BY DIMAS SANFIORENZO • APRIL 18 2019
On Thursday (April 18th), Attorney General William Barr officially released special prosecutor Robert Muller’s report on President Donald Trump. The report, which was over two years in the making, is a look to see if Trump colluded with the Russians to win the 2016 presidential election and if Trump obstructed justice when he fired FBI Director at the time James Comey.
The report was completed a couple of weeks ago and delivered to Barr’s office. There, the AG wrote a letter saying that the Muller investigation determined Trump team did not collude with the Russians. Barr also made the determination that the Justice Department wasn’t going to come after the president with obstruction charges. However, he did write that the Special Prsoctuatr didn’t exonerate him.
The day started with Barr giving a press conference at 9:30 Am. There it seems like Barr, who has been criticized for being partisan, seemed to be defending Trump. Some would say even setting the narrative for what would come: