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Highlights From The Mueller Report, Annotated

A redacted copy of the Mueller investigation report has been released by the Justice Department. NPR reporters and editors are analyzing and annotating notable excerpts from the document.
Cover of the Mueller report. Source: Elizabeth Gillis

Updated at 2:17 p.m. ET

The Justice Department has released a redacted copy of special counsel Robert Mueller's report into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

» A copy of the document is available here.

Read notable excerpts from the redacted report, annotated by NPR reporters and editors, below. We'll be updating this analysis throughout the day as we read the report.


Insufficient evidence

In the report: Page 9

... while the investigation identified numerous links between individuals with ties to the Russian government and individuals associated with the Trump Campaign, the evidence was not sufficient to support criminal charges."

[ This section outlines how flimsy investigators eventually concluded the case was—that those involved with actually might have broken the law. Even the meeting involving top Trump campaign

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