The director of FBI Robert Mueller gives evidences during hearing of Committee on allocations of the House of Representatives on the budget of FBI on Capitol Hill on March 19, 2013 in Washington, the District of Columbia (UPI/Kevin Dietsch via Creative Commons)
Having broken prolonged silence, the special rapporteur Robert Mueller within ten minutes publicly spoke about investigation concerning Russia in Washington, the District of Columbia, on Wednesday morning at 11 in the morning on east time. Here some of highlights.
1. Muelller cannot tell with “confidence” that Donald Trump “obviously did not commit a crime.”
During the press conference Mueller repeated what he made in the final report: the office of the special lawyer would acquit the president Donald Trump if investigators were sure that he did not commit a crime.
Mueller finishes with words: “the report is my certificate… In conclusion I would like to confirm the statement which is contained in our indictments again that numerous systematic efforts on intervention in our elections were made. This statement deserves attention of each American. Thanks.”
2. Mueller was obliged to respect the policy directed against charge of the current president.
Mueller told that though Trump was investigated for a possible obstacle to justice, the indictment of the sitting president was not option. “Charge of the president was option which we could not consider”, – Mueller emphasized.
Mueller says: “charge of the president was option which we could not consider. “Says that the position of the MU was that the current president could not be accused, And the Special lawyer was under the auspices of the MU
3. Mueller said that he will not give the evidence before the Congress
Democrats in the House of Representatives hoped that Muelller will give evidences before the Congress, but Mueller specified that he will not give the evidence — saying: “work speaks for itself. And this report – my certificate.”
Mueller specifies that he * not * wants to give evidences before the Congress. “Work speaks for itself. And this report – my certificate.”
4. Mueller emphasized that the Russian intervention in 2016 was aggressive and impudent
Mueller told: “There were many systematic attempts to interfere with our elections, and this statement deserves attention of each American.”
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