In his first public statement after his two-year probe, Robert S. Mueller III, the former special counsel, said this week that he had never considered charging President Donald Trump with a crime as he investigated Russian interference in the 2016 election. That’s emboldened those in Congress who say representatives must read Mueller’s report, which found evidence Trump may have obstructed the special council’s investigation as an impeachment referral.
CQ Legal Affairs reporter Todd Ruger is here to discuss it. And later I’ll talk with CQ defense reporter Patrick Kelley, about a potential split between the United States and Turkey that country’s plan to buy a Russian air defense system.
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