5 months Mueller: I didn’t exonerate Trump; Pelosi hesitant on impeachment Manilatimes |World
WASHINGTON, D.C.: Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) that charging US President Donald Trump with a crime was “not an option” because of federal rules, but he used his first public remarks on the Russia investigation to emphasize that he did not exonerate the President. “If we had had confidence that the president clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so,” Mueller declared. The special counsel’s remarks stood as a pointed rebuttal to Trump’s repeated claims that he was cleared and that the two-year inquiry was merely a “witch hunt.” They also marked a ... more