Attorney General William Barr held a press conference on Thursday to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report, and repeatedly emphasized that Mueller found "no collusion" between President Trump's campaign and Russian election interference. Mueller's report, once publicly released, said it was evaluating "coordination" or "conspiracy," not "collusion," since collusion is "not a specific offense ... found in the U.S. code." This discrepancy, along with Barr's defense of Trump's behavior as a result of "frustration," especially with news media, led to outcry from critics like House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), who said there was a "stark" difference between Barr's characterization and Mueller's actual findings. Barr "disagreed" with some of Mueller's theories on obstruction, he said.

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