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The Catch-22 of the Mueller report

The Catch-22 of the Mueller report

With the final report of special counsel Robert S. Mueller III due shortly, many Americans (Democrats in Congress among them) are worried that much of it, perhaps even all of it, will not be released to the public. That’s why Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein caused something of a stir Monday when he told participants at a Washington conference that, as a rule, the Department of Justice should not be releasing investigative findings about individuals against whom the agency is not filing criminal charges.

"The guidance I always gave my prosecutors and the agents that I worked with during my tenure on the front lines of law enforcement were if we aren't prepared to prove...

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