U.S. special investigator Robert Mueller has presented his final report on the investigation to the Russia affair around US-President Donald Trump . Mueller have handed over the report to U.S. attorney General Bill Barr, the American media reported on Friday, citing Ministry districts.
The White house responded with a demonstrative Composure on the end of the investigation. Sarah Sanders, the spokeswoman for the White house, welcomed the submission of the Mueller report. On Twitter, she wrote that after the Handover of the report of Mueller to the Minister of justice Barr were the next steps in the Minister.
The next steps are up to Attorney General Barr, and we look forward to the process taking its course. The White House has not received or been briefed on the Special Counsel's report.— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) 22. March 2019
were Similar to two of trump's lawyers, Rudolph Giuliani and Jay Sekulow: The "Washington Post" , they said in a joint statement: "We are pleased that the office of the special investigator submitted his report in accordance with the provisions of the Minister of justice. Justice Minister Barr will determine the appropriate next steps."
The U.S. Department of justice, the Minister must decide whether or not he released the confidential report or not. He is not obliged to do so, however, the pressure on him is high to do it.
Mueller has determined that since may, 2017 as to whether the alleged Russian influence on the American Try-the presidential campaign of 2016 was collusion between the Trump camp and representatives of Russia – and whether Trump has been hindered by the dismissal of FBI Director James Comey and the justice system. The investigations have led to more than 30 charges, including six people from Trumps environment.
Trump is Mueller's investigation is a huge thorn in the eye. Again and again he has referred to it as a "witch-hunt".
After Trump FBI had fired chief
The Department of justice had used Mueller in may 2017, after Trump had fired the former FBI chief James Comey. The US President gave for the expulsion, first, for various reasons, but then said later in an Interview that he had the Russia-investigations by the FBI in the head.
According to the rules of the Ministry of justice Mueller must submit to the Minister a confidential report at the conclusion of the investigation, in which he explains why he has opted for an indictment, and why he has not done so in other cases where appropriate.
Minister of justice, Barr must then notify the Congress. He is, however, obliged only to the high-ranking members of the judiciary Committees of both chambers about the end of the investigation. He could make the report public, he should come to the assessment that this is "in the interest of the Public", as it says in the rules of the Ministry.
Barr had stated in January that his goal was to create as much transparency as possible. He did not, however, promise that he will not publish the report.
focus now on the Congress
With the end of Mueller's investigation will now focus on Congress. The Democrats are pushing forward with their new majority in the house of representatives already investigations to Trump and his environment, which could form the basis for the initiation of impeachment proceedings in the chamber.
The democratic Chairman of the house of representatives, Nancy Pelosi, had recently made in an Interview with the "Washington Post" clearly, that you would drive such a procedure only if a broad Public support to be sure. to dismiss
the President actually in the office, however, would have to agree with the Trumps Republican-controlled Senate with a two-thirds majority. I would have to turn away at least 20 Republicans from the President - what is true at the current time as unlikely. (sda/afp)
Created: 22.03.2019, 22:13 PM