Mueller Will Issue Findings on Collusion and Obstruction After Midterms

Mueller preparing to present key findings in Russia probe following midterms

Though Rosenstein's relationship with Trump has been fraught amid the ongoing Mueller probe, Trump has declared he is not aiming to fire Rosenstein - though he is expected to make changes at the Justice Department after next month's midterm elections, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions' departure widely anticipated, the Journal noted.

Special counsel Robert Mueller's findings on the two key questions that have hovered over Washington for more than a year - did President Trump's campaign collude with Russian Federation, and did he try to obstruct justice - will reportedly come soon after the midterms, raising the stakes of the election and questions of whether Trump may fire those in charge.

He denied all of it and eventually met with President Donald Trump on Air Force One.

That doesn't necessarily mean Mueller's findings would be made public if he doesn't secure unsealed indictments.

Gohmert (R-Texas) said on "Outnumbered Overtime" that he believes Mueller wants to "affect the election", while trying to appear that he does not intend to.

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While presenting the findings after the midterms is surely a "good government" strategy to not have the findings turn into a political football, the imminent end to the investigation would be a very big deal in the upcoming election - if people think the Russian Federation investigation is a big deal among the voting public, which I'm not sure it is.

The Russia investigation, which was first handed off from the FBI to the special counsel in May 2017, has already resulted in numerous guilty pleas, including those of former Trump advisers Michael Flynn and George Papadopoulos, and convictions against former Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort.

The special counsel's office has charged more than two dozen Russian nationals over their roles in the 2016 campaign, the Journal noted.

His comments are a sharp contrast to President Trump - who has repeatedly called Mueller's investigation a "witch hunt" and "rigged".

Mueller is looking to release this new information sometime after the midterms.

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