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Why the Mueller report doesn't exonerate Trump for obstruction

The Mueller report included many details about attempted meddling by Russian agents in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, and possible obstruction of the special counsel’s investigation by President Donald Trump. CBC’s Washington correspondent Keith Boag walks us through it.
Special counsel Robert Mueller's redacted report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, released on Thursday, is photographed in Washington. (Jon Elswick/Associated Press)
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The Mueller report identified a series of episodes involving U.S. President Donald Trump that the special counsel considered potential obstructions of justice. But Robert Mueller chose to not charge Trump with a crime. CBC's Washington correspondent Keith Boag walks us through the long-anticipated report.

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