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Mueller did not find that Trump or his associates colluded with Russia, Barr says

Special Counsel Robert Mueller didn't conclude in his report that President Trump committed a crime or coordinated with Russia to influence the 2016 election, Attorney General William Barr told Congress on Sunday.

Barr on Sunday delivered his memo to Congress describing the principal conclusions from Mueller's 22-month investigation into Russian election interference. It says that Mueller's report "did not find that the Trump campaign or anyone associated with it conspired or coordinated with Russia in its efforts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election," CNN reports.

Barr's report also says that Mueller did not reach a conclusion about whether Trump obstructed justice, which "leaves it to the attorney general to determine whether the conduct described in the report constitutes a crime." Therefore, Mueller writes that "while this report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him." Barr says that he and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein determined there is no sufficient evidence that Trump obstructed justice.

Barr's memo to Congress was four pages long and contained his own summary of what Mueller concluded along with quotes from the report. Democrats and Republicans have both called for the full report to be released.