Robert Mueller spoke publically about the “Russia investigation” that he had led.
He announced that he is “resigning from the DOJ to return to private life.”
Mueller also talked about interference in the 2016 election by the Russians.
“They stole private information, and released that information online and through Wikileaks.”
He also added that the information releases were released to damage a candidate.

Mueller does burst the bubble that some still hold faith in, and says that: “We are not commenting on the guilt or the innocence of any specific defendant. Every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.”
While some might claim that Mueller didn’t specifically say that President Trump didn’t collude with the Russians, which is correct, the job of a prosecutor is never to find “innocence” but rather to find enough evidence beyond a reasonable doubt.
For now, President Trump is neither “guilty” or “not guilty” as that would be for a judge to decide.
So when it comes to the question of “did Trump collude with the Russians?” There is no way to definitively claim that he did or he didn’t.

Mueller also continued about the Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, and he concluded that there was “insufficient evidence to charge a broader conspiracy.”

Mueller then talks about possible obstruction of justice by the Trump campaign and said that they did not have enough confidence that the Trump campaign didn’t obstruct justice, that he would’ve said so.
Mueller also stated that “charging the president with a crime was not an option we could consider.” Due to the fact that it would’ve been “unconstitutional” to do so.

Following this, Democrats started their calls for impeachment against President Trump.
Whether or not Trump did or did not obstruct justice, and in what capacity is still up for debate.
It is the duty of the elected officials to scrutinize a sitting president, however, those going after the President have stayed silent about the alleged wiretapping, ordered by President Obama to allegedly spy on the Trump campaign.

UPDATED: The text below has been removed and replaced due to it not being factually correct. The old text can be read below.

Mueller does burst the bubble that some still hold faith in, and says that: “We are not commenting on the guilt or the innocence of any specific defendant. Every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.”
While some might claim that Mueller didn’t specifically say that President Trump didn’t collude with the Russians, which is correct, when it comes to the justice system, nearly nobody is found “innocent.”
A defendant is either found “guilty” or “not guilty”.
“Not guilty” simply means that the prosecutor wasn’t able to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant is “guilty.”
People can commit a crime, but be found “not guilty” due to a lack of evidence.
So when it comes to the question of “did Trump collude with the Russians?” There is no way to definitively claim that he did or he didn’t.

Old outdated text.

Mueller does burst the bubble that some still hold faith in, and says that: “We are not commenting on the guilt or the innocence of any specific defendant. Every defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.”
While some might claim that Mueller didn’t specifically say that President Trump didn’t collude with the Russians, which is correct, the job of a prosecutor is never to find “innocence” but rather to find enough evidence beyond a reasonable doubt.
For now, President Trump is neither “guilty” or “not guilty” as that would be for a judge to decide.
So when it comes to the question of “did Trump collude with the Russians?” There is no way to definitively claim that he did or he didn’t.

New updated text.

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