Mueller files report with attorney general with no details made public ,
The Justice Department provided no details on Mueller’s findings or conclusions. But Barr in a letter to the chairs and ranking members of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees said he “may be in a position to advise you of the Special Counsel’s principal conclusions as soon as this weekend.”
Democrats have already signaled they will settle for nothing less than seeing the full document and the underlying evidence that Mueller gathered. Rep. Zoe Lofgren of California,
“There is tremendous pressure but also every reason for the attorney general to release not just the report but the documents that support whatever conclusion the report reaches,” Lofgren said .
“People want to know what happened and I think people have a right to know what happened. It’s their presidency. … We do not intend to take this as the end of the game.”
Still, President Trump, who has repeatedly denounced the Mueller investigation as a “witch hunt,” is likely to claim some measure of vindication since the filing of the report was not accompanied by announcements of additional indictments accusing any members of his administration or campaign of colluding with the Russians during the 2016 campaign.
Trump’s son Donald Trump Jr. and his son-in-law Jared Kushner were both the subject of widespread speculation that they could face charges in Mueller’s probe.
Since he was appointed in May 2017, Mueller’s team of prosecutors have convicted and taken guilty pleas from Trump’s 2016 campaign chairman Paul Manafort; a top campaign deputy, Rick Gates;
his deputy longtime personal lawyer Michael Cohen; his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn; and a member of his foreign policy advisory board during the campaign,