Much of Mueller's report is already laid out for anyone to read. The cumulative story is pretty amazing.

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There has been lots of speculation about what Special Counsel Robert Mueller's final report will reveal, when he will submit it, and how much of his investigation's findings about Russian interference in the 2016 election will be made public. But "Mueller's report is, to some significant degree, already out," Philip Bump argues at The Washington Post, and "President Trump has benefited enormously from the frog-in-hot-water nature" of the investigation, the drip-drip of indictments, guilty pleas, and convictions hiding the accumulated heat of the widespread malfeasance and criminality.

Mueller's aggregate filings contain "a broad description of criminal activity that overlaps at only one point: Involvement in the 2016 election," Bump says. Since few people have actually read through the thousands of pages of court documents Mueller has produced, The Associated Press' Chad Day and Eric Tucker did if for us, weaving the filings into a narrative explaining what Mueller has hidden in plain sight.

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