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Justice Department set to release redacted Mueller report

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:33 AM


After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller.

The Justice Department is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Russian election interference and Donald Trump’s campaign today, opening up months, if not years, of fights over what the document means in a deeply divided country.

The nearly 400-page report is not expected to place the president in legal jeopardy. But it is likely to contain unflattering details about the president’s efforts to control the Russia investigation that will cloud his ability to credibly claim total exoneration.

And it may paint the Trump campaign as eager to exploit Russian aid and emails stolen from Democrats and Hillary Clinton’s campaign, even if no Americans crossed the line into criminal activity.