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Mueller intention is clear Congress must look at trump impeachment

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So there we have it, Robert Mueller went out in the style to which we have become accustomed - saying very little in public and being as professional as he can.

But the fact Mueller felt he needed to do those eight minutes behind the podium at all shows how he believes the words of his report have been twisted by the administration of Donald Trump.

He said that it is the "only time" he would speak like this and that he is returning to private life - and marked his only public statement on the report. If the special counsel sought this press conference as his mic-drop moment, he had one clear message to get across.

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“If we had confidence that the president had not committed a crime, we would have said so”.

Mueller clearly wants the report to speak for itself, and obviously thought it would, until attorney general William Barr put out his own summary ahead........

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