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Trump Claims Vindication as Mueller Finds No Russia Collusion

  • Attorney general says evidence lacking on obstructing justice
  • Democrats vow to press on as they demand full Mueller report
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Bloomberg’s Kevin Cirilli reports on Washington’s reaction to the Mueller report.(Source: Bloomberg)
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Attorney General William Barr handed Donald Trump the biggest political victory of his presidency with an assessment that there was no collusion with Russia during the 2016 campaign and that there wasn’t enough evidence to find he obstructed justice.

Trump celebrated Sunday’s news with relish, tweeting “Complete and Total EXONERATION” and telling reporters that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s 22-month inquiry into Russian interference was “an illegal takedown that failed.”