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Fact check: Trump, Barr distorting the facts on Mueller report

Fact check: Trump, Barr distorting the facts on Mueller report

President Donald Trump and his attorney general are distorting the facts when it comes to special counsel Robert Mueller's report in the Russia investigation.

Trump and his team continue to insist that he was exonerated by the two-year investigation. That's not true. The report specifically declines to clear the president on possible charges of obstruction of justice.

In remarks Thursday at the Justice Department, Barr suggested he was not really supposed to be publicly releasing the 

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