obstruction

Mueller report: Trump could still face criminal exposure

Special counsel Robert Mueller abided by Justice Department guidelines that a sitting president can't be indicted, but in preparing the detailed 448-page report, the long-time law enforcement official has teed up an investigation into obstruction that could outlive President Donald Trump's time in the White House and his temporary immunity.

Barr authored memo last year ruling out obstruction of justice

Nearly a year before his letter Sunday telling lawmakers he did not believe President Donald Trump committed obstruction of justice, Attorney General William Barr authored a memo saying he thought the obstruction investigation was "fatally misconceived."