Democrats want to have their say on the Mueller probe

Staff Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has made his determination about special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation . Now Democrats want to make their own.
Mueller didn’t find that President Donald Trump’s campaign “conspired or coordinated” with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election, but he reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice. Barr decided there was no evidence requiring prosecution on the obstruction issue.
Trump claimed full vindication, but the delivery Sunday of Barr’s summary to Congress about Mueller’s conclusions opened a new chapter in the battle over the two-year investigation that is likely to consume Capitol Hill in the coming weeks and months.
Democratic lawmakers are demanding a full look at Mueller’s findings and dismissing Barr’s summary as incomplete, at best, and biased, at worst.
On Monday, a leading Republican senator previewed his party’s strategy, defending Barr’s decision and vowing to “unpack the other side of the story” of the Russia investigation...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.

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