Mueller investigation was no failure: It documented interference, criminality

Anyone who had been holding out hope that the completion of the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller would signal the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency has had a pretty rough 24 hours. The banner headline for Monday's print edition of The Post sums it up: "Mueller finds no conspiracy."

While the full report - unreleased - may not be as friendly to the Trump administration as Attorney-General William Barr's four-page summary, US President Donald Trump seems to have survived Mr Mueller's report. For all the time and money spent on the investigation, it ultimately failed.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2019, with the headline 'Investigation was no failure: It documented interference, criminality'. Subscribe