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Trump May Not Have Been Found Guilty of Collusion—But He's Not off the Hook Yet

| Mar. 29, 2019

The Russians did it; Trump did not conspire with them; he may have obstructed justice.

These are the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller's two-year long Russia probe investigation, according to Trump's attorney general, William Barr. At this point, the actual Mueller report has not been disclosed. After five days, the Department of Justice finally disclosed that the report is more than 300 pages long.

Without the report, as opposed to Barr's four-page summary of it, there is a major part of the Trump-Russia saga that remains a mystery: the results of a US counter-intelligence investigation launched into whether Trump is a Kremlin asset, working under its influence. This scenario could fall short of a criminal conspiracy but still pose a dire US national security threat....

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For Academic Citation: Walton, Calder.“Trump May Not Have Been Found Guilty of Collusion—But He's Not off the Hook Yet.” Prospect, March 29, 2019.

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