President's closest aides say they are confident Robert Mueller's report will find no collusion

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On the night that special counsel Robert Mueller delivered his final report from his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election to Attorney General William Barr, President Donald Trump's closest advisers called it a win.

Mueller has not recommended any new criminal indictments at this time, according to a senior Justice Department official, deflating what some Democrats hoped would be a bad-news day for the White House.

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Barr indicated it was possible that key members of Congress could know the report's bottom line by the end of the weekend.

'This is a grand slam for President Trump,' Joe diGenova, a former U.S. attorney who has advised Trump on the probe, said.

'If - Barr - Congress - Weekend

'If Barr says he can brief Congress by this weekend, that means he has nothing.'

Trump attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Jay Sekulow told Fox News on Friday that they are 'pleased that the Office of Special Counsel has delivered its report.'

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Even with all the apparent joy over recent developments, Giuliani also said on Friday that Trump's legal team would like to see the report before any portions of it are made public, while members of Congress have urged Barr not to allow it.

If there are no more indictments filed with federal courts, that means the president, his inner circle of present and former confidants and his family members are out of immediate legal jeopardy.

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'This marks the end of the Russia investigation. We await a disclosure of the facts,” Giuliania said.

'We are confident that there is no finding of collusion by the president and this underscores what the president has been saying from the beginning -- that he did nothing wrong.'

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Without charges filed against additional people, the biggest pelts on Mueller's wall will remain former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his deputy Rick Gates, along with...
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