election , allegations of conspiracy or coordination between Donald Trump 's presidential campaign and Russia , and allegations of obstruction of justice. It is divided into two volumes. The redactions from the report and its supporting material are under President Trump's temporary "protective assertion" of executive privilege as of May 8, , preventing the material from being passed to Congress,  despite earlier reassurance by Barr that Trump "confirmed" he would not exert privilege. Volume I of the report concludes that the investigation did not find sufficient evidence that the campaign "coordinated or conspired with the Russian government in its election-interference activities". Volume II of the report addresses obstruction of justice. The investigation intentionally took an approach that could not result in a judgment that Trump committed a crime,    abiding by an Office of Legal Counsel OLC opinion that a sitting president cannot stand trial,    fearing that charges would affect Trump's governing and preempt impeachment ,    and feeling that it would be unfair to accuse Trump of a crime without charges or a trial.
The Special Counsel investigation was an investigation of Russian interference in the United States elections and suspicious links between Trump associates and Russian officials , conducted by special prosecutor Robert Mueller from May to March
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Will the Mueller report be released to the public?
The big picture: When the investigation is over, Mueller will submit a report to Attorney General Bill Barr, and Barr will submit a report of his own to Congress. Neither report must be public, but both can be. Mueller will no longer be the most watched man in America, and he could return to the lucrative job he left in private practice — or at least go to an Apple Store or the airport without having his picture taken. His office, which at its peak had 16 lawyers, plus more assigned on limited details, operates under US Department of Justice regulations. Throughout the investigation, he has been required to report his status and major developments to the senior DOJ official overseeing his work — he reported to Rosenstein while former attorney general Jeff Sessions, who recused himself from the Russia probe, was in office; then to former acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker; and now to Barr. But they give Barr discretion to release the report, or at least information from it.
Twenty-six Russians are among those charged. Mueller reportedly does not recommend any further indictments in the Russia probe, according to multiple outlets. Tremendous success. Tens of millions of voters. Both Democratic and Republican presidents have used the assertion of privilege to limit disclosures to Congress. According to the federal code , the report Mueller submitted to Barr, is, per Justice Department rules, considered confidential. He is bound to reveal to legislators what, if anything, the department prevented Mueller from pursuing.