“They want it to look like an impeachment hearing

“They want it to look like an impeachment hearing

 because they won’t bring impeachment proceedings,” Collins said.

The report detailed extensive contacts between Trump’s 2016 preside

ntial campaign and Moscow and the campaign’s expectation that it would ben

efit from Russia’s actions, which included hacking and propaganda to boost Trump and harm Democratic can

didate Hillary Clinton. The report also detailed a series of actions Trump took to try to impede the investigation.

Mueller, a former FBI director, concluded there was insufficient evide

nce to show a criminal conspiracy and opted not to make a conclusion on whether Trump committed obstruction of j

ustice, but pointedly did not exonerate him. Barr has said he and Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department’s No. 2 off

icial, then determined there was not enough evidence to charge Trump with obstruction.

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