US president Donald Trump claims he has been fully vindicated after the Mueller report failed to establish that he or his campaign conspired with Russia to influence the 2016 elections.
A US House of Representatives panel voted to hold the attorney general in contempt for not releasing a full version of the Mueller report. President Trump has used executive privilege to block its publication.
Donald Trump tried to fire Robert Mueller and intimidate witnesses, hundreds of US ex-prosecutors said in a letter. They added that Trump would have faced an obstruction charge if he were not the current president.
The Justice Department has released special counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report on the Russia investigation. Before that, Attorney General William Barr delivered his take at a press conference.
US Attorney General William Barr has said he will skip a hearing on the Mueller report, hours after a tense round of questioning in the Senate. Democrats have accused the Trump administration of "stonewalling" Congress.
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