Melania Trump is headed back to Texas days after the 'I really don't care' jacket drama — and it’s safe to guess which item won’t make it on her packing list this time.
Kim: The liberal press can't even say that The President and his family did not collude with Russian as Mueller's report stated. What crime did the President obstruct? In his report, Mueller says Congress could take action on Trump obstruction David Knowles 36 minutes ago . Reactions Reblog on Tumblr Share Tweet Email Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) Special Counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report as released on Thursday, April 18, 2019, is photographed in Washington. (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) Special counsel Robert Mueller wrote in his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign that while he lacked sufficient evidence to clear or charge President Trump of possible obstruction of justice, Congress could take up the issue. “We concluded that Congress has authority to prohibit a president’s corrupt use of his authority in order to protect the integrity of the administration of justice,” Mueller wrote in his report, a redacted version of which was released by the Justice Department Thursday. Mueller made clear in his report that he did not believe that his investigation cleared the president of much. “If we had confidence after a thorough investigation of the facts that the President clearly did not commit obstruction of justice, we would so state,” Mueller wrote. Still, Mueller wrote that Trump was, for the most part, unsuccessful in influencing the outcome of the investigation. "The President's efforts to influence the investigation were mostly unsuccessful, but that is largely because the persons who surrounded the President declined to carry out orders or accede to his requests." READ THE FULL REPORT The release of the report was the first chance for the public to hear directly from the special counsel himself. Days after Mueller submitted his findings to William Barr, the attorney general wrote a four-page summary of them, and portrayed the conclusions in a favorable light for Trump. While the president concluded Barr’s summary proved his complete and total exoneration, Mueller’s report itself was far less certain. The special counsel wrote that “collusion is not a specific offense or theory of liability found in the United States Code, nor is it a term of art in federal criminal law.” After describing the rationale on whether to charge the president with a crime, Mueller laid out a damning series of events detailing the contacts between the Trump campaign, the president’s family members ad former lawyer Michael Cohen and the Russian government. "In approximately Sept 2015, Cohen obtained approval to negotiate with [Russian real estate company] from candidate Trump... Cohen also discussed the Trump Tower Moscow project with Ivanka... and Donald J. Trump Jr." Mueller was also resolute on the role the Russian government played in helping elect Trump. ""The Russian government interfered in the 2016 presidential election in sweeping and systematic fashion," the report states. " That was under Obama's tenure wasn't it?