The special counsel’s team did not accuse of Trump of crime but explained that doing so could ‘preempt constitutional processes for addressing presidential misconduct.’

(Cliff Owen / AP)

  • Analysis

As it turns out, the attorney general took liberties in describing the results of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation.

Mueller’s 448-page report paints the picture of an unreliable White House — one that often went to great lengths to craft its own inaccurate narrative.

On one side are those who agree with Barr and on the other side are those who look at the exhaustive evidence laid out in the Mueller report and ask: if this is not obstruction, what is?


Trump asked his lawyer to cross legal lines. The Mueller report shows how he pushed back.

The report produced a few surprises, including that President Trump's attempts to impede the investigation were “mostly unsuccessful” because officials refused to help him. Former White House counsel Donald McGahn was a major player on that front.

Your questions about the Mueller report, answered

The Post's Aaron Blake is answering reader questions about the findings in the just-released Mueller report.

The 10 Trump actions Mueller spotlighted for potential obstruction

And what each of them mean.

The special counsel did not find any of the contacts between Trump associates and Russians constituted a crime. But the episodes detailed in his report show that Trump aides declined to forcefully reject the Russian offers or report them to law enforcement.

  • Analysis

Walking through new details about the Trump campaign.

The 448-page report reveals a vivid portrait of a president and his aides on the brink of obstructing justice.

The Mueller report’s findings and the special counsel’s deferral to Congress increase pressure on Democrats and 2020 presidential candidates from the party’s left flank.

The former vice president was one of several political figures to encourage the grocery store workers on strike throughout New England.

  • Cleve Wootson Jr.
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The special counsel’s investigation shows the Trump campaign tried to turn Russia’s election interference to its advantage.

A team of Post reporters read the redacted Mueller report. Here’s what they found.

  • Washington Post Staff
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Report details how the president wields power and demands devotion.

  • Analysis

In this edition: Mueller Mania (part II), the two Americas of voting rights, and the return of the gay rights wars.

Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said through a spokeswoman that he does not recall the conversation or passing on any information.

  • Analysis

The report shows a pattern of behavior outside the norms of the Oval Office, even if Barr concludes there was no obstruction of justice.

  • Analysis

President Trump's written answers to Mueller's questions were primarily about what he didn't remember.

Ahead of the Mueller report’s release Thursday morning, Trump jokingly suggested he might remain in the Oval Office “at least for 10 or 14 years.”

  • Analysis

How Barr's news conference compares with what Mueller wrote.

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