Special counsel Robert Mueller officially handed over his report on Russian election meddling to Attorney General William Bar Friday; with senior DOJ officials saying the document is “not recommending any further indictments.”
“Special Counsel Robert Mueller is not recommending any further indictments as part of his sweeping Russia investigation which effectively ended Friday, according to a senior Justice Department official,” reports Fox News.
— ABC News (@ABC) March 22, 2019
“There has been speculation for the entirety of the investigation, lasting nearly two years, on whether President Trump or his family members could face criminal consequences,” adds the article.
Attorney General Barr has told Congressional leaders he hopes to deliver a “summary” of Mueller’s findings to both parties at some point over the weekend.
Read the full report at Fox News.
BREAKING NOW: Mueller Probe OVER, Special Counsel Submits Report to Attorney General Barr
After two-years of non-stop interviews, document reviews, and legal proceedings, CNBC is now reporting that Robert Mueller has officially ended his investigation into Russian collusion and submitted his report to Attorney General William Barr.
“Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday delivered a report to Attorney General William Barr on Russia’s election meddling and possible collusion with Donald Trump’s presidential campaign,” reports CNBC.
UPDATE: U.S. Special Counsel Mueller has sent Russia investigation report to Attorney General Barr – Justice Dept. spokeswoman pic.twitter.com/MV3ixmRhPE
— Reuters (@Reuters) March 22, 2019
“The handoff marks the long-anticipated end of the high-profile and highly guarded Russia probe nearly two years after it began in May 2017,” adds the report.
This is a developing story. Check back for updates.
BREAKING: Robert Mueller INDICTS 13 RUSSIANS for Election Interference
Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office indicted 13 Russian nationals and three “entities” in his ongoing probe of foreign interference in the 2016 presidential election; making the charges the latest developments in his months-long investigation into Russian “meddling.”
The publicly available indictment says the foreign actors sought to “defraud the United States by impairing, obstructing, and defeating the lawful functions of government through fraud and deceit for the purpose of interfering with the US political and electoral process, including the presidential election of 2016.”
The announcement also specifies that three Russian nationals are charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud, with five facing charges of “aggravated identity theft.”
More information as it becomes available.