President Donald Trump's lawyers want an early look at special counsel Robert Mueller's findings before they are made public.

That's according to Rudy Giuliani, Trump's attorney. He says Trump's legal team hasn't received any assurances that they'll get the early look they want, though.

Mueller notified Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he had concluded his probe of Russian election interference and any possible coordination with Donald Trump's campaign.

Now, Barr will review the findings and determine how much to make public.

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6:38 p.m.

Special counsel Robert Mueller will be concluding his government service in the "coming days."

That's according to special counsel spokesman Peter Carr.

Carr says in a statement that a "small number" of the office's staff will remain "to assist in closing the operations of the office." He did not provide a specific timeline for when that might occur. As of Friday, 11 prosecutors were still employed by the special counsel's office.

The statement comes just hours after Mueller turned in his confidential report closing his probe of Russian election interference and possible coordination with Donald Trump's campaign.

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6:35 p.m.

House Intelligence Committee chairman Adam Schiff says his panel will issue subpoenas if special counsel Robert Mueller's report — and its underlying evidence — are not released to Congress for further review.

The California Democrat said on CNN that Congress needs to know "and so does the country."

He said he's willing to subpoena Mueller as well as Attorney General William Barr, if needed, to push for disclosure.

House Democrats now see the Mueller investigation as a starting point for their own probes of President Donald Trump and Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Mueller delivered his final report to Barr on Friday.

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6:15 p.m.

One top Republican, Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa, says the findings of the special counsel's Russia investigation must be made public to end the "speculation and innuendo" that hangs over President Donald Trump's administration.

The former Judiciary Committee chairman says while it's clear the Russians "tried to meddle in our democratic processes," he still hasn't seen any evidence of collusion.

Grassley says Attorney General William Barr Attorney General must provide the findings from special counsel Robert Mueller's report to Congress and the American people "to finally put an end to the speculation and innuendo that has loomed over this administration since its earliest days."


 

Special counsel Robert Mueller is not recommending any further indictments in the Russia investigation.

That's according to a Justice Department official who spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak publicly about the confidential recommendation.

Mueller notified Attorney General William Barr on Friday that he had concluded his probe of Russian election interference and any possible coordination with Donald Trump's campaign.


WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller has concluded his investigation into Russian election interference and possible coordination with associates of President Donald Trump.

The Justice Department says Mueller delivered his final report Friday to Attorney General William Barr, who is reviewing it.

Mueller's report, still confidential, sets the stage for big public fights to come. The next steps are up to Trump's attorney general, to Congress and, in all likelihood, federal courts.

It's not clear how much of the report will become public or provided to Congress. Barr has said he will write his own report summarizing Mueller's findings.

The nearly two-year probe has shadowed Trump's presidency and resulted in felony charges against 34 people including six people who served on Trump's campaign.